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Posted on: April 2, 2019

Brian Tyler Becomes McKesson’s New CEO

McKesson headquarters building in Irving, Texas.

Veteran McKesson leader, Brian Tyler, becomes the company’s new chief executive officer on April 1, succeeding John Hammergren. Hammergren served as the company’s top executive since 1999.

“I am incredibly humbled and grateful...

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Economic Development News
Posted on: April 1, 2019

Commercial Growth, Good for Irving

New home in a housing development, with Las Colinas in the background.

Corporations, national and international, are attracted to Irving. In fact, last month, Texas won a national award for its ability to land significant new corporate development.

“Businesses like doing business in Irving,” said Mayor Rick Stopfer. “They lik...

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Economic Development News
Posted on: December 28, 2018

Share Tank Connects Irving Nonprofits with Local Business Leaders

Irving ShareTank logo

Irving business leaders awarded $38,000 to 17 nonprofits at a ceremony Dec. 14, for this year’s Share Tank program. The philanthropic grassroots education program matches businesses that want to improve the community with nonprofits that adminis...

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Economic Development News
Posted on: December 7, 2018

Main Street Plaza Project Construction Begins

Architectural rendering of the Main Street Plaza, showing the interior path and seating.

Imagine an open air, paved plaza showcasing art exhibits in the heart of Irving’s downtown Heritage District. Once completed, the public plaza will bring new life to downtown Irving, highlighting its history while welcoming a new era.

The propose...

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Posted on: May 5, 2017

Live Nation Calls the Pavilion at the Irving Music Factory “Exceptional”

Music Factory - Artist Rendering - Irving TX

Global entertainment powerhouse Live Nation says it is ecstatic about operating the Pavilion at the Irving Music Factory, and Live Nation knows its business. In 2015, the U.S. corporation promoted 25,000 concerts that drew more than 63 million fans worldw...

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Economic Development News
Posted on: December 14, 2016

Water Street Offers Updated View with Drone Video

A recently released drone video captures the progress the Gables Water Street development has made on construction. The a mixed-use community project, located in Las Colinas Urban Center along Lake Carolyn, will showcase more than 60,000 square feet of re...

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Economic Development News
Posted on: August 3, 2016

Housing Development to Be Built Near Irving Historic Downtown District

The Delaware at Heritage Crossing home option - Irving TX

Photo: Rendering of a home option that will be available at The Delaware at Heritage Crossing development that will be built near downtown Irving. Empty nesters, young professionals, or those looking to downsize their yard without sacrificing a s...

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Economic Development News
Posted on: August 8, 2016

Irving Convention Center Hotel Update

Irving Convention Center - Irving Texas

The Irving City Council has unanimously approved the proposed Irving Convention Center Hotel master development agreement, paving the way for design to begin. The convention center’s headquarters hotel will provide 350 guest rooms and more than 16,000 squ...

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Economic Development News
Posted on: July 5, 2016

Music Factory Vision Takes Shape

Music Factory - Irving TX - Artist Rendering of Finished Site

Once the cranes were set, social media channels began buzzing with the question, “When will the Irving Music Factory open for business?” The answer is late summer 2017, according to IMF developer Noah Lazes. The Irving Music Factory, long in the making, i...

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