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Posted on: September 21, 2022

SBA Offers Disaster Assistance to Texas Businesses, Residents Affected by Severe Storms, Flooding

US Small Business Administration logo

Low-interest federal disaster loans are available to Texas businesses and residents affected by the severe storms and flooding that occurred Aug. 22-25, announced U.S. Small Business Administration Administrator Isabella Casillas Guzman. SBA acted under i...

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Irving Economic Development News
Posted on: July 22, 2022

Businesses Reminded of City Water Restrictions

No Watering Monday, Thursday, Friday.

The City of Irving reminds businesses and residents of the ongoing water conservation plan, which calls for year-round efficient irrigation measures. These measures allow the city's water storage tanks to refill efficiently and quickly, providing consiste...

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Irving Economic Development News
Posted on: July 11, 2022

Revitalizing Irving Heritage District with Enhancement Incentive Programs

Shops in Irving's Heritage District.

The City of Irving has a vision for the Heritage District to become a destination for visitors seeking unique restaurants, retail options, art and culture. To enhance the area, property and business owners can apply for the city’s Enhancement Incentive Pr...

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Irving Economic Development News
Posted on: July 7, 2022

Tourism, Travel, Hospitality Industries to Benefit from New State Grant Program

Open sign at coffee cafe.

The Texas Travel Industry Recovery Grant Program (TTIR) was developed to provide recovery grants for Texas tourism, travel and hospitality businesses that experienced an economic loss due to COVID-19.

The program will issue a one-time payment up to $20,000...

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Irving Economic Development News
Posted on: June 20, 2022

Irving Welcomes Caterpillar, Builders FirstSource Global Headquarters to Las Colinas

Las Colinas Flower Clock, in Irving, Texas.

The Irving Economic Development Partnership recently shared the announcement of two Fortune 500 global headquarters and a North American headquarters “win” for Irving.

Caterpillar announced its global corporate headquarters will move to...

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Irving Economic Development News
Posted on: June 6, 2022

Moody’s, S&P Global Affirm Top Ratings for City of Irving

A field of bluebonnets is highlighted by the Irving Convention Center in the background.

The City of Irving’s general obligation credit ratings were affirmed at “Aaa” by Moody’s Investors Service and “AAA” by S&P Global. Both ratings are the highest credit ratings possible and assure that the city can obtain the best interest rates availa...

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Irving Economic Development News
Posted on: June 1, 2022

Irving’s Toyota Music Factory Moves Under Brookfield Portfolio

Evening aerial photo of the Toyota Music Factory.

The City of Irving has a new partner to manage the Toyota Music Factory project located in Irving‘s entertainment center. On May 18, the Irving City Council approved the transfer of operations to a company under the umbrella of global property a...

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Irving Economic Development News
Posted on: April 11, 2022

New Grocery Store Coming to South Irving

Photo of the location of the new Albertson's grocery store in Irving.

In this excerpt from ICTN’s “City Source,” find out about a new Albertson’s grocery store coming to the shopping center at 2200 West Shady Grove Road. The new grocery store is expected to open by the end of 2022.

Cor...

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Irving Economic Development News
Posted on: March 1, 2022

Big Sports Events Ahead for Irving

Runners with their dogs hit the course at the Paws Colinas Run.

In this excerpt from ICTN's "City Source," find out about some of the big sports events coming to Irving in the months ahead.

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Irving Economic Development News
Posted on: February 23, 2022

Watch: City Thanks Small Businesses

Member of the Irving Economic Development Partnership with owner of Crystal Images Inc.

Teams of volunteers from the Irving-Las Colinas Chamber of Commerce and the Irving Economic Development Partnership set out across the city to thank small businesses as part of the Third Annual Small Business Blitz. 

Along with messages of gratitu...

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Irving Economic Development News
Posted on: January 27, 2022

City of Irving 2021 Year in Review

2021 Irving Year in Review document cover

City Council identified six strategic goals and 25 objectives that financially and operationally provide a roadmap for the community's desired direction and vision for the future. The city's strategic plan focuses on areas of greatest importance to Irving...

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Irving Economic Development News
Posted on: January 1, 2022

Irving’s 2020 Census Results Show Growth in Diversity

Three African American teenage girls smile for the camera.

Based on the latest census data, the population in Irving continues to reflect a broad spectrum of nationalities. For many years, the 75038 ZIP code has been heralded as one of the most diverse neighborhoods in the nation. Today, the latest results show f...

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Irving Economic Development News
Posted on: September 16, 2021

Irving Ranked #2 Most Culturally Diverse City in U.S.

Bollywood Dancers, Arpana Dance Comapny, Irvine, CA, June 2010. Photo: John Merrelll

The Dallas Morning News reports the City of Irving is the second most culturally diverse city in the country. The report cites a study from personal finance website Finder. Factors of cultural diversity included sex, race, ethnicity, age, language, place ...

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Irving Economic Development News
Posted on: September 1, 2021

Update: Williams Square Plaza Reconstruction

Architectural rendering of the final aerial view of Williams Square Plaza with greenspaces.

Work continues on Williams Square Plaza, 5205 N. O'Connor Blvd. The city is investing $7.8 million to improve the plaza, adding visitor-friendly greenspace and upgrading the infrastructure supporting the iconic mustang sculpture.

On Aug. 19, 2021,...

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Irving Economic Development News