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Posted on: August 23, 2019

Main Street Plaza Opens

Nighttime view of the new Main Street Plaza in downtown Irving.

Irving's Heritage Crossing has a new attraction.

Main Street Plaza is now open. It features a curved walkway, shade trees, tables, lighting, and art display space.


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Economic Development News
Posted on: June 3, 2019

Welcome Home to Westin Irving Convention Center

Pool and surrounding deck of the Westin Irving Convention Center Hotel.

The City of Irving’s new $113 million hotel, the Westin Irving Convention Center at Las Colinas, is the final piece to a multidecade entertainment and convention district vision.

Irving now has a vibrant, fun-filled location in the heart of North...

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Economic Development News
Posted on: May 14, 2019

Southern-Fried Honky-Tonk, Mama Tried, Two-Steps into Toyota Music Factory Later this Summer

Evening aerial photo of the Toyota Music Factory.

The Texas Two Step isn’t going to be the only lucky draw at Texas Lottery® Plaza for long. Popular Nashville-style honky-tonk Mama Tried is expanding into Toyota Music Factory this summer. The bar/restaurant/live music venue is the brain...

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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: May 6, 2019

Toyota Music Factory: Look What is New!

Neon sign at the entrance of the Toyota Music Factory in Irving, Texas.

Irving’s Toyota Music Factory continues to crank out the fun. 


This month at Toyota Music Factory, guests will want to visit Texas Lottery® Plaza every Thursday for a rockin’ new concert series, as Texas Lottery® Live hosts some of th...

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