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City of Irving offers multiple bid opportunities

The Greater Irving Las Colinas Chamber of Commerce announced several bid opportunities with the city of Irving recently.

Early Matters Dallas traces success to early learning prospects

Early Matters Dallas, a union of diverse area organizations, challenges area residents to advocate for early learning opportunities via work and social circles to spread the word that Dallas County youngsters need more pre-school preparation.

Five Irving firms earn ‘Dallas 100’ spots

Five Irving-based businesses recently qualified for the “Dallas 100” list recognizing North Texas’ 100 fastest-growing, privately owned companies compiled by the Caruth Institute for Entrepreneurship at Southern Methodist University’s Cox School of Business.

Following Texas' success, lawmakers urged to reform licensing laws

More than 1,000 home-based food businesses have been created since cottage industry laws were loosened in Texas, and this should be a template for changes to the state’s occupational licensing laws, free market advocates argue.

Irving’s Fluor ranks in first Forbes JUST 100

Fluor Corporation, a global cost-effective construction specialist based in Irving, has earned a place in the first-ever Forbes JUST 100 list, a compilation of companies ranked by performance according to feedback from 50,000 American respondents.

North Texas business team travels to Tokyo, Hong Kong

Executive envoys in business, tourism and aviation recently traveled en masse from the Dallas-Fort Worth region to Tokyo and Hong Kong, creating new business relations while boosting North Texas’ existing trade and tourism with Asia.

Turner Real Estate wins Texas Business Star Award

Brothers Shane and Cody Turner, both Baylor University alumni, accepted the Greater Waco region’s first Texas Business Star award recently from the Texas Economic Development Corporation on behalf of their Turner Real Estate investment firm.

Dallas chamber heralds training-aided career growth

A pair of newly-arrived Dallas business owners met to converse about easing the route from entry-level to higher-paying jobs at a recent Dallas Regional Chamber event, the third in its Education to Employment Outlook Series.

San Antonio alliance scores $2 million federal grant

To help skilled workers lacking higher education obtain specialized certification, the U.S. Department of Labor recently awarded San Antonio a $2 million grant as one of 23 recipients of America’s Promise Job Driven Grant program.

Hit "storm-chasing" lawyers in the wallet, lawsuit reform advocates urge

Advocates arguing for reform to tackle alleged abuses by so-called “storm-chasing” lawyers want legislation to strip attorneys of any fees if they are found to have solicited clients door to door.

San Antonio Chamber recognizes 2016 Whitacre Scholars

The San Antonio Chamber of Commerce's Chamber Foundation awarded $100,000 in scholarships to 11 rising leaders of the community as the Ed Whitacre Leadership Scholarship Program recognized the city's young talent at the Chamber's Annual Gala Wednesday.

Belgian royalty visits Partnership Tower in Houston

The Greater Houston Partnership welcomed Her Royal Highness Princess Astrid of Belgium last week as part of a trade delegation that included business executives, trade representatives and government officials.

Lawyers acting for hail claimants may have earned $100 million in 2015

Lawyers acting for those claiming damages following hail in 2015 may have earned close to $100 million in fees.

Irving cardiologist named to Super Doctor list for 10th time

Texas Monthly has again selected Irving cardiologist Dr. J. Douglas Overbeck as Super Doctor.

Four revenue opportunities identified by City of Irving

The City of Irving announced four different revenue opportunities to the public.

Irving's unemployment rate decreases again

Positive news comes from the city of Irving in regards to the economy and those seeking employment.

Barton Elementary hosts 84 American Airlines volunteers

American Airlines volunteers filled the classrooms of Barton Elementary School to help students and teachers celebrate “JA in a Day” with Junior Achievement of Dallas.

Texas Oil and Gas Association supports Trump's nominee for EPA

President-elect Donald Trump's choice to head the Environmental Protection Agency signals science, not politics, will guide the best interest of America, according to Texas Oil and Gas Association President Todd Staples.

SA to DC trip designed to voice concerns with federal officials

Special flight and accommodation prices are available for the annual SA to DC fly-in, the San Antonio Chamber of Commerce's plan to bring together business leaders, military and nonprofit partners, and local officials for the Feb. 13-16 trip to Washington, D.C.

Irving Share Tank program offers boost to 11 organizations

Eleven Irving nonprofit organizations received $25,000 from "sharers" during the inaugural Share Tank celebration.

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