The purpose of Economic Development is to create a viable city through the promotion, recruitment, and coordination of new commercial, industrial, retail, and residential development in the city and the retention and revitalization of existing businesses and neighborhoods. We are focused on comprehensive economic development throughout the city and those efforts are assisted through our partnership with the Greater Irving / Las Colinas Chamber of Commerce who provide recruitment and retention services.
The City of Irving is a vibrant city, centrally located in the DFW Metroplex with convenient access to DFW Airport, DART Light Rail Transit and five major freeways. Those benefits make Irving very appealing to corporations, small business and retail, prospective residents and developers.
The Economic Development staff coordinates city resources, including real estate, economic incentives, and site selection assistance for businesses. The goal is to create a dynamic city by promoting, recruiting and coordinating new development and businesses as well as retaining existing businesses, and revitalizing neighborhoods.
We are also focused on several initiatives in targeted areas. Those targeted areas are: