Plano-based Hilti North America has signed a long-term lease for two buildings at the Bison Grove Business Park in Lewisville in the DFW Airport submarket, according to a news release. Hilti North America is a subsidiary of Hilti, a global supplier for the construction and energy industries. The company leased two buildings totaling 485,000 square […]
Each year, February marks the recognition of Black History Month in the U.S., which pays tribute to African Americans who have made lasting and important achievements throughout the country’s history. The City of Irving’s Diversity and Inclusion Committee invites residents to explore the history and contributions of fellow Irvingites, as well as other notable African […]
Three companies with headquarters in Irving earned perfect scores for LGBTQ inclusivity in the Human Rights Campaign’s annual corporate equality index. The nonprofit advocacy group evaluated more than 1,200 companies nationwide for workforce protections, medical benefits and health insurance, and culture and social responsibility. A record 842 companies earned top scores of 100 and a […]
It’s Black History Month, but we can celebrate Black-owned businesses year-round by supporting them. In Irving, you’ll find everything from Texas barbecue to vegan health food. Here’s a round-up of Irving’s Black-owned businesses from Dallas Business Journals, with assistance from the DFW Black-Owned Restaurants public Facebook group. See the list at Dallas Morning News.
A new art exhibit in Irving explores the civil rights movement and life in the American South in the 1960s. Called “I Am A Man,” the exhibit gets it name from the iconic photographs of striking Memphis sanitation workers who carried signs with that phrase. Those photographs are included, as well as others of segregated […]