The Ranch at Las Colinas Leans on Locally Sourced Ingredients to Fill Plates

A singer strummed his guitar and poured his heart out over the microphone at The Ranch at Las Colinas, while diners enjoyed steak and margaritas. Every Tuesday through Saturday, this otherwise quiet restaurant becomes a venue with live music hitting the stage at 7 p.m. The restaurant isn’t just a normal Texas shindig, though. Crabmeat […]

These 10 Companies Employ the Most People in Irving-Las Colinas

Irving-Las Colinas is home to more than 10,000 businesses. But the city’s 10 largest employers provide more than 11% of jobs, according to the city’s recently released popular annual financial report. The report also shows the city gained more than 35,000 new residents between 2012 and 2021, bringing its population to 256,684. Irving’s daytime population, […]

Irving-Based Commercial Metals Completes Acquisition of Tensar Corporation

Irving-based Commercial Metals Company (NYSE: CMC) announced on Monday that it has completed the acquisition of Tensar Corporation from Castle Harlan, a New York-based private equity firm, for $550 million, subject to customary purchase price adjustments, according to a news release. Tensar provides ground stabilization and soil reinforcement solutions in 80 national markets through its […]

Irving-Based Firm Opens $45 Million Liquid Biopsy Laboratory in Phoenix

Irving-based Caris Life Sciences is opening a $45 million liquid biopsy laboratory in Phoenix, where the molecular science company plans to fill hundreds of bioscience jobs over the next several months. The new 34,000-square-foot laboratory at 4415 E. Cotton Center Blvd. brings the company’s total lab facility footprint in metro Phoenix to about 160,000 square […]

Irving Selects Carrollton Police Chief to Lead its Department

The city of Irving selected the Carrollton police chief to lead its department. Pending confirmation by the city council May 5, Derick Miller will begin the new role as Irving police chief May 31. Miller was chosen as one of six finalists earlier this month. “I am thrilled to have been selected to lead an […]

California Company Acquiring DFW Firm Inform Diagnostics for $170 Million

A North Texas company is getting acquired by a firm in Southern California. Fulgent Genetics Inc. has entered into an agreement for Irving-based Inform Diagnostics, according to a recent announcement. The deal is for a total purchase price of approximately $170 million, subject to adjustments, paid from cash on hand. The agreement will wrap up […]