7-Eleven Aims to Move the DEI Needle

7-Eleven Inc. takes its leadership position in the convenience store industry seriously, particularly when it comes to diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI). “As the recognized industry leader, we have a responsibility to accelerate diversity, equity and inclusion at 7-Eleven. Given today’s marketplace and the incredibly diverse makeup of the customers we serve, it’s not only […]

Irving homeowners Can Apply For Free Emergency AC Repair. Here’s How

Low and moderate-income Irving homeowners can now apply for grants to repair or replace their home’s air conditioning units. Applications will be accepted June 20-29 on a first-come, first-served basis. Grants of up to $5,000 are available. To qualify, residents must own their home, use it as a primary residence and meet certain income guidelines. […]

PPP architect rolls out scaled-down Covid-19 small-business relief bill

One of the lawmakers behind the Paycheck Protection Program and recent efforts to fully fund the Restaurant Revitalization Fund has introduced a new, scaled-down Covid-19 relief bill to aid small businesses. Sen. Ben Cardin, D-Md., chairman of the Committee on Small Business & Entrepreneurship, has introduced the Hard-Hit Small Business Relief Fund Act. The legislation […]

Pei Wei Relocates Headquarters

Pei Wei Asian Diner has signed a new long-term lease in Irving. The fast-casual spinoff of P.F. Chang’s China Bistro will remain near DFW International Airport, moving from 6191 N. Highway 161 to the Class B Westway One building at 1707 Marketplace Drive. The property is owned and operated by Hartman Income REIT Management Inc. […]