Irving-Based NEC of America Appoints Chris Jackson to CEO, President

Irving-based technology enterprise NEC Corporation of America has appointed Chris Jackson as its new president and CEO, the company announced on Wednesday. He will begin the new role on April 1.  Jackson succeeds Masahiro Ikeno, who was previously appointed to the position in 2017. Ikeno was with NEC for over 35 years.  “I have great confidence in Chris to […]

Irving-Las Colinas Office Asset Changes Hands

Reserve Capital Partners and Trinity Investors have acquired Crestview Tower, a 262,962-square-foot office building in Irving, Texas, from CapRidge Partners. At the time of the sale, the property was 78 percent leased. The Class A office building last traded in 2014, when CapRidge purchased it from Codina Partners for $40.7 million, according to CommercialEdge data. Completed in 1982, the 12-story building […]

Irving-Las Colinas’ VicOne Expands DFI Partnership on Cybersecurity for Connected Cars and Smart Cities

VicOne—an Irving-based provider of automotive cybersecurity solutions—wants to make it safer to share data in “vehicle-to-everything environments.” To help do that, it’s expanding its partnership with Taiwan’s DFI, a global provider of embedded motherboards and industrial computers. By making it safer for vehicles, traffic signals, and infrastructure to share data with the internet, the collaboration aims […]

Exxon Mobil’s Campus Lures Global Investors Before Finding a Texas Fit

Exxon Mobil Corp., the largest U.S.-based energy company, sold its headquarters in Irving, Texas, in a sale-leaseback deal last year after a nearly year-long global marketing process that brought in investors from throughout Europe and the Middle East. In the deal closing last December, Exxon Mobil sold its 290-acre campus at 5959 Las Colinas Blvd. to Capital […]

Secretary Pete Buttigieg Launches Plan to Avoid Aircraft Collisions at DFW Airport

U.S. Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg announced a $28.8 million airfield safety project at DFW International Airport on Thursday, a move aimed at preventing near collisions between jets that have raised concerns about the nation’s travel system. The project includes a southwest end-around taxiway to reduce the need for aircraft to cross runways 36L and […]