Welcome Home to Irving, TX
Discover Irving, Texas. As you do, you will quickly see that opportunities abound, businesses thrive, and residents enjoy an exceptional quality of life. For those looking for a great place to live, work, enjoy life, start a business and raise a family everything they need and want is right here in Irving, Texas.
Irving is centrally located in Dallas County close to both Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport and Dallas Love Field. The proximity to the airports and our location in the U.S. Central Time Zone provide accessibility to almost any location in the continental U.S. within four hours as well as nearly 200 direct flights per day to points throughout the world. Business travelers can often schedule meetings, travel to either airport within minutes and return home the same day.
Our city leaders work alongside the Chamber to grow and support Irving’s business community, resulting in a strong pro-business climate with a young, diverse and well-educated workforce; a wide inventory of residential, office and industrial space; and established partnerships with business, government and nonprofit organizations. Irving Is Open for Business!
Irving operates under a strong city manager form of government. The Irving City Council is comprised of a mayor and eight council members who each serve rotating three-year terms.
Council members and staff are committed to ensuring our city’s financial stability. This focus has resulted in the City consistently receiving AAA bond ratings from both Standard & Poor’s and Moody’s Investor Services for more than 15 years.
In 2012, the City received the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award—only the second municipality in the nation to receive this honor, which focuses on performance excellence. The prestigious Baldridge Award is bestowed by the president of the United States and honors both public and private organizations.
BUSINESS AND ECONOMY
Irving has a booming and diverse economy due to the existence of more than 8,500 successful businesses and their contributions to the City—and all projections show that our city’s economy will continue to remain strong and grow through the next decade.
North Texas is in the top one third of metropolitan areas in the U.S. for business expansion and Irving leads in many categories. For example, Las Colinas offers the most square footage of office space in North Texas. Our success in providing unmatched offerings attractive to businesses is reflected in the fact that 10 Fortune 500 companies and four Fortune 1000 global headquarters are located in Irving-Las Colinas, while more than 100 foreign-owned companies operate subsidiaries here, giving our city the distinction as a leader in Texas for foreign business investment.
The local temperatures ranges from 34 in January to 96 in July.
There is an average of about 33 inches of rain per year and very little snowfall in the winter.
Irving averages 233 sunny days per year.