New Developments

Las Colinas is a thriving and growing community in the heart of Irving. New developments near the Irving Convention Center at Las Colinas continue to keep this area a bustling center for Irving and the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex. Explore some of Irving’s new developments below.

New Development in Irving, TX

Toyota Music Factory

The Toyota Music Factory has established itself as the entertainment destination in North Texas. Known for the 8,500-seat indoor/outdoor concert hall and amphitheater booked by Live Nation, The Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory; a sprawling outdoor plaza; Texas Lottery Plaza; dozens of the region’s best bars and restaurants; and an Alamo Drafthouse Cinema; the live music powerhouse continues to add enticing amenities to its already impressive selection, from new bars and restaurants to distinctly Irving events.

Toyota Music Factory is home to many local favorites: Alamo Drafthouse Cinema, Bar Louie, Gloria’s Latin Cuisine, Thirsty Lion Gastropub & Grill, The Green Gator, a family-friendly Cajun-American restaurant, and Reservoir, a modern and industrial gastropub serving up southern comfort classics, and more. Restaurants and bars that are slated to open soon include Kitchen 101 Grill & Wine, a fast-casual dining or take-out spot, and Rayleigh Underground & Violet Room, an upscale immersive dining and entertainment space.

Westin Irving Convention Center Hotel

The brand new, $113-million The Westin Irving Convention Center Hotel at Las Colinas opened in the Spring of 2019. Located adjacent to the Irving Convention Center, this 350-room hotel provides 47,000 square feet of meeting space, including a 10,000-square-foot ballroom. Guests can enjoy craft tequila cocktails at the onsite tequila bar, Mesa Mezcal, or sip coffee from the coffee bar. The 12-story hotel is a welcome addition to the area, providing another luxurious place for guests to call home while attending events at the Irving Convention Center. 

Water Street District

Located across from the Mustangs of Las Colinas and on the edge of Lake Carolyn, the Water Street District is a mixed-use, pedestrian-friendly area with luxury residential and retail space. The area includes a $100-million Gables Residential lakefront development, which boasts 326 high-end apartments and 60,000 square feet of retail and restaurants, including Hugo's Invitados, a Mexican restaurant where and every dish is handcrafted from all-natural, nutritious ingredients that are always fresh and flavorful, and Pacific Table, serving an eclectic mix of modern, Pacific Northwest cuisine rooted in classical technique. Oysters, traditional sushi, seafood, grilled steaks, oven-roasted chicken, sandwiches and salads are presented in a warm setting overlooking Lake Carolyn.

Other restaurants include:

  • Big Little Market, a gourmet deli with groceries and produce, including vegan and organic items
  • Cork & Pig Tavern, signature entrees, gourmet salads, sandwiches, wood-fired pizzas, apps & sides
  • Creamistry, made-to-order ice cream with decadently rich and creamy smooth shakes
  • Ginger Man, offers 62 draft beers and many more in bottles. Live music most weekends.
  • Go Fish Poke, cubed raw fish, seasoned any way you want it
  • Ouzi Mediterranean Grill, serving authentic Mediterranean food
  • Pax & Beneficia Coffee, a modern coffee shop with subtleties of arabesque design

And for the fur-babies:


New restaurants and shops are being added continually.

Texican Court Hotel

Located across the street from the Irving Convention Center, the boutique-concept Texican Court hotel opened in 2018. Featuring 152 charming guest rooms, wood-burning fire pits outdoors, a circular pool, and, in true southwestern spirit, a craft tequila bar, Texican Court adds rustic and Southern charm to the lodging options near the Irving Convention Center.

Stay tuned for more new developments near the Irving Convention Center coming soon!