Irving Entertainment Center
Irving Entertainment Center The Center will be located in the Las Colinas area of Irving, TX, next to the recently opened Irving Convention Center. At an overall estimated construction budget of 250 Million dollars, the center will be the replacement tourist attraction for the City of Irving after the Dallas Cowboys moved to Arlington in 2010 and the stadium was imploded shortly after. IEC will include a 6000 seat concert theater pictured above measuring 360,000 SF. Live Nation, one of the premier media groups in the country, will manage entertainment at the venue. The main concert hall of the theater will showcase an operable ceiling that lowers or raises depending on the show and audience.In addition to the main hall venue, the complex will include 8 bars and restaurants within the facility and several retail units at level 1. Some of the attached restaurants are shown below.
The parking garage for the Entertainment Center will be a four story 1200 space facility measuring 496,000 SF. With Speed ramps to allow for expedited valet retrieval or guest parking, the garage will have capacity to serve all of the Entertainment Center venues.
In addition to the theater, 8 restaurants and an additional 2 outdoor concert stages will be located on the complex and detached from the main concert hall. The venues range from 4000 to 13,000 SF and are each a different genre of the dining experience.