Taylor-Deal Aviation Shifting HQ from Dallas to Irving

Irving has landed a relocation from Dallas: Taylor-Deal Aviation. The company will move its headquarters to 911 Maryland, where it has leased 68,500 square feet of office and manufacturing space. The space has been unoccupied since it was vacated in 2011 by Project Services Group.

Paul Blight of Glacier Commercial negotiated the transaction on behalf of Taylor-Deal. Blight also is the listing broker on the company’s space in Dallas, which is available for sublease.

Brian Taylor, president, said the move will allow his company to consolidate its operations under one roof.

“We looked at a number of options within the Dallas-Fort Worth region and determined that the Irving property is the ideal location for us because of the flexibility that the building allows us due to its build-out, convenient access to our existing and future customer base, and access to a very talented labor force to support our planned production and job growth,” he said in a statement.

The move will allow the company to expand its engineering and manufacturing operations and add 70 or more high-paying jobs over the next two years, Taylor said.

Founded in 2004, Taylor-Deal Aviation provides engineering and modification support for a variety of aircraft, including orporate jets, transport-category VIP aircraft, and military modifications—including structural, interior, mechanical systems and electrical designs and components. The company had been using outside firms to produce and assemble projects its engineers designed. The larger facility will allow it to bring manufacturing in-house.

John M. Bonnot, director of business recruitment for the Greater Irving-Las Colinas Chamber, said aviation companies is one of the city’s targets, given its central location and proximity to Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport.

Taylor-Deal Aviation the second relocation win for Irving this month. Last week, Neovia Logistics Services announced its plans to move its headquarters to Irving from Chicago.