Set in the 'crown jewel' of the Irving office community in Las Colinas is the Las Colinas Embassy Building center. The area is best known for its many corporate headquarters and rapidly growing hi-tech area, which attracts many Internet and telecommunication companies such as Nokia, Oracle, Research in Motion and Microsoft. More than 2,000 companies are based in the area, including 45 Fortune 500 firms. Las Colinas houses the corporate headquarters of five Fortune 500 global companies. The development includes lakes, parks and golf courses. The center, which is on the eighth floor of the Embassy Building, is accessible from Hwy. 161, Hwy. 114 and the airport. Las Colinas is in a strategic location in the heart of the Dallas Fort Worth Metroplex and the North American continent.