ABOUT US

Formed in 2011, the Alliance for Economic Development of Oklahoma City coordinates land, incentives and economic tools that make Oklahoma City even more attractive to companies and developers. This includes the coordination, management, planning and implementation of:​

The city’s General Obligation-Limited Tax bond program

Tax increment financing districts

The city’s retail strategy and incentives

City and urban renewal redevelopment programs

Identification and development of job creation sites

Public-private redevelopment opportunities

ECONOMIC TOOLS

  • STRATEGIC INVESTMENT PROGRAM

    The Strategic Investment Program promotes quality jobs and ensures 

    accountability and transparency, with a focus on pay-for-performance incentives. 

  • TAX INCREMENT FINANCE 

    DISTRICTS

    Tax increment financing districts promote development in blighted, underserved, or economically distressed urban areas.

  • OKLAHOMA CITY URBAN RENEWAL AUTHORITY

    The Oklahoma City Urban Renewal Authority oversees the revitalization of the city's urban neighborhoods and enhancement of its quality of life. 

  • RETAIL

    INCENTIVE POLICY

    The retail incentive policy promotes the development of regional retail establishments, such as outlet malls along with new to market retailers and retail businesses that will serve underserved areas.

  • INNOVATION DISTRICT

    The Innovation District encompasses 1.3 square miles just east of downtown Oklahoma City. It is home to organizations spanning Oklahoma’s diverse sectors – health, energy, aerospace, technology, research, academia and more.​ Development of the district will capitalize on Oklahoma's strength in these industries.

  • PAGE WOODSON

    After sitting abandoned for two decades, the Page Woodson High School renovation will offer high-quality, affordable apartment housing, meeting a critical need in this area. The community meeting space and grand auditorium that will be leased and managed by the community development corporation Progress OKC.

  • SKIRVIN HILTON HOTEL

    As one of Oklahoma City's important historic preservation projects, the Skirvin Hilton Hotel has been an important investment both publicly and privately. The hotel opened in 1911, but sat vacant and deteriorating for years after closing in 1988. The city purchased the hotel in 2002, and the hotel reopened in 2007.

  • OPPORTUNITY ZONES

    The list of reasons you should invest in Oklahoma City is growing - almost as quickly as the list of reasons why people love living here.  In Oklahoma City, we understand that partnership among business, government, EDOs and civic leaders is integral to our success. Let us introduce you to Oklahoma City: a city that has rediscovered its strengths - and redefined itself for the future.

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CONTACT US

Contact:

info@theallianceokc.org

405-604-6780

theallianceokc.org

Location:

105 N. Hudson Avenue

Suite 101

Oklahoma City, OK 73102

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