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December 4, 2019

Originally published in The Journal Record

On Tuesday, Dec. 10, Oklahoma City voters will be asked to reinvest in our city through MAPS 4. By now you’ve probably heard opinions about the estimated $978 million package to fund 16 interconnected projects across the city....

December 2, 2019

This Saturday is Small Business Saturday, a designated shopping day to support small businesses. Wedged between Black Friday and Cyber Monday, the day reminds us that as we kick off our holiday shopping, local businesses have an important impact on our community and ec...

November 20, 2019

This week, Oklahoma City is hosting the Mayors’ Institute on City Design, a leadership initiative of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with the United States Conference of Mayors. Since 1986, the Mayors’ Institute has helped transform communities throu...

November 13, 2019

The intercity visit to Houston last week, organized by the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber, highlighted examples of Houston’s changing demographics, efforts to rebrand as a tourist destination, work to create a hub for entrepreneurship and innovation and the impact of ne...

November 6, 2019

Regional economic development makes sense on several levels.

Over the past few months, the Association of Central Oklahoma Governments has been working with TIP Strategies to update the Capital Area Economic Development District of Oklahoma’s 2012 Comprehensive Economic...

November 4, 2019

Oklahoma City’s historic structures tell the story of commerce, culture, civil rights efforts, state history and the business and cultural icons who were key to that history. These often neglected landmarks and buildings are worthy of the thoughtful planning, time and...

October 30, 2019

In December 2017, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act created a program known as opportunity zones. The purpose is to provide tax incentives, as well as temporary tax deferral on capital gains, when investors reinvest gains in opportunity zone funds. In return, the money is used...

October 25, 2019

A ribbon-cutting last week opened the new KC-46A Pegasus’ maintenance campus, the single-largest construction project on Tinker Air Force Base since the 1940s.

The 156-acre campus on the southwest side of the base will provide maintenance, repair and modification o...

October 16, 2019

Grab your walking shoes, skateboard, bike or skates this Sunday and take to the streets. About the only mode of transportation you won’t see at Open Streets is vehicles. Open Streets South OKC will be from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. on S. Robinson Avenue from 15th Street to 29th...

October 9, 2019

Monday night, the Oklahoma City Public Schools board approved a recommendation by the Oklahoma City Redevelopment Authority that Carpathia LLC be named conditional redeveloper for the former Oklahoma City Public Schools administrative building at 900 N. Klein Ave. into...

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