January 25, 2017

Oklahoma City is often touted as an affordable place to live. In 2015, Forbes Magazine ranked Oklahoma City the fourth most affordable city in the country, with 77 percent of all housing affordable at the median family income. That’s the key – for median family incomes...

January 18, 2017

Last week, Mayor Mick Cornett gave an update on MAPS 3 projects during his annual State of the City address. His report highlighted that 2017 is going to be a busy year for MAPS 3, with many of the projects seeing major milestones.

The Bennett Event Center is the signat...

January 11, 2017

It has been a long, circuitous path to get the First National Center in the hands of owners who will properly restore the grand building, but it is finally going to happen.

The sale of the art deco building is expected to close this week. For $23 million, local develope...

January 4, 2017

Schools and economic development are interdependent in every community. Great schools have a magnet effect – attracting highly educated workers who want quality education for their children, as well as the companies that employ them.

A thriving economy, where people ear...

January 1, 2017

This week the Oklahoma City Council approved a redevelopment agreement with Omni Hotels for a headquarters hotel to be built and opened in concert with the new MAPS 3 convention center.

This decision gives Oklahoma City the ability to compete and attract larger conventi...

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