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Aerospace reaches new heights in Oklahoma

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

A study released Monday by the Oklahoma Aeronautics Commission estimates the industries now are the second-largest sector of Oklahoma's economy, generating an annual economic impact of about $43.8 billion.

Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame, Jim Thorpe Museum moving to Bricktown

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

The Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame and the Jim Thorpe Museum are moving to the Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark where the legendary athlete's story will be shared with millions who visit the entertainment district.

FedEx, Amazon see OKC as prime location

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Amazon’s sorting center and FedEx Ground’s new distribution warehouse knocked on the city’s door rather than being recruited.

Cotton mill in Oklahoma City set to be demolished with possibility of housing, retail and offices

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Sooner Investment, one of central Oklahoma's largest commercial and retail developers, is working with broker Don Hayes on plans to convert the Producers Cooperative Cotton Mill south of Bricktown into a mix of housing, retail and offices.

Chamber leads coalition for passage of City of OKC bond and sales tax proposals

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

The Greater Oklahoma City Chamber announced today that it is leading a campaign to promote the passage of the City's upcoming general obligation bond and sales tax proposals.

Strategic Investment Program adds more than 4,200 jobs to Oklahoma City

Thursday, July 20, 2017

To help employers add more jobs to the Greater Oklahoma City region, Oklahoma City uses its groundbreaking Strategic Investment Program (SIP), a discretionary incentive fund designed to help companies that are looking to expand or locate their operations in Oklahoma City. The SIP is modeled after the state’s well-known Quality Jobs Program in that it

Attracting New Industries

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

State leaders remain vigilant about making the economy more diverse and as business-friendly as possible.

Plans for convention center headquarters hotel proceed

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

On Tuesday, July 18, City Council approved a deal with Omni Hotels to develop a headquarters hotel that will support the MAPS 3 Convention Center.