Friday, February 6, 2015
By Steve Lackmeyer
Some of the country’s biggest hotel operators are showing an interest in a request issued by Oklahoma City to develop a 500- to 800-room downtown convention hotel.
The request-for-development proposals are due March 3, and among those inquiring about the project is Omni Hotels, which operates 60 properties in
Wednesday, February 4, 2015
TINKER AFB, OKLA. - Tinker Air Force Base officials announced today the acquisition of 158 acres of land on the west side of the base to stand up a depot maintenance facility for the Air Force’s next-generation aerial refueling aircraft, the KC-46A Pegasus.
The land purchase was made possible through a joint effort of the U.S. Air Force ($8 million),
Thursday, January 29, 2015
From the January issue of The Point!
The Greater Oklahoma City Chamber pursued its goal of increasing the economic success of Oklahoma City by recruiting new companies and assisting with company expansions in 2014. During that time, the Chamber successfully worked on 215 economic development projects, resulting in more than 6,500 new jobs for the region.
Tuesday, January 27, 2015
By Kristi Eaton
The Oklahoma City metro area is in the midst of a development boom. New, exciting projects are popping up all over and helping create a diverse, thriving metropolis. But keeping the state's legacy alive is also important, as evidenced by the many projects growing from efforts to revitalize the city's historical aspects. Here
Thursday, January 22, 2015
We in Oklahoma City already know we love our OKC Thunder team. But actual data has now verified that enthusiasm.
Wednesday, January 21, 2015
The Journal Record
The Greater Oklahoma City Chamber’s annual legislative breakfast always feels like the first day of Capitol boot camp. There’s inauguration day, which is sort of like enlistment – lots of promises with little mention of ensuing pain – and there’s the Associated Press’ annual legislative forum in early
Thursday, January 15, 2015
by William Crum
Mayor Mick Cornett tempered an upbeat speech on Oklahoma City's progress Wednesday with a reminder of the upcoming 20th anniversary of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building bombing.
Nearly 1,500 people attending the State of the City luncheon fell silent as Cornett reminded them April 19, 2015, would be a “milestone in
Monday, January 5, 2015
By The Journal Record Staff
OKLAHOMA CITY – Oklahoma ranks No. 9 on the list of Top Moving Destinations of 2014, according to the 2014 Annual National Movers Study released by United Van Lines.
In 2014, more residents were moving into Oklahoma than out of Oklahoma, with 57 percent of moves being inbound.
Oregon held on to its title as Top Moving