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O’Connor: The future of Core to Shore

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

By Cathy O’Connor, Guest Columnist The Journal Record The conversation surrounding downtown development is ever evolving, consisting of a multitude of levels. Where do we develop? What type of development should go where? Would redevelopment of a district – or the creation of a new one – be detrimental to an established district? We work

Southwest Airlines features 'Your Adventure in OKC' in magazine

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

Southwest: The Magazine "A thriving entertainment district, a fresh food scene, and plentiful outdoor activities prove that Oklahoma is more than just OK. But before we make a break for the Sooner State’s capital, we’d like to know a bit more about you. ... " So begins a feature on Oklahoma City in "Southwest: The Magazine" which posted online

Oklahoma No. 1 place for oil-and-gas investing -- worldwide

Monday, December 1, 2014

Oklahoma ranks No. 1 on the Fraser Institute’s list of best places for ease of investment in oil and gas worldwide. The eighth annual survey from the public policy research institute headquartered in Canada ranked 156 jurisdictions in the United States and other parts of their world based on how many regulatory and other barriers an area had that

10 OKC things for which the Chamber is thankful

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

We in Oklahoma City have a lot to celebrate this Thanksgiving, so as the Chamber wishes you well for the holidays, here’s a list of our own Top 10 OKC things we’re thankful for: It doesn’t cost as much to live in Oklahoma City as it does elsewhere. The New York Times has said so recently, as has Quartz. OKC’s thriving biosciences

National Geographic names OKC as 'go-now' destination

Thursday, November 20, 2014

National Geographic OKLAHOMA CITY, Nov. 17, 2014 – National Geographic Traveler has named Oklahoma City one of 20 must-see places in 2015. The publication sites OKC as the “pride of the plains” and highlights the Boathouse District, as well the revitalization of Automobile Alley and MidTown. Community events highlighted in the National

OKC one of top cities for young entrepreneurs, Forbes reports

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Forbes.com Oklahoma City came in at No. 8 among the best U.S. cities for young entrepreneurs, Forbes reports: "Young entrepreneurs hoping to strike startup gold have a lot to take into consideration, and which U.S. city will provide the friendliest environment and the best shot at success for their new venture should absolutely be on the list. "To

Change coming to OKC health district

Monday, November 10, 2014

The Oklahoman Moves are afoot to develop an “innovation district” that would be more welcoming for the area located east of Oklahoma City’s downtown. After spurning commercial and retail development for three decades, a sharp reversal is about to take place in the 300-acre area sometimes known as the Oklahoma Health Center, or the Health

People can buy six OKC homes for the price of one in Silicon Valley, website finds

Monday, November 3, 2014

The nation continues to hear that Oklahoma City is one of the most affordable housing markets in the country. The New York Times focused on Oklahoma City in August when it reported on the trend of people moving to other cities specifically because of the price of housing. "The country’s fastest-growing cities are now those where housing is more