News & Updates

'The Nova' redevelopment coming to Automobile Alley

Thursday, May 20, 2021

Developers for The Nova, a mixed-use project in Automobile Alley, have submitted plans to the Downtown Design Review Committee to redevelop three total buildings with frontages on NW 6th and NW 7th Streets directly adjacent to the BNSF railroad tracks. The 66,000-square-foot plan will restore the historic Chevrolet Motor Company Building and adjacent

OGE Energy Corp. Foundation announces 2021 OG&E Positive Energy Scholars, awards total of $180,000 in scholarships

Wednesday, May 19, 2021

This week, OG&E recognized three high school seniors as its 2021 OG&E Positive Energy Scholars. Each Positive Energy Scholar will receive $15,000 per year, which is renewable annually for up to four years, or a total of $60,000 to cover tuition, books, fees and on-campus room and board.

OKCís warehouse and distribution sector thriving, e-commerce playing pivotal role

Monday, May 17, 2021

If you have driven along Interstate-44 just south of Will Rogers World Airport recently, you cannot help but notice Amazon’s new fulfillment center expansion going up just north of their current facility that opened in 2019. When it opens later this year, the new facility should nearly double Amazon’s warehouse space here to 1.6 million square

Three-part online docuseries on OKC neighborhoods begins Monday

Friday, May 14, 2021

"From Statehood to the Suburbs," a new three-part online docuseries featuring Dr. Bob Blackburn that tells the fascinating story of the boom, bust and resurgence of Oklahoma City and her neighborhoods, will stream at 7 p.m. on three consecutive nights beginning Monday, May 17th through Wednesday, May 19th. Told by OKC’s own local historian, Dr. Bob

OG&E awards $175,000 to Urban League in partnership to increase diversity in energy workforce

Thursday, May 13, 2021

As a part of OG&E's mission to give back to the communities it serves, the utility’s foundation, OGE Energy Corp. Foundation, Inc., awarded $175,000 to the Urban League of Greater Oklahoma City to increase access for young adults to enter the energy industry. Those present at the check presentation include (left to right) Andrea Dennis, OG&E vice president of transmission & distribution operations; Nicole Rhodes, OG&E director of construction services; Dr. Valerie Thompson, Urban League of Greater Oklahoma City president and CEO; Donnie Jones, OG&E vice president of utility operations; Scott Briggs, OG&E vice president of human resources; Lonnetta Smith, Urban League of Greater Oklahoma City vice president of programs; and Rose Royal, OG&E director ethics, equity & inclusion.

More than a grocery store, the Market at Eastpoint is a symbol of collaboration

Friday, May 7, 2021

On Wednesday, April 21, The Market at Eastpoint opened its doors and welcomed the community to join in celebration of this major event. The Douglass High School band greeted guests with their beating drums and made it difficult for individuals to stand still. For good reason, it was a moment that called for dancing. The store’s opening increased food

OKC Convention Center's cleaning robots zap bacteria and viruses

Tuesday, May 4, 2021

"Clean and safe" was the theme at a recent event demonstrating how the pulsed xenon UV light deployed by the OKC Convention Center's new robots destroys pathogens, including those that cause COVID-19. Recognizing the importance of properly disinfected surfaces for conventiongoers and employees alike, the Oklahoma City Convention Center opted to purchase

Hear about the economic development strategies of tribal nations at the May Chamber Forum

Friday, April 30, 2021

Oklahoma is home to 39 federally recognized sovereign tribal nations, and they each play an important role in the growth and success of the state. At the May Chamber Forum, attendees will hear from tribal representatives about their tribal nations' economic development strategies and the impact they have on Oklahoma. Chamber Forum Wednesday, May 19 Small