News & Updates

Open signs are glowing at OKC restaurants

Tuesday, August 11, 2020

Whether you’ve been craving queso from Barrio’s or oysters from Pearl’s, many Chamber member restaurants have their dining rooms open. Of course, you are required to wear a mask when you go into the restaurant, though you can remove it once you’re seated. If being in public still makes you uncomfortable, several restaurants are

'AudaCity' podcast: Mask Up OKC, supporting local biz, good news, the '90s, more

Friday, August 7, 2020

We’re back in person (albeit outside and safely distanced from one another)! We talk being back in the office, how much is too much when it comes to mask coordination, our Mask Up OKC campaign, supporting local businesses and some good experiences we’ve had at local shops lately, our educational environment and what districts are doing (and how

Oklahoma City architecture and engineering firm creates time capsule to mark 2020 milestones, experiences

Thursday, August 6, 2020

Employees at FSB, Oklahoma City’s largest architecture and engineering firm, are taking stock of the year 2020 by creating a time capsule that will be opened again in 2045, the firm’s 100-year anniversary. Each of FSB’s more than 160 employees had the opportunity to submit something, and the capsule’s contents include mementos and symbols of life and work during the year 2020. FSB sealed the capsule on Aug. 3, 2020, the 75-year anniversary of the firm’s founding.

Laredo Taco Company® Brings Authentic Mexican Food to Oklahoma City-Area 7-Eleven® Stores

Thursday, July 30, 2020

7-Eleven, Inc. will open Laredo Taco Company (LTC) restaurants in more than 10 of its stores in the Oklahoma City metro area. The first location opened this week at 5901 SW 8th Street, Oklahoma City, OK 73128. All restaurants are anticipated to open by early 2021.

Costco expands original backoffice job projections

Thursday, July 2, 2020

When word came in May that Costco was considering OKC as a site for a new backoffice HQ operation supporting their e-commerce and travel business units, initial projections were for 1,044 new jobs. Now, Costco is considering approximately 1,500 new jobs over five years, with an expected capital investment of $25 million, illustrating both the company's

Humphreys Capital Announces $58 Million Raise for Fund I

Wednesday, July 1, 2020

Humphreys Capital, a leading real estate investment company headquartered in Oklahoma City, today announced the firm raised $58 million in its annual offering of Humphreys Fund I, LLC (“Fund I”).

Skydweller Aero to HQ in Oklahoma City

Tuesday, June 30, 2020

A next-generation aerospace company developing a perpetual endurance unmanned aircraft has chosen Oklahoma City as its U.S. corporate headquarters. Skydweller Aero Inc., a U.S.-Spanish aerospace company developing renewably powered aircraft for defense and commercial industries, currently has offices in Washington, D.C., Madrid and Valdepeñas,

Heroes emerge during COVID-19 economic hardships

Thursday, June 25, 2020

Local COVID-19 heroes are aiding the OKC community through innovative ideas. Read the story on VeloCityOKC.com.