Oklahoma City

New Convention Center on schedule, under budget

Wednesday, September 9, 2020

As Oklahoma City prepares to roll out the red carpet and welcome larger business and event groups than ever before, city officials will look to have the keys to the new expansive Oklahoma City Convention Center by year’s end. David Todd, MAPS Program Manager, said the project continues to go well and remains under budget. Contractors have to reach

START Coalition to test effectiveness of UV lighting to combat coronavirus

Monday, August 17, 2020

Researchers from the START Coalition continue to ramp up their efforts to find alternative ways to fight COVID-19 and make public places safer as people return to work. Stephen Prescott, M.D., president of the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation (OMRF), is leading a team of experts from across the United States studying how to better create COVID-safe

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

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.

Coalition focuses on OKC COVID-19 research

Monday, June 22, 2020

OKC has been chosen as an initial test city for development of COVID-19 preventative measures. Read the story on VeloCityOKC.com.

BancFirst Tower renovations progress toward January move-in

Friday, June 19, 2020

From demolition to glass replacement, there’s plenty happening at the BancFirst Tower site. More than 400 employees will move into the building by July 2021. Read the story on VeloCityOKC.com.

Multi-piece art installation zooming into Automobile Alley

Thursday, June 18, 2020

Downtown Oklahoma City Partnership and the Automobile Alley Association curated art pieces for the district’s alley doors. The images will be installed by July. Read the story on VeloCityOKC.com.