Wednesday, August 5, 2015
David Todd, program manager for Oklahoma City's Metropolitan Area Projects (MAPS) 3, updated the Oklahoma City Council this week on progress at the Oklahoma River. As part of the presentation he showed a flyover video from the city MAPS 3 office of the new whitewater rafting and kayaking project, showing the concrete formations that will frame the rushing
Monday, August 3, 2015
WalletHub examined the real estate markets in 25 of the largest metropolitan areas across 10 key metrics using data from the U.S. Census Bureau and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. Metrics included the following: equity level, “underwater” mortgages, “precarious” mortgages, down payment percentage, remaining time
Friday, July 31, 2015
Now that it's both the weekend and the start of a new month, it's a good time to look at ways to explore Oklahoma City and the surrounding regions or find local events that you want to attend.
The Greater Oklahoma City Chamber and the Oklahoma City Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) both offer plenty of resources to help you do that. Here's a list of
Thursday, July 30, 2015
By Molly M. Fleming The Journal Record
OKLAHOMA CITY – The Oklahoma Indian gaming industry employed 37,403 people last year through direct jobs and those indirectly related to the gambling operations, according to a study commissioned by the Oklahoma Indian Gaming Association.
In the same year, 60,000 Oklahomans were employed in logging and mining,
Wednesday, July 29, 2015
OKLAHOMA CITY, July 29, 2015 – Boeing today broke ground on a new 290,000 square-foot facility with space for approximately 800 employees. The new structure, the third in Boeing’s existing campus, will open in summer 2016 and house employees working in engineering, research and development laboratories, and some support staff.
Monday, July 27, 2015
By Ben Felder The Oklahoma Gazette
For decades, America’s top-tier cities represented a handful of metropolitan regions that seemed to have a monopoly on innovation and culture. Cities like Oklahoma City, in the heart of “fly-over country,” lacked a seat at the table when it came to world-class entertainment and cutting-edge business.
Friday, July 24, 2015
When more than 2,500 gaming industry professionals from around the world converge on the Cox Convention Center, 1 Myriad Gardens, next week, they'll be taking part the largest regional American Indian trade show in the country.
Featured this week at the 21st annual Oklahoma Indian Gaming Association conference on Tuesday and Wednesday, July 28 and 29,will
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
By Cathy O'Connor The Journal Record
MAPS 3 is already helping Oklahoma City with attracting conferences, promoting public transit and assisting with the well-being of its citizens. While excitement grows for each new project, it is important to stop, take stock of our progress and provide an update on the continuing projects.
Through MAPS 3, the city has