News & Updates

Kleinfelder Opens New Oklahoma City Office

Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Kleinfelder announced it has opened a new office location in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. The new space – located at 4149 Highline Blvd., Suite 220, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73108 – strengthens Kleinfelder’s presence in the state where engineers, scientists, and construction professionals are already supporting transportation, energy, and public works projects from the firm’s Tulsa, OK office.

A new and improved BetterLifeOKC launches

Monday, July 15, 2019

The Greater Oklahoma City Chamber’s relocation and talent-attraction website, www.abetterlifeokc.com, has been relaunched with a new look and enhanced features aimed specifically at talent attraction. “The BetterLife website has been a great asset to us as a relocation website; but in talking with our companies, we realized we needed to

Staff Picks: our favorite pieces from VeloCity's first year

Tuesday, July 9, 2019

Cynthia Reid, Sr. VP Marketing and Communications “Councilwoman Meg Salyer reflects on a decade of representing OKC's Ward 6” – March 22, 2019 I am so appreciative of Meg’s leadership and her impact on our community – she really shines in this article. “Take a quick peek inside the American Indian Cultural Center and

Pratt & Whitney announces OKC expansion

Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Pratt & Whitney’s (P&W) Oklahoma City expansion plans, announced at the Paris Air Show, are the beginning of likely more aerospace growth in the metro, said Roy Williams, president and CEO at the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber. P&W is the world leader in design, manufacture, and service of aircraft and helicopter engines. The company

The Bricktown canal in its 20th year: a symbol of OKC's renaissance

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

The Bricktown canal is having a birthday party, and you’re invited! In fact, the entirety of OKC is invited! After all, what would Bricktown be like without its iconic canal? Difficult as that may be to imagine, that was the far-less-scenic reality up until only 20 years ago. So how did we get the canal in the first place? In 1993, the first MAPS

Scissortail Park opens in 100 days

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

In downtown Oklahoma City, two MAPS 3 projects are still under construction, but one opens in 100 days. The $132-million Scissortail Park will celebrate its grand opening later this year, with a live concert on the newly-named Love’s Travel Stops Stage and Great Lawn. The staff at the Park Management Company, which also oversees Myriad Gardens, is

OKC promotes aerospace industry in Paris

Thursday, June 13, 2019

Not long after the Wright Brothers changed history with their first flight in 1903, the Paris Air Show has been the center of the aviation world every other summer. First held in 1909, the Paris Air Show is the largest aerospace exhibition in the world. Like years past, the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber will head to Paris from June 17 to 23 as part of an

Legislative Session wrap-up

Thursday, June 6, 2019

The 2019 Legislative Session began with a bang, with the Legislature immediately focusing its attention on passing legislation to authorize the carrying of firearms (open and concealed) without a permit in the Oklahoma. In 2018, similar legislation was passed by the Legislature, but vetoed by Gov. Fallin. With the election of Gov. Kevin Stitt (who