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Innovation District accelerating Oklahoma City’s momentum_copy

Published Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Innovation is a powerful word. We often think of it as a new idea or new way of doing something, but when we talk about Oklahoma City’s Innovation District, the word takes on a grander meaning – a place, a catalyst, a convergence of people and ideas.

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OKC sees lowest unemployment rate in more than a decade

Published Monday, September 17, 2018

For the month of July, the Oklahoma City MSA had an unemployment rate of 3.3 percent. This represents the lowest unemployment rate the metro has seen since April 2008. In June, the metro’s unemployment rate was 3.7 percent.

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Oklahoma City among top 5 cities with youngest entrepreneurs

Published Thursday, September 13, 2018

You’re never too young to set out on your quest for entrepreneurial glory—especially if you live in one of these cities! Lending Tree recently set out to find the cities with the youngest entrepreneurs: Cities with fewer obstacles to keep you from your dreams of success, mostly cities with more manageable costs and plenty of networking opportunities. Cities like Oklahoma City, which is especially loaded with benefits for millennials like being among the top cities where millennials are most likely to make more money, being one of the best cities for millennial homeownership, and being one of the overall best metros for millennials.

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Myriad Gardens rank among top 10 urban sanctuaries

Published Monday, September 10, 2018

As much as we love the city part of Oklahoma City, we also love its greener side: The parks, the gardens, the foliage, these beautiful pockets of greenery found in an otherwise urban landscape that some call “urban sanctuaries.” Oklahoma City’s not the only place that takes pride in its urban sanctuaries, though it’s home of one of the best according to St. Louis Post-Dispatch, who ranked the Myriad Botanical Gardens among the nation’s best in their list of “10 urban parks well worth a visit” thanks to the beauty and progress it represents.

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Omni Hotel development making advances

Published Thursday, September 6, 2018

Now that a section of the Oklahoma City Boulevard between Shields Boulevard and S. Robinson Avenue has opened, you will be able to see the major advances taking place at the Omni Hotel development just south of the Chesapeake Energy Arena.

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City benefits from leadership, collaboration

Published Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Oklahoma City is regularly visited by representatives and officials from other cities throughout the country who want to understand the secret of our success here. The MAPS program, now in its 25th year, has transformed our city in significant and tangible ways. This program, which allows for major capital improved projects to be funded without debt, is admired by cities nationwide.

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Chisholm Creek update: retail done right

Published Tuesday, August 28, 2018

While it seems most of the national news is filled with reports about brick-and-mortar retailers struggling to keep their doors open, it is not all doom and gloom in OKC. For an example, let us introduce you to the Chisholm Creek development.

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Local man builds and designs custom food trucks

Published Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Life dealt Deion Estrada a lemon, but he responded by making more than just lemonade — choosing to build the whole stand instead.

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