Chisholm Creek update: retail done right

Published Tuesday, August 28, 2018
by Marcus Elwell

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.

Located in North Oklahoma City, the 180-acre development has become a major retail hotspot for the region in just a short time. Tammy Fate, manager of retail development and recruitment for the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber, attributes much of their success to place making.

“They’ve built a development where you want to spend time, and that is rare,” said Fate. “The way they’ve incorporated music, fire pits, fountains and even the lighting make it a place where you want to hang out for a while. It is a place where you want to spend an afternoon. They even have places for your kids to play.”

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