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The Chamber works with local developers for OKC

Published Wednesday, February 12, 2020
A new mixed-use development, “The Half,” is coming to Oklahoma City. The project isn’t the only of its kind under way in the metro, but developers say its central location and unique vendors could entice locals and out-of-towners alike. The story behind the development is indicative of some of the ways the Chamber assists local developers more»

Attention entrepreneurs, get your applications in for Rise of the Rest

Published Monday, February 10, 2020
On April 22, one OKC-based entrepreneur will go home with $100,000 of seed money at the Rise of the Rest Road Trip event. Applications are due Feb. 24. “This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for our local entrepreneurs,” said Evan Fay, manager of innovation and entrepreneurship for the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber. “Not only do they more»

Momentum continues in the Innovation District

Published Wednesday, January 29, 2020
The goals of the Innovation District have been clear from the start. This will be a place where innovation and entrepreneurship can flourish, where interaction can happen and ideas can develop, and where people can congregate, collaborate and network to share ideas, leading to new companies, inventions and breakthroughs in technology. This 1.3-square-mile more»

Oklahoma City named a Millennial boomtown

Published Sunday, January 19, 2020
Millennials (those born between about 1982 and 1996) have overtaken Baby Boomers as the largest generation in the U.S. labor force — that’s one-in-three of workers or people looking for work. With limitations on immigration and Baby Boomers retiring at an accelerating pace, businesses large and small are increasingly dependent on the Millennial more»

Bar K operators excited about future site in Boathouse District

Published Friday, January 17, 2020
Oklahoma City will be the second location for a growing Kansas City-based bar and restaurant concept, which has developed the furriest fan base. Bar K will be the first commercial development in the Boathouse District, opening early 2021. It will sit on the north side of Riversport Rapids. The bar is more than drinks and food. The two-acre site has two dog more»

OKC boasts a 3.1% unemployment rate for November

Published Thursday, January 16, 2020
Oklahoma City continues to have one of the lowest unemployment rates among major metros according to the latest data release by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. For the month of November, Oklahoma City had a rate of 3.1%, the 26th-lowest among metros with more than 1 million people. The rate was up slightly from October’s rate of 3.0%. The state also more»

OKC is making all the best lists

Published Tuesday, January 14, 2020
We know you’ve grown to love OKC, but you’re not the only one. The city is continuing to catch the attention of some big names. Most recently, “Travel + Leisure” listed Oklahoma City as one of its 50 places to travel in 2020. We’re on the same list as international cities, such as Addis Adaba in Ethiopia and Beijing, China. more»

2020 brings more development opportunities

Published Wednesday, January 8, 2020

The beginning of a new year gives us the opportunity to look ahead to upcoming projects and their potential impact on our city. And thanks to Oklahoma City residents, the passage of MAPS 4 will also help to buoy our economy and fund public projects that have great potential to spur private development and investment.

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