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Catching up with Tammy Fate on OKC Retail

Published Wednesday, November 27, 2019
With the Holidays quickly approaching we thought it would be a great time to look at the retail scene in Oklahoma City. When talking about all things retail in Oklahoma City there is no better person to talk to than Tammy Fate, sr. manager of retail development and recruitment for the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber. Fate was recently selected by ICSC as a more»

Shopping, giving locally keep community strong

Published Wednesday, November 27, 2019
This Saturday is Small Business Saturday, a designated shopping day to support small businesses. Wedged between Black Friday and Cyber Monday, the day reminds us that as we kick off our holiday shopping, local businesses have an important impact on our community and economy. Local businesses are owned by people who are part of the community – their more»

Oklahoma City's unemployment rate continues to be one of the lowest in the U.S.

Published Friday, November 22, 2019
The unemployment rate in the Greater Oklahoma City MSA fell to 2.9% for the month of September, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Oklahoma City currently has the 17th-lowest unemployment rate among major metros in the United States. The unemployment rate was 3.1% last month. On the state level, the unemployment rate remained unchanged at 3.2%. more»

MAPS program spurs $7 billion in investment in Oklahoma City

Published Thursday, November 21, 2019
An analysis by RegionTrack released recently found that the impact of Oklahoma City’s investments in the Metropolitan Area Projects (MAPS) totals more than $7 billion. The report extends previous work completed in 2005 and 2009, which primarily focused on the influence of the first MAPS projects and the accompanying investment downtown. The new more»

Infrastructure improving thanks to Better Streets/Safer Cities work

Published Tuesday, November 12, 2019
It’s been more than two years since Oklahoma City residents approved the Better Streets, Safer City projects, which were backed by bonds and two sales tax initiatives. The city continues to make progress on resurfacing roads, building sidewalks and bike lanes, and adding to the trail system. Within the 10-year bond package, the city also plans to more»

REI store opens its doors in OKC

Published Tuesday, November 12, 2019
The highly anticipated grand opening of Recreational Equipment Inc.’s Oklahoma City location is this weekend, but in many ways the new store at 1731 Belle Isle Blvd. is already established as an engaged member of the local community. REI Oklahoma City is the first in the state for the 81-year-old, Seattle-based co-op. Oklahoma is home to about 50,000 more»

REI opens in Oklahoma City

Published Saturday, November 9, 2019
Recreational Equipment Inc., known more widely as just REI, is now in Oklahoma. Oklahoma City, to be exact. The popular outdoor co-op officially opened for business Friday at 1731 Belle Isle Boulevard, while a formal grand opening ceremony is planned for Nov. 15-17. Store manager Adam Dozier is one of 57 current new employees at the 23,000-square-foot more»

Wheeler Mix: offices and retail are next addition to riverside development

Published Tuesday, November 5, 2019
A three-story office building with ground floor retail is planned to be the next addition to Wheeler, the master-planned, mixed-use development emerging along the south shore of the Oklahoma River. Since construction started almost a year ago, 40 homes have been built on the site of the former Downtown Airpark at 1701 S Western Ave. The master-planned more»

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