Brilliant: Soaring Science from a Rising Bio Campus

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A Top 3 City to Start a Business

WalletHub recently conducted a study to find the top cities to start a business, using 16 key metrics such as office-space affordability and educational attainment of the local labor force.

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A RIVERíS RISE

ROOTS, REINVENTION and THE RINGS: Get the inside story on the revival of the Oklahoma River.

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Taking Off

Oklahoma City's aerospace sector continues to fly with a historic announcement from Kratos Defense.

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Key Industries

The Greater Oklahoma City area was settled at the shot of a gun at the famous Land Run of 1889, bringing thousands of homesteaders from around the world to stake their claim to acres of opportunity. That same entrepreneurial spirit is embedded in our state and in the character of our people.

This spirit of growth combined with our ability to successfully collaborate on issues of importance has fostered economic diversification and steady and sustainable growth. This can best be seen in our major industry clusters:

Recent News

Partnership brings park to life

Cathy O'Connor // Wednesday, July 18, 2018

This Saturday is the unveiling of the newly renovated Red Andrews Park. Located at 720 NW Eighth St., the Midtown park once consisted of a municipal gym, a play area and large parking lot. The unveiling will show a different, more vibrant and interesting park due to a successful public-private partnership.

Oklahoma Cityís Martin Bionics pioneers new type of prosthetic socket for amputees

Jim Stafford // Tuesday, July 17, 2018

When Joshua Hodgson was 12 years old, he lost his right leg to cancer in an amputation high above the knee. He was fitted with a succession of prosthetic limbs that often were ill fitting and painful.

Air traffic soars at OKC, Tulsa airports

Brian Brus // Monday, July 16, 2018

Traveler numbers are soaring into the summer at Will Rogers World Airport at a rate of more than 10 percent greater than last year, officials said.

CACI opens Oklahoma City shared services center with a ribbon-cutting

Staff Reports // Thursday, July 12, 2018

Oklahoma City Mayor David Holt and Gov. Mary Fallin were among the dignitaries attending a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the new CACI shared services center in Oklahoma City on Tuesday.

The Mine comes to OKC

Katelyn Howard // Wednesday, July 11, 2018

The Mine is recruiting.

Former dealership proves right spot for HoganTaylor

Molly M. Fleming // Tuesday, July 10, 2018

HoganTaylor accounting firm isn’t getting a much bigger space in its move to Automobile Alley. Rather, the company will use it more efficiently, said Richard Wright, managing partner.

Norman-based weather company aids in Thai cave rescue

Hannah Pike // Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Saturday morning, Weather Decision Technologies received an email from Google: Elon Musk's SpaceX and The Boring Co. needed help.

Rankings show Oklahoma a great place to start a business

Scott Meacham // Tuesday, July 10, 2018

In entrepreneurship, just like anything else, ratings and rankings are important, if for no other reason than they help shape how we view ourselves. Therefore, it's important to know how Oklahoma stacks up to other states, especially states that are most like us.

OMRF gets grant to study cell division

Staff Reports // Tuesday, July 10, 2018

The National Institutes of Health has awarded the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation a $2.1 million grant to study multiple facets of the process of cell division.

American Fidelity chosen best workplace

Staff Reports // Tuesday, July 10, 2018

American Fidelity again made the national Best Workplaces for Millennials list per research consulting firm Great Place to Work and Fortune magazine. American Fidelity ranked No. 21 on the list.

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A River's Rise

In many ways, the story of the Oklahoma River and the modern-day renaissance of Oklahoma City go hand-in-hand. The river and Oklahoma City had many ups and downs during their first century before the original MAPS program jump started an unprecedented rebirth for both. You can read more about the rise of the Oklahoma River here.

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Greater Oklahoma City

The #1 city worth moving to if you want to launch a business, and a Top 10 fastest-growing cityTop 10 for recession recovery, and a Top 10 job growth ranking.  The #1 city for tech growth among its peers.  A "must-visit destination in 2016" and one of the best places for young adults to thriveThe list of reasons you should locate your business in Oklahoma City is growing - almost as quickly as the list of reasons why people love living here.  In Greater Oklahoma City, we understand that partnership among business, government, EDOs and civic leaders is integral to our success. Let us introduce you to the thriving 10-county region that is greater Oklahoma City: a city that has rediscovered its strengths - and redefined itself for the future; and to the regional economic development partnership that is here to help you create success.

Meet our region

The cost of living and residential real estate pricing in the OKC area were significantly lower than in other cities being considered as potential locations... Employees who have moved here from California, Arizona and Colorado have mentioned the lower cost of living, lack of traffic congestion, Bricktown, good schools, and friendly people as reasons they are very happy with their decision.
Neal Krueger, President and CEO of AAA Oklahoma/South Dakota
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This wasn't just an economic development initiative. This was a joining of a corporation with real people and a real community and a real sense of partnership.
Brenda Hudson, Director of SMB Services for Dell Inc.
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This was the most unique thing I have ever been involved in, in my 32 years of Air Force service. I have never dealt with a Chamber like this before. They were so aggressive and responsive. They were going to make it happen. You sensed it. It was extremely rewarding for me to be able to deal with people of that caliber.
Debra Walker Tune, former Department of Defense Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Logistics
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We found the city and the state to be flexible and easy to work with in helping us understand and maximize the financial incentives for locating the [AAA] center here in OKC.
Neal Krueger, President and CEO of AAA Oklahoma/South Dakota
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Our diverse properties and sites offer variety and solutions that bring you the environment, access and employment base you seek.

Finding the perfect real estate option for your relocation or expansion is easy to do in Greater Oklahoma City. With a combination of affordability, availability and flexibility there is an option that meets your needs. The region boasts numerous Certified Site and Site Ready locations, ample greenfield sites, and unique brownfield redevelopment sites.

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Top Resources

You have a lot to consider as you prepare to relocate or expand to Oklahoma City. We offer the following information to help you explore your opportunities. View all of our resources.

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