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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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

Oklahoma City oil-field valve manufacturer Kimray Inc. adds new product line

Adam Wilmouth // Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Oklahoma City oil-field valve manufacturer Kimray Inc. is expanding into the pipeline market.

Sonic leads the way by pushing boundaries even where they shouldn't

Dave Cathey // Wednesday, March 21, 2018

A day spent inside the Culinary Innovation Center at Sonic headquarters last week offered definitive evidence of how chef Scott Uehlein and his crew keep Sonic on the cutting edge of the quick-service restaurant world.

OSU-licensed wheat seeds dominate market

Brian Brus // Tuesday, March 20, 2018

A wheat variety developed at Oklahoma State University continues to dominate the industry, according to recently released data from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

Celebrating OKCís urban garden

Cathy O'Connor // Tuesday, March 20, 2018

This week the Myriad Botanical Gardens & Crystal Bridge celebrates its 30th anniversary. The organization is hosting a public open house on Sunday, the exact date it opened its doors in 1988.

OMRF reports MS research

Journal Record Staff // Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation scientists have made a discovery that could open doors to new treatments for multiple sclerosis.

Chickasha's family-owned HSI Sensing pioneers new applications for old technology

Jim Stafford // Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Over the past 50 years, Chickasha-based HSI Sensing has developed a wide array of new applications for a technology invented in the 1930s by a Bell Laboratories engineer. It is called the reed switch.

OíConnor: Healthier trails ahead for OKC

Cathy O'Connor // Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Oklahoma City is making great strides toward building a healthier and active community through new walking and biking routes.

XploSafe of Stillwater gets grant to capture nutrients from wastewater as a fertilizer

Jack Money // Wednesday, March 14, 2018

A company specializing in explosives detection is well on its way to demonstrating how its science also can tackle an ongoing sewage-based nitrogen and phosphorous environmental hazard that plagues ponds, lakes, streams and even the Gulf of Mexico.

CACI Establishes Shared Services Center in Oklahoma

Friday, March 9, 2018

CACI International Inc (NYSE: CACI) announced today it will be establishing a Shared Services Center (SSC) in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma with the expectation of an operational SSC by July 1, 2018. By locating its SSC in Oklahoma City, CACI will be expanding its current business and employee population in the state. Oklahoma City provides cost advantages and high-quality talent to support CACI’s business operations.

Federal contractor firm could bring hundreds of jobs to OKC

Jack Money // Thursday, March 8, 2018

An investor-owned contractor that works with the federal government announced late Thursday it plans to expand its presence in Oklahoma City in a way that one local economic development specialist said will bring a "significant" number of new jobs to town.

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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.

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
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.
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
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

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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