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Mercy plans to build new hospital in OKC

Eriech Tapia // Thursday, July 20, 2017

Construction on a new six-story Mercy Hospital is expected to begin later this year beside the Oklahoma Heart Hospital South in Oklahoma City.

Frontier Airlines returns to OKC, brings new destinations

Abby Bitterman // Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Frontier Airlines is returning to Oklahoma City, offering flights from Will Rogers World Airport to Denver, San Diego and Orlando, Florida.

Frontier Airlines will offer flights from Oklahoma City to Denver and Orlando, Florida, with dates beginning Nov. 1. Nonstop service to San Diego will start in the spring of 2018. Other destinations also will be available through connecting flights.

Scissortail Park is name given to downtown Oklahoma City's MAPS 3 park

William Crum // Thursday, June 29, 2017

Downtown Oklahoma City's MAPS 3 downtown park will be known as Scissortail Park. The name was revealed Thursday at a ceremony marking the start of park construction.

Construction set to start at First National in September

Steve Lackmeyer // Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Developers of First National Center are preparing to start conversion of two-thirds of the building into a 680-space garage in September as negotiations advance with Oklahoma City for tax increment financing assistance.

The parking is part of a $230 million redevelopment that would convert the original 1931 Art Deco tower into housing and a hotel, while the 1957 and 1972 additions built to the east of the tower will be converted into a garage with retail on the ground floor.

Memories, artifacts stack up at First National Building in Oklahoma City

Steve Lackmeyer // Thursday, June 22, 2017

Gary Brooks, already tasked with bringing downtown's art deco jewel, First National, back to life, is still recovering from an open house last week where thousands got a last glimpse and trusted the developer with some of their precious possessions.

OU Medical Center to add tower

Sarah Terry-Cobo // Tuesday, June 20, 2017

OKLAHOMA CITY – OU Medical Center is expanding its Oklahoma City hospital complex to address rising demand.

The organization will soon remodel an existing building and eventually build a tower with more operating rooms, more in-patient beds, and more services.

A hospital contractor filed a building permit last week for the first renovation phase. Kris Wallace, OU Medical Center chief operating officer, said she’s excited to begin the expansion project because the hospital system has been near or above capacity for a few years.

Construction on eight-story patient tower to begin this year at OU Medical Center campus

Eriech Tapia // Saturday, June 10, 2017

OKLAHOMA CITY - Renderings from Perkins+Will show the new eight-story patient tower with construction slated to begin later this year at the OU Medical Center complex.

The estimated 550,000-square-foot building is planned to be connected to the existing building on the north side where the current emergency room parking is at 700 NE 13.

Architect predicts park will be 'transformative'

William Crum // Monday, March 27, 2017

At more than $130 million, the park is among the three biggest MAPS 3 projects.

Streetcar rail installation begins

Thursday, March 16, 2017

Crews are installing rail and pouring concrete this week on Joe Carter Avenue in Bricktown for the MAPS 3 streetcar.

O’Connor: Streetcar moves economic development forward

Cathy O'Connor // Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Construction on the rail line for the Oklahoma City streetcar recently broke ground, marking another major MAPS 3 milestone. Many of us are eager to have another transit option in and around downtown Oklahoma City, but streetcar service offers more than mobility, it fuels economic growth.

Streetcar work begins in Bricktown

William Crum // Wednesday, February 8, 2017

The future was on Mayor Mick Cornett's mind Tuesday as city leaders, merchants and others formally marked the beginning of two years of downtown streetcar line construction.

M-D Building Products to expand headquarters, workforce

Molly M. Fleming // Wednesday, January 25, 2017

A nearly 100-year-old company is expanding its headquarters with new construction and additional employees.

Developers discuss plans for historic First National Center in downtown Oklahoma City

K. Queery & Lacey Lett // Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Although the First National Building has been on the downtown scene for almost a century, many Oklahomans have never been able to get a close look at what the historic building has to offer.

Streetcar track construction nears in downtown Oklahoma City

William Crum // Friday, August 26, 2016

Contractors will bid soon on building the downtown streetcar line, one of the single biggest MAPS 3 construction projects.

Co-working space offers a place to grow OKC's technology community

Jesse Pound // Monday, June 27, 2016

An Oklahoma nonprofit focused on developing the state's technology sector will finally have a space to call home when a new co-working space opens in Oklahoma City.

Progrexion to open OKC office

Molly M. Fleming // Friday, May 20, 2016

A Utah-based credit repair company is bringing 500 jobs to Oklahoma City, filling office space on W. Reno Avenue.

Oklahoma's largest bank to anchor Oklahoma City's newest tower

Steve Lackmeyer // Thursday, September 10, 2015

The state's largest bank announced Thursday it is going to consolidate its Oklahoma City operations and become the name anchor tenant in a 27-story tower being built at 499 W Sheridan Ave.

Boeing breaks ground on $80M OKC facility

Bill Schammert // Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Boeing is breaking ground on a new $80 million lab and research facility just across the street from its current campus.

Cytovance Biologics Breaks Ground on GMP Warehouse and Manufacturing Operations Facility

Jodie Gutkowski // Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Cytovance Biologics, Inc., a leading full-service contract manufacturer of mammalian and microbial biologics, broke ground on an expansion facility to contain both manufacturing operations and GMP warehousing. The multi-million dollar capital investment project is being built by Capstone Construction and is expected to be completed by June 2014.

GE to build research facility east of downtown Oklahoma City

Adam Wilmoth // Thursday, December 5, 2013

General Electric's $110 million Oil and Gas Technology Center has found a home east of downtown Oklahoma City near the University Research Park, GE executives said Thursday.

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