Brilliant: Soaring Science from a Rising Bio Campus

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Taking Off

Tinker AFB is OKC is selected to coordinate maintenance and sustainment of the B-21 Raider.

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Food City: OKC's food transformation

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OKC Ranks in Top 3 for Lowest Business Cost

The National American Business Cost Review recently looked at all metros with more than 1 million in population.

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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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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

Beef jerky company owner chasing bigger market share

Molly M. Fleming // Tuesday, February 12, 2019

J.R. Towe wants a bigger slice of the beef jerky market.

Investing in Edmond: New commercial construction remains high

Molly M. Fleming // Tuesday, February 12, 2019

In the last nine years, Edmond has seen nearly $40 million in private money put into its downtown.

Innovation sparks success for local battery firm

Scott Meacham // Tuesday, February 12, 2019

For a young company, it’s never easy and the hard work is never over. It’s a long, difficult battle full of fits and starts and failure before success.

Coolgreens to add locations beyond state lines

Molly M. Fleming // Monday, February 11, 2019

The new Coolgreens menu is anticipated to help the Oklahoma City-based restaurant company expand outside state lines.

Coworking space for women fosters community

Jennifer Sharpe // Wednesday, February 6, 2019

The Treasury, which opened in November 2018, is Oklahoma City’s first coworking office space exclusively for women. Owners Hannah and Brian Schmitt were inspired by other national women’s coworking spaces such as The Riveter and The Wing.

New public art projects commissioned

Cathy O'Connor // Wednesday, February 6, 2019

If you only think of monuments when you hear the term “public art,” you need to schedule a public art tour of Oklahoma City. Since adoption in 2009 of an initiative that requires 1 percent of the construction budget for public projects to be spent on public art, Oklahoma City’s public art scene has significantly changed. There are now dozens of murals, sculptures and art installations across the city.

Madhopper joins Brewers Union

Molly M. Fleming // Friday, February 1, 2019

A brewing business with culinary flair has joined the Brewers Union and will start selling beer on Saturday.

OKC becomes a "gigacity"

OKC becomes a "gigacity" // Friday, February 1, 2019

It's well-known among politicians, investors and entrepreneurs that the Internet — and access to it — is an economic engine. It helps connect Americans to education and government services. It serves as a platform for new ideas and companies that wind up changing the world. And it reduces costs for consumers and businesses everywhere.

Scissortail Park lake filling up as opening set for September

Steve Lackmeyer // Friday, February 1, 2019

The lake at Scissortail Park is set to be completed and filled this month, and plans are progressing for an opening in late September that will include four days of festivities, including concerts and a parade.

New brewery on Film Row taking beer back to basics

Molly M. Fleming // Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Although west downtown is home to several breweries, the Film Row Historic District is getting its first.

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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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