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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Oklahoma boasts one of the lowest corporate tax rates in the U.S.

According to the Tax Foundation, Oklahoma has the second-lowest corporate tax income rate in the U.S.

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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

Help wanted: TTEC Holdings establishing customer center in OKC

Brian Brus // Tuesday, July 16, 2019

A business complex in west Oklahoma City with as much square footage as the Devon corporate tower spread horizontally has secured a major anchor tenant, officials said.

OKC-based industrial control panel manufacturer doubles space, looks to add jobs

Molly Fleming // Monday, July 15, 2019

OSCO Controls is getting more room to grow and add more jobs with its new space at 7100 SW 44th St.

TTEC to open new Humanify Customer Engagement Center in Oklahoma City

Staff Reports // Monday, July 15, 2019

350 new licensed insurance and customer care associate positions will support our local economy.

Love's expansion in The Village to include former Hertz reservations center

Steve Lackmeyer // Sunday, July 14, 2019

When Hertz first decided to build a new worldwide reservations center near the corner of Hefner Road and Pennsylvania Avenue in 1977, the announcement was greeted with excitement over the chance to add hundreds of jobs to the operation that opened a few years earlier at Lincoln Plaza.

American Fidelity named among best workplaces for millennials

Staff Reports // Thursday, July 11, 2019

American Fidelity Assurance Co. has been named to Fortune magazine's list of Best Workplaces for Millennials for the third consecutive year in a row.

New tax credit available to certain information technology employees

Paula Burkes // Wednesday, July 10, 2019

HB 2759 created an Oklahoma credit against income taxes for certain qualified and certified employees involved in the software or cybersecurity business.

Remembering Bricktown visionary at district's 40th anniversary

Steve Lackmeyer // Tuesday, July 2, 2019

The 20th anniversary of the Bricktown Canal on Saturday was a worthy moment to celebrate, and thousands came out for the festivities and to see improvements completed along the waterway, including new colorful lighting at the Walnut Avenue bridge.

ODOT creates office for mass transit

Christian Tabak // Tuesday, July 2, 2019

The Oklahoma Department of Transportation announced Monday the formation of the new Office of Mobility and Public Transit, which will focus on coordinating statewide efforts to expand Oklahoma’s public transportation infrastructure.

Oklahoma Gas and Electric customers paid the lowest retail rates in the country for electricity in 2018, report states

Jack Money // Friday, June 28, 2019

Oklahoma Gas & Electric’s retail electricity rates in 2018 were lowest in the country among major investor-owned utilities, a report issued this month states.

Startup's tech watches you blink to make roads safer

Dale Denwalt // Wednesday, June 26, 2019

An Oklahoma City-based startup hopes its wearable tech will be used to improve safety in the transportation industry.

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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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