Brilliant: Soaring Science from a Rising Bio Campus

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Food City: OKC's food transformation

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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

Accolades highlight growth, economic development

Cathy O'Connor // Wednesday, January 16, 2019

In creating the Opportunity Zone Investment Prospectus, we gathered a lot of data about our city – from demographics and job growth to redevelopment and economic forecasts. We are continually seeing growth and transformation of our city and are proud of the numerous accolades our city has garnered over the past year from around the nation.

Cidery to open in west OKC

Molly M. Fleming // Monday, January 14, 2019

By summer, the city will have two cideries in operation.

OKC airport reports record year for passenger traffic

Brian Brus // Monday, January 14, 2019

Airline passenger traffic grew by more than 10 percent at Will Rogers World Airport last year, municipal airport data shows.

Amid changes, Anthem Brewing Co. grows with OKC's craft beer scene

Nate Fisher // Friday, January 11, 2019

It’s tough to argue with the success and explosive growth of OKC’s craft brewing scene as of late, and don’t think we here at VeloCityOKC HQ haven’t noticed.

Amid changes, Anthem Brewing Co. grows with OKC's craft beer scene

Nate Fisher // Friday, January 11, 2019

It’s tough to argue with the success and explosive growth of OKC’s craft brewing scene as of late, and don’t think we here at VeloCityOKC HQ haven’t noticed.

Opportunity zones bring new investment

Cathy O'Connor // Wednesday, January 9, 2019

Opportunity zones are a hot topic as of late, and cities across the country are working to find ways to market their opportunity zones to potential investors.

OKC is one of the top 15 cities where high quality, low cost living is very achievable

Chamber Staff // Thursday, January 3, 2019

Depending on where you live, balancing a high quality of life and low costs of living can be a pretty difficult task—but difficult doesn’t mean impossible!

Economic development rings in a prosperous 2019

Cathy O'Connor // Wednesday, January 2, 2019

Looking back at 2018, there were many reasons to celebrate the economic growth and development in Oklahoma City. This year we can expect to build upon those successes and continue our city’s transformative momentum.

Coworking space opens in OKCís Midtown

Michael Kinney // Monday, December 24, 2018

Desiree Beckman was missing something. When she moved to Oklahoma City from New York with her family, she didn’t know anyone.

Top OKC economic development successes in 2018

Cathy O'Connor // Monday, December 24, 2018

Transformation was a key word for Oklahoma City in 2018. Major progress on several MAPS 3 projects and supporting public-private developments is completely changing how our downtown functions and feels. These developments, combined with our continued efforts to attract business and create jobs, mark some of our top economic development successes for 2018.

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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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