Competitive Advantages

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

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Taking Off

The biggest names in aerospace are taking advantage of OKC's competitive advantages.

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Brilliant

Soaring Science from a Rising Bio Campus

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Food City

OKC's food transformation

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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

Spiers New Technologies to expand EV battery business

Steve Metzer // Friday, October 11, 2019

An Oklahoma City company that occupies a unique place globally in the electric and hybrid vehicle industry has invested in a new location and is planning to expand, potentially to more than double its current size.

Drone technology company partners with OSU

Staff Reports // Friday, October 11, 2019

Oklahoma City-based Vigilant Aerospace has cooperated with Oklahoma State University to complete an 18-mile autonomous unmanned aircraft flight utilizing FlightHorizon 2, its unmanned traffic management system, for airspace situational awareness and deconfliction.

2019 Metro 50 profile: Fuse3 Solutions

Journal Record Staff // Thursday, October 10, 2019

Ryan Albee and Adam Giddens started Fuse3 Solutions in 2013 after working together twice previously.

OMRF researchers get $1.3 million grant to study age-related diseases

Dale Denwalt // Thursday, October 10, 2019

Two Oklahoma researchers will receive more than $1 million for aging research, the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation said Wednesday.

West OKC growth fuels Westgate Park development

Molly Fleming // Wednesday, October 9, 2019

With the west side of the metro continuing to grow, Gardner Tanenbaum Holdings is starting construction on Westgate Park. An apartment community is also planned for the site at Sara Road and Reno Avenue.

Company aims to radically improve lupus care

Scott Meacham // Sunday, October 6, 2019

Lupus is chronic autoimmune condition with devastating effects. The disease is difficult to diagnose. Its course is unpredictable. There is no cure and few FDA-approved medications. Patients who have lupus live with its impact for the rest of their lives.

Scissortail Park the hub of new development

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

Scissortail Park, Oklahoma City’s new urban oasis, had a successful opening weekend. Crowds enjoyed concerts, fireworks, food trucks, family activities and strolling through the great lawn. The park is the centerpiece that connects downtown to the shore of the Oklahoma River and brings residents, visitors and downtown workers to relax, grab a bite to eat, connect and enjoy our city.

Oklahoma City's Scissortail Park a hit for first round of visitors during its grand opening

Adam Kemp & Josh Dulaney // Monday, September 30, 2019

Sitting on their blanket in the grassy shade of a sound booth, sisters Judy Fitzpatrick and Linda Farner were ready to rock Friday with Kings of Leon at the grand opening of Scissortail Park.

OKC-based Simergent develops alternative dialysis treatment

Scott Meacham // Sunday, September 29, 2019

Kidney dialysis is a life-saver for patients with end-stage renal disease.

Dobson Technologies expands fiber network

Staff Reports // Thursday, September 26, 2019

Dobson Technologies is expanding their enterprise solutions in the Oklahoma City metropolitan area with dedicated fiber builds in the downtown central business district and surrounding areas.

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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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