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

Innovation District to have positive impact

Cathy O'Connor // Wednesday, August 7, 2019

Last week, the Land Use and Strategic Development Plan for the Oklahoma City Innovation District was introduced. The plan addresses key considerations identified through community engagement with nearly 500 area residents, employees, workers, business owners, students and others who frequent the district.

Land use and strategic development plan for Innovation District introduced

Staff Reports // Thursday, August 1, 2019

A planning team led by Perkins + Will (P+W) has determined the types of development necessary for Oklahoma City’s Innovation District to become an even bigger economic development driver.

Website connects developers, businesses, investors

Cathy O'Connor // Wednesday, July 31, 2019

Opportunity zones represent a new way to invest in the Oklahoma City renaissance. This week, we are unveiling the website www.okcopportunityzones.com to market our opportunity zones to potential projects, businesses and investors.

Amazon taking applications for 1,500 OKC jobs

Christian Tabak // Tuesday, July 30, 2019

Amazon is accepting applications for more than 1,500 full-time warehouse assistant positions at the company’s first Oklahoma City-based fulfillment center, which will be opening in the coming weeks.

App developer brings company home to Norman

Kaelan Deese // Sunday, July 28, 2019

An Emmy-winning journalist turned CEO and public speaker, Brad McMullan recently brought his mobile technology company back to his hometown of Norman. His bfac.com provides mobile app development and mass texting services and has clients in all 50 states — including 48 state governments.

UAS Safety Summit brings latest techniques to public safety community

Cynthia Reid // Wednesday, July 24, 2019

Earlier this month, the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber joined the FAA, Mike Monroney Aeronautical Center, OSU-OKC and Rose State University in hosting a two-day UAS Safety Summit for Oklahoma’s public safety and government operator community. The event drew attendees from across the state.

Beer boom in OKC: Mayor, senator, brewers explore proof of city's economic growth within brewing industry

David Dishman // Sunday, July 21, 2019

Oklahoma City’s economic development can be measured in many ways, but I’d like to suggest a new one — beer brewing barrelage.

Nodecraft CEO's new plan would shake up gaming industry

Dale Denwalt // Saturday, July 20, 2019

Jonathan Yarbor's business plan could upend part of the multiplayer game market and revenue stream.

OKCís newest park draws closer to opening day, big events planned

Chamber Staff // Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Some have called it the Central Park of Oklahoma City. It’s Scissortail Park, a $132 million park located near downtown.

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.

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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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