By now, we all know the impact that the MAPS projects have had on our local economy and our quality of life and there’s no doubt that the continued MAPS projects keep moving us forward, but have you ever thought about how much credit our now-beloved Oklahoma City Thunder deserve for sustaining that positive momentum, [...]
The On Numbers index measures the relative economic vitality of all 102 U.S. metropolitan areas that have more than 500,000 residents and is generated by an 18-part formula that assesses private-sector job growth, unemployment, earnings, housing-price appreciation, and construction and retail activity. How does our placement look, OKC?
As the Mayor’s Conference takes place in Washington D.C., city governments are dealing with severe problems at home — from high unemployment to funding cuts. This morning on NPR, Steve Inskeep visited with our Mayor, Mick Cornett about how our amazing city has managed to avoid some of these problems. In my opinion, he did [...]
Once again, our wonderful Oklahoma City metro is being trumpeted by Forbes.com as one of the top 10 in the realm of real estate and, again, this comes as no surprise to me, being that I live & breathe real estate in Edmond, Oklahoma City, and throughout the metro. These types of stories do seem [...]
According to a recent USATODAY.com article, Oklahoma City is the best place for former soldiers to find civilian careers. The article states, “as the Iraq War winds down by year’s end, tens of thousands of servicemembers are expected to return home, and many will seek second careers amid a sluggish economy and 9% unemployment.” That [...]