OKC’s Report Card on Economic Security

Report card time’s always a little unnerving isn’t it? Will I be at the top, the bottom, or somewhere around average? What grade do you think our great city would earn? Better question; would you be at all surprised to find out that Oklahoma City got an A+ and ranked first out of the Top […]

OKC – Best Place for Military Retirees

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 […]

OKC, One of the Best Cities for Starting Over

The strength of the Oklahoma City economy, and the combination of solid incomes, low cost-of-living, and low unemployment rates continue to get our great city noticed, but did you know that these, plus a couple of other factors, put us in the Top 25 of Best Cities for Starting Over? Sometimes, especially in a tough […]

Oklahoma Ranks High for Business Climate

One of the many benefits of a strong local government and the growth that Oklahoma City has experienced over the past decade or so is a strengthening business climate, as was recently highlighted in Site Selection Magazine, where our great state was ranked 13th out of 50. That’s quite a jump ahead of last year’s […]

Desmond Mason’s Take on OKC Real Estate

It’s not tough to find people bragging about Oklahoma City’s housing market these days. Desmond Mason shares his insight to the great opportunities that the Central Oklahoma real estate market offers:

OKC Metro Real Estate Value Gains – Top 3 in the US!

We’re taking another chance to brag about our amazing metro area? You bet! You probably saw earlier this week that CNBC ranked Edmond as the best suburb in America, now add to that the Top 3 ranking the OKC metro just received in terms of real estate value gains by Inman & Zillow, and you’ve […]

OKC & Tulsa “Virtually Untouched By The Housing Bust”

The strength of the real estate market in Central Oklahoma is no secret to us locals, and others around the country have taken notice too. According to CNBC.com, not only is OKC holding it’s own (#2 in the U.S.), Oklahoma’s other major metro area, Tulsa, is right up there in terms of market strength (#3). […]

Mayor Cornett on Jobs & Tourism

This past Friday, Mayor Mick Cornett highlighted Oklahoma City’s strengths in employment and tourism on CNBC. This isn’t new news to us, but more validation of how OKC compares to other cities around the country. Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy

OKC Among “Best Markets for Young Adults”

I never tire of reading all of the great press the Oklahoma City metro gets, but it’s really cool when you get to see how we rank in an interactive format. Check out Portfolio.com’s latest ranking of the “Best Markets for Young Adults” and click on the categories to the left side. You might just […]

Jobs Following People? -CNN Visits OKC

Tom Foreman of CNN did a great job of summing up the source of the energy behind Oklahoma City, and the goal of all of the transformation. What do you think? Can this transformation of our city create jobs and keep things growing, or is it already?