What makes an aspirational city? This article, listing the “Hot U.S. Cities That Offer Both Jobs and Culture,” cites the following: 50% Economy 25% Quality of Life 25% Demographic Factors But I like the following excerpt: Yes, the great rule of aspirational cities is that they change over time, becoming sometimes less entrepreneurial, more expensive, […]
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?
Terry Storch is one of the most involved, plugged-in local cyclists I know, so I asked him to give us some insight on what’s going on with the City of Edmond’s cycling initiatives. Thanks for keeping us informed, Terry! The City of Edmond has been growing and developing nicely since my wife and I moved […]
The list of lists giving Oklahoma City glowing reviews just keeps growing, for good reason of course. Did you know that OKC just topped CNNMoney’s list of most business-friendly cities? One of the more important improvements we’ve seen in our local economy – in my opinion – as a result of the city’s rebirth was […]