OKC nabs best jobless rate among large U.S. cities, AGAIN

Adding to the already impressive list of kudos for our great city, here’s some great economic news! For the sixth consecutive month, the Oklahoma City metro area has the lowest unemployment rate among the largest 49 cities in the country. Keep plugging along, OKC!

Continental Resources Moves to OKC – One Step Closer

We told you a year ago about Continental Resources’ plans to relocate their headquarters to Downtown Oklahoma City, and it’s finally actually happening. I don’t think you can get much more official than the sign being hoisted, and now we’re ready to meet & greet the great employees of Continental Resources, as they make their […]

How OKC Avoided Economic Pitfalls

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 […]

OKC “Real Estate Is Ripe For A Rebound”

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 […]

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 […]

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 Area’s Jobless Rate Lowest in Nation

More props for the OKC area economy came shining through earlier this week as the labor department released the latest unemployment numbers: The Oklahoma City metro area’s September jobless rate of 5.9 percent was the lowest in the nation for large cities with a population of 1 million or more

Looking For a Job? How About OKC or Edmond?

It’s no shock that OKC has one of the lowest unemployment rates in the US, so wouldn’t it just make sense that it’d also be one of the best cities to look for a new job, too? With all our local economy has going right, it’s no wonder we’re seeing so many new faces in […]

Jobless Rates Stand Out in Central Oklahoma

Without complete exception to any negative news, we continue to see very strong economic indicators in our local market.  According to a new article published @ NewsOK.com, our jobless rate is one of the lowest in the country, and of course, it’s partly credited to our stronger-than-average real estate market: The state’s employment numbers also […]