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OKG Newsletter


Topic: business

Up and coming

The Rise promises a blend of historic and new with an array of retail and dining along NW 23rd Street and Walker Avenue.


News

Tim Farley
Self-preservation was high on Johnathan Russell’s list of reasons for redeveloping an area at NW 23rd Street and Walker Avenue that once was known more for its drug deals and prostitution than trendy restaurants and retail outlets.
 
Wednesday, February 12, 2014

LETTERS

 
Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Council offers tax incentives for two companies


News

Ben Felder
The Oklahoma City Council voted recently to offer tax incentives to General Electric Co. and Baker Hughes Inc. for new facilities expected to create hundreds of high-paying jobs. Baker Hughes will receive $850,000 and General Electric will receive $1 million, assuming each company meets job creation expectations.
 
Wednesday, April 9, 2014

TIF love

Increased use of tax incentive districts help support the development of some of OKC’s largest projects.


News

Ben Felder
Some of Oklahoma City’s largest developments — the revitalized Skirvin Hilton Hotel, the Oklahoma Health Center complex and the massive Project 180 downtown streetscape renewal program — would not have been possible without the use of tax incentives, say city officials and economic developers.
 
Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Growing pains

Commercial growth in the Uptown district has some residents concerned with parking, noise and historic preservation.


News

Ben Felder
Residents of Heritage Hills, south of NW 23rd Street, successfully lobbied the Oklahoma City Council last week to deny a rezoning request for a new medical spa on Broadway.
 
Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Neu guy

The new superintendent of Oklahoma City Public Schools, Robert Neu, says he’s ready to help smooth the system’s rough trek.


News

Ben Felder
Robert Neu’s journey to Oklahoma City began years ago by looking into broken eyes.
 
Tuesday, June 10, 2014

LETTERS

Online shops need to collect taxes


Letters to the Editor

Steve Schlegel
While I understand that things move slowly in Washington, D.C., I simply don’t understand why it has taken more than 20 years for Congress to take action to help America’s local businesses. 
 
Wednesday, June 25, 2014

To build or not to build?

Oklahoma City faces multiple decisions on a proposed hotel that’s tied to a new downtown convention center.


News

Ben Felder
EDITOR’S NOTE: This is part two of a two-part story about the proposed MAPS 3 convention center and related hotel. Find part one at okgazette.com.
 
Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Translating growth into opportunity


Commentary

David Castillo
Recently, there has been a lot of buzz in Oklahoma about all things Hispanic, and not all positive.
 
Wednesday, July 23, 2014
 
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