Questions about its economic benefit to the city surround plans for a convention center hotel.
Dallas-based Omni Hotels & Resorts could be selected to build OKC’s convention center hotel.
The city works to acquire land by eminent domain after selecting a site for a new convention center.
City officials are on the lookout for a new location for the MAPS 3 convention center.
The Greater Oklahoma City Chamber of Commerce and Oklahoma Film & Music Office have a few changes planned for this year’s South by Southwest (SXSW) festival in Austin, which begins Friday.
The Oklahoma City Council adopted a new cycling ordinance and discussed the search for a new convention center site and a proposed charter school bill.
A change in location for a new convention center could send ripples throughout downtown, impacting everything from tax incentive discussions to streetcar planning.
The city will no longer seek to put a new convention center on the site of an old car dealership downtown.
The new garage also demonstrates the importance of design, especially in Oklahoma City’s growing core.
The city council voted to put $30 million back into a new convention center project despite the objection of a few.