Commercial Development In Oklahoma City Expands

Mar 7, 2019
Mark Hancock

The Greater Oklahoma City Chamber reports recent increases in commercial development in Oklahoma City, especially along the route of the new streetcar. The chamber also reports 72 active projects, which it says could bring additional jobs to the city. 

City Manager Jim Couch, center, was among the first riders of Oklahoma City’s new downtown streetcar system following a ribbon-cutting ceremony launching the service last Friday.
Mark Hancock / Journal Record

The Oklahoma City streetcar is officially open. In this week's episode of the Business Intelligence Report, Journal Record editor Russell Ray discusses the history of the project and what to know about its services. Ray also talks about the opening of ShowBiz Cinemas in Edmond and the new entertainment options it brings to the metro.

Wine bottles in The Spirit Shop in Norman.
Jacob McCleland / KGOU

As we start a new year, Journal Record editor Ted Streuli and KGOU’s Jacob McCleland highlight what could be some of the biggest themes in business news in 2018.

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The Oklahoma City Council on Tuesday approved a route for the first phase of a streetcar line as part of the MAPS 3 series of projects.

The 4.5-mile route framework connects Bricktown, Midtown, and a future convention center and downtown park also approved as part of MAPS 3.