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DOWNTOWN Devon Energy Corp. has signed an agreement with Dallas-based Crosstex Energy LP to combine nearly all of their assets to form a new company. The new name of the combined midstream business will be announced prior to the closing of the transaction. It is expected to close in the first quarter of 2014. Once

Female Under 50 Runner-Up: Amanda Storck

Amanda Storck has followed a regular exercise regimen for about 10 years. “I first started exercising because I was gaining weight after college and needed to lose about 15 pounds,” she says. “A boss that I had at the time inspired me to be healthier because he was always training for marathons.” After a few

Osler overhaul

After selling the Colcord to Devon Energy in 2008, he is re-entering the Oklahoma City market with plans for a hotel in MidTown. This time, he plans to convert the seven-story, blond-brick Osler building, 1200 N. Walker, into one of his Ambassador-branded hotels. Coury closed the $2.5 million deal in early December. As chairman of

Devon tower officially opens

Devon Energy Center in Oklahoma City Photo by Mark Hancock The groundbreaking for the $750 million Devon Energy Center was held in October 2009, and in March of this year, employees began moving into the 50-story tower and adjoining office building. Devon CEO John Richels marveled at the two-and-a-half years it took from groundbreaking to

Land purchase approved for downtown school

The John W. Rex Charter Elementary school is the final new project in the MAPS for Kids program, and is a partnership between Oklahoma City Public Schools and the nonprofit group headed by Kirk Humphries OKC Quality Schools Inc. Oklahoma City Public Schools will apply for the school’s charter to the University of Oklahoma, and

Brownfields money headed to OKC

The funds will go toward environmental site assessments at the future MAPS 3 downtown public park site. For years, the land was the site of commercial and industrial businesses, auto repair shops, salvage yards, dry cleaners and battery manufacturers. Previous Brownfields monies have been used for assessment and remediation of contamination at the Devon Energy


NORTHEAST American Fidelity Assurance Company isn’t getting into the newspaper business, but it is purchasing the campus of the Oklahoma Publishing Company. The deal includes a 12-story tower, manufacturing plant, parking garage, day care center and about 150 acres near Britton Road and Broadway Extension. The company currently is housed in three buildings near N.W.

COTPA enters into agreement for $20 million garage

“The parking is already in demand and we have been charged to prosecute an aggressive schedule, but it is also worth noting that COTPA recognizes the potential of contributing much more to our community by including the mixed uses of commercial, retail and residential,” said TAParchitecture’s Principal Anthony McDermid.   Situated between Main Street and

Flint Strikes

For many years, every high-end hotel had to have a great restaurant. “Hotel restaurants by their very nature were kind of the social center of any city,” says John Williams, president of Williams and Associates Hospitality. “Everyone went to those places to celebrate, for a business deal or a special occasion, and many of those

Devon donates $1 million to YWCA

The shelter was built in 1989 and has 55 beds for women and children in abusive situations. The YWCA reports the shelter is full most of the time, and many victims go without services. Courtney Hamar, public relations and development coordinator for the YWCA Oklahoma City, said the new building will include 85 beds. In