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Edmond incentives

“We want to get the word out that Edmond is business-friendly,” says Janet Yowell, executive director of the Edmond Economic Development Authority. The city of Edmond, the EEDA and Edmond Electric partnered to help businesses with stumbling blocks that might hinder them from growing, while adding jobs in Edmond at the same time. Yowell says

Edmond economics

Uptown Grocery Co. in Edmond Photo by Shannon Cornman In local development, Janet Yowell, executive director of the Edmond Economic Development Authority, says 2010 was a big year for the city for building permits, in terms of dollar amount, but 2011 was even better with 26 permits, totaling more than $102 million — an increase

Edmond exceeds 2010 in commercial and residential permits in 2011

At the 15th annual Edmond Economic Preview Jan. 31 on the University of Central Oklahoma campus, Edmond officials touted data from last year that showed the city added 206 net jobs, and saw a jump in new commercial building permits and new residential permits. As in years past, Deidre Myers, with the state Department of

Edmond’s third quarter cost of living ranks 6.3 percent below national average

With a third quarter 2011 index of 93.7, Edmond’s cost of living increased 2.1 percent from the same period in 2010. The study measures relative price levels for consumer goods and services in participating areas. The average for all participating areas, both metropolitan and nonmetropolitan, equals 100. Each city’s index is read as a percentage