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AIA announces architecture tour sites

  Eight properties will be featured on this year’s tour. The Walters Home: 6210 Riviera Drive. James Loftis Architects handled the renovation of this home built in 1963. The owners are former Oklahoma Gov. David Walters and his wife, Rhonda. The Walters bought the 7,800-square-foot house from Robert Hefner III. It is known as The Villa on Riviera. The house

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MIDWEST CITY Rose State College officials plan to develop residential housing on the college’s campus. The measure was approved by Rose’s board of regents and is now moving into planning and evaluating stages. The college, at 6420 SE 15th St., has set a target date of August 2015 to offer student housing. It will be the first housing at Rose.

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Like his grandmother, during the past quarter century, Fudge has developed his own hunger for saving items of historical significance, including restoring historic homes and buildings, an interest he shares with his wife, Shannon. Their shared passion led them to renovate Kamp’s Grocery; the Cameron Building; and homes in Oklahoma City’s older neighborhoods, such as

Rubble rousers

Deidre Ebrey, Moore’s economic development and marketing director, estimates 1,100 homes and 40 businesses were completely destroyed within the city’s 22 square miles. The Moore Medical Center and Briarwood and Plaza Towers elementary schools were heavily damaged in the storm that left 25 dead (one woman died of her injuries three months later) and 377

Forty Under 40

Each year, okc.BIZ is proud to commend Central Oklahoma’s best and brightest achievers with the honors. The awards recognize those young leaders who are making a difference at work and in the community. The class of 2013 was chosen from more than 150 nominees. It takes more than just showing up to work each day to distinguish oneself professionally. This

Best Places to Work in Oklahoma 2013

To identify the best of the best, Oklahoma companies apply to the Best Companies Group (BCG) in Harrisburg, Pa., the program administrator. BCG then provides the resources for participating companies to complete a two-part survey: one for employers, the other for their employees. Employers complete a benefits and policies questionnaire, while employees take a 72-question

Best Of Business

okcBIZ readers have voted for their favorite local business-to-business companies across the greater metro area. The following pages list readers’ top picks in each of the 25 categories. Winners will be honored at the Best of Business award luncheon on April 26 at Oklahoma History Center’s Chesapeake Events Center.

Best CPA & Accounting Firm

Several industries and organizations in Oklahoma have come to depend on the services of Cole+Reed PC over the past 60 years because it is committed to “adding more.” Since its inception in the early 1950s, the company has grown in every way imaginable. After a modest start, it is now made up of 10 partners

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