Tag Archives: Oklahoma City Urban Renewal Authority

GE plans technology center near downtown OKC

Plans for the $110 million center were announced in April, when GE CEO Jeff Immelt and other company executives visited the state Capitol. At that time, they had not yet selected a site. It is the company’s first research center dedicated to oil and gas technology. The company plans to build at NE 10th Street

Commercial conquests

New residential projects include the 1212 apartments in Midtown that quickly sold out last summer, and planned work on Judy Hatfield’s Carnegie Centre. Developer Ron Bradshaw broke ground on the $15 million, 139-unit Maywood Apartments at N.E. Fourth and Oklahoma. The Hill, located at Russell M. Perry and N.E. Second in Deep Deuce, was approved

OUHSC to acquire PHF Research Park

The PHF Research Park, located west of Lincoln Boulevard between NE 8th Street and NE 4th Street, includes more than 700,000 square feet of modern biomedical research lab and office space supported by state-of-the-art communications and infrastructure systems. During its Sept. 19 meeting in Lawton, the Board of Regents approved a measure authorizing the Health

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

Apt findings

Richard McKown is not psychic; he does not gaze into a crystal ball or read tea leaves, but he was on target when he began work on an upscale apartment community Downtown months before a study showed that his product was exactly what potential tenants wanted. People want to live in Downtown Oklahoma City –

Myriad possibilities

Built as the Allen M. Street Myriad Convention Center and opened in 1972, it was a piece of a bond issue to make the city competitive for luring conventions and concerts. Documents with the city show the 1968 general obligation bond included $18 million for the “convention facility.” With passage of the “Yes ’Em All”

Two proposals in final running for urban development contract

Oklahoma City Urban Renewal Authority commissioners narrowed the field of developers from four to two June 9 for apartment proposals at NW 13 Street and Walker Avenue, where Mercy Hospital once sat. Questions were raised about financing, plans to hold the projects long term, the amount of retail and parking each would have, and placement