Tag Archives: residential

Senior class

With 10,000 boomers set to retire every day for nearly the next two decades, companies quickly are figuring out there’s a big market in providing what they’re looking for. Today’s retirement residences — whether independent, assisted living or skilled-nursing facilities — are providing savvy seniors with tons of amenities. Restaurants, convenience stores, movie theaters, classrooms,

Executive Homes

Oklahoma County Kenneth N. and Debra McKinney paid $1.95 million to Linda Warren Rooker for property at 1603 W. Wilshire, Nichols Hills, 73116. Stone Alexander LLC paid $1.84 million to John C. Gilbert for property at 1800 Huntington, Nichols Hills, 73116. Donald E. and Tiffany D. Smith paid $1.35 million to Donald G. and Carol

Cornett gives ninth state of the city speech

Mayor Mick Cornett Photo by Mark Hancock About 1,500 attended the event held at the Cox Convention Center, and hosted by the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber. Cornett said he didn’t get everything done he would have liked in 2012, but was content with progress on MAPS 3, praise from near and far for the city,

OCURA approves office space proposals atop Downtown garage

To add additional Downtown parking options, the Central Oklahoma Transportation and Parking Authority hired TAP Architecture last year to design a $20 million, 750-space garage on OCURA land just south of city hall, including a parking lot that is part of the adjoining Hightower Building. The plans initially called for ground-floor retail, with eight parking

IBC purchases Caliber Center from Chesapeake for $32.4 million

Caliber Center Photo provided by Price Edwards & Co. Built in 1976, the 10-story, multi-tenant building houses IBC’s Oklahoma headquarters. The company is a division of International Bancshares Corporation, and is based in Laredo, Texas. It had been leasing space from Chesapeake, and now plans to keep its operations at the Caliber Center. IBC has

Greater OKC: 10 Cities Where Home Prices Have Held Up Most

In a 2011 report from Kiplinger ranking the places where homes prices have held up most, Oklahoma City ranked 10th. That was no small feat after weathering the recession, and witnessing home prices plummet in some areas of the country. The report stated that the local housing market ebbs and flows in line with the

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

Preliminary designs for downtown parking garage unveiled

The Central Oklahoma Transportation and Parking Authority hired TAP Architecture this summer to design the $20 million, 750-space garage. The firm is working with Chicago-based Desman Associates. COTPA will own the garage, but it is slated for land south of city hall that is controlled by OCURA, and the parking lot of the neighboring Hightower

OKC looks to future by visiting other cities

As president and CEO of the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber, Williams leads a yearly trip to Oklahoma City’s peer cities – some larger, some smaller – with representatives from the local business community and city leaders. Past trips, which began in 2005, have have included Ft. Worth, Texas; Nashville, Tenn.; Charlotte, N.C.; and Denver. Before

Executive Homes

OKLAHOMA COUNTY Gary and Jo Clark paid $915,500 to Steve and Kimberly Filby for property at 15842 Farm Cove Road, Edmond, 73013. Stanley Baker paid $860,000 to Terry and Barbara Pope for property at 1309 N.W. 158th, Edmond, 73013. Douglas and Amy Terry paid $675,000 to Jay and Brandi Reynolds for property at 4603 Kamran