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Treasured role

That’s why he decided to kick off 2013 by investing his time and talents into the role of president and CEO of i2E, a not-for-profit corporation focused on the state’s high-growth startup companies. The 16-year-old firm has had four CEOs in its history, with Meacham replacing Tom Walker, who resigned last year to take a


“Some people would look at this and only see space that would be suitable for a retailer,” Dixon says. “I saw it and thought about how much character and beauty the rich wood details would add to our office space. I had to ask myself, ‘Why not think differently about the space?’” The mall is

SandRidge plans sale of Permian assets

SandRidge Chairman and CEO Tom Ward said the sale will allow the company to capitalize on current strong valuations for mature, conventional Permian assets and generate a strong return on investment. Those assets were identified as the company made a transition from a natural gas producer to an oil company. “With these proceeds, we will

Sand blast

Plans began to come together for the $100 million project in 2010. SandRidge CEO Tom Ward brought in New York-based Rogers Marvel Architects led by Rob Rogers. His task was to rethink the company’s properties and make the office tower the centerpiece of the project with park space and additional buildings on its perimeter. The

Architect talks Kerr Park plans

SandRidge is in the midst of a $100 million renovation of its downtown properties to what it is calling SandRidge Commons. Chesapeake purchased the properties from Anadarko Petroleum, which acquired Kerr McGee, and sold them to SandRidge.The project includes the 30-story, former Kerr McGee office tower, the 10-story, 1923 Braniff Building, and a planned 10-story amenities

SandRidge net income jumps in second quarter

For the second quarter, net income jumped from the $196 million reported for the second quarter of 2011. The first six months of 2012 saw an increase from the $120 million net loss reported for the first six months of 2011. Second quarter adjusted net income was $36.8 million, or 7 cents per diluted share, for

The new paradigm

In spite of anecdotal evidence and popular refrains that the world is flat, the economic reality is one of accumulating wealth, income and employment in urban centers. The Interstate 35 corridor from southern Texas through Oklahoma is among the fastest-growing population and employment centers in the nation. From San Antonio to Oklahoma City, employment and

OKC continues to receive top honors

More recently, CNNMoney named Oklahoma City “Most Business-Friendly City” in the United States, noting its low cost of living and booming oil and natural gas industries. According to the report, more than 6,000 small businesses participated in a survey of the nation’s 40 largest metro areas. While the methodologies of these “best” lists are not

Downtown dining

Despite numerous street closures, safety cones, and rerouted and often confusing pedestrian paths, only one casualty has emerged. In late March, Trattoria il Centro closed its doors. As one of the pioneers in Downtown dining, the eatery at 500 W. Main weathered many years alone in that corner of Downtown, but with the streets around

Wheel deal

Coordinating a two-day street race that would require the closure of several streets along Automobile Alley and Downtown, the local cycling club member said a little prayer each time he had to make a call. “I had heard horror stories about people trying to do things in the past, and I was a little nervous,”