Economic development creates opportunities to grow state, local and metro areas, which are essential for economic growth, improved quality of life and community development. Oklahoma articles below.
Carvana will invest $40 million in the new Oklahoma City Inspection and Reconditioning Center (IRC); upwards of 350 jobs will be created.
A $124 million investment will create the Global Transportation & Industrial Park of Oklahoma, bringing global commerce opportunities, economic development, and jobs to the region.
Electric vehicle (EV) maker Canoo will build its first mega microfactory on a 400-acre site at the MidAmerica Industrial Park, where it will create over 2,000 jobs.
Carter Wind Energy will invest $10 million to establish its new wind energy company in Lawton Fort-Sill, OK.
Business-to-business and business-to-consumer call center services company Communication Solutions will locate its sixth location, create 250 jobs, in Miami, OK.
The project, which involves upgrades to nearly every building, will begin in early 2021 and is the largest investment ever made at a maintenance location in the airline’s history.
The Tulsa, OK operation is the lumber, industrial wood crates and pallets, and engineered packaging manufacturer's fourth new facility in the last 11 months.
The aircraft manufacturer will invest $8 million in a new production facility in Norman, OK for its Commander single engine aircraft.
The aerospace company will make a multimillion-dollar investment to upgrade its existing facilities at the Oklahoma City Air Logistics Complex based at Tinker Air Force Base.
To be built next to the company's existing Tulsa, OK plant, the FDC is expected to create 150 new manufacturing jobs.
Workforce training is still job one for locations vying to compete for high-tech projects, but talent acquisition—a.k.a. recruiting—now is a critical component for success.
Boeing Oklahoma City recently broke ground on a new 290,000-square-foot facility with space for approximately 800 employees. The new structure, the third in Boeing’s existing campus, will open in summer 2016.