OKC Real Estate | NewsOK.com

Business

Spending money: OKC real estate funds rack up capital

Two Oklahoma City-based investment firms closed record-setting, multimillion-dollar real estate funds to acquire commercial...

Business

Marni Jameson: Home makeover sparks fast sale, new lifestyle

Talk about a no-win situation. My stepson, Brett, and his wife, Tara, put a down payment on a new house. The place has more...

Business

Here's how much home staging costs — and when it's worth it

If you're selling your home, you know it should be clean and clutter-free, along with photogenic. Home staging can help...

Business

Tips for healthy, sustainable outdoor dining

The fall season is the ideal time of year to dine outdoors. To create a healthy and sustainable outdoor dining experience,...

Business

Oklahoma City building permits from The Oklahoman for Sept. 26, 2020

CMSWillowbrook Inc.: 6161 N Western Ave., apartment, erect, $16,207,490. CMSWillowbrook Inc.: 6161 N Western Ave., apartment,...

Business

Oklahoma Home Builders Foundation raises funds for children's charities

Nearly 40 companies gave discounts or donated materials, but just one built the 2020 House of Hope for the Parade of Homes Fall...

Business

Oklahoma County property sales from The Oklahoman for Sept. 26, 2020

Recent major sales in Oklahoma County totaled more than $31 million, according to deeds released from County Clerk David B....

Business

Marni Jameson: There’s gold in them tractors

Nokomis is a small town in South Central Illinois with a population just over 2,000. Unassuming though it may seem, Nokomis...

Business

Winning entries in the Parade of Homes Fall Classic

The Central Oklahoma Home Builders Association reports these winning entries in the Parade of Homes Fall Classic, listed by...

Business

Mize: Does anybody really know what coronatime it is?

She Who Is My Wife, who has years of experience as a journalist's spouse, has a name for this kind of report: "Situation...

Business

Tribes spend pandemic aid on projects, jobs, services

Tribes across Oklahoma are pumping millions back into the economy with CARES Act allocations being used to build emergency...

Business

Food in a desert: new grocer set to ease east side grocery woes

East Oklahoma City will see a supermarket return to the community as construction begins next month on a new Homeland. A...

Business

Eastside OKC Homeland deal rivals complexity of Skirvin restoration

The impending construction of a Homeland grocery store on the east side of Oklahoma City is the culmination of a years-long...

Business

Oklahoma County property sales

Recent major sales in Oklahoma County totaled more than $49 million, according to deeds released from County Clerk David B....

Business

Oklahoma City building permits

Lingo Construction Services: 6501 N Classen Blvd., shell building, erect, $6,600,000. Apollo Building Systems Inc.: 12201...

Business

Rooms with views: Central Oklahoma Home Builders Association donors chip in for Project House in Parade of Homes Fall Classic

What's striking about the Central Oklahoma Home Builders Association's Project House in the Parade of Homes Fall Classic isn't...

Business

Construction set to begin on new apartments adjacent to Omni Hotel, across from Chesapeake Energy Arena

Boulevard Place, a mix of housing and retail, is set for a construction start by next spring as design work proceeds on the...

Business
Video

OKC City Council approves marketing Cox Convention Center as a film studio

Downtown is set to get tested as a new film production hub after the Oklahoma City Council unanimously approved an agreement...

Business
Video

Lights, camera, action? City to consider conversion of Cox Convention Center for movie, TV production

The Cox Convention Center could be converted into a movie and television production studio as part of an agreement being...

Business

Oklahoma City building permits from The Oklahoman for Sept. 12, 2020

Graig & Streight Orthodontics: 12100 S Western Ave., medical clinic-office, erect, $850,000. P I 2 D LP: 12100 S Western...

Business

Oklahoma City's Will Rogers Gardens is looking for new 'Friends'

Get acquainted with the Friends of Will Rogers Gardens Foundation at the park named for Oklahoma's favorite son from 5 to 8...

By land and air, weather researchers track tornadic storms

NewsMay 16, 2019

SALINA, Kan. — For the first time in almost a decade, meteorologists from across the Midwest will track and intercept tornado birthing grounds as part of a large-scale collaborative research project. The TORUS Project, or Targeted Observation...

Exclusively from The Oklahoman

Business

Oklahoma County property sales from The Oklahoman for Sept. 12, 2020

Recent major sales in Oklahoma County totaled more than $47 million, according to deeds released from County Clerk David B....

Business

Real estate briefs from The Oklahoman for Sept. 12, 2020

Chinowth & Cohen acquires Churchill-Brown & Associates Tulsa's Chinowth & Cohen Realtors has acquired...

Business

Commercial real estate transactions from The Oklahoman for Sept. 12, 2020

NAI Sullivan Group reports these real estate transactions: • NNBC III Real Estate LLC paid $623,000 to the the Buddy A. Shadid...

Business

Analysis: Eviction moratorium will compound problems, housing industry leaders say

It's hard to hear it above the din, but the renter eviction moratorium has housing trade groups and nonprofits sounding an...

Business

COVID-19 leaves its mark on history and the Oklahoma City/County Historical Society

It’s taken me until now to write this. It was no secret. I just didn’t have the heart. He was the first person I personally...

Business

OKC's Classen Inn reopens as an interactive, "funky" destination

Since opening on Aug. 14, the reopened 1963 motel has drawn more than three dozen Instagram posts by visitors attracted to the...

Business

Oklahoma County property sales from The Oklahoman for Sept. 5, 2020

Recent major sales in Oklahoma County totaled more than $32 million, according to deeds released from County Clerk David B....

Business

Oklahoma City building permits from The Oklahoman for Sept. 5, 2020

Trails End Homes Inc.: 15500 SE 71, residence, erect, $560,000. Clyde Riggs Construction: 4916 N May Ave., retail sales,...

Business

Lumber prices soar, but building still booms in Oklahoma City

Lumber is soaring, a product, and a consequence, of homebuilding's boom on cheap mortgage money during a housing shortage. With...

Business

Commercial real estate transactions from The Oklahoman for Sept. 5, 2020

CBRE reports these real estate transactions: • Li’s Garden leased 11,392 square feet of industrial space from John R. Colbert...

Business

Retail risk: Pandemic-related closures in OKC scatter investors

Store and restaurant shutdowns in response to the coronavirus — and permanent closings for some — slammed demand for retail...

Business

Weekly festivals to include closing of NW 16 on Saturdays

Plaza District, a popular arts district west of downtown, will close NW 16 between Indiana and Gatewood avenues each Saturday...

Business

Humphreys Capital leadership changes announced

Kirk Humphreys, founder of Humphreys Capital, announced Tuesday a leadership transition that promotes his two sons, Blair...

News

Two decades of eyesores at Western and Memorial coming to an end

A former Sonic Drive In boarded up for the past decade along Memorial Road is being torn down today following complaints to...

Business

Oklahoma City building permits for Aug. 29, 2020.

Lingo Construction Services: 3500 SW 119, school, erect, $3,920,000. Gh2 Architects LLC: 6422 N Meridian Ave., pet/animal...

Business

In Oklahoma City, 'The Perfect House': Only a developer as seasoned as David Yost could pull this off

A couple of years ago, seasoned developer David Yost hit upon an idea to stimulate interest in one of his neighborhoods: A show...

Business

Lackmeyer: Union Station would make a good location for a John Rex expansion

The Oklahoman's Steve Lackmeyer visits with readers online about concerns and questions on Oklahoma City-related matters from...

Business

Tesla preparing to open service garage along Automobile Alley

Electric car company Tesla is preparing to open a service garage in a former Volvo dealership along Automobile Alley....

Business

Brown's Bakery closed for two weeks after Camry crashes into storefront

Brown’s Bakery, a Midtown landmark, is closing for two weeks for repairs after a 2006 Toyota Camry crashed into the front of...

Business

Lackmeyer: EMSA leaving Midtown unlocks array of development possibilities

If only everyone could share the disappointment voiced by Clay Farha last week when he was informed EMSA is going ahead with...

Business
Video

First National restoration continues with work on lighting fixtures in Great Banking Hall

Ornate lights not seen up close in almost 90 years are being taken down in the Great Banking Hall at First National Center as...

Business

New infill homes in OKC's Capitol View neighborhood have 'Fortified' roofs

Positively Paseo has completed four homes in the Capitol View neighborhood with roofs that meet the "Fortified" construction...

Business

Oklahoma County property sales from The Oklahoman for Aug. 22, 2020

Recent major sales in Oklahoma County totaled more than $35 million, according to deeds released from County Clerk David B....

Business

Corner grocery opens in Midtown

Downtown once again has a neighborhood corner grocery whose owners believe will match the needs and wants of residents in...

Business

Commercial real estate transactions from The Oklahoman for Aug. 22, 2020

NAI Sullivan Group reports these real estate transactions: • Ashton Gray LLC paid $785,000 to Quail Springs Land Development...

Business

Oklahoma City-based FSB: 75 years of 'good work'

FSB's 75th-anniversary history is no mere coffee table book — one loaded with photos and just a little copy — thanks to the...

Business

Central Oklahoma Home Builders Association gets new executive officer

The Central Oklahoma Home Builders Association named Elisa McAlister as executive vice president and executive officer,...

Business
Video

Crystal Bridge to receive complete makeover

The Crystal Bridge at the Myriad Gardens is closing next spring for the first complete makeover of the botanical garden since...

Business

Retro arcade, bar and pizzeria to open Friday in Plaza District

A two-year wait is over and Up-Down, a vintage arcade bar and pizzeria, is set to open as a new anchor for the Plaza District....

Business

Construction of Hope Lodge for cancer patients to start this fall with $5 million gift

Construction is set to start this fall on an American Cancer Society Chad Richison Hope Lodge that will provide free lodging to...

Business

EMSA set to move out of Midtown, leaving a prime block open for development

EMSA plans to move its headquarters and garage to a former GE Oil & Gas complex in east Oklahoma City, freeing up a...

Business

American Cancer Society plans to build Hope Lodge providing free lodging for cancer patients

The American Cancer Society is preparing to build a Hope Lodge at the Oklahoma Health Center to provide a “free home away from...

Business

Hotel development halted by pandemic, but not dead

The latest hotel addition to Bricktown, the 10-story Renaissance, is the largest yet for the entertainment district, but what...

Business

Home sales, pending sales and prices: Up, up and up in Oklahoma City

With so much out of whack — the coronavirus, schools and universities struggling with whether and how to start classes,...

Business

Oklahoma City building permits from The Oklahoman for Aug. 15, 2020

The Lofts @ Valencia Apartments LLC: 2717 NW 178, apartment, erect, 12 permits, $1,900,000. The Lofts @ Valencia Apartments...

Business

Oklahoma County property sales from The Oklahoman for Aug. 15, 2020

Recent major sales in Oklahoma County totaled more than $34 million, according to deeds released from County Clerk David B....

Business

'Active lifestyle' (!) Model opens at Highland 55 at Spring Creek in Edmond, OK

EDMOND — Highland 55 is alive, complete with exclamation point! As an "active lifestyle" community, that's what Highland 55 at...

Business

Major downtown projects still moving forward

Q: What is the status of the Urban Renewal request for development proposals for the corner of NW 4 and Broadway? A: It looks...

Business

Shared workspace to open in Main Street Arcade

The Main Street Arcade, renovated three years ago after decades of neglect, is set to be turned into a shared workspace shaped...

Business

Quail Springs Mall reinvention tests chances at turning retail into entertainment

The 24-screen AMC theater at Quail Springs Mall is still closed due to the pandemic and J.C. Penney, one of three remaining...

Business

Quail Springs Mall then and now

When construction started on Quail Springs Mall in January 1979, the area was on the edge of town, surrounded by hundreds of...

Business

Oklahoma County property sales from The Oklahoman for Aug. 8, 2020

Recent major sales in Oklahoma County totaled more than $43 million, according to deeds released from County Clerk David B....

Business

Oklahoma City building permits from The Oklahoman for Aug. 8, 2020

Gardner Studio: 301 NW 13, shell building, shell, $1,750,000. M Rose Homes LLC: 14904 Gaillardia Lane, residence, erect,...

Business

Commercial real estate transactions from The Oklahoman for Aug. 8, 2020

Newmark Grubb Levy Strange Beffort reports these real estate transactions: • Butler Exchange Group LLC paid $1,140,000 to AABP...

Business

Parade of Homes Fall Classic kicks off next weekend in Oklahoma City area

The Parade of Homes Fall Classic, featuring 112 new homes by 49 builders, is set for Sept. 19-27. Homes from Edmond to Norman...

Business

New Oklahoma City commercial realty firm offers concierge-level service

Commercial real estate broker Nick Gray has launched Elevation Commercial Real Estate, 5530 N Western Ave., Suite C, with four...

Business

Homebuilding boom is building in Oklahoma City area

Homebuilders are building up a boom this summer, come the coronavirus or high water. And new houses in the COVID-19 era are...

Business

Coronavirus sparks renewed interest in granny flats, in-law suites

Tom Hudson spent more than $100,000 to add a separate apartment to his property in Portland, Oregon. The new place was so nice...

Business

Festival of Homes extends into a stretched-out summer selling season in central Oklahoma

The annual Festival of Homes, which continues Friday-Sunday on the south side of the metro area, is the same in the era of the...

Business

Shot in the arm: Tech jobs hold much of the post-pandemic future in Oklahoma City, Tulsa

Technological innovation alone can't save Oklahoma City from the economic ravages of the coronavirus, but the growing...

Business

FSB, Oklahoma City architecture-engineering firm, marks its 75th anniversary, coronavirus and all, with a time capsule

Holding onto anything to do with the global nightmare of the coronavirus might seem unseemly because we are so weary of it, but...

News

Scooters Coffee set for NW 13 and Classen

When OnCue successfully sought zoning to build a new station at NW 13 and Classen last year, those opposing it included Safdar...

Business

Applications open for second phase of small business assistance

The second phase of Oklahoma City’s Small Business Continuity Program is accepting applications for assistance from small...

Business

C-PACE financing boosts projects’ sustainability, backers say

Many Oklahoma developers are about to gain a new tool for financing construction. It's a time-tested program already used to...

Business

Red Andrews Dinner organizer Betty McCord dies from COVID-19

For more than 30 years, Betty McCord spent her Christmas holidays making sure thousands of Oklahoma City’s less fortunate got a...

Business

Lackmeyer: Community rallies during tough times

Relationships matter, and we’re reminded of the importance of such ties as we all continue to struggle to survive in the worst...

Business

City assistance sends millions to small businesses hit hard by pandemic

In just three months after being launched, the first phase of allocations from Oklahoma City’s Small Business Continuity...

Business

East Side, Capitol Hill scarce on applications for city small business assistance

The pandemic economic crash came quickly for Demetra Bailey’s catering business and event center. For the past 18 years Bailey...

Business

Kansas City Federal Reserve Bank's July Services Survey sounds familiar

The latest summary of the service economy in the wider hereabouts sums up my own personal experience and outlook: "Activity...

Business

Oklahoma County property sales from The Oklahoman for Aug. 1, 2020

Recent major sales in Oklahoma County totaled more than $34 million, according to deeds released from County Clerk David B....

Business

Oklahoma City building permits from The Oklahoman for Aug. 1, 2020

ADG Inc.: 700 SE 89, church, erect, $14,000,000. Oncue Re LLC: 1530 S Mustang Road, retail sales, erect, $5,100,000. Joseph...

Business

Leveled best: Clipping a wing lets an old warehouse fly in Oklahoma City

No pain, no gain, they say. You have to break a few eggs to make an omelette, they say. That wing of this warehouse has to be...

Business
Video

Dreams of home(s): Festival of Homes features new construction over two weekends

With houses in short supply and home remodeling booming, more traffic than usual is expected at the Festival of Homes this...

Business

New Braum's store, new affordable housing funds, real estate notes from The Oklahoman for Aug. 1, 2020

New Braum's for Piedmont The Braum’s store at the corner of Northwest Expressway and Piedmont Road will open Tuesday. The new...

Business

Commercial real estate transactions from The Oklahoman for Aug. 1, 2020

Baker First Commercial Real Estate Services reports these real estate transactions: • Mikojo LLC paid $675,000 to FRG...

Business

Coronavirus, energy pains hit most property markets hard in OKC area

Here are highlights from Oklahoma City’s NAI Sullivan Group’s midyear market reports, available in full online. Retail In...

Business

Bank and restaurant latest additions to former downtown car dealership development

Stride Bank and a Hal Smith restaurant are set to join a mix of financial services, high tech and creative firms moving to the...

Business

Concert business "at risk of total collapse" without help

After struggling through four months of canceled concert tours, banquets, weddings and other festivities, the Bricktown Event...