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Check out The Oklahoman's Listing of the Week for Nov. 28, 2020

The Listing of the Week has features to the ceilings on 2 acres in Arcadia. The two-story, 4,207-square-foot home at 1232...

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Oklahoma City building permits from The Oklahoman for Nov. 28, 2020

• Industrial Developers of Oklahoma, 3401 S Council Road, shell building, shell, $3,594,120. • Dayjay Associates, 2501 W...

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Oklahoma County property sales from The Oklahoman for Nov. 28, 2020

Recent major sales in Oklahoma County totaled more than $40 million, according to deeds released from County Clerk David B....

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Commercial real estate transactions from The Oklahoman for Nov. 28, 2020

Price Edwards & Co. reports these real estate transactions: • 5280 Trimmers leased 2,500 square feet of space at 2818-B W...

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Not a non sequitur: Commercial real estate watches the business world go round

A new "OKC Vitality Report" from Newmark Grubb Levy Strange Beffort is a good reminder that commercial landlords, property...

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'Snow' skiing coming to the Oklahoma River

Alpine skiing and snowboarding is coming to Oklahoma City with plans to open a new indoor slope at Riversport park along the...

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It's a seller's market in the Oklahoma City metro area

Metro-area homebuilders are building more houses than they have in seven years, but the market keeps soaking them up, as well...

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What home shoppers can expect from homebuilders during the coronavirus pandemic

Buying a house sight unseen is fine for out-of-staters, but homebuilders say Oklahomans still want to walk the floors first —...

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Selling your house? Looking to buy? Here's what to expect from the marketplace during the coronavirus pandemic

Home shopping, showing, open houses and other routines of the housing market, which went digital as the coronavirus was...

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Oklahoma County property sales from The Oklahoman for Nov. 21, 2020

Recent major sales in Oklahoma County totaled more than $76 million, according to deeds released from County Clerk David B....

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Is the office workplace dead? Read this: It's not an obit

Reports of the death of the office are greatly aggerated. That's an old word, aggerated. It means "heaped up." Whether reports...

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Oklahoma City building permits from The Oklahoman for Nov. 21, 2020

RBA Architects: 6125 NW Grand Blvd., shell building, erect, $18,000,000. Public Works Department: 909 Frederick Douglass Ave.,...

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Realtors confront hate speech

Hate speech has no place in real estate — not even when Realtors are on their own time. That's the judgment of the National...

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Filing shows how pandemic slammed Airbnb

Airbnb Inc., after years of speculation, revealed its plans for an initial public offering, disclosing increased losses this...

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Commercial real estate transactions from The Oklahoman for Nov. 21, 2020

NAI Sullivan Group reports these real estate transactions: • Mailbox Developers leased 1,210 square feet of retail space at...

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Meet who brought Capstone Cos., a North Carolina apartment brokerage, to Oklahoma

Three veteran Oklahoma apartment brokers have launched a North Carolina multifamily property firm into the West with offices in...

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Cybersecurity threats hit home

The business landscape changed significantly in 2020, and new research suggests that cyber criminals took note. The latest...

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BOK Financial

Ranked fourth on the 2020 Oklahoma Inc., BOK Financial reported a -20.3% change in earnings share at a time when banks...

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Blueknight Energy Partners lands at No. 8

In a challenging year for energy companies, Blueknight Energy Partners ended the 2020 ranking second on one year return at a...

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Oklahoma City building permits

Mass Architects Inc.: 1006 NE 17, medical clinic/office, remodel, $3,500,000. Pope Contracting Inc.: 7501 W Hefner Road, day...

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Tinker Credit Union, owner of Texas Rangers part of final financing of First National development

With construction well underway at the historic First National in downtown Oklahoma City, developer Gary Brooks announced...

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...

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OG&E: Metro power restoration 99% complete

OG&E reported Monday morning it has restored power to 99 percent of customers who lost power due to recent ice storms and...

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Mize: Pandemic-era property winners and others

Economic recovery in commercial real estate in the third quarter, ranked strongest to weakest, looked like this in Oklahoma...

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Real deals: Commercial real estate transactions from The Oklahoman for Nov. 7, 2020

Newmark reports this real estate transaction handled by Tim McKay, Justin Wilson, Brandon Lamb, Ted Prince, and Ben McKay: •...

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Downtown Oklahoma City apartments set for replacement

The Oklahoma City Housing Authority is preparing to replace the aging Towers Apartments, the only public housing downtown, as...

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Wind hampers OKC-area power restoration, work continues Monday

Winds topping 20 mph on Sunday hampered efforts by OG&E to finish power restoration for thousands who lost power when the...

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$13 million OKC land deal aimed at luring business

Milo’s Ice Tea looked at Oklahoma City last year for a site to build a $60 million plant the company ultimately chose to...

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OG&E releases list of areas and timing for weekend power restoration

The latest counts released by OG&E on Saturday show power has been restored for more than 420,000 hit by recent ice storms...

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Five things to know about industrial employment in Oklahoma City

Five things to know about industrial jobs in Oklahoma City: • Oklahoma City lost thousands of industrial jobs in the early...

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Oklahoma County property sales from The Oklahoman for Nov. 7, 2020

Recent major sales in Oklahoma County totaled more than $38 million, according to deeds released from County Clerk David B....

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OG&E: Work to restore power in Oklahoma City will continue into the weekend

The job to restore power in Oklahoma City will continue through the weekend as Oklahoma Gas & Electric Co. finds itself...

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Still in court, off the course: Edmond developer catches a break with Arcadia Peak, takes his leave of Coffee Creek

EDMOND — The case for Arcadia Peak has not peaked, and exact plans for the former golf course at Coffee Creek remain...

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Hot housing blasts through OKC ice storm

Not even a devastating ice storm could cool homes sales, even with powerlines down and electricity off for days, and trees...

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Lineman critically injured, frustration rises as power outages enter second week

Frustration is building among metro residents still without electricity a week after ice storms popped transformers, sent trees...

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Amazon continues OKC expansion, additional jobs offered for holidays

Amazon didn't wait around for its $80 million, 1-million-square-foot expansion — announced in March as the exploding...

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When limestone slabs fell off the First National Center in 2018, it was a sign more work was needed than anticipated

Crews are scaling the outside of First National Center as the $287 million restoration of the iconic 1931 tower turns toward...

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Oklahoma County property sales from The Oklahoman for Oct. 31, 2020

Recent major sales in Oklahoma County totaled more than $38 million, according to deeds released from County Clerk David B....

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National group picks Oklahoma Realtors for panels

The National Association of Realtors has appointed nine members of the Oklahoma City Metro Association of Realtors to its 2021...

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Oklahoma City building permits from The Oklahoman for Oct. 31, 2020

Lamar Johnson Collaborative: 8991 S Portland Ave., warehouse, erect, $80,000,000. JAHCO Oklahoma Properties 1 LLC: 3645 NW 39 ,...

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The coronavirus has me giving my house the side-eye, you?

This spare bedroom I call my "home office" needs work — as in made bigger — because after almost eight months of working from...

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Ice storm debris could take months to clean up; and costs may not be covered by your insurance

Property owners with debris left from this week’s ice storms should prepare to wait weeks, if not months, before it gets picked...

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COVID-19, ice storms leave homeless scrambling for scarce overnight shelter

The Oklahoma City metro area awoke Wednesday to a third wave of ice storms and an increasing number of households without power...

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What you can do about your damaged trees

Trees throughout the metro area look like they were hit by a tornado, but residents are being urged to be patient and not...

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Oklahoma ice storm a 'worst nightmare,' leaves 200,000 without power

A “worst nightmare” of an autumn ice storm wrecking trees and power lines across the metro area left more than 226,000 without...

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Check out these 6 new Oklahoma entries on the National Register of Historic Places.

An Oklahoma City neighborhood and the former Villa Teresa school were among the most recent additions to the National Register...

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Two major OKC ad and marketing firms merging

Two advertising and marketing firms, Saxum and VI Marketing, are combining to create the city's largest full-service firm with...

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Real estate briefs from The Oklahoman for Oct. 24, 2020

STILLWATER Land-leasing survey due by Nov. 10 Agricultural producers are encouraged to fill out and mail a land-leasing survey...

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Opinion: Snacks and stuff by the millions of square feet

Let's see, just in case I'm stuck at home all the way through the holidays ... Blue Diamond Almonds, Smokehouse, 40-ounce bag,...

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Oklahoma County property sales from The Oklahoman for Oct. 24, 2020

Recent major sales in Oklahoma County totaled more than $36 million, according to deeds released from County Clerk David B....

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Ever want to live in a castle? Now's your chance to buy one in OKC

Joe Milam is going as one of the "Mumsters" on Halloween: Seven years or so ago, he wanted a castle, so he had one built, and...

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Newmark Grubb Levy Strange Beffort reports these real estate transactions: • RLR Holdings LLC purchased 22,500-square-foot...

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MLSOK Inc. elects 2021 officers

MLSOK Inc., a subsidiary of the Oklahoma City Metro Association of Realtors, has elected officers and new members for the 2021...

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Oklahoma City building permits from The Oklahoman for Oct. 24, 2020

Lingo Construction Services: 1300 SW 15, school, erect, $6,470,000. 3 Level Design: 6230 NW 2, warehouse, erect, $1,500,000....

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Metro Realtors elect president, directors for 2021

The Oklahoma City Metro Association of Realtors has named Steven Ligon as president of its board of directors. His one-year...

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Another Bricktown anchor closing for good on Saturday

Is the loss of TapWerks in Bricktown indicative of a downward trend for the entertainment district? Or is this a...

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Downtown OKC studios could provide big boost to local film biz

Kerry Myers got her start in the Oklahoma City film community but is now living in Albuquerque and recently completed a second...

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Flurry of construction at Classen Curve to fulfill late energy tycoon's vision

A boutique hotel, ritzy townhouses and 326 upscale apartments are being built on the last undeveloped tracts of Classen Curve,...

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5 things to know about OKC's Colcord Hotel (which is for sale)

Devon Energy is seeking a buyer for the historic Colcord Hotel.

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Buying a home? Prepare for a bidding war zone for OKC housing

Forget lowballing. The housing shortage has sellers and buyers both playing hardball. Multiple offers have been the rule, not...

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No need to fume over Zoom boom

How do you explain showing up late for a Zoom meeting when working at home? "Got caught in traffic, sorry." A feline domestic...

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Mize take on "Emerging Trends in Real Estate": Oklahoma City has true grit

The Oklahoma City real estate market has "backbone," and that makes it a "determined competitor" even during the unfolding era...

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Oklahoma City building permits from The Oklahoman for Oct. 17, 2020

Joel S. Tupper: 1101 NW 122, medical clinic-office, erect, $2,500,000. Richardson Homes LLC: 2824 Guilford Lane, residence,...

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Oklahoma County property sales from The Oklahoman for Oct. 17, 2020

Recent major sales in Oklahoma County totaled more than $139 million, according to deeds released from County Clerk David B....

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Real deals: Commercial real estate transactions from The Oklahoman for Oct. 17, 2020

Newmark Grubb Levy Strange Beffort reports these real estate transactions: • CN Solutions LLC has leased 31,725 square feet of...

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Mercy! A $106,469,000 hospital bill

EDMOND — Mercy, what a hospital bill: $106,469,000 and change. That's what Mercy Hospital paid in a recent quiet purchase of...

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OKC approves more funds for small minority businesses hurt by pandemic

A $2.75 million minority small business assistance program is set to start later this month in response to recent pleas for...

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Devon Energy seeks buyer for Colcord Hotel in downtown OKC

Devon Energy is selling the Colcord nine years after buying the historic property as the company built its adjoining 50-story...

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Bible ban in the Bible Belt? Ben Carson initiates HUD investigation into claim of religious discrimination in senior apartments in Oklahoma

Federal housing officials will investigate allegations of religious discrimination at a Tulsa-area senior apartment complex....

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Metro Mark Realtors changes hands

NICHOLS HILLS — Metro Mark Realtors, 6501 Avondale Drive, has new ownership. Amanda Kirkpatrick-Lawler and Cole Strickland have...

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Oklahoma County property sales for Oct. 10, 2020

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

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Years of delays may lead to developer losing rights to The Hill in Deep Deuce

The Hill, once home to NBA star Kevin Durant and holding a prominent spot in Deep Deuce overlooking the downtown skyline, is...

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Real deals: Commercial real estate transactions from The Oklahoman for Oct. 10, 2020

Price Edwards & Co. reports these real estate transactions: • Charlie Givens Enterprises paid Kent Campbell $680,000 for a...

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Mail-order modern: OKC homebuilder capitalizes on vintage niche

Dustin Combs was driving through a kind of time warp, Oklahoma City's Mesta Park neighborhood, with its...

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Oklahoma City building permits from The Oklahoman for Oct. 10, 2020

J.E. Dunn Construction: 5401 W Memorial Road, hospital, erect, $6,000,000. Clear Architectural: 13250 Broadway Extension,...

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First National garage to open next summer

The First National office annex, which is being converted into a 700-space garage, is set to open by next summer as part of...

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Oklahoma County property sales from The Oklahoman for Oct. 3, 2020

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

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Oklahoma City building permits from The Oklahoman for Oct. 3, 2020

Oklahoma City Airport Trust: Randon Rieger, 7100 Terminal Drive, public building, remodel, $10,035,000. Vertical Construction:...

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Oilless boom: Homebuilding is rising on low supply and high demand

Homebuilding is closing in on a pace not seen since the last oil boom. Builders in the Oklahoma City area took out permits for...

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Somebody's Bricktown paradise will take out a parking lot

This is new: A parking lot, destined to be developed into something else, is tugging on my sappy, ol' heartstrings — a parking...

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Commercial real estate transactions from The Oklahoman for Oct. 3, 2020

Newmark Grubb Levy Strange Beffort reports these real estate transactions: • Seagate Technology LLC leased 104,277 square feet...

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Second new grocery planned for OKC's east side

Homeland is doubling up on its effort to bring groceries to the east side and is joining RestoreOKC in opening a market that...

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'We have been left behind,' eastside OKC business owners say

A group of Black business owners say they are struggling with qualifying for a city assistance program created to soften the...

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Pedestrian bridge over Northwest Expressway soon to be a reality

Construction is set to start this winter on a $3 million pedestrian bridge that will create a safe passage at Northwest...