CENTRAL BUSINESS DISTRICT

Growth area with high concentrations of public investment to leverage private development opportunities.

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ZONE TYPOLOGY TYPE*

Tier 1 Job Center

 

OPPORTUNITY ZONE JOBS

2015:  44,363 

2010:  39,519

% change  +12%

 

TOP 3 INDUSTRIES

1.Public Administration (17%)

2.Professional Scientific & Technical Services (11%)

3.Administration & Support, Waste Management and Remediation (11%)

OPPORTUNITY ZONE RESIDENTS

2016:  7,759 

2010:  6,202

% change  +25%

 

VACANT LAND

Q42017: 133 acres

VACANT RESIDENTIAL PROPERTIES

Q42017: 104 (3%)

VACANT BUSINESS PROPERTIES

Q42017: 575 (23%)

CATALYTIC INVESTMENT:
CONVENTION CENTER / PARK / STREETCAR
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Over $1 billion in investment currently under construction at the intersection of Robinson and the new Oklahoma City Boulevard including a new convention center, Omni headquarters hotel, 70-acre Scissortail Park and Modern Streetcar system along with a new city parking garage and additional developments.

BOATHOUSE DISTRICT
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Formerly a dry river bed, the Boathouse District features several architecturally significant and functional boathouses with event spaces, kayaking, stand-up paddle boarding, an 80-foot adventure ropes course and Class II-IV whitewater rafting in the heart of Oklahoma City.

FIRST NATIONAL CENTER
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One of downtown Oklahoma City’s architectural treasures, the restoration of this 1921 art deco tower currently under construction includes a boutique hotel, luxury apartments, retail, restaurants and structured parking.

AMERICAN INDIAN CULTURAL CENTER
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This $65 million cultural center and museum will tell the history of the 39 tribes in Oklahoma. Set to open in the spring of 2021, the site plan includes development opportunities around the property to support conferences, visitors and to maximize the site’s location at the crossroads of I-35 and I-40.

AVAILABLE FOR DEVELOPMENT:
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