In 2018, Oklahoma City metro job growth is expected to grow by 1.4 percent, or 9,100 jobs.
The Chamber’s Forward Oklahoma City program, now in its fifth cycle of programming specific to Oklahoma City’s current business climate and long-term needs, is wrapping up another successful year of investing in Oklahoma City’s future.
Apartment List graded the 75 top U.S. metros in three major categories: jobs, affordability and livability.
The Oklahoma City CVB’s fiscal 2017 work in tourism promotion led to a year-end projected direct spending of over $333.5 million in current and future business.
In FY17, Chamber-assisted existing companies added 1,047 jobs to the Oklahoma City economy, with new capital investments totaling $31,945,000.
The hangar will serve as a regional maintenance facility for the airline’s Bombardier CRJ and Embraer 175 (E175) aircraft and will be one of SkyWest’s largest maintenance facilities.
Maximizing opportunities in Oklahoma City’s aerospace industry has been a primary focus of the Forward Oklahoma City efforts since Chamber leaders started developing the program in 1993.