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What happens when your style is all of the above?

I am a sucker for quizzes. What career should you actually have? (Writer. Phew!) What city should you live in? (Paris. I know.)...

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Oklahoma City building permits from The Oklahoman for Saturday, March 5, 2019

Walnuts LLC: 400 N Walnut Ave., office, remodel, $3,500,000. Cmswillowbrook: 10900 N Sooner Road, school, add-on, $2,700,000....

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Commercial real estate transactions from The Oklahoman for April 6, 2019

NAI Sullivan Group reports these real estate transactions: • 1031 EZ Exchange LLC paid $2,755,000 to Memorial Self Storage LP...

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Real estate briefs from The Oklahoman for April 6, 2019

Architect firm changes name, adds principals Elliott + Associates has changed its name to Rand Elliott Architects and named...

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Oklahoma County property sales from The Oklahoman for April 6

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

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Marker will find World War I soldier's grave after 55 years

U.S. Army Pvt. U.G. Moore's military headstone is in safe keeping now, a few weeks after a new resident was startled to...

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Renovations begin at historic Walcourt building

The Walcourt, an almost century-old landmark just east of downtown, is getting its first new roof in decades with long-awaited...

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Downtown blooms in April

For a moment, let’s step back, take a breath, and maybe celebrate our community. It’s not to say we’re done discussing serious...

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Oklahomans know a thing or two about hail

EDMOND — Timing was everything for the latest from Farmers Insurance. "Oklahoma ranked fifth among states for the highest...

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Spring to-do list and an Earth Day workshop in OKC

Everyone loves spring, especially gardeners, but we need to remain watchful of the weather. The average last frost date for...

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Oklahoma City building permits from The Oklahoman for March 30, 2019

7725 Reno 1 LLC: 7725 W Reno Ave., restaurant, remodel, $1,000,000. No name provided: 1636 S Czech Hall Road, condominium /...

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Oklahoma County property sales from The Oklahoman for March 30, 2019

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

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Commercial real estate transactions from The Oklahoman for March 30, 2019

Price Edwards & Co. reports these real estate transactions: GRP Investments LLC paid $9,600,000 to MVP Casady LLC for...

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Real estate briefs from The Oklahoman for March 30, 2019

Anixter International to occupy new warehouse Anixter International Inc. is expanding in Oklahoma City with a new $11 million,...

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Puzzling headstone leads to history mystery in Oklahoma City

Carl Watson did not want to bump into U.S. Army Pvt. Ulysses Grant Moore, 1896-1964, in his living room in the dark of the...

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Ameripointe ready to ship, receive by rail and air from Ardmore, Oklahoma

Shovel-ready is one thing, but Ameripointe is also ready to roll rail and ready for air — big selling points for NAI Global...

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Bricktown hotel scrapped in favor of assisted living center

Texas developer Joshua Joseph is switching his plans for a fourth hotel just east of Bricktown and instead is preparing to...

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OKC council approves $26M for First National

With demolition set to wrap up and construction to start at First National Center, the Oklahoma City Council on Tuesday...

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Bower designed for families desiring urban living

The largest single influx of for-sale housing in Midtown now looms over NW 4 with a new approach that is designed to appeal to...

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Let's all click 'Like' on Facebook's fair housing settlement

Facebook's lawsuit settlement over fair housing violations really is historic, even aside from the importance of the issue,...

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Oklahoma City building permits from The Oklahoman for March 23, 2019

7725 Reno 1 LLC: 7725 W Reno Ave., restaurant, remodel, $1,000,000. No name provided: 1636 S Czech Hall Road,...

'Safety-sensitive' medical marijuana changes may be delayed

HealthApr 4, 2019

Gov. Kevin Stitt recently signed the “Unity Bill” into law, but a new lawsuit could delay its effective date. What is the Unity Bill? The Unity Bill became law after House Bill 2612 was signed by Gov. Stitt on March 14. This new law provides...

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Oklahoma County property sales from The Oklahoman for March 23, 2019

Recent major sales in Oklahoma County totaled more than $45 million, according to deeds released from County Clerk David B....

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Commercial real estate transactions from The Oklahoman for March 23, 2019

Coldwell Banker Commercial-Select reports these real estate transactions: Casey’s Marketing Co. paid $1 million to Gary and...

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Real estate notes from The Oklahoman for March 23, 2019

MUSTANG Braum's upgrades Mustang Road site Braum’s has added double drive-thru ordering lanes at its location at 333 N Mustang...

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Oklahoma City 'urban village' project is planted in an Opportunity Zone

Oklahoma County is a top opportunity zone investment area, and even as investors await detailed federal tax regulations before...

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Oklahoma Real Estate Commission hires new executive director

The Oklahoma Real Estate Commission has named Sherry Kueffler, former longtime investigator for the commission, as its new...

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Midtown tower approved

A proposed eight-story Midtown condominium tower is clear to proceed after the city’s Downtown Design Review Committee voted...

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New boutique hotel planned for OKC's Midtown

Pivot Project, which is wrapping up redevelopment of a brewery, food hall and offices in Midtown, is set to start a second...

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More Infill on Uptown 23rd

It wasn't that long ago that NW 23 between Broadway and Western - Uptown - was littered with empty and boarded up buildings and...

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Actions could turn Bricktown into another 'Times Square'

Is Bricktown an entertainment district, or is it a historic district? More than a quarter century has passed since Bricktown...

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Oklahoma City building permits from The Oklahoman for March 16, 2019

Lingo Construction: 1225 N Broadway Ave., shell building, shell, $2,000,000. Jim Cooley Construction LLC: 100 S E.K. Gaylord...

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Winter housing market days are numbered in OKC

Homebuilding and sales started 2019 almost like "Groundhog Day" 59 days in a row — the 1993 Bill Murray flick, not Feb. 2. Not...

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Commercial real estate transactions from The Oklahoman for March 16, 2019

NAI Sullivan Group reports these real estate transactions: Primary Investments I LLC paid $925,000 to Studio 900 LLC for a...

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Preliminary plans approved for 1,100-space garage

Preliminary plans for an 1,100-space garage that is key to development of the convention center, Omni Hotel and a mix of...

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Oklahoma City building permits from The Oklahoman for March 9, 2019

MA+ Architecture: 1701 S Czech Hall Road, school, add-on, $11,100,000. Oncue Marketing: 17801 N Western Ave., retail sales,...

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Oklahoma County property transactions from The Oklahoman for March 9, 2019

Recent major sales in Oklahoma County totaled more than $79 million, according to deeds released from County Clerk David B....

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Commercial real estate transactions from The Oklahoman for March 9, 2019

Newmark Grubb Levy Strange Beffort reports these real estate transactions: First Cash Pawn leased a 4,408-square-foot retail...

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Historic preservation brings an old Oklahoma oil field to mind

EDMOND — Brainstorming before — and at — last Tuesday's meeting of the Edmond Historic Preservation Trust, the West Edmond...

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Oklahoma City building permits from The Oklahoman for March 2, 2019

DBA Architects: 7900 Mid America Blvd., rehabilitation center, erect, $10,000,000. Proctor Contractors LLC: 1300 SE 82,...

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Mize: Cases closed on polybutylene plastic plumbing

Faulty polybutylene plastic plumbing keeps bursting and damaging people's homes, and homeowners' anger keeps bouncing around...

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New zones, legal pot create 'Double Jeopardy' for Oklahoma real estate

Commercial real estate used for medical marijuana is still fraught with pitfalls and limitations for property owners. Another...

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Oklahoma County property sales from The Oklahoman for March 2, 2019

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

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Real estate briefs from The Oklahoman for March 2, 2019

Projects receive Citations of Merit The Oklahoma Historical Society’s State Historic Preservation Office recently awarded...

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Commercial real estate transactions from The Oklahoman for March 2, 2019

Newmark Grubb Levy Strange Beffort reports these real estate transactions: • Northgate 3 Industrial LLC has purchased a...

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Oklahoma City's Council Crossing hooks Ollie's Bargain Outlet as anchor

Jeff Norman has it figured out: When he has news, like Ollie's Bargain Outlet, a national retail chain making its debut in...

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The old town of Britton is undergoing renovation and restoration through private investment

The old town of Britton, swallowed up by Oklahoma City in 1950, may be a distant memory, but its Main Street survives largely...

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Oklahoma City building permits from The Oklahoman for Feb. 23, 2019

KRG Belle Isle LLC: 1731 Belle Isle Blvd., remodel, $1,500,000. JROK Construction LLC: 2801 Watermark Blvd., automotive...

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Build Oklahoma Awards, Construction trade group recognizes the 'Best of the Best' for 2018

Associated General Contractors of Oklahoma has presented its Build Oklahoma Awards recognizing the “Best of the Best”...

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Meet three top commercial construction specialists in Oklahoma

Let's join Associated General Contractors of Oklahoma in recognizing three top commercial construction specialists for 2018....

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Commercial real estate transactions from The Oklahoman for Feb. 23, 2019

Price Edwards & Co. reports these real estate transactions: • Integris Baptist Medical Center leased 9,136 square feet of...

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Real estate briefs from The Oklahoman for Feb. 23, 2019

St. Jude Dream Home groundbreaking to be Monday ARCADIA — Cadence Homes and sponsors and supporters of St. Jude Children's...

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Oklahoma County property sales from The Oklahoman for Feb. 23, 2019

Recent major sales in Oklahoma County totaled more than $82 million, according to deeds released from County Clerk David B....

Oklahoma bill challenges alcohol distribution model

BusinessApr 4, 2019

Alcohol distribution is a point of contention — again. Oklahomans voted to change a decades-old distribution model as part of sweeping changes to the state’s alcohol industry included in State Question 792. Now, nearly six months since...

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Realty firm starts apartment expense survey for metro Oklahoma City

Price Edwards & Co. debuted a new annual report Friday to help apartment investors, operators and others judge property...

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Historic Founders Tower condos go on the auction block in Oklahoma City

Founders Tower is having a clearance sale: All condos must go. That's 29 luxury residential condos, some unoccupied, some under...

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Twister-struck mobile home park turning into The Curve in Moore

MOORE — A nearly 50-year-old mobile home park wiped out by the May 20, 2013, tornado, in one of Moore's poorest neighborhoods,...

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Oklahoma County property sales from The Oklahoman for Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019

Recent major sales in Oklahoma County totaled more than $50 million, according to deeds released from County Clerk David B....

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Commercial real estate transactions from The Oklahoman for Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019

Price Edwards & Co. reports these real estate transactions: • El Rancho Niejo, LLC paid $267,500 to Miles Thomas Millwork...

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Real estate briefs from The Oklahoman for Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019

This year's Symphony Show House selected The former Sunbeam Family Services property at 616 NW 21, renovated into apartments by...

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One local economy supports several realty sectors, Oklahoma City firm points out

The real estate business doesn't happen in a vacuum, and its property sectors don't operate in silos — except for actual silos,...

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Urban revival leads to diverse mix of districts

Neal Horton saw the potential of historic urban districts in Oklahoma City, and he risked everything in launching Bricktown....

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Oklahoma City building permits from The Oklahoman for Feb.9, 2019

Casey’s Marketing Co.: 13001 W Reno Ave., retail sales, erect, $2,300,000. Kimley Horn: 500 SW Grand Blvd., parking, install,...

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Real estate briefs from The Oklahoman for Feb. 9, 2019

Distribution center finds new tenants A new storage warehouse-distribution center owned by an affiliate of Hobby Lobby is fully...

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Commercial real estate transactions from The Oklahoman for Feb. 9, 2019

CBRE reports these real estate transactions: • Kenetic Genetics leased 24,000 square feet of industrial space on 2 acres from...

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Oklahoma County property sales from The Oklahoman for Feb. 9, 2019

Recent major sales in Oklahoma County totaled more than $51 million, according to deeds released from County Clerk David B....

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City office market racing in place

Oklahoma City’s office market is “stuck in neutral but racing its engine,” according to Price Edwards & Co.’s 2018 year-end...

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Dazzling details tell the tale of booming Edmond, Oklahoma

EDMOND -- Janet Yowell, executive director of the Edmond Economic Development Authority, dropped some dazzling details on 2018...

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Pinnell to hit the road with zones, calls on angels

EDMOND — Lt. Gov. Matt Pinnell said he and state economic development officials will promote the new federal Opportunity Zones...

Senior centers' success has board in a quandary

BusinessDec 24, 2018

The surprising success of Oklahoma City's new senior centers has the voluntary MAPS 3 Citizens Advisory Board grappling with the question of how many centers to build, and where. "I think it's a mistake" not to build all the centers promised to...

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Catholic Charities offers new employee loan program

BusinessApr 3, 2019

As executive director of the Catholic Charities Archdiocese of Oklahoma City, Patrick Raglow is all too familiar with the perils of payday loans. Many of the low-income families his nonprofit serves fall prey to the typical two-week, exorbitantly...

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Eddie Sutton doesn't need the Basketball Hall of Fame to verify his iconic status

SportsApr 3, 2019

Eddie Sutton kept insulting his new team. Kept telling the Cowboys that what they were wasn’t good enough. “You gotta get out of that NIT mentality,” Sutton kept saying to that talented but raw group of OSU players Leonard Hamilton had...

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Governor's staff to focus on Oklahoma's biggest health challenges first

HealthApr 2, 2019

State officials are close to pinning down which big health issues will be targeted first by the Stitt administration, Jerome Loughridge, Oklahoma's new secretary of health and mental health, said Monday. "We're going to take on the most...

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To get happy, become your own best friend

HealthApr 2, 2019

Want to be happy? Become your own best friend. Mildred Newman and Bernard Berkowitz, two psychoanalysts, published a book telling us how to do that in 1971. "How To Be Your Own Best Friend" is still available. (For children, read "How To Be...

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Both resting and playing Paul George has its drawbacks as Thunder approaches playoffs

SportsApr 2, 2019

Luka Doncic didn’t make the trip to Oklahoma City with the Mavericks on Saturday. LeBron James won’t take the floor at Chesapeake Energy Arena with the Lakers on Tuesday. It’s that time of year when some of the NBA's best players rest due to...

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Thunder's plunge off the cliff continues in bewildering loss to Mavericks

SportsApr 1, 2019

Russell Westbrook air-balled a 3-point shot on the Thunder’s first possession, though in all fairness, it might have been a pass. The way Westbrook shoots, you can’t always tell. On the next possession, Paul George made made one of those...

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Former OU coach Billy Tubbs knows that times have changed in college hoops

SportsApr 6, 2019

I ran into Billy Tubbs back in February at the OU-Texas basketball game. We did a little commiserating. Earlier that week, we each independently had stumbled upon the Purdue-Indiana game. Final score: Purdue 48, Indiana 46. We talked about...

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