There is a lot of good news coming out of Tulsa.
From new business to population growth, company expansions to housing prices, both local and national media report many positive changes happening in the Tulsa metro area.
Choose a link on the left to read a list of news briefs from recent months. This information is compiled to give you a brief synopsis of news that affects the Tulsa economy and quality of life.
Below is some of the latest exciting news from the Tulsa region:
Verizon picks Tulsa for 500-job financial services center (Tulsa World)
Borets-Weatherford breaks ground on Tulsa R&D lab (Tulsa World)
Lufthansa to add 90 jobs in Tulsa over next few years (Tulsa World)
Energy Impact in Tulsa (Tulsa World)
Central location a boon to Tulsa manufacturers (Tulsa World)
Greater Tulsa Snapshot
- No. 1 affordable city in the U.S. (Relocate America 2010)
- No. 1 state for entrepreneurship (Kauffman Foundation 2010)
- No. 1 metro for cost of living (Business Facilities 2010)
- No. 2 among top 10 cites for young people to find a job (the Fiscal Times 2012)
- No. 3 state for corporate tax environment (Area Development 2010)
- No. 4 state for employment (Business Facilities 2010)
- No. 4 state for workforce development (Area Development 2010)
- No. 6 Region for small business (The Business Journals 2011)
- No. 8 U.S. city for young adults (Portfolio.com 2010)
- No. 15 affordable city (Forbes 2011)
- The cost of doing business is 7.1 percent below the national average.
- Tulsa’s cost of living is 10 percent below the national average.
- Tulsa County per capita income is 10 percent above the national average.