Tulsa's Future and Regional Partners

Macy's dedicates new regional distribution center

The Tulsa Regional Chamber joined elected officials and Macy's corporate officers for a ribbon cutting at the company's newest distribution center Thursday. Culminating a two-year collaborative project involving dozens of area stakeholders, this Chamber-led economic development milestone is the largest jobs announcement in Oklahoma in the last 10 years.

COVID-19 updates

The Tulsa Regional Chamber is closely monitoring this rapidly developing situation. It’s a time of uncertainty for area businesses, but we’re confident in the leadership of our city, county, state and federal governments to ensure the health and safety of northeast Oklahoma families. The Chamber is in close coordination with our regional health care providers, and we have total confidence in their preparedness and response plans.

Tulsa's Future supports thousands of jobs, $829 million in capital investment

Tulsa’s Future, the public-private regional economic development partnership led by the Tulsa Regional Chamber, helped create 2,656 jobs and generate $829 million of capital investment in northeast Oklahoma in 2019.

Notable economic development projects announced from this year include Milo’s Tea Company’s $60 million production plant in Owasso; the relocation of 85 Triumph Aerospace Structures employees to downtown Tulsa; and the addition of 615 jobs at the American Airlines’ Tulsa maintenance base.

Officials break ground on west leg of Gilcrease Expressway

After more than 50 years of maybes, somedays and possibilities, the west leg of the Gilcrease Expressway took a giant step toward reality at a groundbreaking ceremony Tuesday morning. At the corner of 56th West Avenue and 21st Street, Gov. Kevin Stitt, Mayor G.T. Bynum and County Commissioner Karen Keith gathered with other local and state officials to commemorate the final leg of the expressway first envisioned in 1961. Bynum thanked former Oklahoma Secretary of Transportation Gary Ridley for his work on getting the project started.

Tulsa’s Future surpasses capital investment goal of $1.1 billion

Tulsa’s Future, the regional economic development partnership of public and private investors led by the Tulsa Regional Chamber, recently surpassed its goal to generate $1.1 billion of new capital investment in northeast Oklahoma between 2016 and 2020. Currently, more than $1.107 billion in capital investment projects are underway in the region.

Ingredion hosts ribbon cutting, adds 60 jobs downtown

Ingredion officially opened their downtown Tulsa shared service center in December.

The opening followed an aggressive 120-day plan that — with the help of Tulsa’s Future — identified and hired about 60 high-quality employees. The hiring schedule was accomplished all while renovating space their new employees began filling in November.

Their success was celebrated just before Christmas with a ribbon cutting that included several local leaders alongside Ingredion’s senior staff.

36 Degrees North opens Camp II

The sister site to 36 Degrees North, Camp II, officially opened in Tulsa’s Arts District.

The “Basecamp for Entrepreneurs” in Tulsa opened the additional 9,000-square-foot facility as a kickoff to Tulsa’s Global Entrepreneurship Week.

Mayor G.T. Bynum helped cut the ribbon on the new facility Monday alongside the organizations staff and key partners including Tulsa Regional Chamber staff.

The week-long dive into innovation hosted an array of speakers, announcements and events directly supporting the region’s entrepreneurs.


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