Purchase and gut renovation of the charter school’s seventh location, a dedicated high school to be relocated to a 155,000 square foot abandoned mall on Oklahoma City’s Southside. Santa Fe South High School will occupy the first floor of this building and the second floor will be leased by two other charter schools: KIPP Oklahoma City and Epic Charter Schools.
Variety Care, a federally qualified Community Health Center, has targeted a distressed part of Oklahoma City for its next campus. Located within a “medically underserved” area with one of the highest areas of poverty in the county, this new Variety Care campus in north Oklahoma City will provide women’s health services, prenatal care, postpartum care, pediatric/adolescent care, integrated early childhood development, Teen Tot clinic, parental and marital counseling. The new health center anticipates 90% of its clientele live in households at or below poverty. At capacity the center will serve 20,000 new patients. The construction of the 35,000 square foot clinic was made possible with $5 million in New Markets Tax Credits from NMR and an additional $5.5 million from REI Development corp.
Blue Wave and Silver Wave Boats are located in Seminole, Oklahoma. The companies underwent a multi-million-dollar expansion in their operations and added 150 employees,
21c Museum Hotel Oklahoma City has transformed the historic Fred Jones Manufacturing complex, containing more than 150,000 square feet, into a vibrant contemporary art museum, a 135-room boutique hotel, with restaurant, bar, meeting and event space, and office space for the ADG architectural firm. Originally a Ford assembly plant that sold and serviced Model Ts and Model As, the 4-story building is a cornerstone in Oklahoma City’s historic character and bookends downtown development on the west. The iconic structure has become a vibrant gathering place for the community with the contemporary art and cultural center, open free to the public 24/7, and by attracting new visitors and business, the 21c Museum Hotel will serve as a catalyst for economic development in downtown Oklahoma City.