“Oklahoma City is at a unique stage in its growth,” Nichols said. “As a community, we have implemented strategies that are attracting investment in our city at an ever-increasing rate, yet the process and entities to help facilitate that growth have been the same for many years.”
Although OKC does have organizations already that provide similar servicesm, O'Connor says that The Alliance will not replace these services. Instead, it is meant to expedite these existing services and focus on implementation. O'Connor further explains that
“The idea is that entities like the city of Oklahoma City and the Oklahoma City Economic Development Trust will contract with The Alliance to coordinate projects we have ahead.”If you are interested in learning more about The Alliance for Economic Development of Oklahoma City, read the full article at NewsOk.