Richard Mize

No legal pot, no property worries in Oklahoma

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In Oklahoma, marijuana is still illegal, and probably destined to stay illegal here for a long, long time, despite the hopes...

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Financing proposal for towers development...

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Whenever the topic of tax increment financing arises, I often encounter people who don’t have a thorough grasp of how this...

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Oklahoma Commercial Real Estate News from NewsOK

  • Financing proposal for towers development reveals intricacies of TIF district

    By Steve Lackmeyer, Business Writer | Updated: 23 hr ago

    Whenever the topic of tax increment financing arises, I often encounter people who don’t have a thorough grasp of how this economic development tool works, or why it is used to spur investment in the urban core. Confusion and discussion is even more likely following the revelation by city...

  • Clayco gets chosen for Oklahoma City's Stage Center block, seeks unprecedented tax financing assistance

    By Steve Lackmeyer, Business Writer | Updated: Tue, Nov 25, 2014

    City officials choose Chicago-based Clayco to develop a $200 million, 25-story office tower and a $67.5, 26-floor apartment tower on city-owned land south of the former Stage Center.

  • Downtown boulevard will alter travel, development in Oklahoma City

    By Steve Lackmeyer, Business Writer | Updated: Mon, Nov 24, 2014

    With path settled, clues to the development of the area emerge.

  • Oklahoma City-based defense contractor to build new headquarters in Quail Springs Office Park

    BY RICHARD MIZE, Real Estate Editor | Updated: Sun, Nov 23, 2014

    Delaware Resource Group of Oklahoma LLC plans to move into its own building in Quail Springs Office Park in early 2016.

  • New development will bring thousands of new workers to northeast OKC

    By Brianna Bailey, Business Writer | Updated: Sat, Nov 22, 2014

    New office, industrial and medical development on the east side of Interstate 235 between Britton Road and Wilshire Boulevard over the next few years is estimated to bring more than 2,000 new employees to northeast Oklahoma City.

  • Hard tests given at Dolese Bros concrete company in Oklahoma City

    BY RICHARD MIZE, Real Estate Editor | Updated: Sat, Nov 22, 2014

    Dolese Bros Co. centralizes construction material testing at its new quality-control lab in Oklahoma City.

  • No legal pot, no property worries in Oklahoma

    BY RICHARD MIZE, Real Estate Editor | Updated: Sat, Nov 22, 2014

    In Oklahoma, marijuana is still illegal, and probably destined to stay illegal here for a long, long time, despite the hopes and goals of proponents of decriminalizing it. Might as well worry about air rights over Bricktown when pigs fly.

  • Smart Moves: Tips for cash-strapped first-time buyers

    By Ellen James Martin | Published: Sat, Nov 22, 2014

    Landlords are now commanding premium rents in an increasing number of popular neighborhoods. That makes it all the more difficult for long-time renters to save sufficient funds to afford the transition to home ownership. Tom Early, a past president of the National Association of Exclusive...

  • The House Detective: Understanding GFCI outlets

    By Barry Stone, Certified Building Inspector | Published: Sat, Nov 22, 2014

    DEAR BARRY: We just bought an old house, built in the 1950s, so the electrical outlets are not grounded. We’d like to add GFCI (ground fault circuit interrupter) outlets near the bathroom and kitchen sinks for shock protection, but our home inspector told us that GFCI outlets will only work if...

  • Richard Mize: Taking one toke over the property line

    BY RICHARD MIZE, Real Estate Editor | Published: Sat, Nov 22, 2014

    In states that have legalized marijuana, whether for medical or recreational use, that new right intersects with property rights and has implications for buyers, sellers, landlords and renters.



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