Oklahoma City commercial realty is hot property

There's plenty of real estate news to go around in Oklahoma City.
by Richard Mize Published: November 16, 2013

Have y'all noticed the sheer volume of commercial real estate news lately, just in Oklahoma City?

No way could I, or any one person, keep up with it.

So let me give attaboys to fellow business news scribes Steve Lackmeyer and Brianna Bailey.

From where I'm sitting, if I glance forward to the left, I see a parking lot-type sign that says: “RESERVED: Steve Lackmeyer, EMPLOYEE OF THE MONTH.” If I glance forward and to the right, I see another sign that says: “RESERVED: Brianna Bailey, EMPLOYEE OF THE MONTH.”

They earned them for good reasons. Heck, I've called Lackmeyer “the Mayor of Bricktown” for years — and he's annexing property.

We all report commercial real estate news almost every day, not just on Saturdays and not just on this page of the Business section. Here's a glance at what you might have missed just this week.

•  Sunday, from Brianna, “Groups vie to buy Gaillardia Golf and Country Club.”

After entering receivership earlier this year, Gaillardia Golf and Country Club avoided the threat of its golf carts being repossessed, although the future of the club is still uncertain. At least two groups are vying to purchase the country club property, which despite its luxurious facade, was saddled with heavy debt under its previous owners and needs an injection of cash. ...

•  Tuesday, from Brianna, “Love's buys three office buildings from Chesapeake.”

by Richard Mize
Real Estate Editor
Real estate editor Richard Mize has edited The Oklahoman's weekly residential real estate section and covered housing, commercial real estate, construction, development, finance and related business since 1999. From 1989 to 1999, he worked...
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