The new president of the Windsor Area Business Group says the organization hopes to capitalize on a street improvement project and brand the neighborhood.
Jeff Groves, vice president and senior retail manager for Coppermark Bank, has been with the Windsor Area Business Group since its inception. He was named president last week.
“We've been inspired by Western Avenue, the Paseo District and the Stockyards,” he said. “Each district is unique on its own.”
A bond to fund $8 million in street improvements will give the group an opportunity to have a say in creating a unique look for the area.
The bonds likely will be sold in late 2012 or early 2013.
There are 26 members in the Windsor Area Business Group, which represents a portion of Oklahoma City from Interstate 44 west to Peniel Avenue and three blocks north and south of NW 23. They include restaurants, retailers, professional services and more.
“Our goal is to create a synergy among the merchants,” Groves said.
The group works in conjunction with the Northwest Chamber, the Windsor Area Neighborhood District and the Friends of NW 10.