• Oklahoma City's retail market began the year on a high note, holding occupancy levels at a steady 92% and experiencing positive absorption for the first time since before the pandemic.
  • The Greater Oklahoma City Chamber's annual Economic Forecast predicts personal income and GDP in the metro will return to its pre-pandemic growth levels by 2022.
  • Restaurant and travel demand is surging faster than establishments can match with workers, bringing relief to a hard-hit corner of the labor market.
  • The metro's largest positive gains in construction were found in hotels and motels.
  • Several major retailers have opened, expanded, or announced plans for development since January 2021.