Economic Gateway http://www.bdaok.org Bartlesville Development Authority News RSS Feed Thu, 20 Sep 2018 01:57:26 -0500 en-US Bailey says city is in ‘great shape’ http://www.bdaok.org/news-and-media/p/item/4200/bailey-says-city-is-in-great-shape http://www.bdaok.org/news-and-media Thu, 16 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0500 Mike Bailey is Bartlesville’s new city manager. He was appointed to the position by the Bartlesville City Council on July 9, with an effective date of Aug. 1, to replace Ed Gordon, who retired after a 27-year career with the city of Bartlesville — 12 years as city manager. Bailey is... Aircraft Production Returns to Oklahoma http://www.bdaok.org/news-and-media/p/item/4201/aircraft-production-returns-to-oklahoma http://www.bdaok.org/news-and-media Thu, 16 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0500 When California-based Kratos Defense and Security Solutions announced plans for a major expansion in Oklahoma City, the head of the company's drone division was clear on why it had chosen Oklahoma. "All of the pieces in Oklahoma fit what we were looking for," said Steve Fendley, president of Kratos' unmanned systems... Food industry leaders provide valuable insight to OSU’s food processing center http://www.bdaok.org/news-and-media/p/item/4202/food-industry-leaders-provide-valuable-insight-to-osus-food-processing-center http://www.bdaok.org/news-and-media Thu, 16 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0500 A group of food and agricultural leaders is leading the charge to help Oklahoma State University’s Robert M. Kerr Food & Agricultural Products Center meet the needs of Oklahoma’s diversified food industry. “FAPC is fortunate to have an advisory board that is invested in the future of the center,” said Roy... Oklahoma’s LawnAmerica Becomes 7th in Nation to Earn Landscape Industry Accreditation http://www.bdaok.org/news-and-media/p/item/4208/oklahomas-lawnamerica-becomes-7th-in-nation-to-earn-landscape-industry-accreditation http://www.bdaok.org/news-and-media Thu, 16 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0500 Bartlesville Chamber member, LawnAmerica is proud to announce that it has been awarded the prestigious designation of Landscape Industry Accredited Company by the National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP). This is the first such designation for any landscape company in Oklahoma, and only the seventh accreditation awarded in the nation. While... New retailers boost city revenue http://www.bdaok.org/news-and-media/p/item/4209/new-retailers-boost-city-revenue http://www.bdaok.org/news-and-media Thu, 16 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0500 The ever-changing retail landscape of Bartlesville has provided a dramatic increase in shopping options across the city, while at the same time filling the city’s coffers with additional sales tax revenue. With the addition of Silver Lake Village Shopping Center and the soon-to-open Dunham’s Sports at Washington Park Mall, the city... State's First Cricket Field Could Mean Big Business For Bartlesville http://www.bdaok.org/news-and-media/p/item/4210/states-first-cricket-field-could-mean-big-business-for-bartlesville http://www.bdaok.org/news-and-media Thu, 16 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0500 Oklahoma’s first cricket field is opening in Bartlesville and community leaders said they expect it to bring thousands of dollars to the city. "While it's the second largest sport in the world, here in the Midwest, cricket is still relatively unknown," said Tyler Vaclaw, cricket club board member. Cricket is a game...