June 8, 2018

Angela Barbour | Norman Chamber of Commerce

I strongly feel that investing in an entertainment district in Norman is in the City’s best interest, and I urge City Council to vote on the proposal at the June 26th meeting, before the new council members are installed. It i...

June 8, 2018

Gary Brooks | Corner Stone Development

I have been developing large residential and mixed-use properties in Oklahoma City for many years. Three years ago, we were presented with the opportunity to partner with the OU Foundation to develop the first phase of luxury apart...

June 7, 2018

Mack Burke | Transcript News Editor

The OU Foundation's arena and entertainment district proposal isn’t going to a vote this month. 

According to a memo circulated to the city council by Mayor Lynne Miller Thursday, the timeline doesn’t call for a vote until August.

“This...

June 6, 2018

Drew Hutchinson | OU Daily

NORMAN — During a city council study session, Norman’s mayor and a development counsel lawyer clarified that the proposed University North Park project would not be paid for directly from the city’s general fund.

City council held a study sessi...

April 25, 2018

Adam Wilmoth | The Oklahoman

NORMAN — The proposed University North Park development in north Norman would generate $25 million in new annual taxes if fully developed, economists said Tuesday.

According to studies by University of Oklahoma economist Robert Dauffenbach an...

December 5, 2017

As a current Cleveland County Commissioner, former Norman mayor and longtime Norman resident, the wellbeing of this community is of my utmost concern. It’s why I serve as a county commissioner. It’s why I served on the city council and as mayor. I love Norman, and I lo...

A plan to develop 500 acres north of the current University North Park development was unveiled Tuesday, and it immediately elicited a significant amount of discussion. Below are answers to 10 of the most common questions we’ve heard. 

Our information is based on w...

Norman’s city leaders have important decisions to make over the next few months regarding the future of the University of Oklahoma Foundation’s proposed University North Park Entertainment District development.

The proposed entertainment district, anchored by a new aren...

NPS Superintendent Nick Migliorino speaks to teachers during new teacher training earlier this year at Norman North High School. Migliorino said ending the University North park TIF early would have a major impact on the district’s state funding allocation. 

Kyle Philli...

September 29, 2017

NORMAN — Oklahoma point guard Trae Young sported a wide grin, thinking about the proposed new arena in Norman's University North Park.

It might make a great future home for the OU men's basketball program, but that wasn't at the front of his mind. By the time constructi...

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