This ongoing series explores the history of University North Park TIF district — created in 2006 — as well as present and future impacts.  It also encompasses analysis and the latest information on a new OU Foundation TIF proposal that, if approved by the city, would see the creation of an arena and entertainment district with significant public investment. 

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NORMAN — While city leaders weigh the possible implications of a multi-million dollar arena and entertainment district TIF, there is one group…

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NORMAN — With the University North Park TIF closing in on its project funding mark of $54.8 million, the idea of closing the TIF early is gath…

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NORMAN — As the city weighs a new entertainment district Tax Increment Finance (TIF) proposal, there are still unanswered questions about the …

A plan to develop 500 acres north of the current University North Park development was unveiled Tuesday, and it immediately elicited a signifi…

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More than a decade after the University North Park tax increment finance district was created, it remains a hotly-debated issue.