Newspaper article THE JOURNAL RECORD

OKC Planning Commission to Consider Zoning for Commercial Development

Newspaper article THE JOURNAL RECORD

OKC Planning Commission to Consider Zoning for Commercial Development

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A zoning request that would allow for the construction of an extensive commercial development at the southwest corner of W. Britton Road and the Broadway Extension will go before the Oklahoma City Planning Commission today.

Developer TexOk Properties said it wants to build Broadway Center, a mixed-use retail and office development on land fronting the west side of the Broadway Extension. The development, which would include some accessory warehouses, would extend along the highway from Britton Road to NW 85th Street.

The commission will meet 1:30 p.m. today to consider the proposed zoning request along with 29 other requests by landowners and developers.

Representatives of the developer were not immediately available for comment on the project. Designs for the commercial development were included in documents submitted to the Oklahoma City Planning Commission.

Under the plan submitted by TexOk Properties, the development would include a fast-food restaurant at the southwest corner of Britton Road and the Broadway Extension. Immediately to the south of the restaurant would be an office development.

At the center of the property would be a series of warehouse/ office buildings. At the south end of the development, TexOk Properties plans to develop several stand-alone and multi-tenant office buildings that would surround an existing lake.

The development plans were presented to the planning commission as part of a request by the developer to rezone the land at 8601- 9411 Broadway Extension to a Planned Unit Development. The property is now zoned R-1 for single-family residential development.

TexOk Properties, a limited liability company whose general partner is Steve Hurst, recently acquired dozens of metro real estate holdings from The Oklahoma Publishing Co., publisher of The Daily Oklahoman.

The $1.6 million purchase in late 2002 included an office building, a transit warehouse and several storage warehouses in the city as well as hundreds of acres of undeveloped land.

Hurst at the time of the land purchase said the property along the Broadway Extension and Britton Road was one of the last large assemblies of undeveloped land between downtown Oklahoma City and Edmond. …

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