Mapped and tracked
As downtown continues to burst with activity, developments keep the market moving. Several hotel, apartment and commercial properties are currently underway in downtown. Here’s an update on what’s popping up across our city center.
By Anne Brockman
A. Santa Fe Square
Location: Between South Elgin and Greenwood avenues and East First and Second streets
Site work has begun on the square city block construction project that will include 200 apartments, retail and office space, and a parking garage.
B. Hotel Indigo
Location: Elgin Avenue between First and Second streets
Along with 105 rooms, the boutique hotel will feature 1,500 square feet of meeting space, a restaurant, a bar and a fitness studio. The hotel will be a part of the Santa Fe Square development.
C. Tulsa Club Building
Location: 115 E. Fifth St.
In the next few months, renovations will begin to turn the 90-year-old Tulsa Club Building into a Curio by Hilton boutique hotel, along with ground-level restaurant space and bringing back the ballroom and mezzanine space to its former glory. This project is a historic renovation certified by the National Park Service.
Ross Group, Promise Hotels and TYTO Realty Advisors are working together on this $24 million project.
D. First Street Lofts
Location: 310 E. First St.
Developers hope to welcome residents by late second quarter this year. The 10-year-old project features 28 loft-style apartments that include studio, one- and two-bedroom units. An additional 900 square feet of leasable ground-floor space joins Whiskey Business and a vacant restaurant opportunity.
E. Former Nordam Property
Location: Between South Lansing and Kenosha avenues and East Fourth and Sixth streets
Located in the East Village, this 11 ½ acre property is in the early stages of development by Brickhugger, which plans a multi-use space with opportunities for residential, retail and commercial prospects.
F. Y Lofts
Location: 515 S. Denver Ave.
The former YMCA building has been transformed into 79 residential apartments that range in size from 500-2,300 square feet. The building includes a secure underground parking garage. The renovation took more than two years to complete and the building is welcoming residents this month.
G. The Meridia
Location: 522 S. Boston Ave.
Nearing completion, the nine-story Meridia has eight floors of apartments — most with open-air balconies, which is a rarity in downtown real estate — and planned commercial development for the first floor.
H. Residence Inn by Marriott
Location: 202 W. Fifth St.
A 110-room hotel is set to be complete by the end of 2017.
Anish Hotels Group
I. Archer Complex
Location: East Archer Street between Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and North Detroit Avenue
Ground-floor retail (Goods Bodega, Strange Donuts, Lone Wolf, Magic City Books and Glacier Chocolate) will open in late spring 2017.
$20 million project by George Kaiser Family Foundation
J. The Palace Apartments
Location: 324 S. Main St.
The nine-story renovation includes 60 units that range in size from 500-860 square feet. Tenants are expected to move in this month, with ground-floor retail space available.
K. Hampton Inn and Suites
Location: West Third Street and South Cheyenne Avenue
The nine-story, 125-room hotel is under construction next to One Place, close to the BOK Center and is expected to be completed this month.
L. Holiday Inn Express-Brady District
Location: East Archer Street and North Detroit Avenue
Construction will begin this summer on the 115-room hotel.
Ross Group and Promise Hotels
M. Davenport Lofts
Location: 405 N. Main St.
With a rooftop deck and five floors of condominiums, the Davenport will likely begin construction this summer. Three floors of interior parking will be built into the structure, along with 26 units that range in size between 1,800-2,500 square feet.
Omicron Land Development LLC
N. The View
Location: 420 E. Archer St.
Although plans for The View, with 13,000 square feet of ground-floor retail space and 200 luxury apartment homes, are approved, a date to begin construction has not been set.
Property developed by American Residential Group
O. OKPOP Museum
Location: 422 N. Main St.
Site planning and design will begin this year with ground breaking in 2018 and a projected fourth quarter 2019 opening. The facility will include a 100-space parking garage.
A $25 million bond issue supports design and construction.
P. Flats on Archer
Location: 110 N. Boston Ave.
Set to begin construction this spring, the Flats on Archer will transform a parking lot into 62 one- and two-bedroom apartments. Commercial space on the ground floor is planned to be a market/café setup with a yet-to-be-announced partner.
SATTCOM Investments LLC
Q. Block 44 Redevelopment
Location: North Elgin Avenue and East Archer Street
The five-story project directly across from ONEOK Field will have first-floor commercial opportunities with office space on floors 2-5. Construction will begin Oct. 1 with an expected completion date of Dec. 31, 2018.