哈拉, one of Oklahoma's fastest growing cities, is located just 20 minutes east of downtown Oklahoma City. Known as "The Heart of the Heartland", 哈拉's central Oklahoma location makes it ideal for business and residential growth. The community of 6,400 is located near 修改 Air Force Base, the nation's largest jet engine maintenance center and within minutes of Oklahoma City's major metropolitan shopping and entertainment districts.
哈拉 is open for business. The community is located along Highway 62 (NE 23rd) in eastern Oklahoma County and provides four lane access to Interstate 40. It is within 20 minutes of the nation's major Interstate crossroads (I-35, I-44 and I-40). Passenger and cargo service is available at nearby Will Rogers World Airport. 哈拉 is also home to three exits on the new Kickapoo Turnpike, that connects Interstate 40 and Interstate 44 in the eastern part of Greater Oklahoma City.
The community has low business costs, access to a productive workforce, competitive utility rates, water and sewer capacity, and an aggressive state and local incentive package. The 155 acre 哈拉 Industrial Park offers several choice "shovel-ready" sites. The Eastern Oklahoma County Technology Center provides training custom designed for your business or industry. Approximately 40 motor freight companies serve 哈拉.
The sales tax rate for the City of 哈拉 is 4%. The 哈拉 Industrial and Economic Development Trust can provide local financing.
Quality of Life
Founded in 1898, 哈拉 offers a wonderful blend of urban and rural living, including new residential communities, small acreages and farms/ranches. Most of the terrain is gently rolling with an abundance of trees and open spaces for experiencing beautiful sunsets and sunrises. The nearby North Canadian River Valley in 哈拉 is a natural habitat and winter nesting site for the Bald Eagle.
Downtown 哈拉 is home to an exciting redevelopment known as Sweeney Switch. The city-back development is in an investment in 哈拉's historic downtown. At the heart of Sweeney Switch is the Lumber Shack, a new venue inside a former lumber yard that houses a local favorite, the Chicken Shack.
The 哈拉 School system has long been recognized as one of the best in the state. 哈拉 students consistently score in the upper rankings for state and national achievement scores. 哈拉 excels in the percentage of its students that advance to higher education.
哈拉 is also within a short drive of several major universities, including The University of Oklahoma, Oklahoma State University, Oklahoma City University, the University of Central Oklahoma, Rose State College, Oklahoma Baptist University, Southern Nazarene University and Oklahoma Christian College.
哈拉 is also home to a new SSM Health facility that provides top-notch urgent, primary and specialty care to its citizens.
哈拉 residents enjoy several events and festivals, including 哈拉 Daze and 哈拉 "Live" music concerts at the 哈拉 Heritage Park. Outdoor opportunities are abundant at several recreational lakes including boating, 滑雪, 野营, picnicking and fishing.