Economic Development

Stillwater, Oklahoma, is a confident and competitive city located in north central Oklahoma. Established by the 1889 Land Run and centered around Oklahoma State University, Stillwater boasts a thriving business community that serves a growing and diverse community.

With a population of 85,000 within a 30-minute drive, Stillwater was recognized as the sixth fastest growing small city in the U.S. by, and CNN/Money listed it as one of “America’s Best Small Cities.”

The City of Stillwater, through the Office of Consumer Business Development, works with many partners to expand the economy by attracting industry and businesses, fostering entrepreneurial growth, and promoting local shopping.

Companies are discovering Stillwater’s purchasing power and access to employees. Recently, the City of Stillwater designated three areas of focus for consumer business development. These areas are ideal for large box stores and unique fashion boutiques; gas stations and supermarkets; salons and personal services; restaurants and quick service dining; retail and merchandise outlets; and entertainment and recreation.

Our civic leadership is described as business friendly and forward thinking. We look forward to speaking with about incentives, available properties and how we can assist you.

Contact Us
If you need more information or would to speak about Stillwater's consumer business environment, contact:

Melissa Reames
Chief Financial Officer

City of Stillwater Oklahoma is proud to partner with these outstanding organization in economic development: