The Economic Impact Of 'The Channels'


Thursday, October 26th 2006, 10:10 am
By: News On 6


Economic consultants expect a business boom from ‘The Channels.’

Experts say the $800-million project will bring in four times that in the short-term. They predict the project will have an economic impact of 40-times its price tag over the long term.

Consultant Angelos Angelou: "It's really the vision of creating a quality of life and a quality of place that begins to define the region for the next 30, 40, 50 years."

Altogether, the consultants say ‘The Channels’ will have an $38-billion economic impact on Tulsa. Most of what they're betting on is increased city prestige, which they say will bring in more business.

To find out more about 'The Channels' project, click on www.tulsachannels.com.