Team effort key to creating niche in urban retail


"Walker Avenue in Midtown, once a stretch of blighted and mostly darkened buildings, is after a decadelong transformation now lined with apartments, offices, restaurants, bakeries, clothing and gift shops, salons and a hotel.

It's the sort of walk that awed Allison Bailey as a young girl when she visited similar throwback retail stretches in smaller towns in Oklahoma and Texas. Armed with that passion, relationships with small retailers and developers, Bailey, a broker with Price Edwards, has emerged as a go-to person in putting together deals to bring shopping back to downtown."

Click here to read Steve Lackmeyer's full article on OKC's growing urban retail scene.