When the early believers met in 1996 to consider a revitalization effort for Plaza District, one of their first tasks was to catalog the area\'s characteristics and assets. Unmistakable among them was the area\'s cultural and socioeconomic diversity. Read more
In the past several months, Greg Banta, chairman and CEO of The Banta Companies, has closed deal after deal on several properties in Oklahoma City\'s MidTown area. His current purchase of a 21-property package will bring Banta\'s total holdings in what he calls the \"MidTown Renaissance\" to more than $20 million. That number, however, pales in comparison to the amount he will invest in renovating the commercial, residential and multi-family properties.