City of Glenpool: Municipal Government

Business & Commerce

Growing in Glenpool; Seeking Partnerships with Business

Glenpool, a southern suburb of Tulsa, Oklahoma, continues to grow despite tough times in most of the country. In fact, Glenpool was named the “Best Place to Raise a Family in Oklahoma” in 2011 by Bloomberg Businessweek. The city of Glenpool grew 26% between 2000 and 2010 and is projected to grow another 9% by 2018. Growth in the trade area served by Glenpool is similar, with an 18% increase in population since 2000 to 103,526 residents, and an additional 4.34% growth projected by 2018. Total retail sales in the City of Glenpool grew from $91 million in FY 2008 to $139 million for FY 2011. Projected retail sales for FY 2012 are $148 million. Benefitting from its location on US HWY 75 and the more than 45,000 cars per day traveling that road, and from Tulsa's onward march south, Glenpool continues to attract new businesses and new residents. As retail continues to grow on the southwest side of Tulsa, it’s driving total market demand and increased rooftops all along the HWY 75 corridor.

In addition to one of the largest Walmart shopping centers in the country, which has met or exceeded projections since opening, Glenpool has in the past few years opened:

  • Sonic Drive-in
  • Santa Fe Cattle Company restaurant - noted as a consistently top performing restaurant in the region
  • IHOP restaurant, complete with unique patio/waterfront seating area
  • 10,000 sq ft Utica Park Medical Clinic
  • American Heritage Bank
  • Supercuts
  • GameStop
  • Papa John’s Pizza
  • China House restaurant
  • Wine & Spirit retail package store
  • 60-Room Comfort Inn & Suites
  • CherryBerry Self-Serve Frozen Yogurt Bar
  • QuikTrip Convenience Store (2nd Glenpool location)
  • Pizza Hut Delivery Restaurant
  • Burger King Restaurant
  • Taco Bueno tableside food delivery restaurant
  • New dentist and veterinary doctors' offices
  • Tractor Supply Company
  • AT&T Store
  • A second McDonalds location in Glenpool
  • Glenpool Conference and Event Center

Additional businesses under construction or contracted within the city of Glenpool include:

  • 90 room Holiday Inn Express Hotel
  • Multi-story office buildings with tenant space for lease
  • New 300+ unit market-rate apartment complex