5 Questions with John Rupe Jr.
John Rupe Jr., 44, is CEO and founder of Rupe Helmer Group, which has specialized in construction, development, brokerage and property management since 2002. He also is principal of NAI Rupe Helmer and a licensed real estate broker in Oklahoma and Arkansas.
The company’s portfolio includes the 19-story Remington Tower, 5810 E. Skelly Drive, which the firm’s development arm purchased three years ago. Since then, the office building has expanded its occupancy rate from 49 to 89 percent.