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by Garrett
Wed Feb 21, 2018 4:49 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Westroads Development
Replies: 606
Views: 70413

Re: Westroads Development

Coyote wrote:I thought I posted this already, but taking part of the A&F bay will be a Dry Goods Boutique out of Davenport, Iowa. This will be a $750k remodel.


With a name like Dry Goods I was half expecting a high class exotic grocer specializing in spices or something...
by Garrett
Tue Feb 20, 2018 6:53 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Omaha Eppley Airfield
Replies: 1086
Views: 114946

Re: Omaha Eppley Airfield

They used to be like clockwork, every 20th of the month. Give them till next week. I sense they are starting to think me a pest. The 20th it is. https://www.flyoma.com/images/pdfs/January_2018_Traffic_Statistics.pdf 11.7% increase over January 2017. Growth continues. Making the (massive) assumption...
by Garrett
Tue Feb 20, 2018 11:18 am
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Aldi's
Replies: 35
Views: 2980

Re: Aldi's

Greg S wrote:
OverlookedFarm wrote:Aldi is owned by the same group that owns Lidl. For our socially conscientious bargain shoppers, might want to research that.



I thought theywere rivals?

Aldi and Trader Joe’s are the related ones, though I don’t believe they’re owned by the same company anymore.
by Garrett
Mon Feb 19, 2018 9:55 am
Forum: News and Events
Topic: 2018 Nebraska Elections
Replies: 29
Views: 835

Re: 2018 Nebraska Elections

Pete Ricketts is going to win easily. Hes on "Team Republican" and hes got millions. He can't be beat. There is not even a sliver of a chance that Ricketts would not get re-elected. You're right. Ricketts is going to keep making budget cuts to our beloved university system to where everyo...
by Garrett
Mon Feb 12, 2018 2:41 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Omaha Eppley Airfield
Replies: 1086
Views: 114946

Re: Omaha Eppley Airfield

"In a letter last year to Smithey, Anne Lombardi, a director of field operations for U.S. Customs and Border Protection, wrote: "Our current position is that, even if you do choose to build an FIS (federal inspection station) and a commercial airline does request landing rights for intern...
by Garrett
Mon Feb 12, 2018 1:39 pm
Forum: News and Events
Topic: 2018 Nebraska Elections
Replies: 29
Views: 835

2018 Nebraska Elections

Looks like Bob Krist, the Republican-turned-independent state senator, has now turned his registration to Democratic. Should be interesting to see if he has a chance as a centrist against Ricketts. http://www.omaha.com/news/politics/gubernatorial-candidate-bob-krist-switches-his-voter-registration-t...
by Garrett
Mon Feb 12, 2018 11:39 am
Forum: Omaha Metro Area Government
Topic: Annexation 2018
Replies: 1
Views: 155

Re: Annexation 2018

Super early to be asking that. Probably won't know for another 4 months or so, like last year. I wouldn't anticipate anything too spectacular.
by Garrett
Thu Feb 08, 2018 1:18 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Doug McDermott
Replies: 250
Views: 11296

Re: Doug McDermott

Traded to Dallas.
by Garrett
Thu Feb 08, 2018 9:46 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Moxy Hotel to replace OM Diner
Replies: 75
Views: 8560

Re: New building to replace OM Diner?

This will probably have some height to it. That’s a small parcel for a hotel. I will guess six floors What's the height limit for the Old Market? Like 75ft barring an exception like Hyatt Place? I'm not sure if there is.. I know the Hyatt Place hotel in the Old Market, which opened in 2014, is 9 st...
by Garrett
Thu Feb 08, 2018 8:06 am
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Oak View Mall - Redevelopment Plan
Replies: 184
Views: 15301

Re: Oak View Mall - Redevelopment Plan

It's been a few years since I was at AMC 24. It seemed kind of run down when I was there last time. The only concession stand open was the center one. I've been hoping it would be cleaned up and upgraded like they've donw with a bunch of other AMC's. Greg It could definitely do with some upgrades. ...
by Garrett
Wed Feb 07, 2018 1:51 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Oak View Mall - Redevelopment Plan
Replies: 184
Views: 15301

Re: Oak View Mall - Redevelopment Plan

I agree on Oak View and that it's going to completely fail in the next 5-10 years as Crossroads did. In this day and age, Omaha only needs one enclosed mall. Westroads is larger, more up to date, has a better location, and better stores. I disagree on Village Pointe. I think Scheel's and Apple are ...
by Garrett
Wed Feb 07, 2018 9:40 am
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Oak View Mall - Redevelopment Plan
Replies: 184
Views: 15301

Re: Oak View Mall - Redevelopment Plan

The panera moved out too in the outlying tract for thier new place in orchard plaza. One thing that is overlooked is yes, the population moved west... but it is a bulk of the young families with disposable income moved with them. What changed is the neighborhood demographics. More empty nesters. Em...
by Garrett
Thu Feb 01, 2018 8:32 am
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Aloft Hotel - 180th and Harney
Replies: 16
Views: 1566

Re: Aloft Hotel - 180th and Harney

Article in the exclusive section of the OWH Website. Anyone with a membership wanna spill the details?
by Garrett
Sat Jan 27, 2018 7:44 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Westroads Development
Replies: 606
Views: 70413

Re: Westroads Development

Okay, is A&F struggling nationwide? Otherwise, is it not a bit disconcerting that a major tenant like that is pulling out of the area's highest traffic retail center? Not sure they are doing very well anywhere. Then went through a major down period, now they seem to have found their place. Not ...
by Garrett
Wed Jan 24, 2018 12:39 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Park East District
Replies: 40
Views: 2037

Re: Park East District

Hey Everyone- I’m new to eomahaforums but found this thread about Park east. I live smack dab in the middle of the neighborhood, patron a fair amount of the small businesses there, and attended the neighborhood association meetings regarding the “renaming” of the neighborhood. Here’s a loose play b...
by Garrett
Tue Jan 23, 2018 3:16 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Park East District
Replies: 40
Views: 2037

Re: Park East District

Why the Quarters? “It’s what you make of it,” said Swan. He said the name nods to the area’s living and working quarters and can refer also to its 25th Street artery. "It's what you make of it", i.e. it's a poorly thought out name that was published in the OWH by someone who probably know...
by Garrett
Mon Jan 22, 2018 9:26 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Park East District
Replies: 40
Views: 2037

Re: Park East District

Honestly, how can we help here? We can't allow that name to stick. Anybody have any history and general context to offer? Farnam west of 20th used to be called "auto row", there's the adult time out center literally smack dab in the center of this area and it takes up a lot of room. That ...
by Garrett
Sun Jan 21, 2018 1:04 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Park East District
Replies: 40
Views: 2037

Re: Park East District

But has anyone heard of this district being named the Quarters District? I saw it in the newspaper. It cannot be a serious attempt at naming a whole sector of the city. If I can meet whomever thought of that name, I'd look at them in the eye, and slap 'em. A sorry attempt that is. Park East is bett...
by Garrett
Thu Jan 18, 2018 9:34 am
Forum: Elsewhere
Topic: Amazon HQ2
Replies: 54
Views: 2934

Re: Amazon HQ2

Well, looks like only 1 Rustbelt city on the list, otherwise not too surprising. I would have thought Detroit and STL would’ve had a chance.
by Garrett
Wed Jan 17, 2018 4:53 pm
Forum: Business
Topic: MECA Business News (CLCO/TDAPO)
Replies: 225
Views: 24818

Re: MECA Business News (CLCO/TDAPO)

Arena McArenaface
by Garrett
Wed Jan 17, 2018 2:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Odds of President Trump making it the full 4 years.
Replies: 16
Views: 990

Re: Odds of President Trump making it the full 4 years.

Remember that time Obama wore a tan suit?
by Garrett
Fri Jan 12, 2018 10:36 pm
Forum: eOmahaForums Bar and Grill
Topic: Suburb vs Urban Transportation
Replies: 34
Views: 461

Re: Omaha transportation's $7.4B future

So in summary, nobody wants to pay for anything that helps somebody else's neighborhood and not their own directly. Ok. :yes: It’s the baby boomer “I got mine, |expletive| everyone else” mentality to a T. But they told me millennials are destroying everything. We killed sit-down family chain restau...
by Garrett
Fri Jan 12, 2018 10:07 am
Forum: eOmahaForums Bar and Grill
Topic: Suburb vs Urban Transportation
Replies: 34
Views: 461

Re: Omaha transportation's $7.4B future

GetUrban wrote:So in summary, nobody wants to pay for anything that helps somebody else's neighborhood and not their own directly.

Ok. :yes:

It’s the baby boomer “I got mine, |expletive| everyone else” mentality to a T.
by Garrett
Thu Jan 11, 2018 8:58 am
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Omaha transportation's $7.4B future
Replies: 25
Views: 1781

Re: Omaha transportation's $7.4B future

To write off half of the city, is to do what libs have done for the past decade. Ever wonder why Stothert owns Millard and West Omaha? People are tired of paying for other people's toys. Oh quit being such a partisan hack. Both sides are guilty of writing off a section of the city. You want people ...
by Garrett
Tue Jan 09, 2018 12:48 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Omaha Eppley Airfield
Replies: 1086
Views: 114946

Re: Omaha Eppley Airfield

Mr.Nuke wrote:Not Omaha, but Kansas City picked up transatlantic service for the first time with 3 times a week service to Iceland this summer via Icelandair.


Ohhhh very nice. A great cheap way to get to Europe if you're ok with going no frills.
by Garrett
Mon Jan 08, 2018 4:49 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Civic Square (former Civic Auditorium)
Replies: 701
Views: 66381

Re: Civic Square (former Civic Auditorium)

RUMOR: from a source I trust, there is a major Omaha employer with no presence in downtown currently that will occupy the office component of this project. He declined to say who they were but said it will be major news. He didn't not know of that meant more height than the most recent site plan. H...
by Garrett
Mon Jan 08, 2018 1:39 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: 1200 Landmark Center
Replies: 87
Views: 11294

Re: 1200 Landmark Center

$42 million renovation and addition, which will include a hotel space and additional restaurant space: http://www.omaha.com/money/new-owners-want-to-turn-part-of-landmark-building-into/article_2d5bb670-89e1-5022-851a-f4f4f7b4e711.html A proposed $42 million face-lift aims to turn a big chunk of a pr...
by Garrett
Mon Jan 08, 2018 1:20 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Civic Square (former Civic Auditorium)
Replies: 701
Views: 66381

Re: Civic Square (former Civic Auditorium)

RUMOR: from a source I trust, there is a major Omaha employer with no presence in downtown currently that will occupy the office component of this project. He declined to say who they were but said it will be major news. He didn't not know of that meant more height than the most recent site plan. H...
by Garrett
Thu Jan 04, 2018 1:03 pm
Forum: Nebraska and Iowa
Topic: Cabela's - World's Foremost Outfitter
Replies: 90
Views: 7244

Re: Cabela's - World's Foremost Outfitter

Anyone else notice a lot more tv advertising for Cabelas since the change? Pretty normal action to try to pad the bank account with sales and promotions before the changeover. Time Warner was discounting TV and Internet packages like crazy before the Spectrum takeover. The take over is done. I have...
by Garrett
Thu Jan 04, 2018 11:42 am
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Official: Omaha Streetcar Discussion
Replies: 1939
Views: 160631

Re: Official: Omaha Streetcar Discussion

We are in agreement about the autonomous vehicles. They, along with all the other new unnecessary auxiliary technology are degenerative toward humanity. So I guess we're supposed to sit on our bums and let technology do everything for us while we are immersed in a fabricated reality. What are we go...
by Garrett
Thu Jan 04, 2018 11:31 am
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Official: Omaha Streetcar Discussion
Replies: 1939
Views: 160631

Re: Official: Omaha Streetcar Discussion

Self-Driving Trucks May Be Closer Than They Appear With fewer cultural hurdles and more financial incentives than car owners, big-rig operators are charting the route to an autonomous future. https://www.nytimes.com/2017/11/13/business/self-driving-trucks.html Self-Driving Trucks Tractor-trailers w...
by Garrett
Wed Dec 27, 2017 10:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Development Dream Journal
Replies: 10
Views: 476

Re: Development Dream Journal

This is fun, I wish we had more threads like this. My spin : First, I think St. Mary's should stay open, but should go down to a two lane, bidirectional road with parallel parking, and wider sidewalks. Do the same with Leavenworth. Get rid of these commuter streets. Then I think you close off Howar...
by Garrett
Wed Dec 27, 2017 2:16 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Moxy Hotel to replace OM Diner
Replies: 75
Views: 8560

Re: New building to replace OM Diner?

Brad wrote:
Coyote wrote:Site Plan Review was submitted to the Planning Commission.


And you might know the guy that drafted that site plan... :shock:


And what does this site plan call for?
by Garrett
Wed Dec 27, 2017 2:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Development Dream Journal
Replies: 10
Views: 476

Re: Development Dream Journal

Just going to throw some ideas out there. https://i.imgur.com/HALC398.jpg St Mary's Square is a $40 million overhaul of the intersection of Howard/St. Mary's/17th streets. West-bound traffic can take Jackson street, just to the south. Access to the various parking lots and garages remain intact Fea...
by Garrett
Sat Dec 16, 2017 7:24 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: New Kiewit HQ
Replies: 51
Views: 3807

Re: New Kiewit HQ

Well according to a post over on DSM's forum the IT department for Kiewit will be staying in their current building. I checked with a friend who is a senior IT manager at Kiewit and she stated IT may eventually be going downtown as well. Greg That is also what I heard earlier today. As for working ...
by Garrett
Thu Dec 14, 2017 7:29 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: New Kiewit HQ
Replies: 51
Views: 3807

Re: New Kiewit HQ

So what's going to be with Kiewit Plaza? Berkshire going to move a bunch of subsidiaries in? WIth how hot the area is, who knows, there could even be an apartment conversion. Overall, incredible news though. I’ve been saying for a while that North Downtown needs a major office anchor to help make i...
by Garrett
Tue Dec 12, 2017 8:52 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Modifications to eOmahaForums
Replies: 740
Views: 68924

Re: Modifications to eOmahaForums

What was that “site suspended” about this morning?
by Garrett
Mon Dec 11, 2017 9:01 am
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Official: Omaha Streetcar Discussion
Replies: 1939
Views: 160631

Re: Official: Omaha Streetcar Discussion

Unless they figure out some way to limit voting on it, to those in the vicinity of the line itself, as was done in KC... it will never come to fruition. Ask every voter in the city of Omaha to approve it... it fails. I wonder if they could do a special TIF district for it, like the one they made he...
by Garrett
Fri Dec 08, 2017 1:10 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Conagra campus development plans
Replies: 66
Views: 7974

Re: Conagra campus development plans

Confirmed with someone from Hines that Great Wolf Lodge is 100% locked in as part of this development. Should be the cornerstone for the entire thing. Great to see Omaha finally acting like a contender instead of a pretender. I feel like you're being sarcastic here given that there is no resort hot...
by Garrett
Fri Dec 08, 2017 8:19 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Conagra campus development plans
Replies: 66
Views: 7974

Re: Conagra campus development plans

This looks incredible! Super exciting for downtown and the city. Combined details and timeline: Envisioned as a 10-year project that breaks ground in 2019, the initiative would build nine new structures containing roughly 500,000 square feet of office space, more than 80,000 square feet of retail sp...

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