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by Garrett
Fri Mar 17, 2017 3:26 pm
Forum: Statistics
Topic: It's that time of year again- 2016 metro population estimates
Replies: 67
Views: 1540

Re: It's that time of year again- 2016 metro population estimates

My guesses: Metro 445,572 CSA 962,491 A loss of 500,000 in the metro? http://i.imgur.com/5noHKsb.jpg I'm going to guess Athomsfere meant 945,572 metro. Correct me if I'm wrong :) ... Ciao..LiO...Peace Or he thinks Fremont has had some hidden explosion that we haven't seen.
by Garrett
Fri Mar 17, 2017 9:40 am
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Omaha Eppley Airfield
Replies: 726
Views: 79672

Re: Omaha Eppley Airfield

Omaha_corn_burner wrote:
Garrett wrote:I remember that. My family would go to Orlando back in the day for Disney trips and it's crazy to think a direct flight is possible now.

There's actually nonstop flights to Orlando now. No need for connections anymore.

Yes that's what I was saying haha. :;):
by Garrett
Thu Mar 16, 2017 8:38 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Omaha Eppley Airfield
Replies: 726
Views: 79672

Re: Omaha Eppley Airfield

One last thing. Sure, now that I've been gone over 8 years NOW Omaha has non stops coast to coast. Back in the day transferring in Chicago, Atlanta, Dallas, Denver, etc. was the only way to go. I remember that. My family would go to Orlando back in the day for Disney trips and it's crazy to think a...
by Garrett
Thu Mar 16, 2017 5:37 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Boys Town and farmland (144th Dodge)
Replies: 201
Views: 12796

Re: Boys Town and farmland (144th Dodge)

The entire master plan was included in the zoning request. Tons of info. https://cityclerk.cityofomaha.org/images/agenda/ID_17_03_21w/Planning_Zoning/371.pdf Highlights: On page 23: "In total, the development will include over 1,400,000 square feet of office space, 819,000 square feet of retai...
by Garrett
Wed Mar 15, 2017 2:34 pm
Forum: Projects Never Built
Topic: Jobbers Canyon Architectural Rendering
Replies: 42
Views: 4618

Re: Jobbers Canyon Architectural Rendering

Jeez. It's like they said "find the highest concentration of old warehouses and that's where we'll locate our headquarters." Part of me wants a developer to hire someone who designs period sets in Hollywood or for Disney theme parks and have them recreate these buildings where they used t...
by Garrett
Wed Mar 08, 2017 9:42 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Turner Park East
Replies: 73
Views: 5234

Re: Turner Park East

iamjacobm wrote:Interesting about the city paying for it. I would imagine they won't do the same 3 free hours as the Mutual owned garages.

Maybe Mutual would pay for the 3 free hours.
by Garrett
Wed Mar 08, 2017 3:24 pm
Forum: Statistics
Topic: It's that time of year again- 2016 metro population estimates
Replies: 67
Views: 1540

Re: It's that time of year again- 2016 metro population estimates

Could someone explain why Dodge is included in some of these statistics and in others it is not? Also, what counties are in with Omaha in the main statistic? Dodge county is part of the combined statistical area(CSA), but not the Metropolitan Statistical area (MSA). The MSA is Douglas, Sarpy, Cass,...
by Garrett
Tue Mar 07, 2017 9:37 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Midtown Crossing
Replies: 1907
Views: 257747

Re: Midtown Crossing

Fate of Marcus’ Midtown Cinema still uncertain, but its box-office numbers trail other Omaha theaters Of the 10 first-runs in the metro area, Midtown Cinema typically has the lowest box-office performance each weekend, according to comScore, an industry service that tracks exhibitor performance. Th...
by Garrett
Mon Mar 06, 2017 9:40 am
Forum: Statistics
Topic: It's that time of year again- 2016 metro population estimates
Replies: 67
Views: 1540

Re: It's that time of year again- 2016 metro population estimates

I'm going to submit my traditional estimate of...... 1 PERSON!!!!!!

On a more serious note.... 927,812 and 965,018
by Garrett
Mon Mar 06, 2017 9:35 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: The Muse apartments (Micklin Lumber)
Replies: 10
Views: 549

Re: The Muse apartments (Micklin Lumber)

Sheesh! 240 apartments is quite the substantial development for this area. This would probably be the biggest apartment development in North Downtown, no?
by Garrett
Thu Mar 02, 2017 5:18 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Avenue One (192nd & Dodge)
Replies: 32
Views: 1289

Re: Avenue One (192nd & Dodge)

Just imagine what $1.2 billion would do downtown., I have no idea what a private developer would do with 1.2 billion downtown. Build one tall building? Build 3 medium height buildings in North Downtown? How much does the Capital District cost? How much did First National cost? I seriously have no i...
by Garrett
Thu Mar 02, 2017 9:46 am
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Avenue One (192nd & Dodge)
Replies: 32
Views: 1289

Re: Avenue One (192nd & Dodge)

I'm already getting flashbacks to the original plans for Legacy... wasn't L Street Marketplace similar at one point too?
by Garrett
Wed Mar 01, 2017 3:34 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Official: Capitol District
Replies: 2317
Views: 208142

Re: Official: Capitol District

Greg S wrote:Anyone know if there are plans for any cool features in the common area/entertainment part like the outdoor ice rink in the Haymarket?

Greg

Yep! The ConAgra rink will be moving there, and I believe there's supposed to be a video board too.
by Garrett
Tue Feb 28, 2017 12:06 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Official: Omaha Streetcar Discussion
Replies: 1802
Views: 137513

Re: Official: Omaha Streetcar Discussion

I keep seeing it said that the advantage of the Streetcar is that it conveys a sense of permanence, which entices developers to build nearby. I think this overstates things. It's certainly possible the developers are that unwise (after all Trump was a developer, and my two year old shows better rea...
by Garrett
Mon Feb 27, 2017 6:22 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Urban Grocery Store
Replies: 85
Views: 4447

Re: Urban Grocery Store

"80,000 workers and 9,000 residents" Omaha is no where near that, we're gonna have to wait quite a while. Also, looking at it now that residents number has to include a lot of people from outside of downtown as well. Their main downtown census tract, which includes all of their downtown a...
by Garrett
Mon Feb 27, 2017 5:54 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Urban Grocery Store
Replies: 85
Views: 4447

Re: Urban Grocery Store

"80,000 workers and 9,000 residents" Omaha is no where near that, we're gonna have to wait quite a while. The greater downtown region (Downtown, Midtown crossing area, North Downtown, and the area just south of the tracks) has around 20,000 people according to 2015 data. Even if you just ...
by Garrett
Mon Feb 27, 2017 3:35 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Urban Grocery Store
Replies: 85
Views: 4447

Re: Urban Grocery Store

"80,000 workers and 9,000 residents" Omaha is no where near that, we're gonna have to wait quite a while. The greater downtown region (Downtown, Midtown crossing area, North Downtown, and the area just south of the tracks) has around 20,000 people according to 2015 data. Even if you just ...
by Garrett
Mon Feb 27, 2017 3:04 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Official: Omaha Streetcar Discussion
Replies: 1802
Views: 137513

Re: Official: Omaha Streetcar Discussion

Have ideas of paying for a project via "increased expected development in the area", ever worked out? Arenas and stadiums never usually do but transit investments almost always meet or exceed expectations. When I ask this, I am not necessarily doubting you...but do you by chance know of a...
by Garrett
Mon Feb 27, 2017 2:08 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Official: Omaha Streetcar Discussion
Replies: 1802
Views: 137513

Re: Official: Omaha Streetcar Discussion

Now for everyone's favorite thing.... a hypothetical map of Streetcar Lines and BRT!

https://www.google.com/maps/d/u/0/viewer?mid=1oHpfz42CgDdRUZdeJ31_vUh9BKA&ll=41.25489569451782%2C-95.86883962716672&z=14
by Garrett
Mon Feb 27, 2017 1:56 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Official: Omaha Streetcar Discussion
Replies: 1802
Views: 137513

Re: Official: Omaha Streetcar Discussion

This Streetcar Scam we are having run on us here in Omaha is being ran everywhere around the country as discussed in this UTUBE......... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VpUQ_EMV23c Lord, how I wish the people on this forum would take this to heart. Just because something worked back in the day, doe...
by Garrett
Mon Feb 27, 2017 12:02 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Official: Omaha Streetcar Discussion
Replies: 1802
Views: 137513

Re: Official: Omaha Streetcar Discussion

MadMartin8 wrote:Have ideas of paying for a project via "increased expected development in the area", ever worked out?

Arenas and stadiums never usually do but transit investments almost always meet or exceed expectations.
by Garrett
Sun Feb 26, 2017 9:17 am
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Official: Omaha Streetcar Discussion
Replies: 1802
Views: 137513

Re: Official: Omaha Streetcar Discussion

Given the proposed track, is the thought that there will be only one car that will simply run back and forth? Or would there be two that would be timed so that they pass each other where the "square" section of track occurs at 14th/16th street rather than block each other? I would assume ...
by Garrett
Fri Feb 24, 2017 1:04 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Official: Village Point
Replies: 178
Views: 37061

Re: Official: Village Point

Uffda wrote:The Ann Taylor store closed and the front is construction boarded up. Not sure if that store is coming back in or something new.

If I recall they were moving to a smaller bay somewhere in the mall because the rent was too high...
by Garrett
Sun Feb 19, 2017 4:02 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: The Landing (NuStyle redevelops St. Joseph's)
Replies: 130
Views: 11985

Re: The Landing (NuStyle redevelops St. Joseph's)

And creighton is maintaining their status as a research hospital, correct? At Bergan or the new clinic?
by Garrett
Sun Feb 05, 2017 11:33 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Seventy Five North (former Pleasantview Homes projects)
Replies: 43
Views: 4850

Re: Seventy Five North (former Pleasantview Homes projects)

Looming great! I had almost forgotten this had gone forward. Very encouraging!
by Garrett
Sun Feb 05, 2017 12:30 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Official: Capitol District
Replies: 2317
Views: 208142

Re: Official: Capitol District

By the way, those of you saying "They won't make the CWS", I would like to know how you based your opinion? Here is what I saw today. Interior rooms are being framed as high as the 9th Floor Glass is going in on the 6th floor Sheetrock is being hung on the 5th floor Sheetrock has been mud...
by Garrett
Wed Feb 01, 2017 8:29 am
Forum: Elsewhere
Topic: Chicago
Replies: 38
Views: 2934

Re: Chicago

iamjacobm wrote:Another huge business coup for Chicago. Caterpillar moving their HQ there from Peoria.

Didn't they just build a new HQ pretty recently?

Edit: Looking at it, apparently that was scrapped. That's a painful loss.
by Garrett
Sat Jan 28, 2017 10:00 pm
Forum: Business
Topic: Gordman's Business News
Replies: 40
Views: 4728

Re: Gordman's Business News

What a shame. Had Gordman's adapted faster they easily could have set themselves up as the American H&M.
by Garrett
Sat Jan 28, 2017 12:27 am
Forum: Omaha Metro Area Government
Topic: 2017 Omaha Mayoral Election
Replies: 106
Views: 3355

Re: 2017 Omaha Mayoral Election

I could not believe my eyes when I saw Mayor Stothert claiming in todays paper that Omaha is not a Sanctuary City. The internet says Omaha is a sanctuary city. My eyes tell me this is a sanctuary city. If Mayor Stothert thinks we are going to sit back and watch her subvert Trump shes going to lose ...
by Garrett
Fri Jan 27, 2017 8:08 pm
Forum: News and Events
Topic: 14,000 show up for Omaha Women's March
Replies: 43
Views: 1114

Re: 14,000 show up for Omaha Women's March

Dang it guys I was trying to stay out of political stuff for a while! All I have to say is that women haven't lost any rights since the election or inauguration. Donald Trump can not, would not, and will not be allowed to do anything to persecute or oppress women even if he wanted to. This fear of ...
by Garrett
Wed Jan 25, 2017 11:12 am
Forum: News and Events
Topic: 14,000 show up for Omaha Women's March
Replies: 43
Views: 1114

Re: 14,000 show up for Omaha Women's March

So what you're suggesting is that the Trump was elected president partially because he says dumb things and as a punishment to those who were pushing too hard at creating a fair and balanced nation? He was elected because even though this country is full of dead beats, misfits and idiots there were...
by Garrett
Tue Jan 24, 2017 11:39 am
Forum: Lincoln
Topic: 2017 Legislature (105th)
Replies: 23
Views: 942

Re: 2017 Legislature (105th)

He's like our own Tom Ford
by Garrett
Mon Jan 23, 2017 7:18 pm
Forum: News and Events
Topic: 14,000 show up for Omaha Women's March
Replies: 43
Views: 1114

Re: 14,000 show up for Omaha Women's March

The left also has rising leaders in Julian Castro, Kamala Harris, Corey Booker, and Tammie Duckworth. I don't think the next nominee will be Warren or Sanders. Democrats will probably want new blood. I don't know about that. Dems are still rolling out Nancy Pelosi. Exactly! Pocohontas is 100% what ...
by Garrett
Mon Jan 23, 2017 4:26 pm
Forum: News and Events
Topic: 14,000 show up for Omaha Women's March
Replies: 43
Views: 1114

Re: 14,000 show up for Omaha Women's March

Natural attrition will ultimately leave today's progressives in power by default. It's the way of things. Enjoy a last gasp of conservatism for the time being. No offense 'grandpa', but you'll be dead soon enough (note that wasn't necessarily directed at you, Smucker, just your people :) ). I'd lik...
by Garrett
Sun Jan 22, 2017 6:50 pm
Forum: Statistics
Topic: 2015 Census Estimates
Replies: 84
Views: 5220

Re: 2015 Census Estimates

This is a baaaad sign, Trulia shows property sales have TANKED in Omaha! I hope it's a national trend and not a local one. http://i66.tinypic.com/28gt6ao.jpg Property sales always drop during the winter. And according to this article, Omaha actually has a pretty big housing shortage that could be c...
by Garrett
Wed Jan 18, 2017 12:54 am
Forum: Rumors
Topic: W. Dale Clark Library Site
Replies: 43
Views: 2121

Re: W. Dale Clark Library Site

Confirmed - European Village coming to library site with world's first 1 mile high Farris Wheel announcement coming soon. Will i be able to carry open containers on this mile high ferris wheel? Will there also be ground level parking?? You will be able to carry open containers and open carry firear...
by Garrett
Tue Jan 17, 2017 10:08 am
Forum: Elsewhere
Topic: 800 Room Convention Hotel Annoinced for KCMO
Replies: 39
Views: 1718

Re: 800 Room Convention Hotel Annoinced for KCMO

I think the new rendering is pretty boring too. The one before was really great looking, while the new one looks more or less like the one we have in the Old Market
by Garrett
Fri Jan 13, 2017 6:14 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Lot B Development
Replies: 216
Views: 16431

Re: Lot B Development

I feel like at this point we may as well have a "perpetually proposed" and "actually under construction" section of the forum haha
by Garrett
Tue Jan 10, 2017 5:32 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Entertainment districts
Replies: 46
Views: 1408

Re: Official: Capitol District

MTO wrote:Why does the entertainment distric liqueur license thing here have to be modeled after the one in Lincoln is Omaha that incompetent it can't figure it out on its own. How complicaed can it be :what:

Given it's all based on state law why not naturally follow an already successful ordinance?
by Garrett
Fri Jan 06, 2017 4:22 pm
Forum: Omaha Metro Area Government
Topic: 2017 City Council Election
Replies: 11
Views: 584

Re: 2017 City Council Election

bigredmed wrote:Who is running to replace Franklin Thompson? Any betting action on whether any candidate makes it out west of 120th street?

I could see a push for an Elkhorn candidate.

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