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by iamjacobm
Fri May 26, 2017 11:31 am
Forum: Sports
Topic: 2020 US Olympic Swim Trials - CLink
Replies: 22
Views: 627

Re: 2020 US Olympic Swim Trials - CLink

I really do understand the desire to move it around. It is a marquee event and would give people a chance to see new places. What many of the people griping don't realize is that the facility needs to dedicate 4+ weeks to that event alone and needs to have space for a second pool. That pretty much e...
by iamjacobm
Wed May 24, 2017 11:32 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: 13th and William Revitalization
Replies: 30
Views: 3742

Re: 13th and William Revitalization

A few more renderings that haven't been posted yet. http://x.lnimg.com/photo/poster_1920/caf55827f0714380bf0353466fce43a2.jpg http://x.lnimg.com/photo/poster_1920/52163828467c487cbbef80efeb854b66.jpg http://x.lnimg.com/photo/poster_1920/c02d866a6f9b4b809d545add345a4f8b.jpg
by iamjacobm
Wed May 24, 2017 11:02 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Official: Capitol District
Replies: 2394
Views: 221843

Re: Official: Capitol District

iamjacobm wrote:Permit for the "Entertainment District" before city council tomorrow.


This was approved for a two year period and will be reviewed by the city at that point to see if the policy needs any fixes.
by iamjacobm
Mon May 22, 2017 9:49 pm
Forum: Business
Topic: Fidelity occupies Federal Reserve space
Replies: 11
Views: 1627

Re: Fidelity occupies Federal Reserve space

Yep.
by iamjacobm
Mon May 22, 2017 4:24 pm
Forum: Business
Topic: Fidelity occupies Federal Reserve space
Replies: 11
Views: 1627

Re: Fidelity occupies Federal Reserve space

Bummer. However, another surface parking lot it will fit perfectly in that stretch of Farnam street along with all the other surfaces parking lots. It´s curious how Farnam became "Surface parking lots row" all way from "Auto row". I really enjoyed that green patch, I use to hang...
by iamjacobm
Mon May 22, 2017 3:17 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Official: Capitol District
Replies: 2394
Views: 221843

Re: Official: Capitol District

Permit for the "Entertainment District" before city council tomorrow.
by iamjacobm
Mon May 22, 2017 10:46 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Blackstone Business Improvement District
Replies: 519
Views: 58755

Re: Blackstone Business Improvement District

iamjacobm wrote:
S33 wrote:This area is doing better than I thought it would have.

If only someone would build a "speak easy" type bar here...


There is supposed to be one going under Blackstone Social at some point.


Osteria Segreto is the name it appears.
by iamjacobm
Wed May 17, 2017 1:16 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Blackstone Business Improvement District
Replies: 519
Views: 58755

Re: Blackstone Business Improvement District

S33 wrote:This area is doing better than I thought it would have.

If only someone would build a "speak easy" type bar here...


There is supposed to be one going under Blackstone Social at some point.
by iamjacobm
Wed May 17, 2017 11:26 am
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Elkhorn School Bond $130 Million
Replies: 12
Views: 397

Re: Elkhorn School Bond $130 Million

Question what is the difference between a Class A school and a Class B school? Is there positives to being a Class A school compared to a Class B school? I son't know from the sound's of the article in the OWH they might want to be a Class A school system. Who know's? Either way it's great to see E...
by iamjacobm
Wed May 17, 2017 8:57 am
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Elkhorn School Bond $130 Million
Replies: 12
Views: 397

Re: Elkhorn School Bond $130 Million

I am sure they want to stay Class B and will build to right below that threshold.
by iamjacobm
Tue May 16, 2017 4:19 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Nebraska Medicine
Replies: 981
Views: 113730

Re: Nebraska Medicine

Thanks for the update. I wish it was push out further toward the top of the hill on Saddle Creek to have a larger visual impact, but I suppose they wanted it in the center of that circle drive.
by iamjacobm
Tue May 16, 2017 4:07 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Omaha Eppley Airfield
Replies: 780
Views: 85289

Re: Omaha Eppley Airfield

I'm curious. What will become of the area where the car rental counters are now? By the way, yes those drawings are impressive. I assume that the style will be carried out as the rest of the terminal plan goes forward. For what it's worth, check out Wichita's new terminal. Yes, that Wichita. They d...
by iamjacobm
Mon May 15, 2017 3:14 pm
Forum: Elsewhere
Topic: Kansas City Streetcar
Replies: 100
Views: 7365

Re: Kansas City Streetcar

http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/development/article150320432.html

Interesting read about the development on the line and the construction planning that goes into building new construction close to an active streetcar line.
by iamjacobm
Mon May 15, 2017 2:45 pm
Forum: Rumors
Topic: Flatiron District?
Replies: 5
Views: 456

Re: Flatiron District?

There is a great pocket of old urbanity to give the area character. Could be a really charming district with some fresh investment.
by iamjacobm
Mon May 15, 2017 10:11 am
Forum: Nebraska and Iowa
Topic: Fremont Commons (Mixed Use Project)
Replies: 26
Views: 4742

Re: Fremont Commons (Mixed Use Project)

Long wait, but some new land owners have revived the project. http://fremonttribune.com/news/local/gallery-east-making-waves/article_a63f1921-e9df-5235-8eb7-2ed823d3fbf1.html Earlier this week, the official announcement of Gallery 23 East was made, causing a stir throughout the community. During Tue...
by iamjacobm
Mon May 15, 2017 10:08 am
Forum: Nebraska and Iowa
Topic: Fremont Area Chicken Processing Plant
Replies: 24
Views: 1414

Re: Fremont Area Chicken Processing Plant

Thankfully this is moving forward ahead full steam.
by iamjacobm
Fri May 12, 2017 3:12 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Official: Omaha Streetcar Discussion
Replies: 1845
Views: 142728

Re: Official: Omaha Streetcar Discussion

The current study gets released in October if I remember correctly.
by iamjacobm
Fri May 12, 2017 1:42 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Official: Aksarben Village
Replies: 1817
Views: 243846

Re: Official: Aksarben Village

I always forget this is going in back there. Great use of space, much better land use than the two along 67th.
by iamjacobm
Fri May 12, 2017 1:38 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: The Ones at 35th and Dodge
Replies: 35
Views: 3359

Re: The Ones at 35th and Dodge

Earth movers were on site this morning.
by iamjacobm
Fri May 12, 2017 12:13 pm
Forum: Omaha Metro Area Government
Topic: Future Annexation
Replies: 11
Views: 772

Re: Future Annexation

I think it is usually announced sometime in the summer and is between 10 and 15 thousand each time. Just depends which neighborhoods have their debt paid off.
by iamjacobm
Fri May 05, 2017 10:35 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: The Yard (15th & Cuming)
Replies: 392
Views: 51353

Re: The Yard (15th & Cuming)

The apartments look pretty much done from the outside. Barriers down, sidewalks done with landscaping in.
by iamjacobm
Fri May 05, 2017 10:30 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Official: Capitol District
Replies: 2394
Views: 221843

Re: Official: Capitol District

Looks like they poured some concrete in front of the hotel too. Would be great to get the sidewalk open by CWS time.
by iamjacobm
Thu May 04, 2017 9:32 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Blackstone Business Improvement District
Replies: 519
Views: 58755

Re: Blackstone Business Improvement District

A few single family homes that have been chopped into apartments that front Harney will go away for a 56 unit apartment building developed by Greenslate. http://www.omaha.com/news/metro/neighbors-fail-to-sway-omaha-planning-board-against-new-apartments/article_d6c930f6-15b8-5d4a-ac60-1e74341350ae.ht...
by iamjacobm
Wed May 03, 2017 1:33 pm
Forum: Business
Topic: Fidelity occupies Federal Reserve space
Replies: 11
Views: 1627

Re: Fidelity occupies Federal Reserve space

mistergutierrez wrote:The green area just between the Rose Theatre and the Federal Reserve building is being fenced and trees have been removed. I guess something will be done there... hopefully is not more surface parking.


A permit from January suggests a 135 stall lot.
by iamjacobm
Wed May 03, 2017 12:45 pm
Forum: Business
Topic: MECA Business News (CLCO/TDAPO)
Replies: 187
Views: 21412

Re: MECA Business News (CLCO/TDAPO)

Is there increased security for the Berkshire meeting this weekend? Tons of concrete barriers lining the majority of 10th St in front of the facility.

Not the most attractive thing ever.
by iamjacobm
Mon May 01, 2017 11:41 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Modifications to eOmahaForums
Replies: 699
Views: 62482

Re: Modifications to eOmahaForums

Board is still struggling for me. Not updating posts on continually logging me out.

I deleted the board cookies, not sure if the issue is on my end or not though.
by iamjacobm
Mon May 01, 2017 11:37 am
Forum: Sports
Topic: 2020 US Olympic Swim Trials - CLink
Replies: 22
Views: 627

2020 US Olympic Swim Trials

They are back baby!!
by iamjacobm
Fri Apr 28, 2017 10:58 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: UNO Campus Update
Replies: 463
Views: 47777

Re: UNO Campus Update

Dr. Gold will take over as chancellor of both Omaha locations, UNO and UNMC. https://nebraska.edu/news-and-events/news/2017/uno-chancellor-search-paused-jeffrey-gold-md-to-lead-omaha-campuses Sounds like they either can't afford or don't want to pay for a qualified candidate. I am sure Dr. Gold is ...
by iamjacobm
Thu Apr 27, 2017 4:29 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: The Yard (15th & Cuming)
Replies: 392
Views: 51353

Re: The Yard (15th & Cuming)

128 rooms, 5 floors. Renderings and plans starting on Page 44:

https://cityclerk.cityofomaha.org/images/agenda/ID_17_05_02w/Planning_Misc/600.pdf
by iamjacobm
Thu Apr 27, 2017 1:00 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: UNO Campus Update
Replies: 463
Views: 47777

Re: UNO Campus Update

Dr. Gold will take over as chancellor of both Omaha locations, UNO and UNMC. https://nebraska.edu/news-and-events/news/2017/uno-chancellor-search-paused-jeffrey-gold-md-to-lead-omaha-campuses Sounds like they either can't afford or don't want to pay for a qualified candidate. I am sure Dr. Gold is ...
by iamjacobm
Thu Apr 27, 2017 10:14 am
Forum: Council Bluffs Development
Topic: River's Edge Development (Playland Park)
Replies: 575
Views: 81956

Re: River's Edge Development (Playland Park)

Some info from the city council agenda on the residential proposal. • Developer acquires Block 1 of River's Edge Subdivision (75,118 sq. ft.) for $751,180, which is approximately $10.00 psf. • Developer initiates the construction of two residential towers on the site. One tower will consist of 125 t...
by iamjacobm
Thu Apr 27, 2017 9:08 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: UNO Campus Update
Replies: 463
Views: 47777

Re: UNO Campus Update

It appears they are putting in a median in the middle of 67th St infront of the garage. Tough to tell exactly what the plan is right now though.
by iamjacobm
Wed Apr 26, 2017 4:44 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Home2 by Hilton (Saddlecreek & Dodge)
Replies: 125
Views: 10790

Re: Home2 by Hilton (Saddlecreek & Dodge)

Pretty substantial earthwork here. Lets hope this pops up this summer.
by iamjacobm
Wed Apr 26, 2017 2:00 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Mouth of the South
Replies: 5
Views: 570

Re: Mouth of the South

Sounds like they had a pretty bad fire here today.
by iamjacobm
Wed Apr 26, 2017 1:11 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: UNO Maverick Athletics
Replies: 575
Views: 63438

Re: UNO Maverick Athletics

The Valley is without a doubt in my mind better than the Summit.
by iamjacobm
Tue Apr 25, 2017 9:42 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Holland's Greenspace
Replies: 566
Views: 31871

Re: Holland's Greenspace

http://www.omaha.com/news/politics/city-election/stothert-and-mello-spar-over-development-projects-historic-buildings-transportation/article_56217574-29d2-11e7-9c8a-133659448104.html And she referenced the controversy over HDR’s proposed downtown tower. In order for the company to obtain the land, ...
by iamjacobm
Tue Apr 25, 2017 8:00 pm
Forum: Omaha Metro Area Government
Topic: 2017 Omaha Mayoral Election
Replies: 304
Views: 8610

Re: 2017 Omaha Mayoral Election

Got an auto call from I assume an old friend of the forum. It was a man shouting "Go to http://www.jeanstothertsucks.com" Repeates that a few times then complained that the mayor had not worked with him on a certain infamous proposed development on 13th and I80 called Steamboat Plaza and d...
by iamjacobm
Tue Apr 25, 2017 7:54 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Park Ave Living
Replies: 98
Views: 11225

Re: Park Ave Living

Taco wrote:I believe 1029 is the building owned by inCommon.


Its going to be affordable housing. I don't remember where I saw that though.
by iamjacobm
Tue Apr 25, 2017 3:26 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Alvine Building (13th and Cass)
Replies: 151
Views: 13412

Re: Alvine Building (13th and Cass)

Thanks for all the updates! So much happening around Capitol and north right now.

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