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by iamjacobm
Sat Sep 23, 2017 6:15 pm
Forum: Nebraska and Iowa
Topic: 32-story Apartment Tower in Des Moines
Replies: 34
Views: 2416

Re: 32-story Apartment Tower in Des Moines

Wow impressive DSM!
by iamjacobm
Fri Sep 22, 2017 11:46 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Omaha Street Life
Replies: 2
Views: 375

Re: Omaha Street Life

Haven't been in A/V much at all this summer for the first time in a while, but was there Monday night with a friend. The place was absolutely buzzing, not event at the park or Baxter just a normal Monday evening. Lots of runners and people enjoying the restaurants. The commitment to develop this are...
by iamjacobm
Fri Sep 22, 2017 11:41 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Ft. Omaha Campus
Replies: 31
Views: 3816

Re: Ft. Omaha Campus

Metro is an awesome resource for the city and these facilities look like they are the very top of the line. Those buildings would fit in on nearly any 4 year university.
by iamjacobm
Tue Sep 19, 2017 9:34 am
Forum: Council Bluffs Development
Topic: River's Edge Development (Playland Park)
Replies: 585
Views: 86034

Re: River's Edge Development (Playland Park)

I noticed the walls are going up on the apartments and townhomes along Avenue A.

The parks building continues at a glacial pace.
by iamjacobm
Mon Sep 18, 2017 1:47 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: 13th and William Revitalization
Replies: 38
Views: 4967

Re: 13th and William Revitalization

I caught wind recently that someone is trying to develop more condos on S 10th but the city denied the TIFF application? Anyone know anything about this? Why would they city hinder new projects like this? I have not seen this, I just went through the past few Planning Commission minutes and found n...
by iamjacobm
Sun Sep 17, 2017 11:09 am
Forum: Nebraska and Iowa
Topic: Whitetail Run - Ashland
Replies: 3
Views: 247

Re: Whitetail Run - Ashland

TIF was denied.
by iamjacobm
Fri Sep 15, 2017 10:19 am
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Garth Brooks 2017 Lincoln PBA
Replies: 8
Views: 51

Re: Garth Brooks 2017 Lincoln PBA

nebugeater wrote:Garth Brooks
Oct 21
Pinnacle Bank Arena.

Just announced on the arena's FB page

Tickets on Sale Sept 15

Open Weekend for Husker football too.


Apparently up to 4 shows now.
by iamjacobm
Thu Sep 14, 2017 8:31 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Jones St Reconstruction (11th to 13th)
Replies: 6
Views: 165

Re: Jones St Reconstruction (11th to 13th)

So is this assuming that company using the loading dock will move? That doesn't seem like enough space for trucks to maneuver.
by iamjacobm
Wed Sep 13, 2017 2:08 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Dakota Title Building (Flatiron District)
Replies: 14
Views: 1513

Re: Dakota Title Building (Flatiron District)

Flatiron District about to get going! http://x.lnimg.com/attachments/4D603D2B-5217-455F-84F9-DCC71811812A.pdf Mixed-use redevelopment project in the historic Flatiron District! Fantastic street retail opportunities, with approximately 200 apartments to be developed on upper levels. Only blocks away ...
by iamjacobm
Tue Sep 12, 2017 12:23 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: LB 840 Bellevue Development
Replies: 7
Views: 243

Re: LB 840 Bellevue Development

I'm a little confused as to why they are pushing to develop this particular area of green space. I think Bellevue should be encouraging growth to the west, closer to the rest of the urbanized area, rather than south. They have been holding out for a major industrial player to take over the land to ...
by iamjacobm
Tue Sep 12, 2017 10:38 am
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: LB 840 Bellevue Development
Replies: 7
Views: 243

Re: LB 840 Bellevue Development

5000 acres is a lot of developable land. I would think carving out a piece of this for industrial would be wise with the new bridge to get you over the river to 29 quickly.
by iamjacobm
Tue Sep 12, 2017 10:36 am
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: LB 840 Bellevue Development
Replies: 7
Views: 243

LB 840 Bellevue Development

http://www.omaha.com/sarpy/bellevue/city-to-fully-fund-development-south-of-offutt/article_82cc96b6-97c9-11e7-898a-03a4f7ec6e16.html It was a long and drawn-out discussion, but the Bellevue City Council Monday night voted 4-2 to fully fund the effort to develop some 5,000 acres south of Offutt Air ...
by iamjacobm
Tue Sep 12, 2017 9:50 am
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Blackstone Social
Replies: 12
Views: 187

Re: Blackstone Social

Taco wrote:I remember reading on here a long time ago that Blackstone Social was planning on opening up a "speakeasy" style bar in their basement. However, it looks like there hasn't been work on this in some time. Does anyone know if something is still in the works there?


Its open
by iamjacobm
Tue Sep 12, 2017 8:40 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Missouri River Commons (Riverfront Development)
Replies: 626
Views: 56157

Re: Missouri River Commons (Riverfront Development)

I was planning on going last night, but something came up. Per the OWH article it sounds like this was mostly an early input session anyways with more meetings in October and January.
by iamjacobm
Mon Sep 11, 2017 9:17 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Mansion Flats (Arthur Metz mansion)
Replies: 36
Views: 3351

Re: Mansion Flats (Arthur Metz mansion)

I like the look of this building. Nice to have something different than the black panel exterior we see on everything else.
by iamjacobm
Fri Sep 08, 2017 2:46 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Missouri River Commons (Riverfront Development)
Replies: 626
Views: 56157

Re: Missouri River Commons (Riverfront Development)

Did a little looking at OJB Landscape and they designed both Klyde Warren Park in Dallas and Myriad Botanical Gardens in OKC among others. The two names have been given major awards the past few years regarding urban park design.
by iamjacobm
Fri Sep 08, 2017 11:22 am
Forum: Business
Topic: Locally owned Scooter's Coffeehouse
Replies: 51
Views: 8488

Re: Locally owned Scooter's Coffeehouse

https://scooterscoffee.com/NewsDetails/128 San Antonio, TX - Scooter’s Coffee, the Midwest-based coffee franchise that has experienced tremendous growth over the past year, has increased its Texas presence with the company’s latest opening at 12054 Blanco Rd. To celebrate, the location will be host...
by iamjacobm
Fri Sep 08, 2017 9:42 am
Forum: Nebraska and Iowa
Topic: Niobium Mine in Nebraska
Replies: 14
Views: 3316

Re: Niobium Mine in Nebraska

http://www.omaha.com/money/long-discussed-niobium-mine-in-southeast-nebraska-is-ready-to/article_33913f7a-93fa-11e7-9144-8f1cad9c36eb.html Like a rocket on a launching pad, a long-discussed niobium mine in southeast Nebraska is ready for liftoff — but only if it gathers $1 billion in financing. The...
by iamjacobm
Thu Sep 07, 2017 12:23 pm
Forum: Elsewhere
Topic: Amazon HQ2
Replies: 14
Views: 396

Re: Amazon HQ2

I just read this on the NYTimes. I knew you'd be all over it. https://www.nytimes.com/2017/09/07/technology/amazon-headquarters-north-america.html The company, which is based in Seattle, listed a series of requirements for the new location, including a metropolitan area that has a population greate...
by iamjacobm
Thu Sep 07, 2017 9:38 am
Forum: Elsewhere
Topic: Amazon HQ2
Replies: 14
Views: 396

Re: Amazon HQ2

The obvious big ones have been thrown out. NYC, Maryland/DC, DFW. Some of the other names that people are throwing out that are smaller than one would imagine for something like this are Austin(Whole Foods), Detroit(legacy city lots of develop-able land) and Raleigh/Research Triangle area(lots of we...
by iamjacobm
Thu Sep 07, 2017 8:57 am
Forum: Elsewhere
Topic: Amazon HQ2
Replies: 14
Views: 396

Amazon HQ2

Amazon dropped news that they will be looking for a second city for a HQ that would include 5 billion in investment and 50,000 jobs.

One of, if not the, biggest fish in modern development history. Will be fascinating to see how this plays out.
by iamjacobm
Thu Sep 07, 2017 8:50 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Missouri River Commons (Riverfront Development)
Replies: 626
Views: 56157

Re: Missouri River Commons (Riverfront Development)

http://www.nonpareilonline.com/news/region/input-on-riverfront-sought-at-meeting/article_693d417c-936a-11e7-bdd1-5fe81c935f4b.html “We need to make the riverfront a destination and we’re well on the way on our side,” he said. “We have a park and new developments. I think what Council Bluffs has don...
by iamjacobm
Fri Sep 01, 2017 11:46 am
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Methodist Office Redevelopment - 85th and Dodge
Replies: 3
Views: 371

Methodist Office Redevelopment - 85th and Dodge

http://www.omaha.com/livewellnebraska/health/with-methodist-health-system-vacating-west-dodge-offices-property-could/article_a1c07fda-6615-545a-a461-0d04a83016b1.html After the 160,000-square-foot building is completed in late 2018, the health system’s administrative offices — and the roughly 800 em...
by iamjacobm
Fri Sep 01, 2017 9:32 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Official: Capitol District
Replies: 2549
Views: 244890

Re: Official: Capitol District

Construction elevator and the trash chute are both gone, assuming that means the apartment interiors are complete.
by iamjacobm
Mon Aug 28, 2017 7:24 pm
Forum: Business
Topic: The Omaha Chamber of Commerce
Replies: 37
Views: 6073

Re: The Omaha Chamber of Commerce

^^Maybe we can get multiple uses in a building for a change
by iamjacobm
Mon Aug 28, 2017 4:02 pm
Forum: Rumors
Topic: 63rd and Center
Replies: 20
Views: 1435

Re: 63rd and Center

Missed this thread. TIF request suggests an Aloft will be built here.
by iamjacobm
Mon Aug 28, 2017 3:46 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: A Couple Things--Drive Thru Mini Mart 62nd and Center
Replies: 10
Views: 1788

Re: A Couple Things--Drive Thru Mini Mart 62nd and Center

This property and the warehouse immediately east both have a TIF request. Approval of the 60TH AND CENTER ALOFT TIF REDEVELOPMENT PROJECT PLAN Aloft Hotel near A/V? EDIT: Owned by Bucks and I know we talked about Bucky's moving somewhere. Odd name and I can't recall the city ever granting TIF to a g...
by iamjacobm
Mon Aug 28, 2017 3:42 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Dakota Title Building (Flatiron District)
Replies: 14
Views: 1513

Re: Dakota Title Building (Flatiron District)

Not sure if these are connected, but TIF request for the property immediately east of the one mentioned in this thread. EDIT: Different LLCs same owner. Up to mods how you want to treat the development over here. http://douglascone.wgxtreme.com/java/wgx_douglasne/ImageServlet?type=photo&accounti...
by iamjacobm
Mon Aug 28, 2017 3:41 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Children's Hospital Expanding (84th and Dodge)
Replies: 148
Views: 20393

Re: Children's Hospital Expanding (84th and Dodge)

Planning Agenda Waiver asking for a height waiver. Mentions 176 feet.
by iamjacobm
Mon Aug 28, 2017 1:16 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Crossroads - Redevelopment Plan
Replies: 1144
Views: 128778

Re: Crossroads - Redevelopment Plan

I don't think we have the demographic base around Crossroads to make a development like this happen, but The Domain in Austin is one of the coolest and well executed "mall" developments I have seen. Google Map it and click down Rock Rose and Century Oaks to see what I mean. Rock Rose is th...
by iamjacobm
Mon Aug 28, 2017 12:37 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: NEDO (North East Downtown Arts and Trades District)
Replies: 20
Views: 1719

Re: NEDO (North East Downtown Arts and Trades District)

MCC is holding classes in the Midco building on N 11th Street currently. https://mccneb.edu/Community-Business/Community-Programs/Continuing-Education/Omaha-Makerhood-District.aspx Looks like they may be calling it the Omaha Makerhood District? Anyways this looks like mostly fashion/upholstery focus...
by iamjacobm
Sat Aug 26, 2017 8:55 am
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Bärchen - 6209 Maple Street - Downtown Benson
Replies: 2
Views: 265

Re: Bärchen - 6209 Maple Street - Downtown Benson

If you are not following this place on facebook, they have posted a bunch of photos. The front of the building is looking great, the inside turned out nice, and out back is a huge beer garden with a ton of taps. The page is worth taking a look at if you are in to beer and bars. https://www.facebook...
by iamjacobm
Fri Aug 25, 2017 9:50 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Dundee Flats
Replies: 143
Views: 16148

Re: Dundee Flats

They posted on fb yesterday that grading would start again Monday.
by iamjacobm
Fri Aug 25, 2017 9:48 am
Forum: Rumors
Topic: Mutual of Omaha Plans for the Future?
Replies: 69
Views: 5992

Re: Mutual of Omaha Plans for the Future?

Have a hard time seeing them leaving the Midtown area after putting $300 million into it.

First thought is that it would be cool to build a 400 footer on the west side of 480 and use a portion of the TIF to finance a cap for 480 that can be a civic plaza for the tower.
by iamjacobm
Thu Aug 24, 2017 3:17 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Cask Republic - Dundee
Replies: 35
Views: 1271

Re: Cask Republic - Dundee

Turing into "The Hoppy Taco" according to liquor license docs.
by iamjacobm
Wed Aug 23, 2017 2:00 pm
Forum: Nebraska and Iowa
Topic: G.I looks to build new airport terminal
Replies: 77
Views: 7531

Re: G.I looks to build new airport terminal

Dropped off a few family members that flew up from AZ for the eclipse and poked my head in here. Nice facility for GI and Central Nebraska. I tend to agree with earlier comments that it might be better for the Tri City area if Kearney dropped its Denver service and GI were able to attract a larger c...
by iamjacobm
Wed Aug 23, 2017 9:51 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Park Ave Living
Replies: 104
Views: 12643

Re: Park Ave Living

Jonjill11 wrote:New here, but didn't see anything about it. I could be wrong too. Does anyone have any info on the remodeling of the Park Ave apts. next to the Greek church?


Looks like Harvest Development bought the property in May. They have a number of other properties in this area.
by iamjacobm
Tue Aug 22, 2017 12:05 pm
Forum: News and Events
Topic: 2017 Eclipse
Replies: 17
Views: 769

Re: 2017 Eclipse

I left Lincoln at 4:15 yesterday for my drive back to Gretna. Usually a 35 Min drive. Took me 1:40 and it was like a yoyo between stopped and 40 MPH tops. MANY of the cars in all three lanes had Iowa, Minn, SD, and other out of state plates but those three were well in the lead. Was heading in from...

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