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by iamjacobm
Sat Nov 18, 2017 11:32 am
Forum: Sports
Topic: 2017-2018 UNO Basketball
Replies: 6
Views: 100

Re: 2017-2018 UNO Basketball

Ohh I was agreeing with you. My fault for not showing that well.
by iamjacobm
Sat Nov 18, 2017 8:47 am
Forum: Sports
Topic: 2017-2018 UNO Basketball
Replies: 6
Views: 100

Re: 2017-2018 UNO Basketball

Jim Rose on KFAB has sure been voicing his dislike for the UNO early season travel schedule. Not sure who @#$(^$ in his cheerios. He gets on a rant almost every morning about the total miles they traveled with no home games. He finally seemed to get talked off the home game thing after people repea...
by iamjacobm
Fri Nov 17, 2017 10:13 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Official: Gene Leahy Mall
Replies: 728
Views: 67662

Re: Official: Gene Leahy Mall

http://riverfrontrevitalization.com/assets/20171115-Boards_OM-RIV_42X84_Community_Boards_11X17.pdf http://riverfrontrevitalization.com/assets/20171115_Community_Meeting_2_Presentation_Slides.pdf Posting these here as well. They are all under the same study, but the riverfront and GLM obviously have...
by iamjacobm
Thu Nov 16, 2017 3:05 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: SPECIAL Union Pacific Movements
Replies: 173
Views: 33665

Re: SPECIAL Union Pacific Movements

https://www.facebook.com/events/1734747073263605/ Salute to the Military Tour: New Locomotive to Arrive in Omaha Friday, November 10, 11:15AM arrival & 4:45PM departure Pay tribute to the U.S. armed forces with Union Pacific's newly unveiled locomotive, No. 1943, The Spirit, at The Durham Museu...
by iamjacobm
Thu Nov 16, 2017 12:26 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Krug Park (Downtown Benson)
Replies: 9
Views: 748

Re: Krug Park (Downtown Benson)

Just saw that they are selling growlers now and you can take any of their tapped beer home with you. I may have missed a change in the laws, but I thought the reason was crowlers were being used was b/c they couldn't do the normal growler at these places.
by iamjacobm
Thu Nov 16, 2017 9:56 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Missouri River Commons (Riverfront Development)
Replies: 642
Views: 58221

Re: Missouri River Commons (Riverfront Development)

Finding bits and pieces of info. They should post all their material to http://riverfrontrevitalization.com/ soon.
by iamjacobm
Thu Nov 16, 2017 9:00 am
Forum: Nebraska and Iowa
Topic: Ponca Tribe Casino -- Carter Lake
Replies: 4
Views: 166

Ponca Tribe Casino -- Carter Lake

Potentially big legal decision allowing a casino in Carter Lake. Mentions of 2000 slot machines and 50 tables along with a 150 room hotel. I haven't done a ton of digging, but it looks like it may be planned for the empty lot next to the new Casey's.
by iamjacobm
Tue Nov 14, 2017 8:34 am
Forum: Council Bluffs Development
Topic: River's Edge Development (Playland Park)
Replies: 602
Views: 88680

Re: River's Edge Development (Playland Park)

OmahaJaysCU wrote:Heard this week the apartment towers could be 13 and 19 stories? One is condo the other apartments. Anyone heard anything?


19 would be significant on that side of the river. I don't have much luck finding docs on this development so hoping for an announcement to confirm that.
by iamjacobm
Mon Nov 13, 2017 10:58 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: 2018 Curling Team Trials @Baxter
Replies: 19
Views: 794

Re: 2018 Curling Team Trials @Baxter

Went tonight and had a good time. A handful of friends of mine have moved to the Twin Cities this past year and joined a curling league and one of the guys was down for the matches today so I got a lot of the lingo and strategy during the match tonight. They have pretty cool facilities up there for ...
by iamjacobm
Mon Nov 13, 2017 4:03 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Blackstone Business Improvement District
Replies: 414
Views: 66099

Re: Blackstone Business Improvement District

I just leave my car parked in my driveway and walk, takes less than 10 mins.
by iamjacobm
Mon Nov 13, 2017 2:07 pm
Forum: Nebraska and Iowa
Topic: G.I looks to build new airport terminal
Replies: 81
Views: 7776

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 ...
by iamjacobm
Mon Nov 13, 2017 1:41 pm
Forum: Nebraska and Iowa
Topic: G.I looks to build new airport terminal
Replies: 81
Views: 7776

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 ...
by iamjacobm
Mon Nov 13, 2017 11:43 am
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Pepperjax Grill - Omaha/CB Metro Area
Replies: 26
Views: 2150

Re: Pepperjax Grill - Omaha/CB Metro Area

http://images2.loopnet.com/d2/2I9rhOVlMKSsXNwuBeXFmAHIurLTR_Kfk-2th734gMk/document.pdf

Selling the real estate on 7 locations. Looks like they are getting out of owning their space.
by iamjacobm
Mon Nov 13, 2017 11:13 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Blackstone Business Improvement District
Replies: 414
Views: 66099

Re: Blackstone Business Improvement District

Have Uber/Lyft caught on much in Omaha? In Chicago that’s mostly all people use to get around when going out on the weekend but here in St. Louis many still expect to drive to nightlife. We use it all the time, pretty much everyone in my group has 0 interest in risking a DUI. It is worth the ten bu...
by iamjacobm
Mon Nov 13, 2017 10:07 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Blackstone Business Improvement District
Replies: 414
Views: 66099

Re: Blackstone Business Improvement District

So when you create an in demand urban neighborhood people will find alternatives to driving their own car and parking? Shocking.
by iamjacobm
Mon Nov 13, 2017 10:06 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Blackstone Business Improvement District
Replies: 414
Views: 66099

Re: Blackstone Business Improvement District

http://www.omaha.com/news/metro/some-say-parking-in-blackstone-district-is-a-hassle-but/article_b6c92a27-ce57-5b5e-bab9-5a71127f46b2.html When University of Nebraska at Omaha student Alexandria Wilson goes to the Blackstone District, she often uses a ride-hailing service because of the hassle of pa...
by iamjacobm
Fri Nov 10, 2017 8:54 am
Forum: Council Bluffs Development
Topic: River's Edge Development (Playland Park)
Replies: 602
Views: 88680

Re: River's Edge Development (Playland Park)

Looked like they were doing foundation work on the office building yesterday.
by iamjacobm
Fri Nov 10, 2017 8:46 am
Forum: Business
Topic: Toast
Replies: 34
Views: 1461

Re: Toast

I mean on of the few jobs available is sales recruiter. I obviously don't know their business model, but maybe there will be a decent amount of sales people based out of Omaha. The customer support lead team does sound like there could be a sort of call center aspect. I think having B2B call center ...
by iamjacobm
Thu Nov 09, 2017 9:17 am
Forum: Business
Topic: Toast
Replies: 34
Views: 1461

Re: Toast

The press release from Toast. https://globenewswire.com/news-release/2017/11/09/1178659/0/en/Toast-Ranked-Third-Fastest-Growing-Company-in-North-America-on-Deloitte-s-2017-Technology-Fast-500.html “We’re experiencing yet another exceptional year at Toast, all thanks to our loyal customers, employees...
by iamjacobm
Thu Nov 09, 2017 8:44 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: The Ones at 35th and Dodge
Replies: 43
Views: 4890

Re: The Ones at 35th and Dodge

Framing going up, should jump up pretty quickly.
by iamjacobm
Thu Nov 09, 2017 8:36 am
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Kith & Kin - Dundee
Replies: 2
Views: 173

Re: Kith & Kin - Dundee

The interior was fantastic, too bad they couldn't ever figure out the formula here. The food was good, but didn't seem to be quite worth the price point. For instance the size of their burger was closer to a slider than anything costing 15 bucks should be. I have no issue paying that much for a good...
by iamjacobm
Wed Nov 08, 2017 8:40 am
Forum: Elsewhere
Topic: Voters approve new KCI
Replies: 1
Views: 185

Re: Voters approve new KCI

Good for KC. This is sorely needed.
by iamjacobm
Tue Nov 07, 2017 4:49 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Official: Aksarben Village
Replies: 1856
Views: 257738

Re: Official: Aksarben Village

Does anybody have a timeline when the lot directly east of the Pacific Life building is supposed to get filled? It seems to be the last major puzzle piece in the area. http://images3.loopnet.com/i2/fi_ibx4hqZpvZKzyQmjxhC44H1wp7tLbVlOW-GJOF78/112/image.jpg http://images3.loopnet.com/d2/F_GlTSYhaIrcS...
by iamjacobm
Tue Nov 07, 2017 2:37 pm
Forum: Business
Topic: Toast
Replies: 34
Views: 1461

Re: Toast

Don't want to get my hopes up until something official comes out, but seems like a lot of smoke to this.
by iamjacobm
Fri Nov 03, 2017 1:16 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Omaha Eppley Airfield
Replies: 916
Views: 99123

Re: Omaha Eppley Airfield

September was up 0.5% over last year. Eppley is still up 5.8% YTD. Nominal gain, but still strong when regional airports like KCI, DSM and OKC were all slightly down for the month. Makes sense given all of the Hurricanes and other weather. That's what I was trying to get at. Other airports seeing n...
by iamjacobm
Fri Nov 03, 2017 12:12 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Omaha Eppley Airfield
Replies: 916
Views: 99123

Re: Omaha Eppley Airfield

Mr.Nuke wrote:September was up 0.5% over last year. Eppley is still up 5.8% YTD.


Nominal gain, but still strong when regional airports like KCI, DSM and OKC were all slightly down for the month.
by iamjacobm
Mon Oct 30, 2017 9:53 am
Forum: Business
Topic: Flywheel
Replies: 4
Views: 1228

Re: Flywheel

Announcement via Facebook- Flywheel has reached 50 employees! Expansion plans are in progress in same building (lower level) at 1405 Harney Street. http://siliconprairienews.com/2017/10/flywheel-marks-5-year-milestone-100th-employee/ Flywheel, an Omaha-based WordPress hosting and management platfor...
by iamjacobm
Thu Oct 26, 2017 2:10 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Giordano's to Omaha?
Replies: 43
Views: 1592

Re: Giordano's to Omaha?

The famous Chicago based pizza chain is holding a contest to see where their next location should be on their facebook page and Omaha is leading the votes right now. Feels more like a publicity stunt than a real way to run a business, but who knows. Anyways if they do pick Omaha this would be a goo...
by iamjacobm
Thu Oct 26, 2017 9:38 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Downtown office vacancy rate
Replies: 78
Views: 9630

Re: Downtown office vacancy rate

Just out of curiosity I went back through previous Colliers office reports. They only go back to 2015, but in the reports available the CBD total office stock peaked at 4,841,639 SF in Q4 of 2015 and is currently 4,577,737 SF. That is a reduction of almost 264K SF. Almost surely a result of office s...
by iamjacobm
Thu Oct 26, 2017 9:18 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Downtown office vacancy rate
Replies: 78
Views: 9630

Re: Downtown office vacancy rate

Almost identical news this quarter. The Omaha Office Market experienced positive absorption for a fourth consecutive quarter and six out of the last seven quarters. The total absorption for the third quarter of 2017 was 68,122 square feet and 225,985 square feet for the year-to-date. Average annual ...
by iamjacobm
Thu Oct 26, 2017 9:08 am
Forum: Business
Topic: Hayneedle.com
Replies: 15
Views: 2915

Re: Hayneedle.com

Read the history of Hayneedle. It started in 2002 as Hammocks.com and has grown to somewhere around $500 million. Another Omaha company began with a little idea that grew into a huge company. A real success story. Here's a somewhat downside to Omaha. Hayneedle's customers aren't mainly from around ...
by iamjacobm
Wed Oct 25, 2017 2:34 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Giordano's to Omaha?
Replies: 43
Views: 1592

Giordano's to Omaha?

The famous Chicago based pizza chain is holding a contest to see where their next location should be on their facebook page and Omaha is leading the votes right now. Feels more like a publicity stunt than a real way to run a business, but who knows. Anyways if they do pick Omaha this would be a good...
by iamjacobm
Wed Oct 25, 2017 1:43 pm
Forum: Omaha Metro Area Government
Topic: Gretna Annexation
Replies: 46
Views: 1534

Re: Gretna Annexation

I would put the likelihood of the state leg changing the annexation laws to go over county lines at about .00001%. Just about every state senator out of city proper Omaha would be against that and probably state senators in suburban Omaha as well. I don't see a big need for it. We as a region seem t...
by iamjacobm
Wed Oct 25, 2017 9:00 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Modifications to eOmahaForums
Replies: 731
Views: 66655

Re: Modifications to eOmahaForums

Whenever I hit Board Index I get a general error that says there are too many connections to eomaha. Using Chrome. Yeah, I'm getting that too. But if you remove the /index.php it works. Edit: and it works fine on my phone...weird. Do you have Cox? Yeah. It works on my phone fine too. I noticed it d...
by iamjacobm
Tue Oct 24, 2017 10:12 am
Forum: Business
Topic: Hayneedle.com
Replies: 15
Views: 2915

Re: Hayneedle.com

http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20171024005211/en/Walmart-eCommerce-Home-Group-Hayneedle-Key-New -Hayneedle, a leading online retailer of indoor and outdoor home furnishings and décor, announced today the addition of Scott Doughman as the new Omaha-based company president, and Anthony Soohoo ...
by iamjacobm
Tue Oct 24, 2017 9:17 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Modifications to eOmahaForums
Replies: 731
Views: 66655

Re: Modifications to eOmahaForums

Whenever I hit Board Index I get a general error that says there are too many connections to eomaha. Using Chrome.
by iamjacobm
Tue Oct 24, 2017 9:14 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Dundee Professional Building
Replies: 3
Views: 783

Dundee Professional Building

TIF request for this building off of Dodge on 51st before Planning Board.

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by iamjacobm
Tue Oct 24, 2017 9:11 am
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Jukes Ale Works
Replies: 6
Views: 506

Re: Jukes Ale Works

Interesting b/c the TIF request wasn't pulled and is in front of the Planning Board.
by iamjacobm
Tue Oct 24, 2017 9:10 am
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Aksarben Pointe (former Venice Inn Site)
Replies: 118
Views: 9384

Re: Aksarben Pointe (former Venice Inn Site)

Long ago ReMax was going to take some of the space. Not sure the current status though.

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