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by iamjacobm
Tue Jan 23, 2018 12:24 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Omaha Eppley Airfield
Replies: 1030
Views: 109717

Re: Omaha Eppley Airfield

Impressive year. There isn't much research behind this, but according to Wiki last year we were 59th busiest airport in the US right behind Buffalo. I couldn't find Buffalo's numbers quickly, but they did have an article this summer saying they were having a down year so I wouldn't be surprised if w...
by iamjacobm
Sat Jan 20, 2018 1:59 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Park East District
Replies: 22
Views: 839

Re: Park East District

I couldn't find a thread specific to Park East District (20th through 28th, Dodge to Leavenworth) so I'll start a new one. They were talking about this area on Grow Omaha this morning in an interview with Bre Phelan who will be opening a cat cafe Felius at 522 S 24th St. just west of the Howard Str...
by iamjacobm
Sat Jan 20, 2018 11:07 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Civic Square (former Civic Auditorium)
Replies: 658
Views: 61843

Re: Civic Square (former Civic Auditorium)

OmahaJaysCU wrote:Still doing some homework here, but I'm told this mystery office user is 250k sf +. No name yet.


Huh larger than both HDR and Kiewit. Interesting to see what company this may end up being.
by iamjacobm
Fri Jan 19, 2018 4:15 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Nebraska Medicine
Replies: 1005
Views: 126000

Re: Nebraska Medicine

I'm sure we reported this already, but I just talked to Mary Barrett of Barleycorn's and she has said that the Med Center was getting call from all over inquiring about Charlie Graham's, but they will keep the facade and turn it into a clinic. They also own the plot across the street that got torn ...
by iamjacobm
Fri Jan 19, 2018 9:01 am
Forum: Business
Topic: The Omaha Chamber of Commerce
Replies: 43
Views: 6710

Re: The Omaha Chamber of Commerce

http://www.omaha.com/money/chamber-of-commerce-seeks-bids-for-its-downtown-omaha-property/article_948ad538-fc97-11e7-9f9b-87b1b0520861.html The Greater Omaha Chamber of Commerce wants to ensure that the future occupant of its longtime downtown home is a good fit for the city’s urban core. So on Thu...
by iamjacobm
Wed Jan 17, 2018 3:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Omaha World Herald
Replies: 347
Views: 36673

Re: The Omaha World Herald

So if I understand the new subscription model. There is no article limit, but if you are not a subscriber you have zero access to their "special" content such as columnists and news specifically breaking in the paper.
by iamjacobm
Wed Jan 17, 2018 2:02 pm
Forum: Business
Topic: MECA Business News (CLCO/TDAPO)
Replies: 217
Views: 24284

Re: MECA Business News (CLCO/TDAPO)

Agreed. Worthy investment what has become standard at pretty much every major sporting event.
by iamjacobm
Tue Jan 16, 2018 11:54 am
Forum: Lincoln
Topic: 2018 Nebraska Legislature
Replies: 2
Views: 237

Re: 2018 Nebraska Legislature

http://journalstar.com/news/state-and-regional/nebraska/ricketts-backs-bill-to-raise-speed-limits-on-i-/article_db9be16d-9fe2-5dc5-96b5-a42a7e03611b.html Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts is backing a bill that would raise the speed limit on parts of Interstate 80 and other state highways. The bill intro...
by iamjacobm
Tue Jan 16, 2018 10:20 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: UNO Campus Update
Replies: 491
Views: 56269

Re: UNO Campus Update

Image

This addition to the Strauss building is visible from Dodge, still haven't found details if its more classrooms, performance space, office space etc.
by iamjacobm
Tue Jan 16, 2018 9:57 am
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Beer and Loathing in Dundee
Replies: 70
Views: 7606

Re: Beer and Loathing in Dundee

According to https://dogis.org/HistoricPreservation/ no specific buildings in Dundee are designated historic, but the entire neighborhood is.
by iamjacobm
Tue Jan 16, 2018 8:52 am
Forum: Sports
Topic: Nebraska Basketball 2017-18
Replies: 118
Views: 3242

Re: Nebraska Basketball 2017-18

Maybe a season saving shot from Palmer last night. Big time clutch play.
by iamjacobm
Tue Jan 16, 2018 8:51 am
Forum: Sports
Topic: Creighton Basketball 2017-2018
Replies: 188
Views: 5214

Re: Creighton Basketball 2017-2018

Beat out Arizona, Maryland and Wichita St for a PF Top 150 composite ranked player out of Australia.
by iamjacobm
Fri Jan 12, 2018 3:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Toyota looking to build new US plant
Replies: 27
Views: 1385

Re: Toyota looking to build new US plant

Louie wrote:
iamjacobm wrote:Announced that Huntsville, Alabama won the competition. Combined state and local incentives are between $800 and $900 million for the facility.

Those are hefty.


Some reports saying NC's were upwards of 1.5 billion.
by iamjacobm
Fri Jan 12, 2018 2:21 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Terence Crawford's Title Defenses
Replies: 103
Views: 4951

Re: Terence Crawford's Title Defenses

From the World Herald: ESPN reported Thursday night that Crawford, the unified WBO/WBC junior welterweight champion, will face Julius Indongo, who holds the WBA and IBF belts. A battle for all four belts has occurred just twice in the era of four sanctioning bodies. The fight will be Aug. 19 at Pin...
by iamjacobm
Fri Jan 12, 2018 12:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Toyota looking to build new US plant
Replies: 27
Views: 1385

Re: Toyota looking to build new US plant

Announced that Huntsville, Alabama won the competition. Combined state and local incentives are between $800 and $900 million for the facility.
by iamjacobm
Fri Jan 12, 2018 9:31 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Garage Lofts--424 S 24th St
Replies: 4
Views: 755

Garage Lofts--424 S 24th St

Not to be confused with http://eomahaforums.com/viewtopic.php?f=11&t=12129&p=269415&hilit=garage+lofts#p269415 This is a 30 unit affordable housing apartment building set to replace two small auto garages. Developer is Arch Icon who completed the Flats on Howard and The Junction in this ...
by iamjacobm
Wed Jan 10, 2018 11:55 am
Forum: Nebraska and Iowa
Topic: Des Moines - 29 story high rise proposal
Replies: 35
Views: 3343

Re: Des Moines - 29 story high rise proposal

https://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/money/business/development/2018/01/10/blackbirds-downtown-des-moines-tower-site-may-move/1016502001/ EMC Insurance Companies and Blackbird Investments have announced they plan to swap downtown properties, including the site planned for a 33-story apartment to...
by iamjacobm
Mon Jan 08, 2018 10:18 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Aksarben by Broadmoor
Replies: 46
Views: 5279

Re: Aksarben by Broadmoor

Shouldn't see any of it from the street when finished.
by iamjacobm
Mon Jan 08, 2018 9:19 am
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Jukes Ale Works
Replies: 22
Views: 1150

Re: Jukes Ale Works

by iamjacobm
Mon Jan 08, 2018 8:57 am
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Prairie Queen "New Urban" Development
Replies: 7
Views: 498

Prairie Queen "New Urban" Development

http://www.omaha.com/news/metro/million-papillion-housing-project-will-feel-like-a-stately-old/article_0cd93b41-61be-5207-90a7-b28fc6b3fa6e.html An Omaha developer wants to recreate the walkable neighborhood feel of an older area like Dundee. But he wants to build it from scratch. In a cornfield. I...
by iamjacobm
Mon Jan 08, 2018 8:49 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: 1200 Landmark Center
Replies: 87
Views: 11048

Re: 1200 Landmark Center

Will be great to activate that dead plaza area and I can only imagine how popular a rooftop bar will be in the Old Market.
by iamjacobm
Sun Jan 07, 2018 5:26 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Jukes Ale Works
Replies: 22
Views: 1150

Re: Jukes Ale Works

Kind of a pain to pull it up on my phone, but I will look up the TIF application and post it here to see their justification. DT Elkhorn was designated a community revitalization area years ago. Both sides seem to be playing by the rules laid out by the state legislature. There is a group that wants...
by iamjacobm
Sun Jan 07, 2018 5:18 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Justin Patton in the NBA
Replies: 32
Views: 1116

Re: Justin Patton in the NBA

He’s playing on their G-League team. Had 19 the other night.
by iamjacobm
Fri Jan 05, 2018 3:06 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: The Muse apartments (Micklin Lumber)
Replies: 25
Views: 2996

Re: The Muse apartments (Micklin Lumber)

Sharper rendering from their website:

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by iamjacobm
Fri Jan 05, 2018 8:58 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Atlas Apartments 1609 Binney St
Replies: 7
Views: 1100

Re: Atlas Apartments 1609 Binney St

$78,000 TIF request for a $1.4 million rehab to create 6 two bedroom units. Will be a Low Income Housing Tax Credit property meaning people will have to income qualify.
by iamjacobm
Fri Jan 05, 2018 8:50 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Dundee Professional Building
Replies: 4
Views: 1071

Re: Dundee Professional Building

TIF request says most of the work will go to asbestos removal and bringing things up to date as well as substantial landscaping work. Claims two floors will be vacant for a long time and that a new tenant has been secured for when the work is done.
by iamjacobm
Fri Jan 05, 2018 8:46 am
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Jukes Ale Works
Replies: 22
Views: 1150

Re: Jukes Ale Works

cafereef wrote:The building was demolished today, Jukes is still going in, but just not in the original structure.


TIF request says the design will be similar to the Blatt by TD Ameritrade with a rooftop patio.
by iamjacobm
Wed Jan 03, 2018 4:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 2018 Wish List
Replies: 16
Views: 649

Re: 2018 Wish List

2018: 1. Crossroads, anything 2. Tetrad/Lanoha make steps forward 3. Visible progress on the ConAgra site 4. Kiewit breaks ground in North DT 5. Toast goes DT/Midtown 6. Blackstone keeps rolling 7. BRT breaks ground 8. UNMC Saddle Creek plans revealed 9. Methodist plans revealed 10. Top Golf breaks ...
by iamjacobm
Wed Jan 03, 2018 4:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 2018 Wish List
Replies: 16
Views: 649

Re: 2018 Wish List

2017: 1. Crossroads breaks ground 2. Lanoha/Tetrad tenant announcements 3. Lot B Announcement 4. Riverfront RFP 5. MTC Phase 2 breaks ground 6. BRT breaks ground 7. Capitol Place breaks ground 8. Capitol District open for CWS 9. ConAgra space leased by out of town employer 10. INFILL 11. UNMC annou...
by iamjacobm
Wed Jan 03, 2018 3:08 pm
Forum: Elsewhere
Topic: Great Mall of the Great Plains Redevolpment
Replies: 2
Views: 215

Re: Great Mall of the Great Plains Redevolpment

Looks like most mall redevelopments now a days. Kinda cool to see KC maybe getting a USHL team. Makes lots of sense for the league.
by iamjacobm
Tue Jan 02, 2018 2:10 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Colonial Hotel - Blackstone (38th and Farnam)
Replies: 31
Views: 1952

Re: Colonial Hotel - Blackstone (38th and Farnam)

It was accessibly priced too. Not trying to be overly fancy with craft cocktails. This looks to be a really nice addition to Blackstone if you want to sit and have a conversation and not fight the shoulder to shoulder crowds at Social or Sullivan's.
by iamjacobm
Tue Jan 02, 2018 8:53 am
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Stirnella - Blackstone
Replies: 10
Views: 487

Re: Stirnella - Blackstone

We finally made it to Stirnella last night. Everything we had was great. Cool place, great service, nice bar menu and local beer selection. There were 4 of use and we shared everything. Appetizers: arancini, grilled oysters, wedge. Small Plates: coddled egg, spatzle, pot roast, tortellini Larger Pl...
by iamjacobm
Fri Dec 29, 2017 2:40 pm
Forum: Rumors
Topic: Mutual of Omaha Plans for the Future?
Replies: 84
Views: 7512

Re: Mutual of Omaha Plans for the Future?

I am pretty sure it is against city code to sell off parkland for development.
by iamjacobm
Thu Dec 28, 2017 4:12 pm
Forum: Nebraska and Iowa
Topic: 2017-2018 Winter Storms
Replies: 4
Views: 278

Re: 2017-2018 Winter Storms

So I am seeing between -18 and -20 potentially on New Years night. I wonder the last time we got that low here? Doesn't help when a bunch of people will be out drinking in that kind of cold. I was in Casper, WY last December for work and it was -32 air temp, so cold it was almost numbing rather than...
by iamjacobm
Wed Dec 27, 2017 3:49 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Dundee Theater
Replies: 162
Views: 20084

Re: Dundee Theater

From the World Herald: RH Land Management Co., which is affiliated with Susie Buffett’s Sherwood Foundation, closed last week on its purchase of the Dundee Theater and surrounding properties. The price tag? About $4 million, according to Douglas County property records. The sale included the Dundee...
by iamjacobm
Wed Dec 27, 2017 3:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Crime in Omaha
Replies: 380
Views: 29083

Re: Crime in Omaha

The suspected killer in the triple homicide last night was captured in Tennessee.
by iamjacobm
Tue Dec 26, 2017 4:56 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Midtown Triangle Apartments
Replies: 142
Views: 15536

Re: Midtown Triangle Apartments

Some rezoning stuff for the properties south of this project. Might need to start a new thread, but wanted to dig some more.
by iamjacobm
Tue Dec 26, 2017 4:53 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Civic Square (former Civic Auditorium)
Replies: 658
Views: 61843

Re: Civic Square (former Civic Auditorium)

Something obviously needed here from the planning department. Approval of an Amendment to the DOWNTOWN NORTHEAST REDEVELOPMENT PLAN to expand the Plan Area LOCATION: An area generally bounded by Chicago Street on the north, 17th Street on the east, Dodge Street on the south and 20th Street on the we...
by iamjacobm
Tue Dec 26, 2017 4:52 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: 1501 Howard St
Replies: 26
Views: 2852

Re: 1501 Howard St

TIF request before planning board next week.
by iamjacobm
Tue Dec 26, 2017 2:22 pm
Forum: Nebraska and Iowa
Topic: Fremont Costco Chicken Processing Plant
Replies: 26
Views: 2255

Re: Fremont Costco Chicken Processing Plant

This is going to be a huge facility, drove by yesterday and there is a 196 foot tall tower portion(maybe a feed tower? this area isn't an area I know a ton about). Anyways it really towers above everything in the area.

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