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by iamjacobm
Fri Dec 08, 2017 10:35 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: 1713 (Cuming) Apartments
Replies: 2
Views: 670

Re: 1713 (Cuming) Apartments

http://www.omaha.com/money/million-project-will-make-home-out-of-printing-warehouse-in/article_fe18989d-431a-5dad-8205-18c9fee79413.html Faced with declining sales, brother and sister Mike Prescott and Julie Prescott Burgess are trying to secure a future by parceling out the company property and tr...
by iamjacobm
Fri Dec 08, 2017 9:49 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Conagra campus development plans
Replies: 66
Views: 7116

Re: Conagra campus development plans

This looks incredible! Super exciting for downtown and the city. Combined details and timeline: Envisioned as a 10-year project that breaks ground in 2019, the initiative would build nine new structures containing roughly 500,000 square feet of office space, more than 80,000 square feet of retail s...
by iamjacobm
Fri Dec 08, 2017 8:02 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Conagra campus development plans
Replies: 66
Views: 7116

Re: Conagra campus development plans

Wow, what a plan. Going to be a long process obviously, but this is a heck of a vision. Very impressed they got a developer like Hines on board too.
by iamjacobm
Thu Dec 07, 2017 4:38 pm
Forum: Lincoln
Topic: Lincoln Airport News
Replies: 30
Views: 4196

Re: Lincoln Airport News

Lincoln going after another grant for a new destination. This one to Dallas, likely on American. http://journalstar.com/business/local/airport-will-seek-grant-to-help-attract-dallas-service/article_c0de27dc-cba7-56e9-ba3d-8510b1942811.html Executive Director David Haring said Thursday that the airpo...
by iamjacobm
Thu Dec 07, 2017 3:36 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Nebraska Basketball 2017-18
Replies: 47
Views: 1485

Re: Nebraska Basketball 2017-18

The price of television and being in the Central Timezone of a conference in the East/Central. Creighton deals with the same issue. I have noticed that FS1 has been scheduling more 530/730(Central) game times rather than 6/8. Would help if BTN did the same.
by iamjacobm
Thu Dec 07, 2017 8:56 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Official: Capitol District
Replies: 2575
Views: 253153

Re: Official: Capitol District

I have been to Beer Can Alley and The Exchange in DSM. Both are downtown in an old brick building that has 3 floors of bars. They aren't exactly what I would call upscale there, but that may be a case of being in an older building. The Beer Can Alley bar had a small stage to host country shows I pre...
by iamjacobm
Wed Dec 06, 2017 2:13 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Tax Reform & Effect on Omaha
Replies: 9
Views: 587

Re: Tax Reform & Effect on Omaha

My comment is solely a comment on what immediate affects the bill could have. There are a number of projects that have been doing legwork playing by the rules that have been in place for years or decades that will come to a screeching halt. Right, wrong indifferent that is just a reality. I actually...
by iamjacobm
Wed Dec 06, 2017 10:20 am
Forum: Nebraska and Iowa
Topic: Fremont Costco Chicken Processing Plant
Replies: 24
Views: 2072

Re: Fremont Costco Chicken Processing Plant

Slate has a long article about this plant and the impacts on Fremont and communities like it.

https://slate.com/business/2017/12/latino-immigrants-and-meatpacking-in-midwestern-towns-like-fremont-nebraska.html
by iamjacobm
Wed Dec 06, 2017 9:45 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: UNO Campus Update
Replies: 488
Views: 54257

Re: UNO Campus Update

Impressive partnership with the Department of Defense for the university. https://www.unomaha.edu/college-of-information-science-and-technology/news/2017/12/dpaa-ist-partnership.php The University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) today announced a partnership with the United States Department of Defense t...
by iamjacobm
Tue Dec 05, 2017 2:09 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Tax Reform & Effect on Omaha
Replies: 9
Views: 587

Re: Tax Reform & Effect on Omaha

National Association of Realtors report suggesting Nebraska home values could drop 10-14%.

https://www.nar.realtor/sites/default/files/tax-reform-by-state/Nebraska.pdf
by iamjacobm
Tue Dec 05, 2017 1:58 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Tax Reform & Effect on Omaha
Replies: 9
Views: 587

Re: Tax Reform & Effect on Omaha

The tax credit changes are going to leave a lot of projects with a sizable gap. If PABs get axed(looking like they will stick around, but still possible) you can kiss a lot of public private deals goodbye as well as some infrastructure spending. I don't know the exact make up of any of these deals s...
by iamjacobm
Tue Dec 05, 2017 9:09 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Official: Aksarben Village
Replies: 1864
Views: 259907

Re: Official: Aksarben Village

I just noticed Kiewit has 42,000+ sqft in what was the Gordman bldg. what is that all about? A few months ago the division that was in the Blackstone was displaced due to a watermain break, caused structural damage, so they split them up to Ak Village and the rest at the business park in the old We...
by iamjacobm
Mon Dec 04, 2017 4:50 pm
Forum: Business
Topic: CenturyLink Business News
Replies: 16
Views: 1792

Re: CenturyLink Business News

They did a ton of exterior work on their building that appears to be finished. I started working DT 18 months ago and they were repointing the brick and painting and doing other exterior work on their building on 19th the entire time. All the scaffolding is gone now.
by iamjacobm
Mon Dec 04, 2017 2:34 pm
Forum: News and Events
Topic: Omaha... beef supplier to Olympians
Replies: 1
Views: 657

Re: Omaha... beef supplier to Olympians

Is this the only place we have Greater Omaha Packing mentioned? Anyways they have a huge expansion underway. I just went by on 75 quick, but the steel looks about 3/4 as tall as the Stockyard Building.
by iamjacobm
Mon Dec 04, 2017 11:53 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Nebraska Medicine
Replies: 1003
Views: 123115

Re: Nebraska Medicine

https://bloximages.newyork1.vip.townnews.com/omaha.com/content/tncms/assets/v3/editorial/e/32/e3253c7c-cb23-5a3c-aeb5-13d11ae37beb/5a256a3df2760.image.jpg?resize=1200%2C630 http://www.omaha.com/livewellnebraska/health/nebraska-organ-recovery-breaks-ground-on-new-headquarters/article_0077f3dd-24d2-5...
by iamjacobm
Fri Dec 01, 2017 3:32 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Midtown Crossing
Replies: 1949
Views: 274366

Re: Midtown Crossing

Maybe the demand was created b/c it was on the roof?
by iamjacobm
Fri Dec 01, 2017 11:36 am
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Omaha Eppley Airfield
Replies: 968
Views: 102639

Re: Omaha Eppley Airfield

Boston, bwi, jfk, ft Lauderdale are my next. For fun Memphis, Nashville, Cancun. Maybe other Mexico or Caribbean destinations. The list of next ones is sure getting small. Whoever is responsible for the growth is to be commended. Remember that Eppley doesn't bribe airlines like other airports. And ...
by iamjacobm
Fri Dec 01, 2017 9:57 am
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Omaha Eppley Airfield
Replies: 968
Views: 102639

Re: Omaha Eppley Airfield

We already have service to Reagan unless we lost it recently. I was sent through there on my way back from ATL on Southwest last January. Depending on haw the Milwaukee/Omaha route goes I am sure OneJet will keep an eye on us for future flights. Boston is kind of the last big whale now isn't it? I a...
by iamjacobm
Fri Dec 01, 2017 9:21 am
Forum: Council Bluffs Development
Topic: River's Edge Development (Playland Park)
Replies: 606
Views: 89583

Re: River's Edge Development (Playland Park)

http://www.nonpareilonline.com/news/region/river-s-edge-pushes-forward/article_dda85d36-d62b-11e7-88f5-d7cf78478376.html Jay Noddle, president and CEO of Noddle Companies, said his firm is in “serious negotiations” with three companies about locating in the office space facility, while the total nu...
by iamjacobm
Fri Dec 01, 2017 8:36 am
Forum: Council Bluffs Development
Topic: River's Edge Development (Playland Park)
Replies: 606
Views: 89583

Re: River's Edge Development (Playland Park)

http://www.omaha.com/money/flurry-of-construction-projects-at-river-s-edge-leads-to/article_ae6fac05-18df-59e1-8f35-032b611fa03d.html Developers are to officially break ground Friday on the first office building at the River’s Edge mixed-use campus in Council Bluffs. The four-story, 67,000-square-f...
by iamjacobm
Thu Nov 30, 2017 4:08 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Apartments on Pacific between 48th & Saddle Creek
Replies: 25
Views: 2301

Re: Apartments on Pacific between 48th & Saddle Creek

TIF request before Planning Board.
by iamjacobm
Thu Nov 30, 2017 4:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Problems for Billy Frogg's
Replies: 16
Views: 2828

Re: Problems for Billy Frogg's

Billy Frogg's apparently getting larger. Requesting that their liquor license be expanded to the bay to the east.
by iamjacobm
Thu Nov 30, 2017 9:53 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Logan Building to go Apartments (18th and Dodge)
Replies: 88
Views: 14634

Re: Logan Building to go Apartments (18th and Dodge)

They have a crane up here, on the west side of the building. Can't tell what they are up to though.
by iamjacobm
Thu Nov 30, 2017 9:07 am
Forum: Nebraska and Iowa
Topic: Cedar Rapids Highrise
Replies: 17
Views: 1266

Re: Cedar Rapids Highrise

Project not going to happen as proposed. Developer said hotel pulled out.
by iamjacobm
Wed Nov 29, 2017 8:29 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Nebraska Football 2017
Replies: 490
Views: 9539

Re: Nebraska Football 2017

Winner of Auburn Georgia is in. Winner of Miami Clemson is in. Wiscy and OU are in with wins. Other scenarios get interesting. The biggest question is if OSU gets in above bama if they win.
by iamjacobm
Wed Nov 29, 2017 8:31 am
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Omaha Eppley Airfield
Replies: 968
Views: 102639

Re: Omaha Eppley Airfield

Impressive news. Quick look at Toronto Airport's wiki shows Omaha as the smallest US market save a handful in the Northeast and vacation destinations. I imagine there is a fair amount of business travel with TD Ameritrade's connections in Toronto. Happened across an article saying Air Canada wants t...
by iamjacobm
Mon Nov 27, 2017 1:22 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Logan Building to go Apartments (18th and Dodge)
Replies: 88
Views: 14634

Re: Logan Building to go Apartments (18th and Dodge)

Restoration Exchange just tweeted out that the plans are to renovate as well as add onto the building.
by iamjacobm
Mon Nov 27, 2017 11:25 am
Forum: Sports
Topic: Creighton Basketball 2016-2017
Replies: 544
Views: 14404

Re: Creighton Basketball 2016-2017

Creighton ranked #25 this week. Now have been ranked 6 of the last 7 seasons at some point.

Next game is at #15 Gonzaga Friday. Chance to make a big statement.
by iamjacobm
Wed Nov 22, 2017 10:26 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Benson
Replies: 357
Views: 58508

Re: Benson

Image

A Mexican restaurant, office furniture showroom and a few small office suites will go in this building.
by iamjacobm
Wed Nov 22, 2017 9:29 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Warren Distribution, 13th and Leavenworth
Replies: 16
Views: 2534

Re: Warren Distribution, 13th and Leavenworth

skinzfan23 wrote:I also wish the cinder block building on the next block north would be torn down too. It looks terrible with all the windows boarded up and awnings falling apart.


Looks like Cubby's owns that.
by iamjacobm
Wed Nov 22, 2017 8:40 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Warren Distribution, 13th and Leavenworth
Replies: 16
Views: 2534

Re: Warren Distribution, 13th and Leavenworth

Tons of potential here. Hopefully Warren is active in finding a developer or selling to one rather than sitting on it or paving it.
by iamjacobm
Tue Nov 21, 2017 11:16 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Creighton Basketball 2017-2018
Replies: 107
Views: 3166

Re: Creighton Basketball 2017-2018

Creighton will be fine. Really like this team. Baylor is and will be the worst matchup for CU as long as this program is in place. Their length and pace is the worst combo for who they recruit. And that's ok. Creighton creates problems for other programs. Still like this team a lot.
by iamjacobm
Tue Nov 21, 2017 9:05 am
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Top Golf Omaha (Westroads Area)
Replies: 71
Views: 8476

Re: Top Golf Omaha (Westroads Area)

Opened up the door to allow developers to use it. The positive with occupation taxes are that they are a use tax so if you don't want to pay it you don't have to.
by iamjacobm
Tue Nov 21, 2017 9:03 am
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Where is the ice skating rink??
Replies: 7
Views: 440

Re: Where is the ice skating rink??

It is in the center of the Capitol District. It is kind of hidden by the construction equipment, but its back by the retail building.
by iamjacobm
Mon Nov 20, 2017 10:22 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Logan Building to go Apartments (18th and Dodge)
Replies: 88
Views: 14634

Re: Logan Building to go Apartments (18th and Dodge)

Sale traces back to New Generation Construction out of Lincoln less than a month ago. Only permit out is for a street obstruction so far. EDIT: They submitted the permit and the city issued it on the same day which I have never seen anywhere I have done work. Hope they aren't trying to sneak a demo ...
by iamjacobm
Mon Nov 20, 2017 5:54 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Creighton Basketball 2017-2018
Replies: 107
Views: 3166

Re: Creighton Basketball 2017-2018

Creighton comes in at 35th in AP poll and 28th in the Coaches poll. If they can win their tournament tonight and tomorrow, or at least have a very strong showing, they might be ranked next week. If they win the tourney they will definitely be ranked. If they go 1 and 1, they might not be too far aw...
by iamjacobm
Mon Nov 20, 2017 3:30 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: 2018 Curling Team Trials @Baxter
Replies: 24
Views: 966

Re: 2018 Curling Team Trials @Baxter

I think they will do a little better attendance wise if they come back. It is a niche sport that got introduced to a lot of people. I am sure Aksarben Curling Club will get a ton of new teams after this.
by iamjacobm
Mon Nov 20, 2017 8:44 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: 1416 Dodge - Lanoha Highrise
Replies: 182
Views: 18236

Re: 1416 Dodge - Lanoha Highrise

Tiny update, but they put signs up here marketing for "Corporate Office Space" along with the rendering that we have already seen.
by iamjacobm
Sat Nov 18, 2017 11:32 am
Forum: Sports
Topic: 2017-2018 UNO Basketball
Replies: 6
Views: 124

Re: 2017-2018 UNO Basketball

Ohh I was agreeing with you. My fault for not showing that well.

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