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by bmt
Fri Dec 15, 2017 2:34 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: New Kiewit HQ
Replies: 41
Views: 1605

Re: New Kiewit HQ

Kiewit’s need for the first office building is “fairly well-defined,” Noddle said, but later structures are undetermined. There’s enough land to at least double the office space if needed. “We have no idea how their company might grow in the future,” he said.” This paragraph from the article makes ...
by bmt
Thu Oct 19, 2017 11:08 am
Forum: Elsewhere
Topic: Amazon HQ2
Replies: 41
Views: 1954

Re: Amazon HQ2

Omaha Confirmation http://www.3newsnow.com/news/local-news/exclusive-omaha-chamber-director-discusses-amazon-headquarters-proposal http://www.3newsnow.com/news/local-news/omaha-puts-in-bid-for-amazon-headquarters Interesting comment about omaha having a blank slate. Is there any property that would...
by bmt
Thu Oct 19, 2017 9:18 am
Forum: Elsewhere
Topic: Amazon HQ2
Replies: 41
Views: 1954

Re: Amazon HQ2

Today is the deadline to submit a proposal. From the articles I have read that listed cities that were probable bidders, none of them showed Omaha. Which isn't really surprising considering that Amazon is looking for a city with a 1 million + metro area and a good transit system. What is surprising ...
by bmt
Tue Oct 17, 2017 7:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: UNO UNL UNMC UNK Working together
Replies: 5
Views: 242

Re: UNO UNL UNMC UNK Working together

They would have to harmonize that for sure. Maybe charge more for engineering like they do other professional schools? They do charge more for engineering tuition and it is the same rate for both Lincoln and Omaha because they are part of the same engineering college. From their website it shows th...
by bmt
Fri Oct 06, 2017 10:35 pm
Forum: Elsewhere
Topic: KC Downtown Baseball
Replies: 34
Views: 6302

Re: KC Downtown Baseball

The Royals are not involved in this study at all. I am hoping they stay at the Sports Complex. Downtown stadiums are nice but the TSS is original and different. Love tailgating before a baseball game. If you want to hit bars and restaurants before or after game, there are plenty at the K. Greg I co...
by bmt
Thu Sep 28, 2017 12:34 pm
Forum: Elsewhere
Topic: Denver New Tallest
Replies: 4
Views: 401

Re: Denver New Tallest

:shock: That is a big building. Reminds me of OKC and the disparity between Devon Tower and the rest of OKC.
by bmt
Wed Sep 27, 2017 12:45 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: The Breakers Apartments - Old Power Plant
Replies: 209
Views: 29491

Re: The Breakers Apartments - Old Power Plant

You know they did a good job on the conversion when a founder of Alley Poyner Macchietto moves in. This is such a cool building with great history. Big win for the riverfront imo.
by bmt
Wed Sep 27, 2017 12:33 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Creighton Basketball 2016-2017
Replies: 544
Views: 14499

Re: Creighton Basketball 2016-2017

Report also said that Louisville wasn't the only bidder for Bowen...though I would be shocked if Creighton would get caught up in something like this under Rasmussen's watch. It also sounds like Pitino and Louisville are just the tip of the iceberg as well as far as directly/indirectly paying recrui...
by bmt
Sun Aug 13, 2017 10:16 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Nebraska Basketball 2017-18
Replies: 51
Views: 1577

Re: Nebraska Basketball 2017-18

Huskers get a local commit for 2018: http://www.omaha.com/neprepzone/recruiting/boys-basketball/platteview-big-man-brady-heiman-doesn-t-shy-away-from/article_40a373d2-7cb6-11e7-82eb-0bea119a29d6.html He is going to need at least a redshirt year to get big ten ready physically but has a lot of poten...
by bmt
Sun Aug 13, 2017 10:07 pm
Forum: Rumors
Topic: Pacific Springs Golf Course
Replies: 2
Views: 547

Re: Pacific Springs Golf Course

Yea I don't see Pacific Springs lasting too long if they do sell the front nine. It definitely is a mediocre course and it is twice as expensive as an Omaha muni.
by bmt
Wed Jun 14, 2017 8:05 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Conagra campus development plans
Replies: 66
Views: 7370

Re: Conagra campus development plans

I guess it is a good thing that that building will be occupied. Was kind of hoping that this building and the northern most conagra building would be torn down so the street grid could be redone.
by bmt
Wed Jun 07, 2017 12:46 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Official: Capitol District
Replies: 2575
Views: 253652

Re: Official: Capitol District

skinzfan23 wrote:They removed all the letters for the sign on the hotel.


Got to wonder if they are going to get larger letters. The old signage was a tad small.
by bmt
Sun Jun 04, 2017 10:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Modifications to eOmahaForums
Replies: 732
Views: 67523

Re: Modifications to eOmahaForums

Cool. I am able to log in and post using chrome now.
by bmt
Wed May 24, 2017 12:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Modifications to eOmahaForums
Replies: 732
Views: 67523

Re: Modifications to eOmahaForums

I too am having problems logging in using chrome. I tried two different computers and my phone and they all had the same issue. I am using foxfire right now and it is working fine.
by bmt
Fri Apr 07, 2017 12:24 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: American Athletic Conference
Replies: 9
Views: 583

Re: American Athletic Conference

Good move for Wichita State. AAC is a much better basketball conference with the likes of UConn, Memphis, Cincinnati, SMU, etc. It will be interesting to see if WSU is still considering adding football with the impeding move. Who knows, that could be one of the driving factors for the move.
by bmt
Tue Apr 04, 2017 5:29 pm
Forum: Nebraska and Iowa
Topic: 32-story Apartment Tower in Des Moines
Replies: 36
Views: 2805

Re: 32-story Apartment Tower in Des Moines

It is billed as luxury apartments. As to the "income restricted" comment. It may have been true about a half dozen years or so ago, but everything built within last few years and in the pipeline is almost 100% market rate. What was the reason that there were so many income restricted opti...
by bmt
Tue Apr 04, 2017 3:46 pm
Forum: Nebraska and Iowa
Topic: 32-story Apartment Tower in Des Moines
Replies: 36
Views: 2805

Re: 32-story Apartment Tower in Des Moines

The new rendering looks so much better than the previous rendering. Anyone know if this development will have market price or income restricted units(or both)? It seems like half the dt dsm units are income restricted.
by bmt
Fri Mar 24, 2017 4:57 pm
Forum: Elsewhere
Topic: NYC Supertall Boom
Replies: 78
Views: 11442

Re: NYC Supertall Boom

Not sure if this is even feasible, but it is an interesting concept.

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by bmt
Fri Mar 24, 2017 4:52 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: 2018 March Madness Regional
Replies: 30
Views: 1964

Re: 2018 March Madness Regional

During the broadcast of the Oregon-Michigan game in KC last night I saw Bruce Rasmussen in the 1st or 2nd row. Not sure if he was scoping out ideas for next year's regional or cheering on an old friend. Probably both. It should be a good experience next year, and I would bet that if KU gets a #1 see...
by bmt
Sat Mar 18, 2017 2:19 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: The Yard (15th & Cuming)
Replies: 400
Views: 56748

Re: The Yard (15th & Cuming)

For some unfortunate reason, that Cambria reminds me of the Dino's Storage rendering. Maybe it is just the color... http://hips.htvapps.com/htv-prod-media.s3.amazonaws.com/ibmig/cms/image/ketv/35122774-35122774.jpg?crop=1xw:0.92101648351648346xh;center,top&resize=900:*
by bmt
Wed Feb 22, 2017 6:37 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Nebraska Basketball 2016-17
Replies: 105
Views: 3448

Re: Nebraska Basketball 2016-17

Interesting article from Lee B this morning: http://www.omaha.com/huskers/mens-basketball/barfknecht-tim-miles-has-improved-huskers-and-the-administration-should/article_2a78dbb4-f8af-11e6-a8de-1300d58dcdf8.html Weak response (in my opinion) from Mark Boehm: http://www.omaha.com/huskers/blogs/marc-...
by bmt
Wed Feb 22, 2017 6:22 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Crossroads - Redevelopment Plan
Replies: 1152
Views: 133014

Re: Crossroads - Redevelopment Plan

I had a group attend the show "Beehive" at the small theater in the Crossroads. The performance was fantastic, Omaha should take pride in local talent. On the other hand, the Crossroads itself was so depressing. How could a city the size and stature of Omaha, allow this eyesore to exist? ...
by bmt
Tue Feb 14, 2017 12:27 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Facebook Data Center
Replies: 99
Views: 5332

Re: Facebook Data Center

Facebook also likes to be Carbon Neutral on everything they do. In Iowa they had wind farms built by a utility so the electricity they purchased could be considered Carbon Neutral. A wind farm running running a data center sounds kind of risky. Does the Iowa site have some kind of energy storage sy...
by bmt
Fri Feb 10, 2017 12:35 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Conagra campus development plans
Replies: 66
Views: 7370

Re: Conagra campus development plans

What area of the Conagra campus are you hearing?
by bmt
Wed Feb 01, 2017 6:32 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Top Golf Omaha (Westroads Area)
Replies: 80
Views: 8928

Re: Top Golf Omaha

It seems like Top Golf is really expanding recently. They are going to Indy and Birmingham which aren't that different from Omaha size wise, so I could definitely believe that they would expand to Omaha. I have never been to one, but some friends who really aren't golfers said that the one in KC was...
by bmt
Tue Dec 27, 2016 8:39 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Civic Square (former Civic Auditorium)
Replies: 645
Views: 58882

Re: Tetrad Development (Civic Auditorium)

A little frustrating that this might be a longer timeline than expected, but at least the Civic was demoed, so that any development to be planned doesn't have to wait on that. Also, I am not trying to restart the Zach Wiegert argument from the first couple pages of this thread, but on the Tetrad web...
by bmt
Tue Dec 27, 2016 7:52 pm
Forum: Photography and Videos
Topic: New York City
Replies: 8
Views: 858

Re: New York City

Great work! I never get tired of seeing NYC from that first angle.

Brad wrote:To me a photo is not complete until its printed large and hanging on the wall.

I take it there is not much empty wall space at your house then? :lol:
by bmt
Sat Oct 29, 2016 9:46 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Civic Square (former Civic Auditorium)
Replies: 645
Views: 58882

Re: Tetrad Development (Civic Auditorium)

Why would the state office need their own new building? Their building now is 2 or 3 stories? And they used to share it with kiewit. Wouldn't it be more practical to just move to some currently available office space?
by bmt
Tue Oct 18, 2016 7:15 pm
Forum: Lincoln
Topic: City Centre (Journal-Star Building)
Replies: 28
Views: 2190

Re: Journal-Star Building

Another development that will draw away businesses from downtown Omaha.... :grr: (sarcasm) Joking aside, this is a great location right between the Haymarket and the rest of downtown so it will be interesting to see what is done here. I wonder if a developer would be able to strike a deal with USPS ...
by bmt
Sat Oct 15, 2016 12:20 pm
Forum: Elsewhere
Topic: Chicago
Replies: 38
Views: 3544

Re: Chicago

Any of you forumers in Chicago going to Open House Chicago? http://openhousechicago.org/ It looks pretty awesome, wish I was in Chicago this weekend.
by bmt
Sun Oct 09, 2016 5:20 pm
Forum: Lincoln
Topic: Official: UNL Campus Development
Replies: 99
Views: 13882

Re: Official: UNL Campus Development

Construction cam of the new CBA building. http://cba.unl.edu/about-us/new-building-project/live/ Looks like the exterior is nearly completed. This building looks pretty massive on that plot of land. It will be interesting to see what they do with the current health center just east of this when the...
by bmt
Thu Oct 06, 2016 7:58 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: West Farms/South Farms (144th Dodge/Pacific)
Replies: 255
Views: 21749

Re: Boys Town and farmland (144th Dodge)

This is such an interesting project. I am not sure what to make of it. Part of me is excited, because if this is pulled off successfully it could be a model on how Omaha should grow as it continues to grow west and south west. However, the skeptic in me thinks this might be a little too ambitious fo...
by bmt
Mon Sep 19, 2016 4:58 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Leo & Rosemary Daly Acreage (96th & Dodge)
Replies: 75
Views: 8162

Re: Leo & Rosemary Daly Acreage (96th & Dodge)

A surveyor was at this property this afternoon.
by bmt
Fri Jul 22, 2016 9:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Franklin Cover Up
Replies: 12
Views: 1300

Re: Franklin Cover Up

I somehow just randomly stumbled upon this case on youtube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4AFrMpQxbmk Warning for language. This case was slightly before my time, but I am surprised that I had never even heard about it. It is crazy to think that something like this could have possibly happened her...
by bmt
Fri Jul 08, 2016 5:00 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Web.com Golf tour and Indian Creek
Replies: 5
Views: 471

Re: Wed.com Golf tour and Indian Creek

Good get for Indian Creek. There is plenty of space there for spectators and just a couple years ago they renovated the course. It probably will bring more of a challenge than Champions for the players as well.
by bmt
Sun Jun 26, 2016 9:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Professional Sports team
Replies: 93
Views: 7707

Re: Professional Sports team

When Columbus got an NHL expansion team ~20 years ago they paid $60 million expansion fee. Vegas just paid a $500 million dollar expansion fee. Unless some owner wants to pull a Stan Kroenke and move their team here, my hopes of NHL in Omaha are not realistic. As for NBA, I don't think that just bec...
by bmt
Tue Jun 14, 2016 6:34 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Official: Capitol District
Replies: 2575
Views: 253652

Re: Official: Capitol District

Does anyone know if they changed the design for the apartment building? From the pictures and webcam it looks like the building is in an L shape, but the only renderings I can find are the original renderings which do not have that L shape. Also, is there an elevator shaft that I am not seeing or is...
by bmt
Thu Jun 09, 2016 2:00 pm
Forum: Projects Never Built
Topic: ConAgra Campus?
Replies: 115
Views: 8632

Re: ConAgra Campus?

There is plenty of room on the northwest corner for something substantial without touching any existing buildings.

An example of what could be there:
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by bmt
Fri Jun 03, 2016 8:11 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Golf in Omaha
Replies: 2
Views: 322

Re: Golf in Omaha

I've heard rumblings there might be something to the web.com returning to Omaha? Would be awesome for the tournament to return to Omaha. If I remember correctly, Omaha was one of their staple tournaments while it was part of the tour schedule. I think many folks miss the event and I think it would ...
by bmt
Fri Jun 03, 2016 8:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Omaha-Lincoln Differences
Replies: 25
Views: 1217

Re: Omaha-Lincoln Differences

Its not. What needs to happen is for the undergrad programs to center at one or the other campi and then teleconnect to the others. We really don't need a second college of engineering. What we need is a leadership staff that realizes that when the college of engineering is technologically inferior...

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