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by Joe_Sovereign
Thu Feb 15, 2018 2:57 pm
Forum: Council Bluffs Development
Topic: River's Edge Development (Playland Park)
Replies: 609
Views: 92145

Re: River's Edge Development (Playland Park)

This is really moving nicely with the steel up to 3 floors on the office building, looks like the facades are going up on the rowhouses and the wood is on site for the apartment building to start popping up. I agree, it is a lot like the Capital Plaza across the river. 20 years of planning and bure...
by Joe_Sovereign
Mon Feb 12, 2018 1:26 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Moxy Hotel to replace OM Diner
Replies: 75
Views: 8541

Re: Moxy Hotel to replace OM Diner

They should move the Diner to the Landmark Tower Plaza.
by Joe_Sovereign
Mon Feb 05, 2018 11:00 am
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Aloft Hotel - 180th and Harney
Replies: 16
Views: 1564

Re: Aloft Hotel - 180th and Harney

The one time I stayed at an Aloft hotel (Miami Doral) the room was BY FAR the largest room I have ever stayed in out of perhaps 500 hotel nights. Had to be over 1000 sq’. We paid for a standard room, and they liked my hisband’s shoes so much that they gave us the big upgrade for free. That is defin...
by Joe_Sovereign
Tue Jan 30, 2018 2:23 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Park East District
Replies: 40
Views: 2029

Re: Park East District

Could be worse. Could be East Farm.
by Joe_Sovereign
Thu Jan 11, 2018 3:41 pm
Forum: eOmahaForums Bar and Grill
Topic: Suburb vs Urban Transportation
Replies: 34
Views: 444

Re: 1200 Landmark Center

It's so funny that people think that some working class / low middle class family that can move out to a new home in some safe starter neighborhood and send their kids to good schools is motivated by racism. What heroes the rich people in Dundee are for living in the city, when they send their kids ...
by Joe_Sovereign
Tue Dec 19, 2017 9:14 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: New Kiewit HQ
Replies: 51
Views: 3794

Re: New Kiewit HQ

Another Super Block. Couldn't the building on one block and the parking lot on the other connected by some elevated walkways serve the same purpose. Is ConAgra campus the first Super Block in Omaha where the city might reclaim a street? http://eomahaforums.com/download/file.php?id=1666
by Joe_Sovereign
Mon Dec 18, 2017 1:06 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Warren Distribution, 13th and Leavenworth
Replies: 17
Views: 2984

Re: Warren Distribution, 13th and Leavenworth

The building is almost completely gone.
by Joe_Sovereign
Fri Dec 15, 2017 9:20 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: New Kiewit HQ
Replies: 51
Views: 3794

Re: New Kiewit HQ

Here is to hoping they put their 5 to 9 story office on top of the parking garage.
by Joe_Sovereign
Tue Dec 12, 2017 9:13 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Conagra campus development plans
Replies: 66
Views: 7963

Re: Conagra campus development plans

Interesting about Hines combining their plan with the Riverfront redevelopment plan. Shrinking the lake and extending Farnam plus the Harney Street Plaza would be very interesting. I wonder though about the bridge over the lake or shrinking the lake if they might need to shrink the fountain as well....
by Joe_Sovereign
Fri Dec 08, 2017 3:54 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Conagra campus development plans
Replies: 66
Views: 7963

Re: Conagra campus development plans

It is the European Village that we have always dreamed about. They must be keeping the Ferris Wheel design under wraps right now.
by Joe_Sovereign
Fri Dec 08, 2017 9:30 am
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: West Farms/South Farms (144th Dodge/Pacific)
Replies: 258
Views: 23552

Re: West Farms/South Farms (144th Dodge/Pacific)

I heard a rumor last weekend I absolutely hate and many on here will too. I hope to God it isn't true. Rumor is Mutual of Omaha is relocating its headquarters here. Not just the bank. Everything. Depression/anger commence. Mutual of Omaha is behind all the development underway east of Turner Park. ...
by Joe_Sovereign
Fri Dec 08, 2017 9:16 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Conagra campus development plans
Replies: 66
Views: 7963

Re: Conagra campus development plans

Incredible vision. I am a pessimist but even if the residential units, office space, etc. ends up scaled back this would be an incredible boost to downtown.
by Joe_Sovereign
Tue Oct 31, 2017 1:50 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: 204th & Pacific Retail
Replies: 33
Views: 4958

Re: 204th & Pacific Retail

1000 Degree's Neapolitan Pizza is opening next to the Verizon store in the same strip as GreenBelly, a banner sign is hanging above the doors. Yay more food options. http://www.1000degreespizza.com/ There is another one of these that just opened up at 180th and Q. In the plaza with Hy-Vee. That is ...
by Joe_Sovereign
Tue Sep 19, 2017 8:34 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: 13th and William Revitalization
Replies: 41
Views: 6418

Re: 13th and William Revitalization

Developers expect TIF on every single project no matter what. It would be nice if our tax money went to actual government services instead of the pockets of developers.
by Joe_Sovereign
Thu Sep 07, 2017 10:13 am
Forum: Business
Topic: HyVee Growth Plans
Replies: 108
Views: 7708

Re: HyVee Growth Plans

The Hy-Vee store at 180th and Pacific has converted about 10% to 15% of their floor space into a clothing store. I forget the Brand Name of the Clothing Store but it is a little strange to see an entire section of clothing racks in a Hy-Vee.
by Joe_Sovereign
Wed Aug 23, 2017 9:03 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: 13th and William Revitalization
Replies: 41
Views: 6418

Re: 13th and William Revitalization

They have torn out all of the sidewalk in front of all of these buildings. Don't know if this is just a preliminary step or it means the whole project is underway.
by Joe_Sovereign
Tue Aug 22, 2017 2:23 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: 204th & George B. Lake Pkwy - Elkhorn
Replies: 7
Views: 989

Re: 204th & George B. Lake Pkwy - Elkhorn

Some new construction is underway next to the Gymnastics Gym. Does anyone know what is going in?
by Joe_Sovereign
Thu Aug 17, 2017 1:32 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: 168th closure (Dodge to Maple)
Replies: 15
Views: 850

Re: 168th closure (Dodge to Maple)

Honestly, 168th should have been widened 10+ years ago before traffic got so heavy to call it painful. I'm sorry, I very rarely go west of 680 and it truly is a different life. How are things out there? When 168th was built out to 3 lanes in the early 2000's Village Point and the 168th and Maple Wa...
by Joe_Sovereign
Mon Aug 07, 2017 3:40 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: The Yard (15th & Cuming)
Replies: 401
Views: 58421

Re: The Yard (15th & Cuming)

I think were going to look back in a year or two are really wish we would of had more retail along 14th. Missed our opportunity to create a focal street for the neighborhood. In a few years this might be 2 blocks away. http://bloximages.newyork1.vip.townnews.com/omaha.com/content/tncms/assets/v3/ed...
by Joe_Sovereign
Wed Aug 02, 2017 1:01 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Flanagan Lake
Replies: 109
Views: 12761

Re: Dam Site 15A (168th and Fort)

Greg S wrote:I like the suggestion in today's OWH, name it after Father Flanagan. Flanagan Lake.

Greg


This seems like an easy winner.
by Joe_Sovereign
Fri Jul 21, 2017 8:30 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Alvine Building (13th and Cass)
Replies: 175
Views: 18297

Re: Alvine Building (13th and Cass)

This building has topped off.
by Joe_Sovereign
Tue Jul 18, 2017 1:11 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Crossroads - Redevelopment Plan
Replies: 1152
Views: 136319

Re: Crossroads - Redevelopment Plan

Parking separating buildings that are in the same development is my main complaint. Whats one of the most looked down upon lots in any urban area? Surface parking lots. This is supposed to be an urbanized area and Yates didn't even separate the stores in NEX with parking lots. Stores on the fringe ...
by Joe_Sovereign
Mon Jul 10, 2017 10:00 am
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: 204th & Pacific Retail
Replies: 33
Views: 4958

Re: 204th & Pacific Retail

Greenbelly aiming to be open by September
by Joe_Sovereign
Fri Jul 07, 2017 10:48 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: The Yard (15th & Cuming)
Replies: 401
Views: 58421

Re: The Yard (15th & Cuming)

Drove by earlier this week. Looks like the elevator shaft is about two floors high so far on the hotel.
by Joe_Sovereign
Mon Jul 03, 2017 9:50 am
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Crossroads - Redevelopment Plan
Replies: 1152
Views: 136319

Re: Crossroads - Redevelopment Plan

Big announcement coming on the Crossroads.

Rumor That the city is giving in on the tax incentives and we could see work starting this fall.
by Joe_Sovereign
Wed Jun 21, 2017 10:28 am
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Flanagan Lake
Replies: 109
Views: 12761

Re: Dam Site 15A (168th and Fort)

Is this still called 15A? Is there some kind of plan of naming the lake, a schedule on when a name is going to be announced.
by Joe_Sovereign
Mon May 01, 2017 10:04 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: The Yard (15th & Cuming)
Replies: 401
Views: 58421

Re: The Yard (15th & Cuming)

It is not the greatest design but filling up "The Yard" with another 5 story building is a good step forward.

This is much better than a 2 block surface parking lot.
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by Joe_Sovereign
Thu Apr 27, 2017 9:13 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: The Yard (15th & Cuming)
Replies: 401
Views: 58421

Re: The Yard (15th & Cuming)

Still no details of what the Cambria is going to look like?

Do we even know the number of rooms or number of floors?
by Joe_Sovereign
Wed Apr 26, 2017 10:29 am
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: 192nd & Dodge plans
Replies: 96
Views: 16041

Re: 192nd & Dodge plans

Should this be merged with the Avenue One thread? They're being built by different developers I believe Do you think the developers are talking to each other? I would hope if this project is going to be surrounded by a multi-use development this developer might want to move the buildings to the edg...
by Joe_Sovereign
Mon Apr 24, 2017 4:41 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: 192nd & Dodge plans
Replies: 96
Views: 16041

Re: 192nd & Dodge plans

Should this be merged with the Avenue One thread?
by Joe_Sovereign
Tue Apr 18, 2017 4:12 pm
Forum: Projects Never Built
Topic: Jobbers Canyon Architectural Rendering
Replies: 45
Views: 6410

Re: Jobbers Canyon Architectural Rendering

GetUrban wrote:Plus, they could have still fit-in the low-rise ConAgra buildings in the leftover space around the lake.


The could have cleared everything south of Howard St. for Con Agra to build a Campus and left 8 full blocks of Jobbers Canyon in place.
by Joe_Sovereign
Tue Apr 18, 2017 12:55 pm
Forum: Projects Never Built
Topic: Jobbers Canyon Architectural Rendering
Replies: 45
Views: 6410

Re: Jobbers Canyon Architectural Rendering

What kills me is you could have built the lake and kept all the buildings. Imaging 8th street with Jobbers Canyon Warehouse district on one side and Heartland of America Park on the other. http://bloximages.newyork1.vip.townnews.com/omaha.com/content/tncms/assets/v3/editorial/d/56/d56770f6-64d3-11e5...
by Joe_Sovereign
Tue Apr 18, 2017 12:46 pm
Forum: Projects Never Built
Topic: Never built Omaha Marriott Hotel
Replies: 112
Views: 21983

Re: Never built Omaha Marriott Hotel

NovakOmaha wrote:One other thing about this design. Think of the land that would have been free for other development rather the current design needing so much more land for rooms.


There would have still been a parking garage behind the Marriott. I don't know if you would have gotten more land back.
by Joe_Sovereign
Wed Apr 12, 2017 11:14 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Official: North Downtown Discussion
Replies: 1387
Views: 163540

Re: Official: North Downtown Discussion

Good news from the OWH article
"Construction for “Baby Bob” is scheduled for 2018 or 2019."
by Joe_Sovereign
Mon Apr 10, 2017 2:20 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Storage Units
Replies: 10
Views: 614

Re: Storage Units

These storage units need to be zoned industrial. They are incredibly ugly and a literally dead space for activity.
by Joe_Sovereign
Fri Apr 07, 2017 9:19 am
Forum: Transportation
Topic: 84th street Methodist to pacific (street widening?)
Replies: 27
Views: 1892

Re: 84th street Methodist to pacific (street widening?)

It would be nice if they quickly completed the part of this project that blocks a lane of westbound Pacific street.
by Joe_Sovereign
Tue Apr 04, 2017 1:07 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Facebook Data Center
Replies: 99
Views: 5846

Re: Facebook Data Center

From The OWH

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by Joe_Sovereign
Tue Mar 21, 2017 12:33 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Conagra campus development plans
Replies: 66
Views: 7963

Re: Conagra campus development plans

At the YP Summit today, the mayor said Conagra has plans for the campus and she was impressed with them. Didn't give any more details though. She's been saying that for a minute now. Would love if ConAgra would release their plans soon! Yeah, for a couple months now, but nothing has been released y...
by Joe_Sovereign
Mon Mar 20, 2017 10:28 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Conagra campus development plans
Replies: 66
Views: 7963

Re: Conagra campus development plans

At the YP Summit today, the mayor said Conagra has plans for the campus and she was impressed with them. Didn't give any more details though. She's been saying that for a minute now. Would love if ConAgra would release their plans soon! Yeah, for a couple months now, but nothing has been released y...
by Joe_Sovereign
Thu Mar 16, 2017 1:35 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: 20's Showgirl
Replies: 57
Views: 4012

Re: 20's Showgirl

Downtown Denver could have gay snuff films showing on the walls of mosques and get away with it. Try saying you don't like Denver sometime. Silicon valley can operate on a plantation slave economy and get away with it. Of course there are strippers and no one complains. We are not those places. Try...

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