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by hatwate
Thu Feb 16, 2017 8:45 am
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Della Costa (formerly MTC Brix)
Replies: 6
Views: 776

Re: old brix space

secret duh wrote:Heard the owner of M's pub placed an offer on half of the old Brix space which will be split into two restaurant bays.

Which Brix location and which M's Pub owner (Ron Samuelson who just opened Herbe Sainte in Aksarben Village or Ann Mellen)?
by hatwate
Fri Jan 27, 2017 7:27 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Nebraska Medicine
Replies: 959
Views: 109111

Re: Nebraska Medicine

At a meeting with a neighborhood assn. last night a UNMC representative said the area around Saddle Creek Rd west of UNMC will be redeveloped into taxable mixed-use buildings. This would include the Omaha Steel property and would be a development similar to Midtown Crossing. Saddle Creek Road won't...
by hatwate
Thu Jan 26, 2017 11:19 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Nebraska Medicine
Replies: 959
Views: 109111

Re: Nebraska Medicine

aaaron wrote:They're moving all sorts of dirt and concrete around on the steel mill site. Anyone know what that's about?

Isn't that the area they hope to put in a multi-use development?
by hatwate
Sat Dec 31, 2016 6:00 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Nebraska Medicine
Replies: 959
Views: 109111

Re: Nebraska Medicine

Does anyone have a list of the metro's trauma centers and what level each one is and what the levels even mean? http://www.amtrauma.org/?page=traumalevels Nebraska Medicine and soon Bergan are level I trauma centers, I believe other hospital in Omaha is a level II. Someone please correct me if I'm ...
by hatwate
Thu Dec 29, 2016 8:47 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Nebraska Medicine
Replies: 959
Views: 109111

Re: Nebraska Medicine

Does anyone have a list of the metro's trauma centers and what level each one is and what the levels even mean? http://www.amtrauma.org/?page=traumalevels Nebraska Medicine and soon Bergan are level I trauma centers, I believe other hospital in Omaha is a level II. Someone please correct me if I'm ...
by hatwate
Wed Dec 21, 2016 1:06 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: HDR Aksarben Office
Replies: 182
Views: 14605

Re: HDR Aksarben Office

We really need someone to explain what they are doing besides moving dirt from one place to another. Normally some of that might be to create a surcharge but that doesn't appear to be what they are doing. This week they did take out the part of the temporary parking lot across from DJs.
by hatwate
Fri Dec 16, 2016 12:50 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: QT / Arby's on 72 and Hickory
Replies: 41
Views: 3109

Re: 72 pacific

Gas tank is no longer in Parkers parking lot, but my husband said that south of the QT gas station on 72nd across from St. Mary's is in the process of building a new station. They have removed what was a Wendys and dug a big hole with a sign about a new QT. He said the whole was big enough for 4-5 g...
by hatwate
Thu Dec 15, 2016 4:38 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: QT / Arby's on 72 and Hickory
Replies: 41
Views: 3109

Re: 72 pacific

Guest wrote:Core samples were being drilled Monday in the Kum and go and strip mall on 72 and Pacific.

Not sure this was related but there was a semi with a huge tank (gas tank?) parked in the parking lot where Parkers Smokehouse used to be at 74th & Pacific at the same time.
by hatwate
Mon Dec 12, 2016 9:13 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: HDR Aksarben Office
Replies: 182
Views: 14605

Re: HDR Aksarben Office

Men and equipment on the parking lot to actually begin the process of tearing out the parking lot.
by hatwate
Mon Dec 12, 2016 9:11 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Official: Aksarben Village
Replies: 1813
Views: 240087

Re: Official: Aksarben Village

The 'temporary' parking lot across 67th St. from Aksarben Cinema and DJs is closed. It will soon be torn out as they start construction on the HDR building. This has been posted on the HDR forum but I haven't seen it on this one. It was open today. It was closed all last week. I suspect they opened...
by hatwate
Mon Dec 05, 2016 11:21 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Nebraska Medicine
Replies: 959
Views: 109111

Re: Nebraska Medicine

I forgot to mention that in my conversation with Dr Debehnke the other day I asked about the J.P.Lord and Munroe-Meyer Institute. JP Lord has been relocated and the Munroe-Meyer is so out of date, so he mentioned a 550 room building which I have been trying to remember what he then said. I asked ab...
by hatwate
Sun Dec 04, 2016 6:31 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Official: Aksarben Village
Replies: 1813
Views: 240087

Re: Official: Aksarben Village

The 'temporary' parking lot across 67th St. from Aksarben Cinema and DJs is closed. It will soon be torn out as they start construction on the HDR building. This has been posted on the HDR forum but I haven't seen it on this one. It was open today. It was closed all last week. I suspect they opened...
by hatwate
Sun Dec 04, 2016 10:49 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Nebraska Medicine
Replies: 959
Views: 109111

Re: Nebraska Medicine

http://www.omaha.com/money/omaha-area-s-lodging-industry-is-booming-with-developers-happy/article_b6f3177c-c91b-5d79-99ae-9756816d0068.html a 550-room hotel near the Nebraska Medical Center That is much larger than previous mentions isn't it? Where is it going? I can't imagine it will fit on the sp...
by hatwate
Fri Dec 02, 2016 8:22 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Official: Aksarben Village
Replies: 1813
Views: 240087

Re: Official: Aksarben Village

The 'temporary' parking lot across 67th St. from Aksarben Cinema and DJs is closed. It will soon be torn out as they start construction on the HDR building. This has been posted on the HDR forum but I haven't seen it on this one.
by hatwate
Mon Nov 28, 2016 3:43 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: HDR Aksarben Office
Replies: 182
Views: 14605

Re: HDR Aksarben Office

On 11/28 the temporary parking lot will begin to disappear. I was wondering about that. Aksarben Village has always put a temporary storage shed on that E end of that lot for their snow moving equipment and I noticed they put the shed there today. Today the temporary parking lot is closed off and t...
by hatwate
Thu Nov 17, 2016 4:30 pm
Forum: Rumors
Topic: apartments on pacific between 48th & Saddle Creek
Replies: 3
Views: 377

apartments on pacific between 48th & Saddle Creek

A neighbor mentioned today that apartments are going to be built on Pacific between 48th St. and Saddle Creek. Does anyone know anything about that? I know there was some discussion about that area a year or so ago, but I don't know what thread that was on.
by hatwate
Thu Nov 17, 2016 4:27 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: HDR Aksarben Office
Replies: 182
Views: 14605

Re: HDR Aksarben Office

Coyote wrote:On 11/28 the temporary parking lot will begin to disappear.

I was wondering about that. Aksarben Village has always put a temporary storage shed on that E end of that lot for their snow moving equipment and I noticed they put the shed there today.
by hatwate
Sun Oct 30, 2016 9:42 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Nebraska Medicine
Replies: 959
Views: 109111

Re: Nebraska Medicine

I can't find the news article but I think they r building some kind of a central sterilization plant for instruments.
by hatwate
Fri Oct 28, 2016 10:12 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Nebraska Medicine
Replies: 959
Views: 109111

Re: Nebraska Medicine

At a meeting with a neighborhood assn. last night a UNMC representative said the area around Saddle Creek Rd west of UNMC will be redeveloped into taxable mixed-use buildings. This would include the Omaha Steel property and would be a development similar to Midtown Crossing. Saddle Creek Road won't...
by hatwate
Thu Oct 27, 2016 9:01 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Nebraska Medicine
Replies: 959
Views: 109111

Re: Nebraska Medicine

At a meeting with a neighborhood assn. last night a UNMC representative said the area around Saddle Creek Rd west of UNMC will be redeveloped into taxable mixed-use buildings. This would include the Omaha Steel property and would be a development similar to Midtown Crossing. Saddle Creek Road won't ...
by hatwate
Sat Oct 22, 2016 7:28 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Official: Aksarben Village
Replies: 1813
Views: 240087

Re: Official: Aksarben Village

Herbe Sainte, a New Orleans inspired cocktail bar, is having their grand opening tonight. They are located on the SE corner of the Richman Gordman bldg. Ron Samuelson formerly of Ms Pub is the owner.
by hatwate
Fri Oct 14, 2016 11:52 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Official: Aksarben Village
Replies: 1813
Views: 240087

Re: Official: Aksarben Village

On a less weighty subject, Beacon Hills restaurant in the PacLife building is opening tomorrow at 11 a.m.
by hatwate
Fri Oct 07, 2016 7:16 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Nebraska Medicine
Replies: 959
Views: 109111

Re: Nebraska Medicine

UNMC's helipad at Farnam and Saddle Creek is back to being a parking lot.
by hatwate
Tue Oct 04, 2016 11:22 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: HDR Aksarben Office
Replies: 182
Views: 14605

Re: HDR Aksarben Office

hatwate wrote:TIF for this project is on the City Council agenda for tomorrow, 9/27. TIF info: http://cityclerk.cityofomaha.org/images ... c/1353.pdf

Public Hearing at City Council on 10/18.
by hatwate
Tue Sep 27, 2016 10:18 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: HDR Aksarben Office
Replies: 182
Views: 14605

Re: HDR Aksarben Office

Isn't the purpose of TIF to encourage development of blighted areas? Aksarben is far from blighted. I understand the political reality however that the city has to placate a well known employer. The second paragraph of the cover letter for the resolution going to the City Council speaks to this iss...
by hatwate
Mon Sep 26, 2016 11:42 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: HDR Aksarben Office
Replies: 182
Views: 14605

Re: HDR Aksarben Office

TIF for this project is on the City Council agenda for tomorrow, 9/27. TIF info: http://cityclerk.cityofomaha.org/images ... c/1353.pdf
by hatwate
Fri Sep 23, 2016 2:20 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Official: Aksarben Village
Replies: 1813
Views: 240087

Re: Official: Aksarben Village

OmahaJaysCU wrote:Anyone notice the lot South of the Cue apartments in front of the parking garage apppears to have been mowed down ready and ready to be built on? Cue phase 2?

This lot is being seeded today.
by hatwate
Thu Sep 22, 2016 11:07 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Bohemian Cafe Purchased
Replies: 21
Views: 2244

Re: Bohemian Cafe Purchased

Attempted to eat there last night, but once again there were about 100 people waiting in a line out the door. Figured with 2 little kids under 3 we better go somewhere else. Might get off work early tomorrow and give it a try right when they open at 3 pm. From our experience last week, it looks lik...
by hatwate
Mon Sep 19, 2016 2:49 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Official: Aksarben Village
Replies: 1813
Views: 240087

Re: Official: Aksarben Village

I believe the quote "Nobody goes there anymore. It’s too crowded." is attributed to Yogi Berra, although he claimed he never said it. Speaking for the, ahem, upper end of the demographic spectrum, if we're not going to Aksarben Village for an event, it's become a bit of a pain. We used to...
by hatwate
Tue Sep 06, 2016 9:33 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: HDR Aksarben Office
Replies: 182
Views: 14605

Re: HDR Aksarben Office

This mornings WH about the TIF request for this project: http://www.omaha.com/news/metro/hdr-mig ... 1b91a.html
by hatwate
Mon Sep 05, 2016 1:01 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: HDR Aksarben Office
Replies: 182
Views: 14605

Re: HDR Aksarben Office

They must be getting ready to do something. The block was mostly mowed late this week. Also some worker bees were over there mid-week with a pole and GPS unit on the top wandering all over the place taking some kind of measurements. Not surveyors. My husband thought they might be mapping/confirming ...
by hatwate
Thu Aug 18, 2016 8:10 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Official: Aksarben Village
Replies: 1813
Views: 240087

Re: Official: Aksarben Village

The bay S of Paulis in the PacLIfe building has also been leased according to signs in the windows.
by hatwate
Thu Jul 28, 2016 3:36 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Hupmobile & Holiday Inn Express (24 & Farnam)
Replies: 35
Views: 2488

Re: 2406 Farnam

This will be a huge improvement for that corner. I thought I read on here that the gas station is on hazardously polluted ground. Is that true? What are the developers' remediation plans? Someone correct me if I am wrong, but I believe the EPA will make the gas station owner pay for that. If they c...
by hatwate
Thu Jul 07, 2016 3:54 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Official: Aksarben Village
Replies: 1813
Views: 240087

Re: Official: Aksarben Village

The Cue apartments at 64th Ave & Frances are open with residents moving in.
by hatwate
Wed Jun 15, 2016 2:44 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Official: Aksarben Village
Replies: 1813
Views: 240087

Re: Official: Aksarben Village

Does anyone know why the hotel at Frances and Aksarben Drive (just south of BCBS) hasn't been started? As I recall they were supposed to have a ground breaking in May. On March 8th I posted this: I noticed there were Olsson surveyors on the Hilton site, so I approached them asking what was going on...
by hatwate
Tue Jun 14, 2016 3:00 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Official: Aksarben Village
Replies: 1813
Views: 240087

Re: Official: Aksarben Village

Does anyone know why the hotel at Frances and Aksarben Drive (just south of BCBS) hasn't been started? As I recall they were supposed to have a ground breaking in May.
by hatwate
Fri May 27, 2016 1:12 pm
Forum: Projects Never Built
Topic: HDR Proposed Downtown Office
Replies: 500
Views: 30135

Re: HDR

Could all this NFM stuff be moved to the NFM thread on Rumor? Sometimes it's kind of nice to have a thread where the topic can wander a bit, instead of pigeon-holing everything into so many separate narrowly-defined topics. Maybe it would be easier to rename this thread to something like "larg...
by hatwate
Fri May 27, 2016 9:36 am
Forum: Projects Never Built
Topic: HDR Proposed Downtown Office
Replies: 500
Views: 30135

Re: HDR

Could all this NFM stuff be moved to the NFM thread on Rumor?
by hatwate
Fri May 27, 2016 8:20 am
Forum: Projects Never Built
Topic: HDR Proposed Downtown Office
Replies: 500
Views: 30135

Re: HDR

NFM Dallas Store is the anchor of a huge and very high end multiuser development that is owned by and being developed by NFM. They have stated that this is their vision for future expansion. They said they saw all the money that was made by others off of developing the land around their KC store. I...
by hatwate
Thu May 26, 2016 12:42 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Official: Aksarben Village
Replies: 1813
Views: 240087

Re: Official: Aksarben Village

Seen yesterday, east of the Pac Life Building. image.jpeg So I take it that they are abandoning the old UP site for the "sandlot". Someone remind me what they do the sandlot for and why they keep bringing it back each year. Well the image posted above says #CWSSandlot (College World Serie...

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