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by hatwate
Mon Dec 04, 2017 3:13 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Official: Aksarben Village
Replies: 1864
Views: 259967

Re: Official: Aksarben Village

I just noticed Kiewit has 42,000+ sqft in what was the Gordman bldg. what is that all about?
by hatwate
Fri Dec 01, 2017 6:28 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Boyd and Charlies BBQ
Replies: 14
Views: 1820

Re: Boyd and Charlies BBQ

It’s open!
by hatwate
Sun Nov 05, 2017 7:12 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Think! Primary Care Building.
Replies: 199
Views: 23158

Re: Think! Primary Care Building.

They are turning that area into a "Nurture Health Clinic", whatever that will be... The WH has an article this morning that includes this Nurture Health Clinic in its discussion of "Direct Primary Care" model of health care. http://www.omaha.com/livewellnebraska/new-primary-care...
by hatwate
Thu Oct 26, 2017 1:45 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Official: Aksarben Village
Replies: 1864
Views: 259967

Re: Official: Aksarben Village

What happened to Phenomblue?
by hatwate
Wed Oct 25, 2017 4:16 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Apartments on Pacific between 48th & Saddle Creek
Replies: 25
Views: 2305

Re: apartments on pacific between 48th & Saddle Creek

I wish they’d put some more thought into the design of the apartment building. It’s just a box with some holes cut into it for windows. Are building materials so costly that this is the best they can do? I agree - terribly unimaginative with no architectural flair. The rowhouses especially look che...
by hatwate
Wed Oct 25, 2017 3:16 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Apartments on Pacific between 48th & Saddle Creek
Replies: 25
Views: 2305

Re: apartments on pacific between 48th & Saddle Creek

I wish they’d put some more thought into the design of the apartment building. It’s just a box with some holes cut into it for windows. Are building materials so costly that this is the best they can do? I agree - terribly unimaginative with no architectural flair. The rowhouses especially look che...
by hatwate
Wed Oct 25, 2017 11:40 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: The Center Aloft
Replies: 30
Views: 2778

Re: The Center Aloft

iamjacobm wrote:$2.125 million in TIF requested.

TIF was approved yesterday. http://www.wowt.com/content/news/New-ho ... 38003.html
by hatwate
Wed Oct 25, 2017 7:58 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Apartments on Pacific between 48th & Saddle Creek
Replies: 25
Views: 2305

Re: apartments on pacific between 48th & Saddle Creek

World-Herald report on last night's Morton Meadows neighborhood meeting where Bluestem presented their plans. Some renderings of the project are included. http://www.omaha.com/money/morton-meado ... ecc7e.html
by hatwate
Mon Oct 23, 2017 2:39 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: UNO Campus Update
Replies: 488
Views: 54284

Re: UNO Campus Update

From a NextDoor string: "UNO is planning on taking out another huge parking lot and a set of dorms within the next couple of years. That will seriously affect parking in all surrounding areas (neighborhoods & parks). The goal of the school is "20 by 2020". So that's 20,000 student...
by hatwate
Sun Oct 22, 2017 6:24 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Omaha Steel Castings Property
Replies: 110
Views: 18983

Re: Omaha Steel Castings Property

OmahaJaysCU wrote:
iamjacobm wrote:I don't know their name, but I heard Nebraska Med is going to have a group out of Denver develop this area.

Who is partnering with a key local developer. Haven't heard when it will be announced but they've been awarded the project.

What ever happened with this?
by hatwate
Tue Oct 17, 2017 8:44 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: HDR Aksarben Office
Replies: 325
Views: 33221

Re: HDR Aksarben Office

We just noticed this evening a video camera on the east side of the roof of the building that Dudley's is in. It is pointed towards the HDR building.
by hatwate
Tue Oct 17, 2017 10:31 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Apartments on Pacific between 48th & Saddle Creek
Replies: 25
Views: 2305

Re: apartments on pacific between 48th & Saddle Creek

iamjacobm wrote:Rowhouses and 134 units in the news today. No images of the project though.

From today's Omaha World-Herald:
http://www.omaha.com/money/plan-for--un ... 5c1cd.html
by hatwate
Thu Oct 12, 2017 8:35 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: HDR Aksarben Office
Replies: 325
Views: 33221

Re: HDR Aksarben Office

Tree and flag up on building! Is this a thing for construction? What does it mean? I see it all the time! Topping out tradition. I was curious about the tree part of this. Wikipedia says "The practice of "topping out" a new building can be traced to the ancient Scandinavian religious...
by hatwate
Sun Oct 01, 2017 1:41 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: The Center Aloft
Replies: 30
Views: 2778

Re: The Center Aloft

I just wonder how all these hotels are going to survive. That will make 4 hotels within a couple of blocks from the center of AV.
by hatwate
Thu Sep 28, 2017 7:49 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: HDR Aksarben Office
Replies: 325
Views: 33221

Re: HDR Aksarben Office

Thanks for taking a picture from the E side. We have been trying to figure out what was being done there for the parking garage.
by hatwate
Fri Sep 15, 2017 6:55 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Aksarben Pointe (former Venice Inn Site)
Replies: 120
Views: 9644

Re: Aksarben Pointe (former Venice Inn Site)

In a WH story about Clancy's, it was noted that this shopping center is expected to be completed next March. http://www.omaha.com/money/clancy-s-pub ... 699a3.html
by hatwate
Fri Sep 15, 2017 6:54 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: NE Corner of 72nd & Pacific
Replies: 16
Views: 2256

Re: NE Corner of 72nd & Pacific

Update on Kum & Go in this article about Clancy's. http://www.omaha.com/money/clancy-s-pub ... 699a3.html
by hatwate
Sat Sep 02, 2017 5:30 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Dundee Flats
Replies: 143
Views: 16987

Re: Dundee Flats

Work on Dundee Flats begins again after Children's Physicians joins list of tenants
http://www.omaha.com/money/work-on-dund ... 2f634.html
by hatwate
Thu Aug 31, 2017 10:46 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Apartments on Pacific between 48th & Saddle Creek
Replies: 25
Views: 2305

Re: apartments on pacific between 48th & Saddle Creek

Brad wrote:Looks like "SADDLECREEK 1011 LLC" owns all these lots:
saddlecreek.JPG


I don't know if it is important to note that 4856 Pacific is not owned by SaddleCreek 1011 LLC. That and the corner property at 1025 Saddle Creek are owned and operated as a day care by Donna Collins.
by hatwate
Thu Aug 31, 2017 10:29 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Apartments on Pacific between 48th & Saddle Creek
Replies: 25
Views: 2305

Re: apartments on pacific between 48th & Saddle Creek

Bluestone recently mentioned a "project communication website" with the Morton Meadows neighborhood association, likely similar to the one they made for the 51st and Mayberry project. Perhaps this will be getting started fairly soon. An unrelated note - nearby to this project the old Auto...
by hatwate
Thu Aug 31, 2017 8:39 am
Forum: Rumors
Topic: A New BBQ Restaurant Coming?
Replies: 11
Views: 782

Re: A New BBQ Restaurant Coming?

I know this isn't the new restaurant this string is about but since it has become a discussion about the availability of good BBQ in Omaha, I thought y'all might like to read this article from the WH. "There’s plenty of mediocre barbecue in this town. Tired Texan is not that." http://www.o...
by hatwate
Fri Aug 04, 2017 9:13 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Omaha World Herald
Replies: 338
Views: 35604

Re: The Omaha World Herald

That shouldn't be an issue if you are paying for their service though. We had the same issue when we took the paper. Probably our fault that the problem persisted. From what I could tell by messages they also wanted us to subscribe on line at an additional cost. I just didn't feel like dealing with...
by hatwate
Fri Jul 14, 2017 11:02 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Official: Aksarben Village
Replies: 1864
Views: 259967

Re: Official: Aksarben Village

I hate to be a Negative Nancy but...wth is this? :sly: http://i.oodleimg.com/item/4194955599u_3x424x360f_apartments_for_rent_in_omaha_ne/?1491211716 https://thumbs.frmonline.com/imgs/fr/propertyFiles/027/242/1001/resized/02_14834755690487408052002938000A020.jpg From a distance this place looks nice...
by hatwate
Tue Jun 13, 2017 4:42 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Official: Aksarben Village
Replies: 1864
Views: 259967

Re: Official: Aksarben Village

The Gold Mountain restaurant on Mercy just south of Pauli's is now open.
by hatwate
Wed May 31, 2017 12:08 pm
Forum: Rumors
Topic: Double Tree back to Embassy Suites
Replies: 10
Views: 2073

Re: Double Tree back to Embassy Suites

The Double Tree was closed for renovation but is now open. The hotels I've been referring to are at 72nd and Center area (one is the Ak Sar Been Suites that was originally Embassy Suites), are you referring to that or the current DoubleTree at 72nd and I80 that has been open for a while? Greg Aksar...
by hatwate
Tue May 30, 2017 12:59 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Official: Aksarben Village
Replies: 1864
Views: 259967

Re: Official: Aksarben Village

iamjacobm wrote:TIF for apartments along 64th on the backside of the HDR block before planning board.

64th Ave & Frances?
by hatwate
Sat May 27, 2017 11:06 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Think! Primary Care Building.
Replies: 199
Views: 23158

Re: Think! Primary Care Building.

According to the Omaha World Herald the founding CEO of Think is no longer with them. As I have said before I don't think Think II is happening. My Doctor is one of the originals there and he insists they are not thinking expansion. They are just trying to figure out what can right the ship. I know...
by hatwate
Sat May 27, 2017 10:58 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: HDR Aksarben Office
Replies: 325
Views: 33221

Re: HDR Aksarben Office

The structure around the base has CH1 on it. Do you suppose they will be having more than 1? Based on the UNO garage construction, it would seem they might have one just for the garage.
by hatwate
Sat May 27, 2017 10:53 am
Forum: Rumors
Topic: Double Tree back to Embassy Suites
Replies: 10
Views: 2073

Re: Double Tree back to Embassy Suites

The Double Tree was closed for renovation but is now open.
by hatwate
Thu May 04, 2017 9:41 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Nebraska Medicine
Replies: 1003
Views: 123156

Re: Nebraska Medicine

nebraska wrote:
hatwate wrote:They have started work on the hotel at Saddle Creek and Dodge. The sign says it will be a Home 2 Suites.


Yeah, but it's not the NebMed hotel. It's separate from the hospital, here's the Home 2 thread.

Thanks! I knew there should be a different thread but didn't think to search for brand name.
by hatwate
Wed May 03, 2017 9:43 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Nebraska Medicine
Replies: 1003
Views: 123156

Re: Nebraska Medicine

They have started work on the hotel at Saddle Creek and Dodge. The sign says it will be a Home 2 Suites.
by hatwate
Wed Apr 19, 2017 10:15 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: HDR Aksarben Office
Replies: 325
Views: 33221

Re: HDR Aksarben Office

Any ideas why they have and are spending lots of time maintaining the dirt pile in the NE corner of that block? If I am up to date there isn't any current plan for that corner that would require a surcharge.
by hatwate
Fri Apr 14, 2017 8:01 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Conagra campus development plans
Replies: 66
Views: 7238

Re: Conagra campus development plans

ImmaHoe wrote:Wait the mayoral election gets thight. Then Jean'll announce it.

At a debate at the Omaha Press Club today, Mayor Stothert said the Conagra plan would be announced in June.
by hatwate
Thu Feb 16, 2017 8:45 am
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Della Costa (formerly MTC Brix)
Replies: 7
Views: 1329

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: 1003
Views: 123156

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: 1003
Views: 123156

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: 1003
Views: 123156

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: 1003
Views: 123156

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: 325
Views: 33221

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: 52
Views: 5083

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...

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