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Re: Urban Grocery Store

Postby Garrett » Mon Feb 27, 2017 3:35 pm

MTO wrote:"80,000 workers and 9,000 residents" Omaha is no where near that, we're gonna have to wait quite a while.

The greater downtown region (Downtown, Midtown crossing area, North Downtown, and the area just south of the tracks) has around 20,000 people according to 2015 data. Even if you just restrict it to the core CBD/Old Market area you hit around 8,000 people, leaving out big chunks of what's commonly considered downtown.
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Re: Urban Grocery Store

Postby buildomaha » Mon Feb 27, 2017 5:32 pm

Garrett wrote:
MTO wrote:"80,000 workers and 9,000 residents" Omaha is no where near that, we're gonna have to wait quite a while.

The greater downtown region (Downtown, Midtown crossing area, North Downtown, and the area just south of the tracks) has around 20,000 people according to 2015 data. Even if you just restrict it to the core CBD/Old Market area you hit around 8,000 people, leaving out big chunks of what's commonly considered downtown.


Is that residents of the area or workers?

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Re: Urban Grocery Store

Postby Garrett » Mon Feb 27, 2017 5:54 pm

buildomaha wrote:
Garrett wrote:
MTO wrote:"80,000 workers and 9,000 residents" Omaha is no where near that, we're gonna have to wait quite a while.

The greater downtown region (Downtown, Midtown crossing area, North Downtown, and the area just south of the tracks) has around 20,000 people according to 2015 data. Even if you just restrict it to the core CBD/Old Market area you hit around 8,000 people, leaving out big chunks of what's commonly considered downtown.


Is that residents of the area or workers?


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Re: Urban Grocery Store

Postby Garrett » Mon Feb 27, 2017 6:22 pm

MTO wrote:"80,000 workers and 9,000 residents" Omaha is no where near that, we're gonna have to wait quite a while.

Also, looking at it now that residents number has to include a lot of people from outside of downtown as well. Their main downtown census tract, which includes all of their downtown area plus most of the East Village through the Capitol, is estimated to only have around 4,800 people in 2015. IF you add in the southern parts of the East Village plus neighborhoods east of the Capitol you come to around 8,000.
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Re: Urban Grocery Store

Postby Nick808402 » Mon Feb 27, 2017 11:04 pm

Big fan of Cosentino's in KC since I always stay at the Crowne Plaza whenever I go to KC for a guy's weekend.

I live at the new Highline and would LOVE a grocery store in that big ugly lot with the Wells Fargo drive thru. My lazy |expletive| would still drive there, but it's way better than driving to Bakers.

They should keep the store open 24h so drunk people can stumble in at night to buy food lol
or at least have a separate section for late night munchies open.

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Re: Urban Grocery Store

Postby Greg S » Tue Feb 28, 2017 8:46 am

Nick808402 wrote:Big fan of Cosentino's in KC since I always stay at the Crowne Plaza whenever I go to KC for a guy's weekend.

I live at the new Highline and would LOVE a grocery store in that big ugly lot with the Wells Fargo drive thru. My lazy |expletive| would still drive there, but it's way better than driving to Bakers.

They should keep the store open 24h so drunk people can stumble in at night to buy food lol
or at least have a separate section for late night munchies open.



Me too. We usually stay at the Marriott downtown. Cosentino's in addition to the groceries and liquor department is good for breakfast and lunch too. So handy. If we are headed to a Royals game we get a lot of our tailgating stuff there on the way to Kauffman.

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Re: Urban Grocery Store

Postby mistergutierrez » Tue Aug 08, 2017 7:15 pm

Patricks Market is closing at the end of this year. The space is already being advertised for a lease.
I was told that the rent is increasing too fast, but they still don´t know about their future, if they are going somewhere else in the DT or what is going to happen.

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Re: Urban Grocery Store

Postby OmahaJaysCU » Wed Aug 09, 2017 4:46 pm

Speaking of this, I heard Hyvee is looking at sites downtown for something similar to their downtown DSM store. No clear location...

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Re: Urban Grocery Store

Postby hav4 » Thu Aug 10, 2017 8:19 am

OmahaJaysCU wrote:Speaking of this, I heard Hyvee is looking at sites downtown for something similar to their downtown DSM store. No clear location...


That HyVee in Downtown Des Moines is great. We can't get it in Omaha soon enough!

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Re: Urban Grocery Store

Postby joleo » Thu Aug 10, 2017 11:38 am

hav4 wrote:
OmahaJaysCU wrote:Speaking of this, I heard Hyvee is looking at sites downtown for something similar to their downtown DSM store. No clear location...


That HyVee in Downtown Des Moines is great. We can't get it in Omaha soon enough!


I second that, living in Des Moines, I've been to the downtown Hy-Vee several times. Always BUSY, super nice! There are several thousand apartment and condos within a 4 block walking distance of this store and crazy high number within a 6 block distance. What would be the #1 location in Omaha downtown for most number of units within a 4 block distance? It just seems to me there are more units in downtown Des Moines than downtown Omaha. Does anybody have this data?

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Re: Urban Grocery Store

Postby Omaha Cowboy » Thu Aug 10, 2017 12:33 pm

hav4 wrote:
OmahaJaysCU wrote:Speaking of this, I heard Hyvee is looking at sites downtown for something similar to their downtown DSM store. No clear location...


That HyVee in Downtown Des Moines is great. We can't get it in Omaha soon enough!


Would love to see this, or any full service grocery store development for downtown. I think the resident population is more than substantial enough downtown to support a development like this.. Probably x10 :thumb: ...

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Re: Urban Grocery Store

Postby daveoma » Fri Aug 11, 2017 1:44 am

joleo wrote:
hav4 wrote:
OmahaJaysCU wrote:Speaking of this, I heard Hyvee is looking at sites downtown for something similar to their downtown DSM store. No clear location...


That HyVee in Downtown Des Moines is great. We can't get it in Omaha soon enough!


I second that, living in Des Moines, I've been to the downtown Hy-Vee several times. Always BUSY, super nice! There are several thousand apartment and condos within a 4 block walking distance of this store and crazy high number within a 6 block distance. What would be the #1 location in Omaha downtown for most number of units within a 4 block distance? It just seems to me there are more units in downtown Des Moines than downtown Omaha. Does anybody have this data?


All of the hard numbers are from the 2010 census, but when I get free time I'll see if there are estimates from more recent years. :thumb:

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Re: Urban Grocery Store

Postby iamjacobm » Fri Aug 11, 2017 8:48 am

That is too bad about Patrick's. It is on the expensive side, but having worked DT for a while now it is nice to have something close for quick grabs that don't have to drive 10 mins to get to. I guess I am a little surprised the rent is rising that quick, retail space has never been in very high demand west of the Old Market. Hopefully the owners have a plan to activate the space quickly.

As for Hy-Vee, that would be amazing. The DT DAM Hy-Vee is a very well executed store. Something like that would be a HUGE asset to the DT community.

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Re: Urban Grocery Store

Postby Ben » Fri Aug 11, 2017 9:51 am

mistergutierrez wrote:Patricks Market is closing at the end of this year. The space is already being advertised for a lease.
I was told that the rent is increasing too fast, but they still don´t know about their future, if they are going somewhere else in the DT or what is going to happen.


That stinks. When I lived downtown, I loved walking there to pick stuff up. Odd how they just announced free delivery to the Capitol Place apartments, but are on their way out... You would have thought they would have stuck around long enough to see if the extra residents would have kept them in the black.


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