On Thursday, two years after construction began, a portion of the data center officially came online, connecting Papillion with Facebook’s network of similar centers that allow 2.38 billion monthly active users
First Nebraska Credit Union has broken ground on a new Elkhorn branch that will feature an interactive teller machine — an ITM.
Film Streams' Dundee Theater is among the businesses that will benefit from additional parking.
Up next are apartments. In the future: offices, retail, townhomes, likely a hotel, a park and entertainment area with restaurants and a musical performance space.
The World-Herald on Tuesday learned of plans for a private 62-acre mixed-use development on the south and east side of Werner Park. The development, called "Generations," could transform the area into a one-stop-shop for entertainment, dining and drinking.
Don’t expect to see young athletes this year at the project’s site in La Vista near Interstate 80 and Giles Road — the estimated $125 million endeavor will soon miss another self-imposed deadline.
A press release from Topgolf Tuesday also gave a new projected opening date of spring 2020, instead of the previous announced summer opening.
Tariffs and flooding have slowed economic growth in nine Midwest and Plains states, according to a Monday report on a survey of business supply managers.
Developers are turning the building at 18th and Jackson Streets back to the way it was used in the 1920s, with living space above retail.
Mulhall brothers Dan and Sean to transform the land into a housing and commercial area that matches the fresh development in the area and takes advantage of a planned bridge.
First in is a variety of restaurants.
With The Diner eatery shuttered since last summer, the stage was set for construction to start on the proposed Marriott hotel scheduled to replace it at an Old Market corner.
Lincoln's new Kindler Hotel will be open in late August in time for Husker football season.
A Lincoln-based commercial contractor that's renovating the historic Logan building in downtown Omaha has announced that it also will open an office at the site, 1802 Dodge St.
Knight Kiplinger has lived a dual life for decades.
The 3-2 vote is a big leap ahead for the controversial project, which has been debated for more than a year. The Omaha City Council would still have to approve an amended agreement with the commission before the project could actually be built.
A two-block tract of north downtown Omaha — once a surface parking lot known as “The Yard” — now is fully transformed into the three-piece campus developers announced four years ago.
The most popular bachelor's degree program has spurred similar projects at the University of Nebraska in both Lincoln and Omaha.
The money will help demolish the worn-out barracks-style apartments of Spencer Homes, replace them with better housing and rejuvenate a nearby stretch of North 30th.
Split concourses and dual security checks would give way to a single linear concourse and a central unified checkpoint.
Federal and city officials are expected to announce the grant Monday in a press conference. Officials declined to comment or could not be reached for comment Friday. But The World-Herald confirmed through multiple sources that the city had won the grant.
Beginning Tuesday, the southernmost lane of Douglas Street will be closed between 10th and 14th Streets for the next several months.
Flooding and prolonged winter conditions pushed back Omaha's usual house-hunting start and has compressed the sales season. Add to that the continuing tight inventory of homes, and sellers can expect bidding wars — and personal pleas.
The Ralston City Council on Tuesday voted to take another $750,000 from the city's lottery fund as it transfers management of the Ralston Arena to a private company.
The former state senator who sponsored the bill said he had aimed to serve a broader group of renters, including "the Best Buy guy."
The build-it-and-they-will-come office project is seen as a sign of optimism in downtown job growth.
Sarpy County and other Nebraska counties in the Omaha metro reflect slightly slower growth rates.
The first visible progress could appear in June as a contractor starts building 24 new raised station platforms along Dodge and Douglas Streets. The goal is to open for riders in April 2020.
With Omaha streets pocked with potholes, pointed questions about the city's spending priorities are showing up on Mayor Jean Stothert's Facebook page, on social media and in letters to The World-Herald's Public Pulse.
The family-owned real estate development company has carved out 2,007 apartments from eight aging overlooked structures in just the last six years. But the Woodbine, Iowa-based company has been creating housing since the 1980s.
State officials hope that if drivers know in advance what projects are on tap, they’ll be able to find new routes.
Participants in a real estate conference agreed that landmark development projects like north downtown's Millwork Commons should help attract and keep young talent.
Though NuStyle still enjoys high occupancy rates at its urban apartment projects, co-owner Todd Heistand has sounded an alarm regarding the downtown market.
A plan for an eight-story apartment complex at 46th and Dodge Streets won unanimous support from the Omaha Planning Board Wednesday, despite neighborhood concerns about gentrification and the demolition of old buildings.
The utility needs new offices for administrative staff because it is selling its downtown home of more than 90 years to Douglas County.
An eight-story apartment building proposed for Omaha’s Dundee area would add a few hundred more housing units and further change the face of a midtown stretch of busy Dodge Street.
Among the projects that will be highlighted Friday during the 30th annual Commercial Real Estate Summit is one that involves transforming an entire blighted neighborhood in north downtown Omaha. The summit is expected to draw up to 1,000 people to the city.
The dual, divided freeway, which the Iowa Department of Transportation calls the “first in the region,” features two separated segments of three lanes each. It separates local traffic from through traffic.
Seward Mayor Josh Eickmeier said called the announcement the biggest economic development news for the city of 7,000 since Walker, now Tenneco, built a muffler plant there more than 40 years ago.
Next up is a summer construction start for an interfaith community center to be shared by the three congregations that make up the diverse spiritual campus.
Once a golf and country club, the west Omaha site adds offices, housing and more.
Work on the four-story home begins this spring and is to be done in two years.
A letter of intent approved by the Bellevue City Council establishes a $60,000 purchase price for the old Bellevue City Hall and related city office buildings that could be made over into a $10.2 million development project.
With a trendy Topgolf facility as a future anchor, a west Omaha corridor is about to shed its longtime identity as a home for luxury car dealerships.
RDG Planning & Design will expand and move into the building at 13th and Harney Streets.
The mall's 93-year-old-owner said he is not surprised that the mayor would want to tout development progress in her annual address, but he said it was too early to discuss any plan.
Out of the 100 largest metro areas, Omaha ranks toward the bottom (83rd) in the rate of movement between metro areas, according to the latest figures from the U.S. Census Bureau. The Omaha metro area loses a net of about 5 people a year for every 1,000 in the city.
The first for-sale residences are among the latest projects planned at the site, the former home of the Aksarben race track.
The company that provides care-givers to seniors chose to stay and grow in the Aksarben area.
On average, existing homes were bought in 32 days in the Omaha area vs. 59 days a home stayed on the market, on average, nationally.
The group's idea emphasizes improved communication and arbitration between renters and landlords.
The money would help build more than 400 apartments, town houses and houses, according to the city’s grant application.
Commercial real estate transfers for Feb. 24.