Developer Jerry Reimer in his mobile office, a Mercedes-Benz Sprinter van.

If you see a mysterious dark van lurking a bit long near a dusty Sarpy County cornfield or a school parking lot, don’t fret just yet.

Chances are it’s a roving developer.

Jerry Reimer uses the decked-out Mercedes-Benz Sprinter as a tool in checking his project sites spread across metropolitan Omaha. (Tipoff: The license plate hints at what it is, a mobile office: MOBLOFC.)

Inside, the spacious van is equipped with leather seats, TV screens and other gadgets that allow Reimer to meet in comfort on a construction site with architects and engineers.

“When we’re reviewing plans we can jump out and take a look,” he said. “Sometimes you see things in the field you don’t see in the office on paperwork.”

Reimer said his team often rides in the van to tour various sites, from midtown Omaha to the outskirts of Papillion, and to discuss business at hand.

He said he makes efficient use of time, for example, by working from his mobile office when he’s between appointments and doesn’t want to drive back to his brick-and-mortar office or house. One might see the Sprinter hanging in his kids’ school parking lot while he waits for them to get out.

It has spent time lately at the Urban Waters apartment site near 132nd Street and Lincoln Road, where construction has started. The first 39 units (of what could be more than 650 over multiple years) are to open around May.

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Cindy covers housing and commercial real estate for The World-Herald. Follow her on Twitter @cgonzalez_owh. Phone: 402-444-1224.

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