WC-135 Constant Phoenix

Senior Airman Denver Brooks guides a WC-135 Constant Phoenix off the ramp and toward the runway at Offutt Air Force Base in Bellevue on Monday, Nov. 23, 2015.

David G. Brown, president and CEO of the Greater Omaha Chamber, has cited a central location, skilled labor pool, solid infrastructure, strong financial institutions, low power rates and generous business incentives as key selling points in attracting and keeping businesses. 

 

7,500+

OFFUTT AIR FORCE BASE: National security

CHI HEALTH SYSTEM: Hospitals/clinics/health care

OMAHA PUBLIC SCHOOLS: Education/service

5,000-7,499

METHODIST HEALTH SYSTEM: Hospitals/health care/service

NEBRASKA MEDICINE: Hospital/health care/service

2,500-4,999

UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA MEDICAL CENTER: Medical school/research

CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL & MEDICAL CENTER: Hospital/urgent care

FIRST DATA CORP: Transaction processing/products/services

UNION PACIFIC: Railroad/transportation

HY-VEE INC.: Grocery store/retail trade

FIRST NATIONAL BANK OF NEBRASKA: Banking/finance

WEST CORP.: Communications technology/customer service

WALMART STORES: Department store/retail trade

MUTUAL OF OMAHA: Insurance

CREIGHTON UNIVERSITY: Education/service

UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA AT OMAHA: Education/service

MILLARD PUBLIC SCHOOLS: Education/service

CITY OF OMAHA: Administration/government

PAYPAL INC.: Transaction processing/information

VALMONT: Ag/communications/lighting equipment manufacturer

1,000-2,499

AMERISTAR CASINO HOTEL: Gambling/restaurants/lodging

HARRAH’S CASINO: Gambling/restaurants/lodging

HORSESHOE CASINO: Gambling/restaurants/lodging

OMAHA PUBLIC POWER DISTRICT: Energy/utility

BAKER’S SUPERMARKETS: Grocery store/retail trade

OMAHA STEAKS: Food products/retail trade

OMAHA WORLD-HERALD: Newspaper/information

TARGET STORES: Department store/retail trade

DOUGLAS COUNTY: Administration/government

OMNI CENTER: Office complex

CONAGRA: Food processing/finance/research and development

WERNER ENTERPRISES: Trucking

INFOGROUP: Information compilation

OMAHA AIRPORT AUTHORITY: Eppley Airfield/air services and support

BLUE CROSS BLUE SHIELD: Medical insurance

BOYS TOWN: Schools/residences/family services

HORMEL FOODS: Meat processing

LOZIER CORP.: Shelving/store fixture supplier

CENTURYLINK CENTER: Entertainment/convention arena (includes contract labor)

CSG INTERNATIONAL: Business services/support

NEBRASKA FURNITURE MART: Furniture/electronics

PHYSICIANS MUTUAL INSURANCE CO.: Insurance products

TD AMERITRADE: Online investing/services

COX COMMUNICATIONS: TV/computer/telephone and related services

LINCOLN FINANCIAL GROUP: Financial planning/insurance/investments

AIRLITE PLASTICS CO.: Injection-molded packaging

HDR INC.: Architectural/engineering/consulting

NEBRASKA BEEF: Meat processing

PAPILLION-LA VISTA COMMUNITY SCHOOLS: Schools/educational services

BELLEVUE PUBLIC SCHOOLS: Schools/educational services

COUNCIL BLUFFS COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT: Schools/educational services

Sources: Greater Omaha Chamber, Council Bluffs Area Chamber of Commerce, City of Omaha, and area school districts

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