About 100 local workers will remain employed and will be based at the Sarpy County call center, according to a spokesperson from Walmart, Hayneedle's parent company.
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While many of the Capitol District's retail and office bays have yet to be filled — four new tenants push the amount of leased space to about 60% — the journey so far is remarkable for reasons including all the new development that has since started on blocks around it.
A Brazilian steakhouse, a Fade Kings Barbershop and a cupcake shop are next in the lineup of businesses to open at the downtown Omaha Capitol District.
This Aloft is believed to be the area's first modern hotel to be topped with private condos. Also in the five-story structure will be a two-level restaurant that spills onto an outdoor courtyard.
The Bellevue shopping center, now largely occupied, went for twice the amount it sold for back in 2017 when the Gordmans bankruptcy created a huge vacancy.
The ATTOM Data Solutions analysis of 855 U.S. counties showed also that buying is cheaper than renting for average wage earners in Lancaster and Pottawattamie Counties.
Omaha-based Meridian Development has come forward as the applicant wanting to build on the old hotel and night club property. It is seeking a blighted designation that would declare the property eligible for tax-increment financing.
An opening is expected in late March for Topgolf, which will have Joe Ricketts as a neighboring property owner. Ricketts hasn't detailed what he has in store for the property he bought from H&H Automotive.