New Developments

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Can't find the listing that ticks all the boxes in your must-have list? Why not build your dream home instead?

In this post we take a look at who builds the most homes per year in the Omaha area (Douglas and Sarpy County). This list is based purely on the number of homes built. 

 

#1 - Celebrity Homes

If you already live in Omaha, you'll be familiar with Celebrity Homes. And to many of you, it will be no surprise that Celebrity Homes is the biggest home builder in the area.



In 2020, they built 646 homes in the Douglas and Sarpy County area.

Pricing starts at $250,000+

Building homes in Nebraska since 1977. They build single-family homes as well as villas and townhomes.

Celebrity Homes combines innovation and practicality with

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It's not every day that you run across a good meatball. 

They tend to be a thing of the past in most parts, specialty you get a few times a year when you have enough energy to mix up some ground meat, throw in spices and toss them in the oven while the noodles boil. You might splurge once in a while on a meatball sub, but it never quite tastes the same, does it? 

Well, for those of you who crave a consistent menu of meaty spheres, your manna is ready to fall from heaven. According to recent reports by the restaurants Facebook page and by the Omaha World-Herald, a restaurant by the name of The Blackstone Meatball is set to open sometime this summer.

Wait...a Restaurant Devoted to Meatballs? Umm....

Don't worry. Blackstone's concept is more than

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There are only seven shopping days until Christmas. If you want to get all your shopping done in one place and save some money, check out the new Nebraska Crossing Outlets.

Everyone is always looking for a great bargain while shopping for necessities and a large outlet shopping mall with a wide range of stores is the perfect place to find one. At Nebraska Crossing near Gretna, you will find an assortment of fantastic national and local stores including Coach where there are discounted designer shoes and handbags. Women can find an assortment of low priced seasonal or classic clothing at the Ann Taylor Factory Store. Shoppers seeking athletic wear such as shorts, pants and tops for the entire family can find quality bargains at the Adidas Factory Outlet

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The Barker Building was built in 1929 by sons of Omaha minister Joseph Barker, who sought to honor their father by naming the seven-story office building after him. Located in the heart of downtown Omaha at 15th and Farnam, the striking building is considered to be an example of the Neo-Gothic Revival style. Although it's been on the National Register of Historic Places for a while, the Barker Building sat vacant for more than a decade until it was recently renovated into apartments by Dicon Corp. and Shamrock Development.

The 48 apartments in the Barker Building were constructed with spacious, open floor plans and modern amenities. Both one- and two-bedroom units are available, ranging from 750 to 1189 square feet. Many of these apartment homes offer…
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The Highline apartments offers its residents the newest way of living in downtown Omaha. This new Omaha revitalization project brings exciting new homes to those living in Omaha who are not quite ready to purchase yet. However, this revitalized historic building and its many amenities offer residents a true home in Omaha’s vital and growing downtown.

The building that contains the Highline today was actually built in the 1950’s and is one of the few examples of the International Style of architectural design in the mid-west. Originally the home of Northern Natural Gas, this iconic structure has been converted into apartments that retain the dramatic public spaces and spectacular views of the original building yet provide residents with an extraordinary

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If you live in midtown Omaha or are looking at a Midtown Crossing condo, you may be interested in the new businesses that have opened in the Midtown Crossing development.

Corky Canvas

This is how the concept it explained on the company website. "This unique concept is just what Omaha and Lincoln needs for a FUN night out! With a glass of wine in one hand, a paintbrush in the other and the music rock'n, it's a great way to spend time with friends and paint a one-of-a-kind masterpiece."

Brix - A Wine and Spirits Experience

Brix is a popular retailer of wine, craft beer, and spirits.  You can also order wine by the glass at its wine bistro.  Brix has added a second location after the popularity of its Village Pointe location.

Black Oak Grill

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Riding out the housing slide 

"At the height of the Omaha area's home-building frenzy in 2005, more than 650 entities grabbed pieces of the action by launching one or more construction projects.

Six years and a national recession later, the number of businesses or individuals taking out permits to build single-family homes has thinned to about half that number."

Read the full article at the Omaha World-Herald 

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Yesterday, the Omaha World-Herald highlighted some of the development occuring on Omaha's north side.

long-school_275Over the long-term, the Greater Omaha Chamber of Commerce is hoping to spur $200 million in private development in this area. The current commercial development occuring in North Omaha is impressive, but there is still a long way to go. You can read the article to see specific projects that are underway or have been completed.

One of the projects highlighted is a residential development along 24th Street called the Long School townhomes. The townhomes were developed by NeighborWorks Omaha.

The townhomes offer residents an opportunity to have a live-work space.

I created a page on our website dedicated to the Long School townhomes. On that page,

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