OMAHA NEWS AND LINKS
OMAHA, Neb., July 25, 2017. . . . .A new district is emerging in downtown Omaha. The Capitol District, a mixed-use development combining hotel, apartments, retail, office, and outdoor entertainment, will open in phases starting in August with the opening of the new premier full-service Omaha Marriott Downtown at the Capitol District.
To read more:
KETV.com – Capitol District nearing completion
KMTV.com – Inside tour of Omaha Marriott Downtown hotel
Hotel Business – Marriott to set up shop in Capitol District
Creighton jumps into top five nationally, Nebraska stays at No. 11 in men’s basketball attendance.
The new outdoor plaza at 13th and Howard Streets is open to the public, with only a bit of landscaping and outdoor furniture still needed to beautify what had been a largely neglected edge of downtown's Old Market.
The Greater Omaha Chamber announced a project to construct a courtyard and parking plaza at the corner of 13th and Howard streets, immediately south of the Chamber's office at 1301 Harney St.
Omaha is topping the charts on some prestigious organizations best of lists.
Omaha is home to the headquarters of ten Fortune 1000 companies. More than $2 billion in new capital investment transformed the riverfront and downtown in less than a decade | A $127-million baseball stadium is planned for North Downtown | Omaha secured a contract to host the NCAA Men's College World Series through at least 2035 | CenturyLink Center Omaha, consistently among the world's top ticket sellers, is the venue for NCAA championships, Olympic trials and internationally known artists like Elton John, U2 and Paul McCartney | Cost of living is 10 to 13 percent below the national average | The Bob Kerrey Bridge is the first pedestrian bridge ever to link two states Courtesy of the Greater Omaha Chamber of Commerce
Its very mission statement – to increase business, investment and employment in Greater Omaha – is a commitment to the entire metropolitan area and the state of Nebraska. VISIT THE more »
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Downtown Omaha, Inc. is a nonprofit, privately funded corporation dedicated to helping the downtown community continue to be a viable, healthy, growing segment of Omaha. VISIT THE WEBSITE
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The DID has been represents property owners, businesses, and residents within the district while working towards its goals of cleaning, replacing trees, and improving safety. VISIT THE WEBSITE
The Old Market is a delightful conglomeration of historic warehouse buildings providing a light to the turn of the century. Many of Omaha’s finest local restaurants are located in the more »
MECA manages the construction and operations of the new Qwest Center Omaha. VISIT THE WEBSITE