10 Minutes with The Mayor

Mayor Jean Stothert talks 10th & Capitol Development – TIF

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New Development planned for 10th, Capitol Streets

The City Council gave first-round approval to a new entertainment development in downtown Omaha near the CenturyLink Center.

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Developer seeks OK for occupation tax, entertainment district

Developer of north downtown hotel seeks OK for occupation tax, entertainment district

By Erin Golden, Omaha World Herald

A planned hotel, retail and office development in Omaha’s north downtown could come with two firsts for the city.

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Increase in traffic coincides with Papillion office park’s final phase

When the first building in the Papillion Professional Park went up a decade ago amid cornstalks near 72nd and Halleck Streets, developer Mike Moylan knew it was ahead of its time.

"The timing was a little early," said Moylan of Shamrock Development, "but we were convinced 72nd Street was heading in the direction of being the major north-south corridor in the area."

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2 Office Moves Latest in Downtown Omaha’s Awakening

Two Omaha firms – COR Clearning and a division of Berkshire Hathaway Homestate Cos. – are moving employees downtown, filling up chunks of vacant office space in the city's core.

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Downtown Omaha hotel developer’s TIF request OK’d by Planning Board

The developer of a major downtown hotel, apartment and retail project is asking for up to $35 million in tax-supported assistance. 

Today, the Omaha Planning Board unanimously approved Shamrock Development's request for tax-increment financing on its planned project at 10th Street and Capitol Avenue.  The company says it would use TIF to offset costs such as engineering and public improvements on the project which is expected to cost more than $205 million.

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New Development to include 75 Apartments at 15th & Jackson

By Paige Yowell, Omaha World Herald

Construction has begun on a nearly $14 million new development in downtown Omaha at 15th and Jackson Streets that will include four floors of apartments, two floors of parking and one retail bay.

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Kelly: Omaha likes the reflection in the mirror

Kelly: Omaha like the reflection in the mirror

By Michael Kelly

Omaha has changed remarkably over the past 10 or 15 years, and we'd like to think that so has its image.  

Yes, something important definitely has changed.

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MECA gives new fuel to North Downtown Omaha Development Plan

It's more than a year behind schedule, but a development that could provide a major boost for Omaha's north downtown appears to be moving forward.


Omaha Sees an Economic Turnaround

Omaha Sees an Economic Turnaround

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