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Demolition Clears Path for UNMC Residence Hall

Demolition Clears Path for UNMC Residence Hall

Crews have started tearing down a handful of houses and small apartment buildings near 39th & Dewey Street to make way for the University of Nebraska Medical Center’s $65 million residence hall. When complete, the 6-story building will house 300 residents.

Not Much Remains of Creighton University’s Kiewit Hall

Not Much Remains of Creighton University’s Kiewit Hall

Less than half of Kiewit Hall is still standing. Creighton University is demolishing the 58-year-old, 9-story residence hall, which is located in the southwest corner of campus near the along Interstate 480 & North Freeway interchange. The building is being cleared to make way for future campus redevelopment. – Photo credit: Brad Williams

Izzy’s Pizza Joining Prehistoric Putt Inside Former Nobbies Store

Izzy’s Pizza Joining Prehistoric Putt Inside Former Nobbies Store

Signage is up for a second Izzy’s Pizza location at 2500 South 120th Street connected to the new Prehistoric Putt, both set to open this fall in the former Nobbies building at Bel Air Plaza. Izzy’s recently opened its first brick-and-mortar location in the former Felius Cat Café at 522 South 24th Street downtown and still operates its mobile pizza bus. The owner of Prehistoric Putt also owns Fat Putter downtown and is opening yet another concept, Capitol Arcade, on the northwest corner of 10th & Capitol Avenue. – Nicole Buntgen

Construction Underway on 3rd Coneflower Creamery Location

Construction Underway on 3rd Coneflower Creamery Location

Construction has started on Coneflower Creamery’s future west Omaha location at the corner of Main Street & Elkhorn Drive in Olde Town Elkhorn. The new building is going up in a previously empty spot directly north of the Little Scandinavia shop. Opening is expected in 2025. The award-winning ice cream shop has been recognized as one of the best in the nation. The original Coneflower Creamery opened in 2016 at 3921 Farnam Street in the Blackstone District. A second location opened last year in North Downtown’s Millwork Commons district.

Steel Goes Vertical on New Airport Terminal

Steel Goes Vertical on New Airport Terminal

Construction of the $950 million Eppley Airfield terminal expansion project is already going vertical. When it is 100-percent complete in 2028, the terminal will grow from 375,000 sq. ft. to 646,000 sq. ft. and be combined into a single unified concourse with a centralized security screening checkpoint. The number of gates will increase to 22 with two of them capable of handling international flights and connected to a Customs and Border Protection arrivals hall. Photo credit: Omaha Airport Authority

Chick-fil-A Under Construction on West Maple

Chick-fil-A Under Construction on West Maple

Chick-fil-A is under construction at 15701 West Maple Road in front of Hy-Vee and next to Union Pizzeria and Sports Bar. The Atlanta-based fast-food chain has six existing Omaha area locations. 

Construction Started on $163 Million Downtown Project

Construction Started on $163 Million Downtown Project

NuStyle Development has started construction on The Duo, a $163 million project that will convert the Central Park Plaza twin towers downtown into 700 apartments. NuStyle is renovating the buildings in three phases with final completion occurring in 2027. Sullivan’s Steakhouse will remain in the south tower. The old Park Fair Mall — on the west side of the complex along 16th Street — will be torn down and replaced with a city-owned parking garage. Some of the apartments (150 units) will be constructed on top of that new garage. Currently, workers are doing interior demolition inside the south tower and getting ready to tear down the old mall.

Mutual of Omaha Tower Progress

Mutual of Omaha Tower Progress

The reinforced concrete shear tower at the Mutual of Omaha headquarters building is now about 17 stories high. Work on the parking garage has reached the eighth level. Located at 14th & Farnam Street, the tower will be 800,000 sq. ft., 44 stories and 677 feet tall upon completion.

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Panda Express Under Construction in Southport

Panda Express Under Construction in Southport

Construction is underway on a 2,621 sq. ft. building for Panda Express at 12448 Southport Parkway in La Vista. That’s just east of Cabela’s and south of Embassy Suites. Several other businesses have opened recently in the immediate area including Starbuck’s, Charred...

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Finishing Touches at Omaha’s Third Costco

Finishing Touches at Omaha’s Third Costco

This construction project is nearly complete. Workers are applying the finishing touches for Omaha's third Costco Wholesale store, which will open for business this month. Located on the southeast corner of 180th & West Maple Road, this new Costco should relieve...

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Early Stages of a Billion Dollar Terminal Expansion

Early Stages of a Billion Dollar Terminal Expansion

The early stages of Eppley's $950 million terminal expansion and modernization project are now underway. The work shown in this photo is right inside the first floor terminal entrance. The work is being completed in phases. By the time the entire project is done in...

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Groundbreaking for Gretna Apartment Project

Groundbreaking for Gretna Apartment Project

Metonic Real Estate Solutions and City of Gretna officials held a groundbreaking ceremony last month for a multi-family construction project in the Gretna Landing development northwest of 192nd & Highway 370. The Gretna Landing apartments will have 220 units in...

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Interior Buildout for Highly Anticipated New Restaurant

Interior Buildout for Highly Anticipated New Restaurant

Santoro by J. Rivera, has leased a 2,409 sq. ft. space on the east end of the 8601 Dodge Street building, according to NAI NP Dodge, which brokered the lease. The restaurant will be owned and operated by Jesus Rivera, who ran the former Rivera’s Mexican Food...

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Dizzy Mule Buildings in North Downtown

Dizzy Mule Buildings in North Downtown

Brad Williams took this photo of the Dizzy Mule construction site from Charles Schwab Field during the College World Series last week. Bounded by 12th, 13th, Izard and Nicholas streets in The Millwork Commons area, the Dizzy Mule includes the renovation of an historic...

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Boho Flats Reaches 3rd Floor

Boho Flats Reaches 3rd Floor

The third floor is now mostly framed at the future Boho Flats building on the northwest corner of 13th & Pine Street in Little Bohemia. When completed next year, the 4-story building will have 59 apartments and 5,000 sq. ft. of retail space. The new building is...

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Baby Bob Bridge Construction

Baby Bob Bridge Construction

Now that the College World Series has concluded, workers are moving full speed ahead on the “Baby Bob” bridge, which will connect North Downtown with the Bob Kerry Missouri River Pedestrian Bridge. The $6 million “bridge to a bridge” is scheduled for completion in...

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Mutual of Omaha Tower Construction Progress

Mutual of Omaha Tower Construction Progress

Progress continues on the Mutual of Omaha headquarters building at 14th & Farnam Street. As of June 9th, the reinforced concrete shear tower has risen above 15 stories. When completed in 2026, the 45-story, 677-foot skyscraper will be the tallest building in a...

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