Amazon now has two warehouse projects in the Omaha-Council Bluffs area that, between them, could bring as many as 1,500 new jobs to the metro area.
UNL ceremonially broke ground on the $97 million Kiewit Hall, which is part of a larger effort to renovate engineering facilities as part of a plan to grow the college to 5,000 students.
The project, funded entirely by donations, cost $1.6 million. Lead donors include philanthropist Pamela Buffett and the Walter Scott Family Foundation.
Warren Distribution plans a $12.8 million, 211,000-square-foot addition to its Council Bluffs warehouse and distribution center that would add as many as 30 new jobs.
COUNCIL BLUFFS — Humbled.
The new station dwarfs the current headquarters — at 19,000 square feet — attached to the Pottawattamie County Courthouse on South Sixth Street. The old headquarters will be turned over to the county for use as needed.
The Class A share: coveted by investors the world over for its prodigious gains over more than five decades, Berkshire Hathaway’s flagship equity is the most expensive in the history of capital markets. Of course, it hasn’t always been that way.
Jensen Tire & Auto Inc. will construct its new office and warehouse on 4.5 acres at 13572 Lynam Drive, just off 132nd Street and Cornhusker Road in the Hilltop Industrial Park.
The Rev. Tom Fangman leads St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Elkhorn, whose members have rallied around the families of two young boys who died in separate incidents last summer. Soon the church’s $5.5 million activity center will bear the names of the two boys: The Aspen Seemann & Lane Graves Activity Center or the Aspen-Lane Center for short.
Monday’s event was part of the grand opening of UNMC’s expanded and renovated Center for Healthy Living, a two-year, $6 million project benefiting students, staffers and other employees.
Artists from across the country who focus on jewelry, woodworking, drawing, ceramics, painting, leather textiles, photography and more will be featured.
New businesses are now open or on the way at Midlands Place shopping center in Papillion.
The 10,000-square-foot addition is necessary to accommodate the rapidly growing district’s staff, said Superintendent Kevin Riley.
The 2,700-square-foot restaurant is expected to open in mid-November. The restaurant will feature a drive-thru and will hire between 50 and 60 people.
COUNCIL BLUFFS -- With Thursday’s purchase of roughly 10 acres of land on Woodbury Avenue, the City of Council Bluffs moved one step closer to…