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128-Room Cambria Hotel Opens in Downtown Omaha

OMAHA, NEB. — Choice Hotels International Inc. has opened the Cambria Hotel Omaha Downtown. The 128-room hotel is the newest addition to Omaha’s NoDo district. The property features a fitness center, multi-function meeting space and onsite dining with local craft beer on tap. The LEED Silver-certified hotel incorporates a number of eco-friendly features, including a solar array on the roof, a saltwater pool that reduces chemical usage, electric vehicle car charging stations and recycled …

NorthMarq Arranges $27M Refinancing for Multifamily Portfolio in Lincoln, Nebraska

LINCOLN, NEB. — NorthMarq Capital has arranged a $27 million loan for the refinancing of the Chateau Apartments Portfolio, which totals 647 units in Lincoln. Bob Chalupa of NorthMarq arranged the fixed-rate loan, which features a 15-year term and a 20-year amortization schedule. A life insurance company provided the loan. The borrower was not

McCarthy to Construct, Occupy New Office Building in Omaha

OMAHA, NEB. — McCarthy Building Cos. Inc. will break ground on Wednesday, May 8 on an office and warehouse building that will serve as the company’s new local office in west Omaha. The 15,000-square-foot development will enable the construction company to expand its services within the healthcare, education, manufacturing, commercial, industrial and entertainment sectors. The office will include conference facilities and flexible gathering spaces. The climate-controlled warehouse will …

Petros PACE Finance Provides $1.7M Financing for Indoor Sports Facility in Lincoln, Nebraska

LINCOLN, NEB. — Petros PACE Finance LLC has provided a $1.7 million commercial property-assessed clean energy (CPACE) loan for the construction of the Lincoln Sports Facility, a 92,000-square-foot project in Lincoln. Manzitto is the developer. The project, which will incorporate energy-saving measures in the construction, will include eight basketball courts that can be converted into volleyball courts as well as a 5,000-square-foot athletic training center. The facility will host practice …

Omaha Undergoing ‘Remarkable’ Downtown Transformation

Remarkable. It’s the word that continues to pop up in interviews and conversations relating to the present transformation occurring in Omaha’s downtown area. If you think you might be experiencing déjà vu, it’s likely because you are. After all, it wasn’t that long ago when the same word was being used to describe the transformation that took place in downtown Omaha 10 to 15 years ago. It was at that time that approximately $2.5 billion was invested in Omaha’s downtown through a …

StorageMart Adds Four Self-Storage Locations in Greater Omaha

OMAHA, NEB. — StorageMart has acquired the Omaha Mini Storage Portfolio, adding four self-storage facilities to its footprint. The properties, located on Harrison Street, I Street and Industrial Road, offer climate-controlled units as well as drive-up units. StorageMart plans to make renovations to the facilities, including adding perimeter fencing, gates with keypad access and LED lighting. Plans also call for renovated offices, new paint and paving repairs. StorageMart is based in Columbia, …

Apartments Lead the Way in Omaha’s Real Estate Market

Omaha’s apartment market continues to be fundamentally strong and attractive to national and regional investors. According to Reis, Omaha’s asking rental rates have increased in every quarter over the past eight years, and vacancy remains low at 5.6 percent as of the end of 2018. Historically Omaha has had low vacancy. The 4.6 percent average vacancy rate over the past decade and 4.4 percent over the past five years is in line with the five-year national average of 4.5 percent. Looking …

Investors Realty Brokers $9.2M Sale of Apartment Property in Lincoln, Nebraska

LINCOLN, NEB. — Investors Realty Inc. has brokered the sale of Williamsburg Apartments in Lincoln for $9.2 million. The 11-building, 138-unit complex is located at 3400 Serenity Circle. The property was constructed between 1978 and 1984. John Heine and R.J. Neary of Investors as well as Todd Watson of Century Sales & Management LLC represented the seller. The buyer, a private investor, purchased the asset as part of a 1031 tax-deferred

Darland Breaks Ground on 38,844 SF Health Clinic in Millard, Nebraska

MILLARD, NEB. — Darland Construction Co. has broken ground on the new CHI Health Clinic Millard, a 38,844-square-foot facility near Omaha. The clinic will feature 59 exam rooms and focus on primary care with specialties of radiology, ultrasound, behavioral health, nutrition and physical therapy. The property will be located south of an existing clinic near 153rd and Q streets. A partnership between CHI Health and Denver-based NexCore Group is developing the project. Completion is slated for …

Scoular to Open $50M Manufacturing Facility in Seward, Nebraska

SEWARD, NEB. — Scoular, an Omaha-based company that offers supply chain solutions for grain, feed and food ingredients suppliers, has unveiled plans to build a new freeze-drying manufacturing facility in Seward. The facility will establish Scoular’s new freeze-dried pet food ingredients platform. Scoular will invest approximately $50 million to build the facility, which is expected to create nearly 100 new jobs. A groundbreaking ceremony is expected to take place in June. Construction of …

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