MAG Capital Partners Acquires Omaha Flex Office Building in Sale-Leaseback

OMAHA, NEB. — MAG Capital Partners LLC has acquired a 47,184-square-foot flex office building in Omaha in a sale-leaseback transaction. The single-tenant, fully leased property serves as the headquarters for Scantron’s technology solutions department. The seller was Transom Capital Group. Scantron, best known for its machine-readable paper forms for multiple-choice test questions, was acquired by Transom in December 2019. Built in 1987, the property is located on 3.6 acres at 2020 S. 156th …

R&R Realty Incorporates ‘Healthy’ Features into Office Building Under Development in Omaha

OMAHA, NEB. — R&R Realty Group has added several "healthy" features in its newest office building currently under development in Omaha. Known as the Waterford Building, the property spans 180,000 square feet at the intersection of 192nd Street and West Dodge Road. R&R has configured the HVAC system to use medical-grade air filters. The Waterford Building will feature touch-free entrances along with motion sensors for lighting. R&R is also installing germ-resistant flooring, wall …

Occupancy, Sales Per Square Foot Support Omaha Retail Scene

Over the past few decades, Omaha has grown in both size and reputation as a Midwest gem that offers affordable housing, a solid job market, excellent schools and a central location that makes both business and leisure travel a relative breeze. As our city has grown, our lifestyle has adapted, which has had an interesting impact on commercial real estate. While some developments are flourishing, others have been struggling. Overall, retail growth in Omaha is slow, but occupancy is robust in …

Winning the Fight on Business Talent Erosion in Nebraska

Although an article on soil erosion might seem more fitting coming from Nebraska, the greater erosion concern for the Cornhusker State is retaining its young and talented workforce. Nebraska’s state education system ranks No. 6 in the country and its high school graduation rate ranks No. 4 in the country, according to U.S. News & World Report. But Nebraska is faced with the dual challenge of retaining young, homegrown talent as well as attracting the next generation of talent from outside …

NorthMarq Secures $13M Refinancing for Apartment Complex in Omaha

OMAHA, NEB. — NorthMarq has secured a $13 million loan for the refinancing of Ontario Place Apartments in Omaha. The 156-unit apartment complex is located at 7325 Ontario St. Amenities include a pool, clubhouse, fitness center and business center. John Reed of NorthMarq arranged the 10-year loan, which features a 30-year amortization schedule. A life insurance company provided the loan, which features a fixed rate of 3.32

Investors Realty Brokers $7.2M Sale of Two-Building Office Property in Omaha

OMAHA, NEB. — Investors Realty has brokered the sale of a two-building office property in Omaha for $7.2 million. The two adjacent buildings, located at 16945 and 17055 Frances St., span 36,740 square feet. The property was fully leased at the time of sale to Creighton University, Insurance Solutions, Frost Periodontics and Midwest Allergy & Asthma Clinic. Ember Grummons of Investors Realty represented the buyer, Heiskell Properties LLC. Tracy Earnest of NAI/NP Dodge represented the …

Hanley Investment Group Arranges Sale of 174,000 SF Shopping Center in Lincoln, Nebraska

LINCOLN, NEB. — Hanley Investment Group Real Estate Advisors has arranged the sale of Edgewood Shopping Center in Lincoln for an undisclosed price. Built in 1991, the 174,000-square-foot shopping center sits on 22 acres. At the time of sale, the center was 95 percent occupied to tenants such as Super Saver Foods, CVS, Dollar Tree, AutoZone, Herbalife, Party America, Petco, Cartridge World, H&R Block and Papa John’s. Hanley Investment Group represented the seller, Perkins Properties. …

NorthMarq Provides $19.3M Refinancing for Apartment Community in Lincoln, Nebraska

LINCOLN, NEB. — NorthMarq has provided a $19.3 million Fannie Mae loan for the refinancing of Wilderness Hills Flats in Lincoln. The 168-unit apartment community is located at 3055 Crescent Drive within the Wilderness Hills commercial development. Amenities include a bike repair station, dog park, outdoor grill area and package service. Bob Chalupa of NorthMarq arranged the 15-year loan on behalf of the undisclosed

Papillion Foods Acquires 535,000 SF Former Shopko Distribution Center in Papillion, Nebraska

PAPILLION, NEB. — Papillion Foods has acquired a 535,000-square-foot former Shopko distribution center in Papillion for an undisclosed price. The 80-acre property is located in the Sarpy West Industrial submarket of Omaha. The facility was originally built for Shopko in 2000 and expanded in 2004. Shopko vacated the property in early 2019. Denny Sciscoe and Mike Earl of Cushman & Wakefield/The Lund Co. represented the seller, LCN Capital Partners, which purchased the facility in 2015. …

Petros PACE Provides $4.2M in Financing for Conversion of Historic Omaha Building into Boutique Hotel

OMAHA, NEB. — Petros PACE Finance LLC has provided a $4.2 million commercial property assessed clean energy (C-PACE) loan for the conversion of a historic building in downtown Omaha into a boutique hotel. REV Development was the borrower. The transaction will fund a portion of the renovation of Omaha’s century-old Logan Building. The seven-story building will be operated as a 90-key Hotel Indigo, with additional space reserved for condos and ground-level retail. The redevelopment project …

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