Couple lures businesses to renovated Omaha building

OMAHA, Neb. – Business owners are flocking to an historic Omaha building that has been a renovated by a couple set on creating a hub of activity in the neighborhood. The building is at the corner of 24th Avenue and Harney Street.

Owners Eryn and Ben Swan have invested more than $500,000 to renovate the building, and both have moved, or will move, their businesses to the site. Eryn Swan owns Wag, a pet supply, grooming and dog daycare store, which she moved there more than a year ago. Ben Swan owns Greenstreet Cycles, and plans to relocate to the building early next year. Muglife Coffee Co. also plans to move to the building early next year.

The renovations have included a new glass storefront, new heating and air systems, lighting, and the couple has refinished the wooden floors. Future plans may include 12 apartments upstairs.

Source: Omaha World-Herald

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