Category Archives: Featured Communities

Level 3 Communications expands services in Lincoln.

LINCOLN, Neb. — The city of Lincoln has entered into a lease agreement with Level 3 Communications to expand its fiber optic infrastructure services in the city. It is part of the Lincoln Technology Improvement System. “Level 3 operates a global f ...

Heritage Communities has expansion, 60 jobs on its mind.

NORFOLK, Neb. — Heritage Communities of Omaha is expanding its facilities in Norfolk. It will create 60 jobs in the city. The center plans to build a $14 million addition to add assisted living and memory support housing for residents requiring those se ...

Frills coming to No Frills supermarkets in Omaha.

OMAHA, Neb. — Two discount grocery stores in Omaha are expanding their offerings to include sushi and Starbucks coffee. Four No Frills stores and two Bag ‘N Saves will be rebranded Family Fare also will include organic food options, expanded delis ...

Sandhills Publishing books Lincoln expansion.

LINCOLN, Neb. — Sandhills Publishing is expanding in Lincoln with a state-of-the-art facility. The expansion will accommodate both existing and imminent needs. Sandhills currently operates a Goss Sunday printing press, a G18 printing press, and two bin ...

Businesses growing in Nebraska, especially LLCs.

LINCOLN, Neb. — Nebraska Secretary of State John Gale said businesses are growing in the state, and he has seen a rise in new businesses establishing themselves as LLCs. He said the number of LLCs in the state went up 16 percent between 2013 and 2014. ...

Primp and Blow fluffs up Omaha expansion.

OMAHA, Neb. — Blow dry bar Primp and Blow will open its first Omaha store in The Shops of Legacy. The Omaha location is the newest addition to the Primp and Blow family with five locations in the greater Phoenix area and a franchise location in Overland ...

Engineer plans new Approach with climbing gym.

OMAHA, Neb. — An architectural engineer has decided to step away from her chosen profession and follow a dream to open a climbing gym called Approach. Sarahjoy Allen plans to open the indoor climbing facility in August with a staff of 12. Approach and w ...

Dino’s Storage expanding in Omaha.

OMAHA, Neb. — Dino’s Storage is adding 500 storage units at its Papillion site. The four-story complex will house 700 storage units when the expansion is completed. The company will tear down an existing 12,000-square-foot building to make room fo ...

Nebraska jobless rate lowest in 17 years.

LINCOLN, Neb. — Nebraska posted the lowest unemployment rate in the country for March based on preliminary numbers from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. The state’s unemployment rate was 2.6 percent, which also was the lowest in the state sinc ...

Bulu Box launching new software.

LINCOLN, Neb. — Bulu Box plans to launch Bulu Insights, a proprietary software that collects sample surveys, user profiles and purchase behaviors of consumers. The company recently secured $1.5 million in funding to launch the project. Bulu Insights uti ...

Wind comes sweeping down Berkshire Hathaway’s plains.

OMAHA, Neb. — Berkshire Hathaway plans to build a wind farm in Nebraska through one of its subsidiaries. It is expected to create 350 temporary jobs and 12 to 15 full-time positions. The Omaha-based company, led by Warren Buffet, will construct the Gran ...

Berkshire Hathaway set to welcome thousands to Omaha.

OMAHA, Neb. — Omaha is set for an economic boost when an estimated 42,000 to 44,000 Berkshire Hathaway shareholders descend on the city May 2 for the company’s annual meeting. Hotels and restaurants are set to welcome the shareholders. The expecte ...

Hudl plans new HQ, 300 Lincoln jobs.

LINCOLN, Neb. — Hudl plans to expand in Lincoln and hire 300 employees in the next three years. The sports video software company also plans to build a headquarters in Lincoln near Pinnacle Bank Arena. Mayor Chris Beutler praised the move, and touted th ...

Bobby’s Dancewear doubles size of Omaha store.

OMAHA, Neb. — Bobby’s Dancewear, a store in business since 1963, is expanding into a new space at Baker’s Square shopping center. Owner Melissa Jewell purchased the business in 2006. Three years ago, she moved it to Baker’s Square. Sin ...

Graepel North America expands manufacturing in Lincoln.

LINCOLN, Neb. — Graepel North America has completed its expansion in Lincoln with the debut of its new 45,000-square-foot facility. The facility houses equipment the company uses in its manufacturing processes. Graepel makes products for companies inclu ...