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Creighton University Public Safety Building

Creighton University Public Safety Building

Over the summer of 2017, Ronco completed an extensive renovation of the former Human Resources building on Creighton University’s campus to create their new public safety headquarters.

The facility features private and open offices, conference rooms, breakrooms, locker rooms, dispatch center, interview rooms and a bike storage station. The project was designed by Holland Basham Architects in conjunction with Creighton University.

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Future Foam Office Expansion

Future Foam Office Expansion

This 6,000 SF building will double the office space for the Future Foam Headquarters in Council Bluffs, Iowa. 

Future Foam Inc. is a manufacturer offering an array of polyurethane foam products including carpet cushion, underlayment, toppers, mattresses, and pillows that are shipped worldwide. The project is designed by Perrin Architects and will be completed in early 2018.

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Home 2 Suites Hotel Groundbreaking

Home 2 Suites Hotel Groundbreaking

Home 2 Suites Hotel Groundbreaking!

The Home 2 Suites Hotel and Parking Garage is underway. This Hilton Brand Hotel features a 2-story parking garage structure with a 3-story, 102 room hotel above. The 113,000 SF hotel includes first class amenity spaces, meeting rooms, lobby, a modern breakfast area, and an indoor swimming pool. The project is being developed by MH Hospitality with MPA Architects leading the design team. Project is scheduled to be completed by Spring of 2019.

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The Bull and The Bear

The Bull and The Bear

The former Liquid Lounge located on 114th and Davenport Street has been transformed into The Bull and The Bear.

Known as the B&B Lounge, the bar now has a clean, classic lounge design that will serve as a great meeting place for happy hour and sporting events. The entire interior decor was renovated including a new back bar, restrooms, flooring, ceilings, lighting, wall coverings, bar equipment, and furniture. The project designed by the Interior Design Firm was completed in July and opened under the new name in early August.

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Memorial Park Bridge

Memorial Park Bridge

Originally constructed in 1965, this historic landmark of Omaha which connects UNO's Dodge Street Campus and Memorial Park is undergoing a complete restoration.

The structure which was awarded the title of most beautiful bridge in the special category by the American Institute of Steel Construction in 1969 will be completely restored to its original character. The improvements include encapsulating and sandblasting the lead paint, re-coating the entire structure with a multiple part paint system, deck patching and replacement, abutment and pier repairs, steel replacement, and finally a new pedestrian wear surface. The project is a joint effort between the City of Omaha and the Friends of the Bridge Group who helped raise a portion of the money to help fund the project. The project is scheduled to be completed by late summer 2017.

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Blackstone Depot Project Underway

Blackstone Depot Project Underway

One of the three main projects of the Blackstone 3.0 development phase, the Blackstone Depot is underway.

The new (5) story building located at 38th and Harney Streets in the heart of the historic Blackstone neighborhood is beginning construction. The 53,000 square foot structure consists of a podium parking garage with 56 apartment units above. With a mix of studio, one-bedroom, and two-bedroom units, along with modern amenities and a classic design, the Depot is a continuation of the growth of this vibrant neighborhood. Greenslate Development and Clarity Development are co-developing the project with Alley Poyner Macchietto Architects leading the design team. The Blackstone Depot will be online for leasing by Summer of 2018.

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Bennington Bank Transformation Complete

Bennington Bank Transformation Complete

The Renovated Main Branch in Bennington Nebraska was completed in May of 2017.

The multi-phased project transitioned the operational flow of the bank by relocating offices, teller lines, customer areas, and administrative support services to allow for the demands of the evolving bank industry and improved customer experience. Design work was completed by Jackson Jackson and Associates. 

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Steadfast Church Renovations Completed

Steadfast Church Renovations Completed

Finished in May of 2017, the Steadfast Church project was a complete renovation of the former Georgetown Club on 140th and Center.

The 20,000 SF building now features a large sanctuary, educational classrooms, offices and a reception hall. The Architectural Offices led the design team for the project which was completed in just 6 months time.

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Breaking Ground on the Blackstone Knoll

Breaking Ground on the Blackstone Knoll

The latest project in the historic Blackstone Neighborhood is the construction of a new 10,000 SF (2) story building on the corner of 39th and Farnam Street.

The building will feature ground level retail shops with spacious loft apartments on the second level. The unique building design by Alley Poyner Macchietto Architecture features a mix of brick, metal panels, glazing, and EIFS for the exterior building elements. The project is schedule to be completed by spring of 2018 and is being developed by Green Slate Development. 

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Blackstone Union & Blackstone Station Garner Awards!

Blackstone Union & Blackstone Station Garner Awards!

 

The Ronco built Blackstone Union & Blackstone Station projects received the Apartment Association of Nebraska 2016 Stars of Excellence Award for Property of the year!

 

Run down to revived in record time, both projects were completed in the summer of 2016 and feature 90 apartment units, enclosed garage parking, & 4,000 square feet of retail space.  The two buildings provide additional housing options for the growing Blackstone and UNMC neighborhoods.  Developed by Greenslate Development & Clarity Development, the Union & Station projects are the latest addition to the revitalization of the Historic Blackstone District.  The design team for the project was led by Alley Poyner Macchietto Architects.

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