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Greater Omaha Named 2023 ‘Great American Defense Community’

Washington, D.C. – Greater Omaha, home to Offutt Air Force Base, is one of five communities across the country selected as a 2023 Great American Defense Community. The Association of Defense Communities (ADC) announced the five selected communities in conjunction with USAA, the program’s official sponsor, at the Defense...

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An open letter regarding Urban Core Redevelopment and the Streetcar

To those living and working in the greater Omaha metropolitan area: There has appropriately been healthy debate surrounding the idea of the Omaha Streetcar Project. There are some genuine concerns fueled by the seemingly low adoption rate of our existing mass transit system and the perceived price tag. With these concerns in...

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Greater Omaha Chamber Conducts Nebraska Business Fly Around

OMAHA, Neb., January 12, 2023 – Yesterday, the Greater Omaha Chamber conducted a statewide tour of Nebraska communities and businesses. Representatives from Omaha were hosted by two Nebraska chambers of commerce – theScottsbluff/Gering United Chamber and North Platte Area Chamber & Development. This tour – the first...

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Greater Omaha Chamber Wins Laurel Award for its Urban Core Strategic Plan

Omaha, Neb., November 17, 2022 – Last week, the Greater Omaha Chamber won the Neighborhood Revitalization Laurels Award from the local nonprofit Omaha by Design. The award recognized the Greater Omaha Chamber’s Urban Core Strategic Plan. The goal of this strategic plan – released in March 2022 – is to maximize the economic...

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