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Grand Opening of Catalyst Building Set for Monday

Mayor Chris Beutler and Block 38 LLC will participate in the grand opening and naming announcement for the downtown Catalyst building at 10 a.m. Monday, July 23. The ten-story building is on the north half of the block bounded by 13th, 14th, "Q" and "P" streets. The $31 million project includes 17,000 square feet of first-floor retail, six floors of City-operated parking, 52 units in the Parkhaus residential complex on the top three floors, and a green roof

Lt. Gov. Sheehy Previews 2011 Nebraska Infrastructure Protection Conference

Lincoln, Neb. - April 4, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Lt. Gov. Rick Sheehy announced the line-up for the 2011 Nebraska Infrastructure Protection Conference (NIPC). Nebraska businesses and private industry representatives are encouraged to participate in the conference taking place Monday and Tuesday, April 11 and 12, at the LaVista Conference Center, located at 12520 Westport Pkwy.

GOING GREEN SAVES TAXPAYERS GREENBACKS

October 26, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Statistics show that Americans spend 90 percent of our time in buildings, which is why we’re seeing a surge in the growth of green buildings, especially schools. U.S. school systems have 55 million students and 5 million faculty members. That’s 20 percent of the population spending 6 hours or more each day in a school building.

City-Black Hills Energy Partnership Promotes Green Building Practices

October 19, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- A partnership between the City of Lincoln and Black Hills Energy, provider of natural gas service in the City of Lincoln, has resulted in the creation of a position in the City's Development Services Center (DSC) to promote the use of green building practices in development projects. The position is funded through the City's Cleaner Greener Lincoln initiative, which received $2.4 million in federal energy stimulus funds to improve energy efficiency and boost the use of renewable and clean energy technologies across the community

GROUND BROKEN FOR “GREEN BUILD” HOUSE

June 20, 2008 - Mayor Chris Beutler participated a groundbreaking today for a “green build” house in the historic Malone neighborhood. The design of the home at 631 N. 24th Street includes passive solar techniques, materials, and building methods essential for sustainable design.

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Mayor Says User Fees Increases Help Prevent Property Tax Hike

Mayor Chris Beutler today said user fee increases helped his administration meet its main objectives for the City's first biennial budget - no property tax increase, no major program cuts and no use of one-time money for ongoing programs.

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NIFA’s Homeownership Team Announces Top Producer and Shining Star Award Winners

NIFA’s Homeownership team recently held annual lender training meetings at the LaVista Conference Center on October 17th and at the Holiday Inn Express in North Platte on October 18th. At these events, awards were presented to the Top Producers and Shining Stars. Top Producer awards are given to the top ten loan officers who originate the most NIFA loans for first-time homebuyers in Nebraska in 2015.