Authors Posts by DED

The Nebraska Department of Economic Development (DED) is the official lead economic development agency for Nebraska. Created by the Legislature in 1967, DED’s emphasis is growing and diversifying the state’s “economic base,” bringing new dollars into the state.


Nebraska Department of Economic Development
301 Centennial Mall South
P.O. Box 94666
Lincoln, NE 68509-4666

Phone: (800) 426-6505
Fax: (402) 471-3778

Richard Baier, Director

Three Communities Selected to Develop New Power Park Speculative Sites in Nebraska

Lincoln, NE - September 8, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Gov. Dave Heineman today announced that the cities of Aurora, Kearney and South Sioux City...

More than $5.4 million grant funding awarded for affordable housing projects

LINCOLN, NEB. - September 2, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Nebraska Department of Economic Development (DED) has awarded $5,409,677 grant funding to communities and local housing partnerships as part of the 2009 Nebraska Affordable Housing Program.

$20,000 awarded for housing in Hemingford

LINCOLN, NEB. - June 25, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — The Nebraska Department of Economic Development has awarded $20,000 in Nebraska Affordable Housing Program funding to Community Action Partnership of Western Nebraska to renovate the Wheatridge Court Apartment complex in Hemingford built in the 1970s.

$23,250 funding completes Phase I Downtown Revitalization projects in Geneva, South Sioux City

LINCOLN, NEB.- June 11, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) – The Nebraska Department of Economic Development has awarded a total $23,250 in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding to Geneva and South Sioux City to wrap up the Phase I Planning portion of their downtown revitalization projects.

$200,000 awarded for housing purchase, rehab and resell activity in Lincoln County

NORTH PLATTE, NEB. - June 2, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — The Nebraska Department of Economic Development has awarded $200,000 HOME Community Housing Development Organization funding set aside as part of the 2007 Nebraska Affordable Housing Trust Fund to the nonprofit Lincoln County Community Development Corporation (CDC).


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.


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.