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Omaha plans to buy and manage Mutual of Omaha parking lots

Under the redevelopment agreement passed before the Omaha City Council, the City of Omaha would purchase the existing parking structures on the downtown campus of Mutual of Omaha and the new parking lot to be built on the site of the new head office in downtown Mutual. Mayor Jean Stothert’s office outlined the key points of the proposed deal in a press release Friday morning. Construction is expected to begin later this year on the current site of the W. Dale Clark Library at 14th and Douglas. The city plans to move the current downtown library to a building at 14th and Jones, and use an existing building at 84th and Frederick for administrative services. Under the proposed redevelopment agreement, the city would transfer the W. Dale Clark Library site to Lanoha Real Estate this year. Lanoha is the developer of the $433 million Mutual of Omaha project. The city plan would sell the block east of the current library to Mutual. The area will continue to be used as a staging area during the demolition of the library and construction of the new Mutual Tower, which is expected to be completed in 2026. The plan also calls for the city to own and operate the 2,200-space parking garage. in the new facility and to purchase the existing parking garages on Mutual’s downtown campus. The city is committed to facilitating the reuse of other Mutual of Omaha buildings. In addition, the city will assume responsibility for the upkeep of Turner Park, which is adjacent to Mutual of Omaha’s Midtown Crossing development. The insurance giant will rent spaces in the city’s new downtown parking lot during business hours. must take place before the municipal council of May 10. Previous cover:

Under the redevelopment agreement passed before the Omaha City Council, the City of Omaha would purchase the existing parking structures on the downtown campus of Mutual of Omaha and the new parking lot to be built on the site of the new head office in downtown Mutual.

Mayor Jean Stothert’s office outlined the key points of the proposed deal in a press release Friday morning.

Construction is expected to begin later this year on the current site of the W. Dale Clark Library at 14th & Douglas. The city plans to move the current downtown library to a building at 14th and Jones, and use an existing building at 84th and Frederick for administrative services.

Under the proposed redevelopment agreement, the city would transfer the W. Dale Clark Library site to Lanoha Real Estate this year. Lanoha is the developer of the $433 million Mutual of Omaha project.

The city plan would sell the block east of the current library to Mutual. The area will continue to be used as a staging area during the demolition of the library and construction of the new Mutual Tower, which is expected to be completed in 2026.

The plan also calls for the city to own and operate the 2,200-space parking garage at the new facility and purchase the existing parking garages on Mutual’s downtown campus. The city is committed to facilitating the reuse of other Mutual of Omaha buildings.

Additionally, the city will assume responsibility for the upkeep of Turner Park, which is adjacent to Mutual of Omaha’s Midtown Crossing development.

The insurance giant will rent spaces in the city’s new downtown parking lot during business hours.

A public hearing on the redevelopment plan is due to take place before the city council on May 10.

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Deena S. Hawkins

The author Deena S. Hawkins