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Ronald McDonald House Expansion

Ronald McDonald House Expansion

The Ronald McDonald House Omaha Construction Project features a (2) story North wing addition and a (3) story South wing addition. 

Due to the mission of the House, it is imperative for all facilities to remain completely operational for the duration of the project. Ronco Construction has created a phasing plan, and schedule to allow this to happen. The house will relocate the families for a short duration during the summer of 2018 so the construction and renovation of the existing house may occur. Once this truly unique project is completed, the Ronald McDonald House Omaha will have doubled its capacity to serve families. The new house will feature 40 family suites, a new kitchen, toy room, living rooms, dining rooms, food pantry, lactation room, contemplation room, check in area, volunteer stations, mail room, staff offices, board room and community classroom. Also, one of the biggest impacts of the completed project is a first for the Ronald McDonald House, brining treatment to the patients. Nebraska Medicine will operate an in-House treatment area – providing an unprecedented level of care with the goal of improving patient outcomes and the overall guest experience. Ronco Construction is the Construction Manager for this project with Holland Basham Architects leading the design team. Construction is scheduled to be completed by Spring of 2019.

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Bluffs Tower Renovation

Bluffs Tower Renovation

Originally known as the Chieftan Hotel, the Bluffs Tower Historic Renovation is beginning construction.

Built between 1926-1927, the Bluffs Tower construction project is located in downtown Council Bluffs, Iowa. The building features four components. The Main Block is an 8-story high-rise with three attached wings: the Dining Room, Trianon Ballroom, and Loggia. Currently, the building bears the street address of 38 Pearl Street. Originally, it bore a First Avenue address. The building was converted from a hotel to an apartment building in the 1970s. The current construction renovation will encompass 70 units and 73,000 SF. Floors 3-8 which house the residential units will be completely remodeled with new fixtures, cabinets, countertops and appliances while maintaining the historic fabric of the building. Floors 1 and 2 showcase many decorative plaster features which will be restored to their original form. Construction is scheduled for completion in early 2019. Ronco Construction is the general contractor with Emswiller Architecture leading the design team.

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Blackstone Corner Underway

Blackstone Corner Underway

The largest and most ambitious construction project to date in Omaha’s thriving Blackstone Neighborhood is underway.

The (6) story, 140,000 SF Blackstone Corner Building will feature underground parking, main level restaurants and retail and 112 apartment units comprised of studio, one and two bedroom units on the top four floors. The exterior façade will mix brick, composite siding, EIFS, metal panels, aluminum storefronts, fiberglass windows, steel canopies and balconies to create one of the truly unique modern buildings of Omaha. The project is being developed by Greenslate Development and Clarity Development. Construction is scheduled for completion in summer of 2019. Ronco Construction is the general contractor with Alley Poyner Macchietto Architects leading the design team.

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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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