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Northfield’s 143-Year-Old Archer House River Inn A Total Loss After Fire

Fire officials say the main building of Northfield’s historic Archer House River Inn is a total loss after a fire spread throughout the building Thursday afternoon, with crews battling the flames into the early morning hours of Friday. Northfield police say the fire was first reported in the kitchen of the Smoqehouse restaurant, located in […]

Developer reduces height, changes design of Judge Doyle Square hotel

The developer behind the centerpiece hotel for the $175 million Judge Doyle Square project Downtown is now offering a shorter, less-flashy design for the property one block from the state Capitol. Beitler Real Estate Services, of Chicago, which initially proposed a shimmering, 12-story glass-sheathed building to rise on the 200 block of South Pinckney Street, […]

Hotel added to downtown Landmark is named: the Farnam

A new and unusual downtown hotel is set to open next spring as the “Farnam” — a name intended to stoke a spirit of adventure yet classic Omaha. The namesake of both the 120-room hotel and the street on which it sits, Henry Farnam, was instrumental in construction of the transcontinental railway that connected the […]

Downtown building soon to launch again — as the Peregrine Hotel

A seven-story landmark in downtown Omaha is about to re-launch in its new skin as the Peregrine Hotel. The 106-year-old historic structure at 203 S. 18th St. was constructed as the Saunders Kennedy building. New owners named it the Peregrine, giving it a local flavor that nods to the feathered falcon friends that nest atop a […]

Hotel Equities to Manage 36-Property Midwest Portfolio

Hotel Equities and its global private equity affiliate, Virtua Partners, have assumed operations of The Witness Group’s portfolio of 36 hotels. Represented brands include Marriott, Hilton, IHG and Hyatt. The management company and its affiliate are slated to handle future transactions, conversions and upcoming developments. With this partnership, Hotel Equities expands its presence in the […]

Converge Hospitality to manage Minnesota Fairfield

Hotel operator Converge Hospitality has signed a management agreement with DL Hotel Partners to manage its Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott in Detroit Lakes, Minn. The Fairfield Inn is a 69-room property located on Detroit Lake. Amenities include an indoor pool, a fitness center; the Corner Market; and access to the city beach, boardwalk […]

Six-story hotel rising on Nebraska Innovation Campus in Lincoln

Ground work has started on a six-story, $23 million hotel on the Nebraska Innovation Campus in Lincoln. The 154-room Marriott Tribute property, scheduled for completion in late 2021, is designed by DLR Group, developed by Goldenrod Cos. and under construction by the Omaha office of McCarthy Building Companies. Click here to read the full article […]

Developer to start final phase of $36 million-plus riverfront project in Monona

Despite market uncertainties caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, a developer is moving forward with the final piece of the $36 million-plus Yahara Commons project along the Yahara River which when completed will be the biggest in the city of Monona in two decades. The Galway Cos. has secured final approvals and will begin construction next […]

Midtown Omaha poised for a new 7-story, $17.5 million hotel with commercial space

A new seven-story, $17.5 million hotel mixed-use project is proposed for midtown Omaha southwest of 44th and Douglas Streets. The developer is Dan Marak of the Kansas City area, who recently opened another hotel, a 102-room Home2 Suites by Hilton, across the street from the one being proposed. Marak’s MH Hospitality has multiple other hotel […]

Madison approves big hotel, office building for Near East Side

With a development boom still reshaping the greater Downtown, Madison’s Plan Commission on Monday unanimously approved an eight-story hotel and five-story office building for the ever-evolving East Washington Avenue corridor on the Near East Side. “With these projects poised to move forward, the Capital East District continues to become more of an eastward extension of the Downtown […]