This week, Governor Pete Ricketts signed a proclamation declaring April 5-9, 2021, as Community Development Week (CD Week) in the state of Nebraska. The Gov. also named the City of North Platte as the recipient of 2021’s “Governor’s Showcase Community Award” for outstanding achievements in economic development and the impactful use of state and federal funds.
The Nebraska Department of Economic Development (DED) has announced the recipients of $168,000 in project planning awards under the Civic and Community Center Financing Fund (CCCFF). As detailed below, 13 municipalities will each receive between $9,000-$15,000 to support local planning efforts related to the development of community facilities — from […]
York Cold Storage I LLC, a subsidiary of Great West Pet Food Holding, Inc., is set to create at least a dozen new jobs following a $4.2 million investment in facilities and equipment. Partial financing for the project was made possible by a performance-based loan generated in collaboration between state/local officials and economic developers.
The latest round of housing awards from the Nebraska Department of Economic Development (DED) will contribute to the development of 171 affordable rental units in the communities of Blair, West Point and Omaha.