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OMAHA, Neb. (Jan. 25, 2023) – Mutual of Omaha has officially started construction of a new 44-story headquarters tower in downtown Omaha that will support the insurance and financial services company’s future growth while contributing to the economic vitality of the city’s urban core.

Mutual Chairman and CEO James Blackledge was joined by Omaha Mayor Jean Stothert and other dignitaries for a ceremonial groundbreaking to kick off construction of the 677-foot tall office tower, which is slated to open in 2026.

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OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) - Construction on Nebraska’s newest skyscraper will break ground this Wednesday.

According to Mutual of Omaha, the company will break ground on its new 44-story headquarters at the west end of the Gene Leahy Mall near 14th and Farnam this Wednesday at 2 p.m.

It will also be the tallest building across a large portion of the midwest, outmatching all other buildings in Iowa, Missouri, Kansas, South Dakota, and Wyoming.

According to Mutual of Omaha, the skyscraper will have roughly 800,000 square feet of space for offices, meeting spaces, and amenities.

The first 15 floors of the building will be used as a parking garage with space for 2,200 vehicles. The garage will also be open to the public during the evenings and weekends.

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The vibrant architectural structure of Norfolk Southern Headquarters in Midtown Atlanta unified by a five-story campus-style hub.

Located on a three-acre site near Technology Square in Midtown Atlanta, Norfolk Southern Headquarters designed by Pickard Chilton and HKS for Norfolk Southern Corporation is a complex of two office towers unified by a five-story campus-style hub that serves as a destination for employees to work and socialize.

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Visitors crowd Owakudani, a tourist destination in Hakone, Kanagawa Prefecture, in December.

Overseas tourists will likely play a key role in the future health of the Japanese economy, which has lagged other major nations in recovering from the effects of the coronavirus pandemic.

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In Tokyo, where space is at a premium, local authorities decided to house a publicly run elementary school in a tower block that rises 45 stories above ground and boasts a luxury hotel and offices as well as brand name shops.

Read more at The Asahi Shimbun 

CoStar Group (NASDAQ: CSGP), a leading provider of online real estate marketplaces, information and analytics in the commercial and residential property markets, today broke ground on its research and technology center expansion in Richmond, Virginia. CoStar Group celebrated the milestone with a ceremony and speeches from The Honorable Glenn Youngkin, Governor, Commonwealth of Virginia; The Honorable Caren Merrick, Secretary of Commerce and Trade, Commonwealth of Virginia; The Honorable Levar Stoney, Mayor, City of Richmond; The Honorable Ellen F. Robertson, Council Vice President, Richmond City Council; Leonard Sledge, Economic Development Director, City of Richmond; and Andy Florance, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of CoStar Group.

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