Omaha, Nebraska is situated on the Missouri River and today is home to five Fortune 500 Companies including ConAgra Foods, Union Pacific Corporation, Mutual of Omaha, Bershire Hathaway and the Gallup Organization. In 2009 Forbes put Omaha on its “Best-Bang-For-The-Buck” list and also nominated number one on “America’s Fastest Recovering Cities” list. It is a city that manages to be urban and yet have a small town feel at the same time.
The city is also known for it’s socio-economic diversity including Little Mexico, Little Italy, Little Bohemia and Greek Town. The downtown and the Midtown areas have recently been revitalized with the development of the Omaha Rail and Commerce Historic District, the Gold Coast Historic District and the Omaha Quartermaster District. It is also home to the Holland Performing arts Center, the Orpheum Theater and the Henry Doorly Zoo. The Old Market is a charming old district that has many shops, bars and art galleries. It is home to the Omaha Botanical Days and is close to the newly revamped Kenefick Park.
As of November 2012 the average price per square foot for Omaha, Nebraska was $105, which is 15.3% less than last year. The average listed price for a home in Omaha was $186,793.
A very popular neighborhood in Omaha is the Benson neighborhood where a home has an average listing price of $96,873. This is a development that is located along Military Avenue just northwest of downtown Omaha. It is known for it’s mid-century architecture and proximity to a very large park called Gallagher Park.
Another popular are is Joslyn Castle with an average house price of $228,593. This is a neighborhood that is officially also known as Lynhurst that is built up around an old Scottish baronial style castle that was built in 1903 and owned by Sarah and George Joslyn in 1903. The homes here are mid-century but larger with huge yards.
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