Category Archives: Commercial

Project Spotlight: Papa Woody’s Opens in New Location

When Papa Woody’s grew out of their first restaurant location in downtown Sioux Falls South Dakota, they turned to Lloyd Companies to find a new space for their growing restaurant. Lloyd Companies reached out to Randy Gunnink and his team at Schemmer to help them create a new space for them to grow. Papa Woody’s…
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Waterford Building at Fountain Ridge Office Park Project Spotlight

PROJECT SPOTLIGHT: WATERFORD BUILDING AT FOUNTAIN RIDGE OFFICE PARK | OMAHA, NE As part of a larger development near 192nd and West Dodge Streets, Fountain Ridge Office Park brings a luxury work environment to a fast-growing neighborhood in the metro. Nestled between planned retail restaurants, multifamily housing, a hotel/conference center, and a medical park, the…
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RAKA Dealership Store Project Spotlight

PROJECT SPOTLIGHT: RAKA DEALERSHIP STORE | CLEAR LAKE, IA When the Flatrock Group was looking at designing a new RAKA Dealership Store in Clear Lake, IA, they turned to Schemmer for assistance. RAKA, formerly NMC Material Handling, has been serving the upper Midwest since the 1970's. The new Clear Lake facility is one of over…
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Schemmer Attends Ribbon Cutting for the Waterford Building in Omaha, NE

Ribbon Cutting for the Waterford Building in Omaha, NE Schemmer's Dan Kerns, AIA, attended the ribbon cutting at The Waterford Building, a 180,000 SF, Class A office building for R&R Realty. R&R Realty engaged Schemmer to provide architectural, structural, mechanical, and electrical design for the building. Fountain Ridge Office Park The Waterford Building is the…
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Throwback Thursday – Market Diversification

Market Diversification In 1974, following the energy crisis and resulting recession that affected the entire country, Schemmer embarked on market diversification to provide services for new markets. The firm took on the following projects: Plaza 108 Shopping Center | Omaha, Neb. Leonard Wood | Fort Leonard Wood, Mo. Commercial Federal Savings and Loan | Omaha,…
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Waterford Office Building – Construction Update

Construction Update - Waterford Office Building Construction began in October 2019 on this four-story, 180,000 SF, Class A office building for R & R Realty located at Fountain Ridge East near 192nd and Dodge Streets. Multiple office buildings are planned for the business park and Waterford is the first to become a reality. Waterford Office…
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Dan Kerns, AIA – Shareholder, Commercial Market Leader and Architecture Group Leader

Schemmer's Dan Kerns, AIA – Shareholder, Commercial Market Leader and Architecture Group Leader Dan Kerns, AIA, serves as Schemmer's commercial market leader, Omaha architecture group leader and senior project manager. In the last five years, Kerns has led design and project management efforts on some of Schemmer’s most recognizable projects, including a new corporate office…
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Parkway Plaza Project Spotlight

Project Spotlight: Parkway Plaza Parkway Plaza in Columbus, Nebraska was a vision Renee Mueller of kwELITE, Keller Williams Real Estate wanted to bring to fruition within the rural Nebraska community, along with partner Jeff Thiele. Schemmer partnered with Renee and BD Construction to provide Design Phase Services for the Parkway Plaza project. The project is:…
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Schemmer Signs R&R Realty’s Waterford Traveling Beam

R&R Realty's Mike Homa and Chris Richardson visited the Schemmer office and brought the traveling Waterford beam for our project team to sign. Members from Schemmer’s Waterford project team: Jason Heinze, PE, SE, LEED AP; Dan Kerns, AIA; Nate Schmidt, EI; Kevin Wenninghoff, SE; Elena Hoff, EI; Anthony Pospisil, EI; and Rob Whitmore were on…
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