Omaha Apartments for Rent
Omaha is the 42nd-largest city in the United States and the largest city in the state of Nebraska. Though the city is known for its Midwestern charm, it is also the home of soulful music, fascinating attractions, and large enterprises. Five Fortune 500 companies are based in Omaha: Berkshire Hathaway, ConAgra Foods, Union Pacific RailRoad, Mutual of Omaha, and Kiewit Corporation. With a thriving economy that has continued to grow since the 1990s, Omaha has been recognized for their ability to bounce back during the recession. Forbes named Omaha number one of “America’s Fastest-Recovering Cities,” as well as the number one “Best Bang-For-The-Buck City” in 2009.
Those who visit downtown Omaha find out why so many are drawn to this diverse city. Visitors can stroll along the city’s signature Bob Kerrey Pedestrian Bridge, a multi-million dollar bridge along the Missouri River with views of the city skyline. It is one of the world’s longest pedestrian bridges. The city also includes nearly a hundred sites that are listed on the National Register of Historic Places. With the world’s largest geodesic dome and the largest indoor rainforest in the world, Henry Doorly Zoo is one of Omaha’s prime attractions. Kids love visiting the Omaha Children’s Museum, which features a giant ball museum and a kid-sized grocery store. Omaha is also known for their music scene, and Omaha Black Music Hall of Fame displays exhibits on the city’s history with jazz and the blues. Ever expanding, the city recently experienced over two billion dollars of new development to keep up with its remarkable growth. With all that it has to offer, it’s not difficult to understand why people flock to this flourishing city.