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Fremont’s target industries include wood, plastic and metal manufacturing, seeds and oils, refining and blending, and animal food processing. These industries can find a shovel-ready site...
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Posted on May 02, 2016
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Nebraska has made it in the top ten states for affordable housing, a high quality of life, employment opportunities, and exceptional landscape for new and...
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Posted on Apr 25, 2016
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Landing a Costco plant in Eastern Nebraska Means More Job Opportunties for ALL Nebraskans Click here for Nebraska Department of Ag Press Release For more information on...
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Posted on Apr 23, 2016
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Fremont, Neb. – (Apr. 18, 2016) Today the Fremont Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors unanimously voted to approve a resolution supporting CostCo’s proposed poultry...
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Posted on Apr 19, 2016
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Metropolitan Community College, in Fremont, Nebraska, offers a two year degree program in green data center management as a partnership with IBM. The program is...
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Posted on Apr 18, 2016
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FREMONT, NE – (April 14, 2016) - The Greater Fremont Development Council today announced that Costco Wholesale Corporation (Costco) has selected the Greater Fremont area...
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Posted on Apr 15, 2016
Category: Press Release, News

Greater Fremont Development Council frequently can assist your business with resource and workforce information and will provide assistance with any expansion plans.  Call us today...
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Posted on Apr 11, 2016
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Hear Nebraska is pleased to announce the 12 Greater Nebraska host cities and dates of the Good Living Tour storytelling and concert series project. Following...
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Posted on Apr 07, 2016
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Residing in the third best state for new and expanding businesses makes Fremont the place to consider locating or expanding your business. The Fremont Business Park...
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Posted on Apr 04, 2016
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Jeremy Baier and Larry Hangman believe that there is a need for welding supply store that not only provides customers with top-tier products, but also...
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Posted on Mar 14, 2016
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Magazine ranks Nebraska second highest for most qualifying new and expanded facilities per capital. OMAHA – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts announced that Site Selection magazine has...
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Posted on Mar 08, 2016
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Today, Governor Pete Ricketts announced that the Governor’s Office and the Nebraska Department of Economic Development (DED) will host a first-of-its-kind “Governor’s Summit on Economic...
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Posted on Mar 07, 2016
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For Immediate Release: 4:00PM CT on February 23, 2016                            Media Contacts: Taylor Gage, Governor’s Office, 402-471-1970 Kate Ellingson, Economic Development, 402-471-3749  Media Release: Gov. Ricketts Announces First...
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Posted on Feb 23, 2016
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Are you a veteran looking for a civilian job? Check out Nebraska! Our new recruitment campaign, “The Good Life for Veterans” is geared towards getting...
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Posted on Feb 22, 2016
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A recent Nebraska Chamber survey found that more than 50 percent of businesses had difficulty hiring qualified employees during the previous year. A new Nebraska...
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Posted on Feb 15, 2016
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Did you know that 50 percent of U.S. products require welding? It’s no wonder there’s an increased demand for skilled welders. From cars to bridges...
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Posted on Feb 08, 2016
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Today, Governor Pete Ricketts announced that the Nebraska Department of Economic Development (DED) is accepting applications for the next round of Nebraska Developing Youth Talent...
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Posted on Feb 04, 2016
Category: Government

Are you interested in buying your first home but don’t have any money saved for a down payment? Do you want to expand your business?...
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Posted on Feb 04, 2016
Category: Housing

Storage space for International Spices, LTD, in Fremont recently grew a substantial amount following addition of a new wing to its storage shed and warehouse. The...
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Posted on Jan 06, 2016
Category: Articles

“During the search for the next economic development director, we looked for someone with the ability to market Nebraska both nationally and globally, and Courtney...
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Posted on Jan 06, 2016
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The Nebraska Department of Economic Development (DED) has awarded $1,834,010 in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding in the category of Comprehensive Revitalization to pursue...
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Posted on Nov 08, 2015
Category: State News

October 15, 2015 •  By Sam Pimper/Fremont Tribune Cody McKeone is a hands-on kind of student. He’s not one who enjoys sitting around in the classroom...
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Posted on Oct 16, 2015
Category: Education News

  Fremont is thankful for members like Fremont Contract Carriers who have been in business for 50 years!  Congratulations to Mike Herre and his team! Read more...
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Posted on Aug 28, 2015
Category: Member News

Greater Fremont Development supports the Fremont Dream It. Do It. program that links local high school students with college credits, local employers, paid internships, invaluable...
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Posted on Feb 28, 2014
Category: Program News

Metropolitan Community College wants local industry partners to join advisory boards. Has your company recently hired an employee that graduated from Metropolitan Community College? Does your...
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Posted on Jan 26, 2016
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March 7th Deadline! We are seeking Industry Partners to offer Educator Internships! If interested, contact Barb Pierce, Director of Existing Business   402.753.8126 barb.pierce@fremontecodev.org Our goal is to provide educators an...
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Posted on Jan 26, 2016
Category: Newsletter

On August 28th, Fremont’s newest hotel project broke ground and began construction. Leisure Real Estate Advisors, a development group based in Lincoln, first contacted GFDC in...
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Posted on Oct 09, 2015
Category: Newsletter

Banking professionals are often the first point of contact for a business seeking financial solutions for growth and expansion projects. That is why GFDC hosted...
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Posted on Oct 09, 2015
Category: Newsletter

Executive Director Cecilia Harry recently conducted a trip to the Minneapolis/St. Paul area to call on two companies that have a great impact on the...
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Posted on Oct 09, 2015
Category: Newsletter

Executive Director, Cecilia Harry, represented Greater Fremont and the Greater Omaha region on a recent business trip to Japan that included time with Governor Ricketts...
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Posted on Oct 09, 2015
Category: Newsletter

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