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At Greater Fremont, we want to help your new or expanding business make a smooth transition to new ownership, find space for expansion and find...
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Posted on Jun 27, 2016
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With an extensive railway system and close proximity to Omaha, manufacturing has had a long history in Fremont. Fremont is well positioned for businesses in...
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Posted on Jun 20, 2016
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Today, Governor Pete Ricketts announced he will lead a trade mission, November 9-15, 2016 to meet with investors and host events in Xi’an, Shanghai, and...
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Posted on Jun 20, 2016
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What was formerly the dilapidated Bernheisel Salvage Yard property has been transformed into an eye-friendly facility where people can recycle metal products and purchase car...
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Posted on Jun 20, 2016
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Out the window, in the garden, where the big red tomato hangs, one can find a story leading all the way back, along the vivid...
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Posted on Jun 20, 2016
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In 2012, Erin Teut finally fulfilled her more than a decade-long dream of opening up a Western apparel store. For much of her childhood and adult...
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Posted on Jun 20, 2016
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Even though Fremont is located over a thousand miles from either coast, we can still offer some fun in the sun at our local beaches. The...
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Posted on Jun 13, 2016
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Fremont has three different locations with railway access, as well as a developed highway system, making it an obvious choice for businesses that plan to...
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Posted on Jun 06, 2016
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Have you ever wanted to dive into nature to hunt a bear with nothing but your wits and courage? Well, you can’t do that in...
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Posted on May 30, 2016
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Fremont is growing economically as well as increasing the quality of life offerings for residents.    One such example is the recent addition of a 6,000...
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Posted on May 23, 2016
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PRESS RELEASE - May 23, 2016 On Friday, Costco Wholesale Corporation filed a petition for annexation and rezoning for a poultry processing complex at Hills Farm,...
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Posted on May 23, 2016
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An advisory council of high-level Information Technology (IT) business executives formed by the Nebraska Department of Economic Development (DED) two years ago has now branched...
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Posted on May 17, 2016
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Technology plays a driving factor in nearly every business today. Whether the technology is displayed directly in front of the public’s face, or in a more...
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Posted on May 17, 2016
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There were inflatable slides, numerous games, challenges and an assortment of prizes. All the necessary components of hosting a superb carnival were present Friday evening at...
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Posted on May 17, 2016
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Nebraska's new economic development director says her experience leaving the state only to return and start a family contains a lesson on keeping young workers...
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Posted on May 17, 2016
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GFDC works closely with our educational partners to bring awareness to students of the quality education and jobs available in our community.  Whether looking for...
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Posted on May 16, 2016
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The Greater Fremont region is proud of its healthcare offerings.  Located in Fremont are Fremont Health Medical Center and Three Rivers Public Health Department. Fremont...
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Posted on May 09, 2016
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On May 3rd a group of business leaders and staff from Archbishop Bergan and Fremont Public School joined Mayor Getzschman, GFDC Existing Business Director, Barb Pierce, and...
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Posted on May 04, 2016
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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
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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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The first annual summit will be held on July 12th in Lincoln LINCOLN – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts announced that the Governor’s Office and the Nebraska...
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Posted on Feb 23, 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

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
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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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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

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
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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
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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
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  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
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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

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