Photo: Chris Myers, retired and Andrew Rainbolt, Executive Director, Sarpy County Economic Development Corporation

Sarpy County, NE, Feb. 11, 2021 – More than 250 people attended the Sarpy County Economic Development Corporation’s virtual annual meeting, Thursday, Feb. 11.

In addition to highlighting economic indicators and development activity across the county, Sarpy County EDC announced four projects in 2020.Those projects total more $286 million in capital investment and 1,020 new jobs. Landed projects include the R&R Realty Warehouse Building 3 (300,000 SF) in Papillion, an Amazon sortation center (2,700,000 SF) in Papillion, CymSTAR’s flight simulator training facility for E4B pilots in La Vista and a light industrial and flex space from Nebraska Warehouse (100,000 SF) in Springfield.

“Few would argue 2020 was an unusual year; but, despite the challenges of a global health pandemic, Sarpy County performed extremely well economically,” said Andrew Rainbolt, executive director, Sarpy County EDC. “We are grateful for our stakeholders, partners and the full community for pulling together and ensuring the economic health of this region. This is a time for celebration, made possible thanks to excellent teamwork.”

Sarpy County EDC also presented several awards and recognitions.

Awards:
2021 Partner in Economic Development Award
– Jon Meyers and family and Nebraska Warehouse / Cannonball Express

2021 Business Progress Award – Securities America

Career Achievement Award – Christine Myers

Sarpy County EDC is a proud partner of the Greater Omaha Economic Development Partnership.

CONTACT: Andrew Rainbolt, executive director – Sarpy County Economic Development Corporation
Office: 402-233-7155, nenvaobyg@fryrpgterngrebznun.pbz

Sarpy County Economic Development Corporation Annual Progress Reporthttps://www.omahachamber.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/02/Sarpy_2020_Annual_Progress_Report.pdf

Sarpy County Economic Development Corporation Annual Economic Indicators https://www.omahachamber.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/02/Sarpy_2020_Annual_EI_Report.pdf

About  the Sarpy County Economic Development Corporation
The mission of Sarpy County Economic Development Corporation (https://www.omahachamber.org/economic-development/sarpy-county-economic-development-corporation/)  is to grow and diversify Sarpy County through recruitment, expansion and development of industrial and service enterprises – creating new employment opportunities, capital investment and an exceptional quality of life. Currently, over 80 businesses ranging in size from 1 to 2,100 employees invest in SCEDC.

About the Greater Omaha Chamber Economic Development Partnership
The Greater Omaha Chamber Economic Development Partnership (https://www.omahachamber.org/economic-development/)  represents a seven-county area from two states (Nebraska and Iowa) that includes Cass, Dodge, Douglas, Otoe, Pottawattamie, Sarpy and Washington Counties.