News • December 28, 2022

Rabble Mill: 2022 Impact

Rabble Mill works hard every day to help kids see, ✨dream and achieve bigger — especially those who are underserved and/or disengaged. 💛 Check out their year in review.

News • December 27, 2022

Alpaca’s Five Promises of 2022

Take a look at another growing startup in Millwork Commons, Alpaca. See how they've done in 2022 on their five promises as a social purpose business.

News • August 1, 2022

Inspiring the Omaha Community

Photo by Benji Eitan | Nebraska Realty: Omaha is home to countless developments and neighborhoods but Millwork Commons is one of the most unique urban developments in Omaha and perhaps the midwest. This unique development, situated just north of downtown Omaha, is...

News • July 24, 2022

Six startups receive $100K in accelerator investments

Omaha World Herald: The investments for the startups, which were announced at a press conference at Millwork Commons in north downtown Omaha, come from Lincoln-based startup accelerator NMotion via its growth accelerator program.

News • April 5, 2022

An Uncommon Revitalization Happening in Omaha

Olsson: The long-term goal for Millwork Commons is to strengthen Omaha’s urban core and add a culturally vibrant and inclusive space for creators, innovators, and the community. Located near 13th and Nicholas streets, the project includes retail, residential, and office space...

News • December 20, 2021

Ashton revitalization attracts Congressional attention

Nearly two years after Flywheel became part of the WP Engine family, we’ve officially moved back into our home in the historic Ashton building! The move comes after a major renovation project that included reimagining the space for both productivity and...

News • December 23, 2020

Mutual of Omaha finds IT talent in its own backyard

An underwriting supervisor, a UX designer, a sales compensation analyst, a business systems analyst and a customer service rep walk into a classroom. When they walk out, they’re software developers. It’s not a joke, but a reality for the five...

News • December 22, 2020

Looking back, looking forward: The tech startup community’s predictions for 2021

It’s been a wild year. A pandemic has squeezed the global economy while also spurring innovation and unique tech-based solutions. Silicon Prairie News reached out to entrepreneurs, investors, business leaders and government officials across Nebraska to get their take on...

Faces of Millwork, News • October 19, 2020

Can your office space help your company be more inclusive?

When Flywheel first announced that we would be moving to the historic Ashton building, a 1900s millwork shop turned office and retail space in north downtown Omaha, we asked our employees to offer their input on what they wanted to...

News • October 17, 2020

Image of young Omaha girl, fist in the air, inspires ‘The HOPE Project’

When Watie White liked an Instagram image by Anthony T. Peña back in February, neither artist knew that a simple heart emoji would lead to Omaha’s newest, brightest, biggest piece of public art. Installed on the Millwork Commons building on...

News • September 7, 2020

Centerpiece of Millwork Commons project, new Flywheel Headquarters now open

Perched atop a century-old warehouse at 12th and Nicholas streets, a brightly colored water tower stands out against the blue sky. A freshly painted 'M' on the tower lets visitors know, they've arrived in Omaha's new Millwork Commons area.

News • July 20, 2020

Omaha’s Millwork Commons trying innovative approach to landscaping with native plants

Landscaping at Millwork Commons will be as innovative as the people and enterprises the new development in north downtown Omaha hopes to attract. Reflecting a mix of two design movements, called the new perennial and the biophilic, the intention is...

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