ABOUT US

City Ventures is a dynamic investment and development company with the vision to see possibilities, the expertise to chart the path to success, as well as the capital, relationships and commitment to see it through. We believe in collaboration, seamless execution, inspirational design, superior customer service, community, cooperative commerce, adaptive thinking and disciplined business practices. Our core holdings include a broad range of real estate assets and a portfolio of complementary businesses.

PORTFOLIO

The Corvina
Real Estate
The Corvina is a ground-up, luxury, mixed-use building situated at the corner of 9th and Jones in Downtown Omaha’s Old Market District.
www.thecorvina.com
Benson Lights
Real Estate
In Fall 2015, City Ventures plans to break ground on the first phase of a $20M+ mixed-use project in the heart of Benson, Omaha’s live music hub.
University Place Shopping Center
Real Estate
In Fall/Winter 2016, City Ventures plans to break ground on the new mixed-use, redevelopment project, located off 48th and Leighton in Lincoln, NE. The plan includes newly constructed apartments and commercial space.
Other City Ventures Assets
Businesses
City Ventures also owns additional commercial real estate assets and investment properties spread across multiple US markets.

THE FOUNDERS

Daniel White

Co-Founder & Co-Owner
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Mr. White is jointly responsible for the acquisition, development, and management of City Ventures assets and businesses. In addition to his work at City Ventures, he is the managing partner for many additional business and real estate ventures spanning from the Midwest to the East Coast.  His portfolio includes BMW, Mini Cooper, and Audi dealerships, a full service car wash/lube chain, an ice rink, restaurants, as well as commercial and residential properties.

Prior to his entrepreneurial endeavors, Mr. White played ice hockey in both the U.S. and Europe, and notably is a member of the New York Hockey Hall of Fame.  He also lead the NCAA Div III in goal scoring, played three years professionally in Europe and and is currently a civilian member of the New York State Police Department Hockey Team.  He holds a B.S. in Business from Skidmore College, New York.

Christopher L. Erickson

Co-Founder & Co-Owner
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Mr. Erickson is jointly responsible for the acquisition, development, and management of City Ventures assets and businesses. He has extensive experience in real estate acquisition, finance, due diligence, building design and construction as well as urban planning, entitlements, and master planning in addition to starting and managing operating businesses.

Both through his work at City Ventures, and prior appointments in leadership roles for companies in the development industry from the real estate development to design / consulting to construction, he has worked on projects valued in excess of a billion dollars.

Mr. Erickson is also active in the community by serving on the Board of Directors for inCommon Community Development and by volunteering his time and experience helping local foundations and non-profits with their real estate challenges. In 2014, Mr. Erickson was named a Midlands Business Journal Top 40 Under 40 for his leadership in growing City Ventures’ development & real estate portfolio. He has a B.S. in Civil Engineering from Iowa State University, is a Professional Engineer, and a LEED Accredited Professional.

APPROACH

City Ventures is working to be the premier investment and development company in the market by working to maximize the benefits of the investments for tenants/residents, employees, as well as the community, financial partners and the ownership team.

Financial Strength

At City Ventures we are very selective about the business ventures and real estate investments we make. We work to pursue opportunities that are built around sound financial strategies and are paired with conservative fiscal practices that create a healthy financial environment in which our businesses, employees, and tenants can thrive.

Superior Customer Service

Customer experience is at the heart of everything we do at City Ventures; customers drive our decisions and taking exceptional care of them is of paramount importance to us.

Quality Design

High quality design has the ability to impact our lives and as we lead our teams, we diligently work to create unique spaces, experiences, and products that have the ability to enrich lives.

Cooperative Commerce

We believe there is strength derived from transparent collaboration and honest communication with customers, tenants, contractors, consultants, financial partners, and the community. We work to build carefully crafted business offerings and real estate projects that meet the needs of many and yield shared success.

Proactive Communication

Great communication is at the center of City Ventures’ activities. We work to proactively communicate with tenants, financing partners, contractors, consultants, and the community to build a cohesive vision and implementation plan for our businesses and real estate projects.

Community Minded

At City Ventures we truly listen to our customers and key stakeholders, working hard to blend their ideas with ours as our business and real estate plans evolve and come to fruition.

Collaboration

We believe that the best ideas are those born out of a collaborative environment where the ideas of many are blended into a shared vision that is carefully crafted to meet the needs of many.

CONTACT US

Our Office

905 Jones Street
Omaha, NE 68102

E-mail: info@city-ventures.com

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