8 Reasons to Love Living in Regency

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Here are 8 reasons to fall in love with the Regency Neighborhood in Omaha. 

Regency is a 450-acre planned community in a suburban Omaha neighborhood in Omaha, Nebraska bound by West Dodge Road, South 96th Street, Pacific Street, and Interstate 680.

A historical photo of the Regency neighborhood in Omaha is pictured below. 

Designed by Sasaki, Walker, and Associates, Regency incorporates a strong landscape framework including a 25-acre lake, landscaped streets and boulevards, greenways, recreation facilities, generous entry zones, and neighborhood parks. The development was the first major real estate development funded by Mutual of Omaha in the 1960s.

Centrally located in Omaha, you will have access to everything from green spaces, walking paths along with the Regency Park and Regency Lake, shopping centers, local cuisines, and a tennis club. Residential neighborhoods, recreation areas, and non-residential zones are linked by a paved system of pedestrian and bicycling paths.

Current Real Estate Market

The median list price of homes in 68114, Omaha was $577,500 in January 2023, compared to $305,000 in 2022. In January 2023, 68114 was a seller's market, which indicates that there were more people looking to buy than available homes. There are 26 active homes for sale, and below are eight reasons people love living in this area!

Regency Lake & Tennis Club

Pound some pavement and hit some balls on the tennis courts at Omaha's Regency Lake & Tennis Club. When you need to work on your swinging and hitting skills, come to the club and practice on the tennis courts. Easy parking is accessible for Regency Lake & Tennis Club's customers. So, if you have been wanting to try your hand at tennis, visit Regency Lake & Tennis Club today and learn the fundamentals.

Blue Sky – Pickleball and Patio at Regency Landing

Blue Sky Patio & Pickleball is the first of its kind in the Omaha metro. Beer, wine & creative cocktails, like house-infused margaritas & spiked slushies. Fuel for a pickleball match or a treat with friends on the patio.

To go along with the pickleball they have plenty of drinks and feature food from local favorites Noli’s Pizza and Cheeseburgers — A Takeout Joint.

Regency Shopping & Lifestyle

Daily shopping is made easy with the variety of options available within the neighborhood. Grocers like Trader Joe’s and Whole Foods are both within minutes at Regency Court and One Pacific Place, along with local boutiques and specialty stores. For more options, Westroads Mall is just up the street, and Village Pointe, the Shoppes at Legacy and Oak View Mall are all within an easy 15-minute drive. This area strategically puts you close to Omaha’s most popular restaurants, recreational activities, and nightlife spots.

Regency Landing

Regency Landing is a high-profile, Class A mixed-use opportunity that has been years in the making. The project is bound by I-680 and Pacific Street with massive exposure to over 200,000 cars per day and enjoys significant visibility to the West Dodge Expressway.

Big Papio Trail

Omaha's Big Papio Trail follows the route of Big Papillion Creek from southern Omaha to the city's northwestern corner. The paved trail begins along the creek at Harrison Street in Seymour Smith Park, where it meets the longer Keystone Trail. In the park, enjoy a game of softball, soccer, disc golf, tennis, or trap shooting.

Cancer Survivors Park

The concept for a Cancer Survivors Park arose from this need to provide a place for patients to reclaim control of their lives. The purpose of the Cancer Survivors Park is to provide a place of respite, rejuvenation, inspiration, and education for individuals and families touched by cancer. The area is a unique blend of gathering spaces and natural walkways that provide a place of renewal and healing for anyone who visits. In addition to a restful park setting, the space includes a central pavilion, specialty gardens, sculptural, and educational elements. This inspirational retreat is designed to encourage people to understand and fight cancer.

School Districts

As part of the highly acclaimed Westside/District 66 School District, younger kids will have access to some of the best schools in Nebraska, including Swanson Elementary, Westside Middle, and Westside High Schools.

The Westside Community Schools System is an independent public school district located in the Omaha metropolitan area. This school district is suburban and residential with some business and commercial development. The population of the district is composed of mixed-income families from skilled, business, and professional socio-economic orientations.

Since 1967, Westside High School has used modular scheduling, which incorporates large groups, small groups, laboratory, and independent study mods of instruction. Westside High School is one of approximately 10 schools in the country to utilize this system of scheduling. This allows students to take more courses, have access to teachers throughout the school day, and provide students the opportunity to become independent and responsible learners.

Zen Coffee Company

Zen Coffee Company is a Family Owned, Green Certified Specialty Coffee Company located in Omaha NE.  With 3 locations located in Farnam Hill, One Pacific Place, and Tiffany Plaza.

Zen Coffee Company truly brings the community together by sharing the love of high-quality coffee beans and delicious espresso beverages. This location located in Regency is particularly inviting because they offer a drive-through window for your vehicle for when you’re on the go and a walk-in window if you want to enjoy a cup of Zen while you shop for groceries at Trader Joe’s. Zen excels in creating a unique place that customers can experience, while also providing a vast variety of drink options and a portion of their profits goes directly back to the greater community. Additionally, all of their pastries and baked goods are now made in-house to ensure quality, freshness, and sustainable practices. With their dedicated business practices, Zen can be waste free with the support of Hillside Solutions.

Regency embodies the best of a garden suburb in terms of beauty, variety, recreational opportunities, and convenience. Apart from the establishment of a high-quality physical environment, the most significant achievement is Regency's ability to combine successfully high-value single-family and multi-family residential neighborhoods with commercial, retail, and office uses.

If you’re looking to move to Regency, contact a Nebraska Realty agent to get started!

Article and Photos by Renata Valquier Chavez

Featured Image of Regency by 316 Strategy Group