South Omaha Beef Plant Getting Bigger, Smarter With $37M Cold Storage Addition

A South Omaha beef processor’s new addition is expanding the skyline of the historic Stockyards district.

Greater Omaha Packing’s new cold storage building doesn’t rise quite as high as the neighboring 10-story, 1920s-era Livestock Exchange Building.

But at 86 feet tall (about eight stories), the new building is a sign that the neighborhood is still a busy hub of beef slaughter — and a lot more high-tech than in those old days.

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