Why People Love Living in Gretna, NE

A rapidly-growing small town with attractive amenities, Gretna, NE has been called one of the best places to live in Nebraska! Centrally located between Omaha and Lincoln (10-20 minutes from Omaha and 30-40 minutes from Lincoln), Gretna has seen tremendous growth in recent years due to its healthy economy, new housing, fun activities, low crime, and great schools. 


There’s a ton of new housing in Gretna, NE, including the all-new Remington West community off of Hwy 6! With close proximity to the area’s best local shopping and restaurants, future NRD lake views, and walking trails, Remington West is in the ideal location to enjoy the best of the area.


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New Homes in Gretna, NE


Available single-family homes from the high-$300s feature 4-5 bedrooms, 3 baths, and up to 3,028 square feet of open and efficient living space. Floorplans feature spacious kitchens with hidden pantries and stainless appliances, serene owner’s suites with tiled walk-in showers, and ample closet space. Some plans feature main-floor bedrooms that are perfect for an office or guest room. Whatever space you need, the homes at Remington West have it.


When you’re not enjoying the comfort and ease of your brand new home, there’s so much to do in the immediate area. Get all your shopping done at Nebraska Crossing Outlets, enjoy outdoor activities of all kinds at Chalco Hills Recreation Area, immerse yourself in nature at Mahoney State Park, be amazed at the Strategic Air Command and Aerospace Museum, and in the fall, pick pumpkins ’til your heart’s content at Vala’s Pumpkin Patch. All of these destinations are close and convenient when you live in Remington West.


You kids will love the fun activities and places in Gretna, but you’ll also love the fact that the Gretna School District is one of the best in the state! The elementary, middle, and high schools are all ranked above average. There are also a variety of private schools, giving parents great choices when it comes to giving their children the best academic foundation possible.


Growth and opportunity are other reasons people love living in Gretna, NE. With low unemployment, positive recent job growth, and all the employment opportunities of Lincoln and Omaha, it’s no wonder the population has grown by 21 percent in the last year alone. Gretna is the perfect commuter city to access the larger downtown areas, and return to a peaceful, friendly neighborhood at the end of the day. 

If you live in the Omaha metro area, or are considering a move here, make an appointment to see the five available homes at Remington West, or contact us for more information.