An image.
Home | Advertising | Membership | Newsletters | Contact Us | About | BPC News | Submit Releases | Log Out
    Tuesday, February 21, 2017 2:00 PM

    In case you missed it...
    A brief look back at members-only news from the past week on

    Urban pioneers encounter tracks from the past
    What has been described as a pioneering project in the Des Moines Market District is a little off track thanks to a city ordinance from the city’s railroading past.

    Development of year-round market at Kaleidoscope
    A coalition that hopes to turn the Kaleidoscope at the Hub into a year-round public market and urban farm is seeking information from potential developers and managers. 

    Des Moines considers development project in Northeast Gateway area
    The Des Moines City Council will consider the preliminary terms of a development agreement with Thompson Properties LC, owner of Waterloo-based Heating & Cooling Co. Inc., for construction of a $5 million operations center warehouse in the city’s Northeast Gateway renewal area.




    Tuesday, February 21, 2017 9:48 AM
    I swung out to Urbandale City Hall on Monday (Feb. 20) for a joint meeting among council members and the water utility board. Normally, this might be less than riveting, but we're having a bit of a metro dust-up over whether Bill Stowe and his regime at Des Moines Water Works should run things around here — as far as producing water goes — or if suburbs such as West Des Moines, Waukee and Urbandale should build their own plants. 

    Monday, February 20, 2017 3:18 PM
    A CNN story this morning reported that UPS trucks almost never take left-hand turns, and by favoring right-hand turns at all times, the carrier can save millions of gallons of fuel each year, and avoid emissions equivalent to over 20,000 passenger cars.

    Monday, February 20, 2017 3:03 PM
    The high-stakes debate over who should control Greater Des Moines water utilities shot down the rapids this week as Des Moines and suburban officials raced to react to legislation that would dismantle Des Moines Water Works and other local water utilities and force creation of a regional entity.

    Friday, February 17, 2017 3:13 PM

    Friday, February 17, 2017 6:00 AM
    With the Greater Des Moines Partnership’s focus on the GlobalDSM initiative, and with Gov. Terry Branstad preparing to become U.S. ambassador to a key importer of farm products — China — we thought it would be a good time to take a spin through some federal export statistics.

  • Friday, February 17, 2017 6:00 AM

    Here's a list of local people in the February 17 issue of the Business Record and the page number of the article in which they are mentioned. Members can read all of this week's stories at and can access the digital version of the paper by clicking here.

    Jay Byers, 4
    Katie Byers, 4
    Justin Doyle, 4
    Chad Ellsworth, 6
    Daryld Karloff, 8
    Matthew Kinley, 4
    Merritt Krause, 6
    Justin Mandelbaum, 4
    Joyce McDanel, 8
    David Miles, 4
    Paula Noonan, 4
    Mark Purtle, 4
    John Ridgeway, 8
    Pat Steele, 13
    Zach Steele, 13
    Patti Wachtendorf, 13   



  • Business Record 2-17-17
    Friday, February 17, 2017 6:00 AM

    How to grow your own leaders
    Organizations share their winning strategies for developing and retaining talent.

    Focus: Talent Retention & Development

  • McLellan: It benefits you too
    Friday, February 17, 2017 6:00 AM

  • The Elbert Files: What Hamilton teaches us
    Friday, February 17, 2017 6:00 AM

    Friday, February 17, 2017 6:00 AM
    Pat Steele has a central goal when he visits the women’s prison in Mitchellville. He wants to give the inmates a chance to learn business skills they can apply as soon as they are paroled and free.

  • A Closer Look: Chad Ellsworth
    Friday, February 17, 2017 6:00 AM
    Chad Ellsworth got to know the Iowa Bankers Association well in his previous role as managing partner of the Des Moines office of Deloitte & Touche LLP. 

  • How to grow your own leaders
    Friday, February 17, 2017 6:00 AM
    Regardless of your industry, a universal issue for all organizations is how to attract, develop and retain the best and brightest leaders.

    Thursday, February 16, 2017 3:16 PM
    The city of Des Moines is shifting responsibilities among its assistant city managers as a result of the rapid pace of development projects and a desire to allow City Manager Scott Sanders to delegate some authority.

    Assistant City Manager Matt Anderson, who has headed the city's economic development department, now will act as a liaison between the economic development, community development, engineering and housing departments.

    With the exception of the housing department, which operates primarily under federal guidance, Anderson will oversee departments directly connected to most aspects of the city's growth, from development agreements and financial packages to street improvements and zoning issues.

    Wednesday, February 15, 2017 5:17 PM
    What has been described as a pioneering project in the Des Moines Market District is a little off track thanks to a city ordinance from the city's railroading past.

Looking for something older? Try our archive search
Home | Advertising | Membership | Newsletters | Contact Us | About | BPC News | Submit Releases | Log Out

Facebook Twitter RSS
The Depot at 4th, 100 4th Street, Des Moines, Iowa 50309 | (515) 288-3336 | © 2017 Business Record. All Rights Reserved. | Legal disclaimer

Software © 1998-2016 1up! Software, All Rights Reserved