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Real Estate & Development

Kate Thuesen

Thuesen recognized by national architect’s group

Kate Thuesen

Kate Thuesen, a senior associate in DLR Group’s Des Moines architect’s office, has received the American Institute of Architect’s 2023 Young Architects Award. The award honors individuals who have demonstrated exceptional leadership and …

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Entertainment potential seen in warehouse near Riverview Park

Imagine this: On a warm summer’s day, you ride your bicycle on the Neal Smith Trail that hugs a portion of the Des Moines River and just past Sixth Avenue, you veer north, taking a spur …

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NOTABLE TRANSACTIONS: Cambridge Court apartment complex sold for $23.3 million

A Chicago-based group has purchased the Cambridge Court apartment complex in West Des Moines, paying $23.3 million for the property, Polk County real estate records show.

The 192-unit complex, located at 1205 11th St. (pictured …

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One of 2022’s priciest industrial sales involved property in Bondurant

The sale of property in Bondurant that includes the Amazon AR Sort Fulfillment Center was the third-largest industrial real estate transaction in the U.S. in 2022, according to CommercialSearch.com. In February 2022, Virginia-based Capital Square …

Jim Weber

Jim Weber, Hubbell senior vice president, retiring this week

Jim Weber

Jim Weber, a Hubbell Realty Co. senior vice president, is retiring on Friday after a 42-year career in the accounting and real estate development industry. Weber, who spent 30 years as a chief financial …

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Here’s how much MidAmerican Energy paid for Dotdash Meredith’s property

MidAmerican Energy Co. has completed its purchase of Dotdash Meredith property along Grand and Locust avenues in downtown Des Moines, Polk County real estate records show.

MidAmerican Energy, headquartered in Des Moines, paid Meredith Operations …

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Vote on incentives for Des Moines apartment project delayed

A vote was put on hold this week by the Des Moines City Council on whether to approved a development agreement for a proposed mixed-use project in the East Village Neighborhood. Heart of America Group is …

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Iowa architect receives national recognition

Tim Schroeder, president of Neumann Monson Architects, has been selected to be part of the national College of Fellows by the American Institute of Architects.

The fellowship program was developed to elevate architects who have …

Molo Gatehouse Exterior

PROJECT UPDATE: $22 million restoration project of Grand Avenue hotel moving forward

What: Restoration of former Howard Johnson motor lodge to original hotel use.
Where: 2525 Grand Ave., Des Moines
Project cost: $22 million
Developer: Christensen Development
Architect: Slingshot Architecture
General contractor: Catalyst Project Management, located in Grinnell
What’s new: Redevelopment of a former …

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Can Des Moines market support 400 additional hotel rooms?

The proposed development of a water park, convention center and hotel along Grand Avenue in West Des Moines will help fill the rooms of other hotels in the area, a consultant told the city’s council …

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