Happenings

Hansen Real Estate is excited about this new project which will provide more housing in a location downtown Des Moines that blends great views and city access with a backdoor to some of natures finest scenery.

A new addition is headed to the Des Moines River

Feb. 23, 2016

Video Transcript EAGLEVIEW LOCKS A RARE APARTMENT , COMPLEX PROPOSED TO HAVE ONE DES MOINES. IT'S BEEN MORE THAN A YEAR SINCE PLANS TO TURN THIS RIVERFRONT PARCEL INTO THE EAGLE VIEW BACK IN 2014, DEVELOPER TROY HANSEN UNVEILED THE PROJECT WITH THE OBVIOUS NAME. >> IT'S CALLED EAGLE VIEW LOFTS.

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Eagle View Lofts get second chance

Plans to build Eagle View Lofts, a 120-unit apartment complex on the east bank of the Des Moines River, are back on track thanks to a surprise allocation of state money. The $16 million project narrowly missed the cut in January for a community development block grant.

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Our community and trails need to see this bridge repaired and open. Contact us if you’re interested in learning how to help.

Old Bridge Gets (Another) New Lease On Life

Apr. 10, 2015

DES MOINES, Iowa - It's a rusty, empty, crying shame. Connected to bike trails on both ends and close to new residential developments, it could serve a real purpose. "It's something that when I was closed it was something that was dearly missed by the community," says Loyd Ogle, a member of Des Moines' Parks and Recreation board.

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Looking forward to the increased density and traffic City Square Lofts will bring to East Village and Downtown Des Moines.

Former East Village eyesore sees new life

Mar. 27, 2015

THERE ARE SOME EXCITING NEW PROJECTS POPPING UP ALL OVER DES MOINES' EAST VILLAGE. AS KCCI'S RYAN SMITH SHOWS US, SOME FORMER EYESORES ARE NOW MULTI-MILLION DOLLAR SITES.

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Downtown Des Moines Market Rate Development – Eagle View Lofts

Des Moines development projects win approval for state tax credits

The Iowa Economic Development Authority has approved $6.5 million in requests under the state's new workforce housing tax credit program for 10 development projects in Des Moines. For at least one of those projects, approval is a mixed blessing.

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Many people have worked really hard to make City Square possible.  Thank You!

Work begins on $49 million East Village development

The East Village's biggest real estate development in years is underway and has a new name: City Square. The $49 million hotel, apartment and parking garage development will cover an entire block between East Locust and East Walnut streets and between East Second and East Third streets.

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Looking forward to breaking ground

City Square Ground Breaking | Historic East Village

Announcing City Square

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City Square Ground Breaking

City Square block set to come out of the ground

Hansen Real Estate Services Inc. said it will break ground Oct. 14 on City Square, a hotel and apartment development that will occupy a city block in the East Village. The site address is 201 E. Locust St., the former location of a Jeep dealership and rental car operation.

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Scott Sanders named Des Moines city manager

Sept. 18, 2014

Engaging Des Moines neighborhoods and building a strong team of department heads are immediate priorities for Scott Sanders, who on Thursday was named the city's city manager. Council members said Sanders, a Des Moines city employee of 3 1/2years, showed exceptional abilities with city finances and in other areas, which is why he moved quickly through the ranks.

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East Village Project Approved

East Village hotel, apartment plan approved

Sep. 5, 2014

The Des Moines Plan and Zoning Commission approved site plans for a new hotel and apartment complex at 201 East Locust Street. View this story. The lot that once was home to a Jeep dealership, will become a six-story extended-stay hotel, with 137 guest rooms, and a seven-story apartment, with 124 units in a variety of price ranges.

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