Grand Avenue Redevelopment
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Project Description

The City of Des Moines seeks a qualified developer to redevelop the City-owned parcels east and west of 7th Street between Grand Avenue and High Street in downtown Des Moines with a mixed use development that includes replacement of public parking currently occupying a portion of the site.  Additional uses such as market rate apartments, condominiums, build-to-suit office, retail space, and restaurants are desired as a part of the development mix on the site. 


Qualified Developers

Qualified developers/respondents must have significant urban development experience including planning, financing, and constructing similar scale projects and a demonstrated ability to develop successful, high quality mixed use development.  Qualified developers will have experience working in public/private partnerships and working effectively in urban settings with a variety of stakeholders.


Submission Deadline

Responses to the Request for Qualifications due July 12, 2013 at 5pm CST. 


Matt Anderson, Assistant City Manager

Please direct all questions via e-mail to Matt Anderson at