• Des Moines - Great Place for a New Business

    The City of Des Moines is a great place to locate or expand your businesses. The Des Moines Office of Economic Development office is dedicated to helping you meet your existing and future development needs.


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  • Des Moines Major Construction Projects

    The Engineering Department’s efforts include the design, construction and project management of the City's Capital Improvements Program (CIP) and other major construction projects.


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Our goal is to assist businesses to locate and expand in the City of Des Moines.  We are dedicated to meeting your business needs by focusing our resources and implementing creative approaches to assure the success of your project.  Services provided include the following:


Project management:

        *  Identification of land, financing and other resources to facilitate projects
        *  Liaison with other City departments regarding development
        *  Referrals for business licenses, job training & recruitment and other information


Confidential building and site selection assistance



        *  Assembly of land for new development available at competitive prices
        *  Consistent design standards developed to protect investment
        *  Coordination with utility providers


Development financing:

        *  Loan packaging and servicing
        *  Business technical assistance referrals


Des Moines is the city in which to locate or expand your business.  Dynamic business climate, productive workforce, wonderful quality of life - Des Moines is the place.