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  • 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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Real Estate Developers

The Office of Economic Development does not maintain a listing of development sites in the corporate limits of Des Moines.  We work very closely with the development community, however, and are available to assist you in identifying the best location for your business.

To explore the opportunities available in the City of Des Moines, please contact the Office of Economic Development at 515-283-4004 or oed@dmgov.org.

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