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    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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    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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What's Happening
Downtown Des Moines
What's Happening

Want a showcase downtown building? Looking for a funky urban village location? Sites set on a little bit of elbow room? Click on the links below to find other businesses that are building in Des Moines.

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Have a New Business Idea?

The SCORE Simple Steps for Starting Your Business Workshop Series can help you develop and test your business idea. Decide if you're ready, draft a business plan and more.

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Project Highlight
Kemin Industries Expansion
Kemin Industries Expansion

Kemin Industries, a major life sciences and agribusiness company with a long history and roots on the east side of Des Moines, is in the midst of a significant expansion of their existing worldwide corporate campus.

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