I don’t know if this could work in Des Moines, but the City’s interest in building a high school football stadium on the old Dico site sounds a little like what’s going on in larger cities. Click <HERE> for an article in The New York Times explaining how new sports arenas across the country are inserting themselves into busy downtowns.
Click <HERE> for an interesting national perspective on office building construction/vacancy. The Des Moines market is healthy, but we normally follow national trends.
Thought evolution in workspace design. Click <HERE> for an article by Regus.
Tax proposals favor commercial real estate investment/ownership. Click <HERE> for the article regarding this topic that appeared in The Wall Street Journal.
TIF has allowed very good projects to get done that otherwise would not have happened. Examples of this can be found <HERE>, from the September 7, 2017, issue of the Des Moines Register.
Check out this article <HERE> from the Wall Street Journal showing another example of the national trend of companies moving back to the CBD.