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West Des Moines, IA (July 9, 2012) – Hubbell Realty company continues to expand Melbourne Apartments with additional phases of development.  The apartment community not only celebrated the ribbon cutting of its second phase today, but it also broke ground on its third phase.  

Melbourne Apartments first opened in summer 2010 with a community clubhouse and 84 affordable one, two and three bedroom apartment homes within three buildings.  Today’s grand opening of the second phase, an investment of $8.165 million, adds 62 more apartment homes within two buildings.  The third phase will bring an additional 72 apartment homes to the community as well as a second fitness center.  This projected $9.26 million phase will be completed in June 2014.  Melbourne Apartments features in-unit washers/dryers, designer appliances, patios and spacious closets as well as state-of-the-art amenities including a 24-hour fitness center, business center and splash pad. 

“Hubbell Realty Company is excited to continue developing in south Des Moines.  We have had great success in this area and are honored to have committed partners who help bring projects like Melbourne Apartments to fruition,” stated Saddoris.  “We couldn’t be happier with the growth of this apartment community.  The lease-up of each phase proves time and time again to be outstanding,” added Capp.

Melbourne Apartments is being built by Hubbell Construction Services and is managed by Hubbell Apartment Living.  For more information, call 515.953.5509 or visit

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