West Des Moines, IA (July 2, 2014) – 7th Street Brownstones, located in downtown Des Moines south of MLK Jr. Parkway, celebrated its grand opening yesterday with a ribbon cutting ceremony. The $6.8 million development by Hubbell Realty Company brings 34 rental brownstones to this rejuvenated area and is the first of its kind in the downtown Des Moines market.
West Des Moines, IA (June 2, 2014) – Edencrest at Riverwoods, a new 40 apartment assisted living and memory care community located on the south side of Des Moines, welcomed its first residents yesterday and today. The community, a $7.4 million investment, was developed by Hubbell Realty Company along with equity partner Persimmon Capital Partners, Washington D.C. Edencrest at Riverwoods is the first community under Hubbell’s new Edencrest brand.
West Des Moines, IA (May 1, 2014) – Hubbell Realty Company broke ground this afternoon on Artisan Row, a community of 27 for-sale rowhomes located on a key block in downtown Des Moines’ Western Gateway.
West Des Moines, IA (April 30, 2014) – Hubbell Realty Company and Iowa State University’s (ISU) Department of Landscape Architecture are partnering to provide students with an enhanced learning experience through a unique, hands-on conservation community program. The program will launch with a Prairie Walk on Saturday, May 3, 2014 at 8:00 a.m.
West Des Moines, IA (April 4, 2014) –14Forty, a rental multi-family community located directly south of the Pappajohn Sculpture Park in Des Moines’ Western Gateway, welcomed its first residents today. The project, developed by Hubbell Realty Company, is a historic renovation of the Mitchell Transmission Building and former home of Studebaker Corporation of America’s branch office.
West Des Moines, IA (April 1, 2014) – CBRE|Hubbell Commercial’s affiliation with CBRE, Inc. paired with its local ties to Hubbell Realty Company has attracted new associates to the brokerage firm. Recently, Bill Wright, Marty Herrmann and TJ Jacobs joined CBRE|Hubbell Commercial.
West Des Moines, IA (March 25, 2014) – Woodland Hills Golf Course, owned and operated by Hubbell Realty Company, will expand with a nine-hole executive course in fall 2014. The course, The Executive 9 at Woodland Hills, is designed for faster play while featuring a variety of twists and turns to test every club in a golfer’s bag.
West Des Moines, IA (March 17, 2014) – CBRE|Hubbell Commercial reached a milestone in the firm’s Birthday Cakes for Homeless Children program with the delivery of its 500th birthday cake. Associates delivered this special cake to a young boy residing in a Children and Families of Iowa shelter.
West Des Moines, IA (March 12, 2013) – Hubbell Realty Company’s historic rehabilitation of two Spaulding Center buildings in Grinnell was selected to receive an affordable housing tax credit award of $604,500 from the Iowa Finance Authority (IFA). Hubbell had been pursuing the necessary funding sources to bring Spaulding Lofts, a 77-unit rental apartment community, to fruition. This affordable housing award will move the project forward with construction slated to begin fall 2014.
West Des Moines, IA (February 4, 2014) – 7th Street Brownstones, a rental townhome community located south of MLK Jr. Parkway, welcomed its first residents last week. The project, developed by Hubbell Realty Company, is the first of its kind in the downtown Des Moines market.
West Des Moines, IA (January 22, 2014) – Local CBRE|Hubbell Commercial real estate professional, Todd Millang, CCIM, Senior Vice President, was recently selected as a member of the Midwest Real Estate News’ 2013 Midwest Commercial Real Estate Hall of Fame.
West Des Moines, IA (January 8, 2014) – Hubbell Realty Company is continuing development of the Grimes Distribution Center with a third building, 1400 SE Gateway Drive, located directly west of the current facilities at 1300 and 1350 SE Gateway Drive.
West Des Moines, IA (November 27, 2013) – Hubbell Realty Company broke ground yesterday, November 26, 2013, on Danamere Village Townhomes, a rental townhome community located at 840 Bellflower Drive, Carlisle, Iowa.
West Des Moines, IA (November 19, 2013) – Hubbell Realty Company broke ground this afternoon on the second phase of Cedarbrooke Place, an affordable, multi-family community located at 2503 Cedar Street in Norwalk, Iowa.
West Des Moines, IA (November 18, 2013) – Hubbell Realty Company will host its third Hubbell Living Home Show on December 7, 8, 14 and 15. This year’s holiday themed show features Waterford Landing, a residential community in Urbandale. Homebuilders participating in the show will celebrate the holidays by festively decorating the interior and exterior of their homes. The show runs from 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. each day. Admission to the event is free.
West Des Moines, IA (October 4, 2013) – The Iowa Commercial Real Estate Association (ICREA) honored CBRE|Hubbell Commercial real estate professional, Tyler Dingel, at the Iowa Commercial Real Estate Expo held on October 1, 2013.
West Des Moines, IA (September 24, 2013) – Just 176 hours after the project started, Cabins for Campers 24/7 wrapped up with a ribbon cutting ceremony yesterday, September 23, at 2:00 pm. Lieutenant Governor Kim Reynolds, Polk County Supervisor Tom Hockensmith, Hubbell Realty Company President and CEO Rick Tollakson and Easter Seals Iowa President and CEO Sherri Nielsen, along with hundreds of trade partners, volunteers, Hubbell Realty Company associates, Easter Seals staff members and Camp Sunnyside campers and supporters, cut the ceremonial ribbon, declaring the cabins officially ready for camper use. Camp Sunnyside will host its first Respite Camp in the new cabins this weekend.
West Des Moines, IA (September 23, 2013) – As Hubbell Realty Company and its trade partners put the finishing touches on the two new cabins at Easter Seals Iowa’s Camp Sunnyside, volunteers will move new beds and lockers into each building. The beds were donated by Iowa Prison Industries, a division of the Iowa Department of Corrections.
West Des Moines, IA (September 19, 2013) – The construction and design of the cabins Hubbell Realty Company and their trade partners are building at Easter Seals Iowa’s Camp Sunnyside is focused around accessibility and ease of use for the clients and counselors. The ADA approved features in the 7,500+ square foot cabins will assist in the safety and independence for the campers who stay at Camp Sunnyside during summer camp and weekend respite camp.
West Des Moines, IA (September 20, 2013) – After five days of building, Hubbell Realty Company and its partners are on track for a ribbon cutting ceremony at 2:00 pm Monday, September 23 at Easter Seals Iowa’s Camp Sunnyside. The celebration will take place just 173 hours after construction began.
West Des Moines, IA (September 18, 2013) – The rain yesterday, Tuesday, September 17 did not slow down the progress of two 7500+ square foot cabins being built at Easter Seals Iowa’s Camp Sunnyside in just one week. Even though the morning’s scheduled framing and roofing work was postponed by the weather, trade partners were able to work on the interior of the cabins until the skies cleared. Once conditions were safe, exterior crews joined in on the build. Different vendors working simultaneously on the interior and exterior of a construction project is not common practice, but Hubbell Realty Company’s trade partners are willing to join each other on the job site to ensure the project is finished by Monday’s 2:00 pm ribbon cutting.
West Des Moines, IA (September 17, 2013) – The new cabins Hubbell Realty Company and their trade partners are building at Easter Seals Iowa’s Camp Sunnyside will not only be energy-efficient, but the walls in the staffing rooms and mechanical rooms of the cabin are being built using ReWall, a composite panel made locally from recycled materials. These environmentally-conscious upgrades are a major focus of the Cabins for Campers 24/7 project.
West Des Moines, IA (September 16, 2013) – Hubbell Realty Company and Easter Seals Iowa employees, along with the trade partners who made the project possible, Knights of Columbus from Our Lady's Immaculate Heart Catholic Church in Ankeny, Des Moines East High School Cheerleaders, Pony Express Riders of Iowa and even a marching band paraded in to the Cabins for Campers 24/7 construction site this morning to celebrate the start of the week-long event where two 7,500+ square foot cabins will be built at Easter Seals Iowa’s Camp Sunnyside.
West Des Moines, IA (September 13, 2013) – Hubbell Realty Company and Stonegate Capital Partners LLC broke ground today on Stonegate Crossing in Clive. This new $19.7 million, 198 unit multi-family community is located on the southeast corner of Boston Parkway and NW 156th Street.
West Des Moines, IA (September 12, 2013) – Hubbell Realty Company is in the final preparation stages for Cabins for Campers 24/7, the “extreme” build event where two 7,500+ square foot cabins will be built at Easter Seals Iowa’s Camp Sunnyside in just one week. To kick off the event, a march to the build site led by Hubbell Realty Company President and CEO Rick Tollakson and Easter Seals Iowa President and CEO Sherri Nielsen is planned for 9:00 am with an opening ceremony to follow.
West Des Moines, IA (September 9, 2013) – The two 7,500+ square foot cabins Hubbell Realty Company is building at Easter Seals Iowa’s Camp Sunnyside next week include a much needed amenity – secure storm shelters.
West Des Moines, IA (August 14, 2013) – Hubbell Realty Company is bringing 155 mixed-income, multi-family housing units to the northeast Des Moines neighborhood with the construction of Broadway Heights. The company broke ground on both the first and second phases of the development this afternoon.
West Des Moines, IA (August 7, 2013) – Hubbell Realty Company and Easter Seals Iowa hosted “Sips and Sledge” yesterday, a demolition party where guests paid $100 for three swings of the sledgehammer on one of the shower houses at Easter Seals’ Camp Sunnyside. Guests were also able to donate by purchasing a commemorative brick or a 50/50 raffle ticket. In total, over $4,100 was raised for Cabins for Campers 24/7, a week-long event in September where Hubbell, along with trade partners and volunteers, will work around the clock to build new, accessible cabins at Camp Sunnyside, complete with shower facilities, laundry and storm shelters.
West Des Moines, IA (August 5, 2013) – On behalf of the sponsors and participants in the Feisal Sayeed Memorial Golf Tournament, Hubbell Realty Company awarded $11,050 to local charities last week. The donation was raised through the Feisal Sayeed Memorial Golf Tournament and was split equally between the Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Iowa and YMCA of Greater Des Moines.
West Des Moines, IA (July 23, 2013) – Rocket Transfer Lofts, located south of MLK Jr. Parkway in downtown Des Moines, celebrated its grand opening today with a ribbon cutting ceremony. The 58-unit, $8 million, historic rehabilitation developed by Hubbell Realty Company is currently 100% leased. Rocket Transfer Lofts opened for occupancy on June 30.