Forest Avenue Village

Previous Developed Projects

NDC has acquired the properties at 3201-3211-3221 Forest Ave & 1420 32nd St, located at the North/West corner of the Drake University campus.  This project is expected to appeal to the Drake University students, but will not be limited to student housing.  Construction to start Summer/Fall 2016 and completed in August 2017. Visit Forest Avenue Village Website Interiors First Floor ...

601 Forest – Temple Block

Previous Developed Projects

The Temple Block was built in 1897.  It is a two-story building built in the Victorian Commercial architectural style, with commercial space at grade and apartments above.  NDC extensively renovated the Temple Block in 2003. NDC sold the Temple Block to a local investor in 2014. Property PhotosBefore Location Information

1720 Indianola Ave – Madison Flats

Previous Developed Projects

Madison Flats is a three-story, 27-unit apartment building that was completed in 2014.  It is located at 1720 Indianola Avenue, just over the bridge from Principal Park.  Madison Flats offers studio, one and two bedroom apartments; each with its own washer, dryer and energy efficient appliances. NDC sold Madison Flats to a local investor in 2015. Property PhotosBefore Location Information

1717 Indianola Ave – Jackson Crossing

Previous Developed Projects

NDC is working with Christensen Development to develop an apartment complex on Indianola Avenue, across the street from Madison Flats apartments. NDC & Christensen Development are building a multi-residential project here. Construction is underway, and expected to be completed in late 2016-early 2017. The Jackson Crossing property is uniquely placed — just far enough from the Downtown Core to have plenty of green ...

La Placita on East Grand

Previous Developed Projects

La Placita on East Grand is a collection of newly developed and older renovated commercial buildings on the north side of East Grand, between 15th and 16th Street. The properties were acquired by the NDC and developed over a ten year period. In 2015 the center was renamed “La Placita on East Grand”, or the little plaza or marketplace (in ...

1938 SE 6th – Sevastopol Station

Previous Developed Projects

Sevastopol Station is 4 minutes from Downtown.  The modern, two-story building is located at 1938 SE 6th Street. It is named after the former town site, which was annexed by the City of Des Moines.  Completed in 2013, it has 12 apartments upstairs and commercial space on the main floor. Current commercial tenants include Star Bright Grocery, First Class Credit ...

1600 6th Ave – Wherry Block

Previous Developed Projects

The Wherry Block was built in 1887. It is a two-story building built in the Victorian Commercial architectural style, with commercial space and apartments above. The Wherry Block is on the National Register of Historic Buildings. NDC extensively renovated the Wherry Block (Wherry I) in 2005, and developed two 1-story commercial buildings (Wherry II). Current tenants include: Child & Family ...