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    Wednesday, October 26, 2016 3:18 PM
    Word is out and out and out that Outlets of Des Moines is meeting its construction schedule in Altoona, but what might not be as well known is that in recent weeks the city has grown by nearly 210 acres on the southeast side of town and is set to add another 215 acres to the northwest.

    Tuesday, October 25, 2016 1:00 PM

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    Nelson plan selected for Drake redevelopment
    Nelson Construction & Development’s proposal to build a hotel, market-rate apartments and urban-style row houses has been accepted by Drake University.

    Hubbell finalizes purchase of Riverfront Y site
    Hubbell Realty Co. has paid nearly $4.8 million to the YMCA of Greater Des Moines for the former site of the Riverfront YMCA.

    Hansens developing metro’s 2nd gated community
    Craig Hansen, founder and CEO of Hansen Co. Inc., said the company would develop Bella Strada Estates, just the second gated community in Greater Des Moines.

    Tuesday, October 25, 2016 10:46 AM
    A few months ago, Grand View University's Rob Barron called just about every organization he knew of that represents minority and underrepresented groups to ask them a simple question.

    Friday, October 21, 2016 6:00 AM
    You could say the downtown Marriott made some noise for Gov. Terry Branstad when he spoke at the Iowa Food Leadership Reception Oct. 12, a side event of the World Food Prize.

    Friday, October 21, 2016 6:00 AM
    I had the pleasure of moderating a discussion with FCC Commissioner Ajit Pai the other day at a luncheon sponsored by the Technology Association of Iowa.

    Friday, October 21, 2016 6:00 AM
    Dan Silverstein of Heuristic Management LLC, in town for the World Food Prize, gave the keynote address at chamber groups’ annual Terrace Hill breakfast attended by Gov. Terry Branstad and his wife, first lady Chris Branstad. 

  • Friday, October 21, 2016 6:00 AM

    Here's a list of local people in the October 21 issue of the Business Record and the page number of the article in which they are mentioned. Members can read all of this week's stories at and can access the digital version of the paper by clicking here.

    Marlu Abarca, 9
    Thalia Anguiano, 9
    Terry Branstad, 4
    Ethan Davidson, 16
    Vivian de la Cruz, 9
    Debi Durham, 4
    Joe Henry, 9
    Adam Lathrop, 6
    Frank Levy, 4
    Ben McDougal, 16
    Jodie McDougal, 16
    Gene Meyer, 4
    Travis Overhue, 4
    Sonia Parras, 9
    Ben Sinclair, 16  


  • McLellan: How much is too much?
    Friday, October 21, 2016 6:00 AM

  • The Elbert Files: Redesigning workplaces
    Friday, October 21, 2016 6:00 AM

  • High-tech beer-drinking
    Friday, October 21, 2016 6:00 AM
    “We’ve created the world’s first electronic flight paddle,” McDougal declares with a pride just short of the enthusiasm he has for being a new dad. The plastic paddle, manufactured in Cedar Rapids, has four slots for beers you can use the Wi-Fi-enabled connection to track, read about and comment on.

  • A Closer Look: Adam Lathrop
    Friday, October 21, 2016 6:00 AM
    Adam Lathrop was promoted to executive director of the Iowa-Illinois Safety Council in July. He began working for the nonprofit organization a year earlier as assistant executive director. 

  • To empower and develop
    Friday, October 21, 2016 6:00 AM

  • Business Record 10-21-16
    Friday, October 21, 2016 6:00 AM

    To empower and develop
    Latina Leadership Initiative seeks to build next generation of leaders.

    Focus: Leadership Development

    Tuesday, October 18, 2016 2:51 PM
    Jonathan Fialkov worked as a urologist for the Iowa Clinic for 14 years. The native of South Africa and son of a physician had watched many presurgery discussions with patients. Often, the interactions weren't pretty, because it was clear patients struggled to understand what was about to happen. Fialkov, who now runs a business called Rational Surgical Solutions, was struck by the need for patients to have detailed, understandable information before a procedure so they can ask the doctor specific questions.

    Tuesday, October 18, 2016 1:00 PM

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    A brief look back at members-only news from the past week on

    First Market District housing project approved for city incentives
    The Des Moines City Council gave initial approval to a tax incentive and loan package to Matt Connolly and Frank Levy for its $9.4 million, four-story residential project in the Market District. 

    Warehouse space vacancy has increased a tad
    The Greater Des Moines industrial market has experienced a slight increase in vacancies through the end of the third quarter, something that hasn’t happened in at least five years. 

    Des Moines Water Works eyes 10 percent rate increase
    The Des Moines Water Works’ long discussion of a 10 percent rate increase next year is set for a final vote Oct. 25.



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