Chicago-based Walz Capital LLC, which owns, buys and manages traditional medical office buildings, has purchased two medical-related office buildings in the Des Moines area, Polk County real estate records show. The group, doing business as Walz Capital Des Moines LLC, paid a little over $1 million for property at 4119 S.W. Ninth St. in Des Moines, records show. The property includes a one-story, 2,505-square-foot building that was construction in 1996. The property is valued at $310,000. The group also paid $4.3 million for property at 3700 Westown Parkway in West Des Moines. The 2.2-acre parcel includes a one-story, 11,037-square-foot medical office building constructed in 1988. The property is valued at just over $2 million. The seller in both transactions was Dental Associates PC, doing business as DAPC Building LLC and DAPC Building 2 LLC. The transactions were recorded Jan. 3.

In other transactions:

Uptown Ankeny Partners LLC,
 located in Ankeny, paid VanDuyne Properties Iowa LLC, $3.51 million for property at 11101 Plum Drive in Urbandale, records show. The property includes a neighborhood shopping center built on 3 acres in 2001. The one-story center includes 23,390 square feet of space. The property is valued at $3.37 million. The transaction was recorded Jan. 3.

Real Estate holdings I LLC, located in Urbandale, paid Cortina Investments LLC $1.35 million for property at 1525 S.E. Cortina Drive in Ankeny, records show. The 2.9-acre parcel includes a 16.3000-square-foot metal building constructed in 1997. The property is valued at $1.47 million. The transaction was recorded Jan. 3.

R Way Urbandale LLC, based in North Liberty, paid Mega Storage LLC $5.45 million for property at 10161 Hickman Road in Urbandale, records show. The mini-storage development is located on 6.5 acres and include 78,234 square feet of storage space. The warehouses were constructed in 1996. The property is valued at $3.48 million. The transaction was recorded Jan. 5.

An investment group paid $3.8 million for a neighborhood shopping center located at 8460 Birchwood Court in Johnston, records show. A group that includes Uptown Ankeny Partners LLC, Lainson Properties LLC, G5 Ventures LLC and K&A Investments LLC bought the property from BWC Properties LLC. The 2.9-acre parcel includes a 22,449-square-foot retail center constructed in 2003. The property is valued at $3.7 million. The transaction was recorded Jan. 5.

Legacy 515 LLC, located in Des Moines, paid Easter Lake Estates Inc. a little over $1 million for property at 700 E. County Line Road in Des Moines, records show. The property includes a 15-unit apartment complex building in 2000. The property is valued at $1 million. The transaction was recorded Jan. 5.

NVA RE LLC, based in Agoura Hills, Calif., paid H&M Real Estate LLC $1.2 million for property at 8145 University Blvd. in Clive, records show. The 1-acre parcel includes a 4,478-square-foot building constructed in 1994. A veterinary clinic is located in the building. The property is valued at $648,000. The transaction was recorded Jan. 6.

VJ Railroad LLC paid National Forensic League $600,000 for property at 401 Railroad Place in West Des Moines, records show. The property includes a 7,742-square-foot, one-story building constructed in 1992. The property is valued at $838,000. The transaction was recorded Jan. 6.

DR Horton Iowa LLC 
paid Stubbs Development Inc. $1.77 million for 30 residential lots in a new Ankeny development call Canyon Landing, records show. The development is west of Northeast 38th Street south of Northeast 102nd Avenue. The transaction was recorded Jan. 6. 

Way Rambo LLC, located in West Des Moines, paid Glawe Properties LLC $850,000 for property at 216, 218 and 218 1/2 Fifth St. (pictured at right) in West Des Moines, records show. The property includes a two-story building constructed in 1900. The property is valued at $448,000. The transaction was recorded Jan. 6.

PCA NLJV Sonic Holdco LLC paid KKCK Defense LLC $2.96 million for property at 5350 Merle Hay Road in Johnston, records show. The property includes a 1,643-square-foot building constructed in 2002. The building is occupied by a Sonic fast-food restaurant. The property is valued at $801,500.

TT&C Cooperative Housing, located in Marshalltown, paid Rita Van Zee $1.5 million for property at 401 S.E. Elm St. in Ankeny, records show. The property includes a 20-unit apartment complex constructed in 1967. The property is valued at $1.2 million. The transaction as recorded Jan. 7.

 

Dallas County
100-plus acres of Dallas County farmland sold

 

The Lucinda Stine Revocable Trust paid Kelly Estates LLC $2.2 million for 39 acres of farm ground located north of Iowa Highway 44 between Dallas Center and Panora, Dallas County real estate records show. The transaction was recorded Dec. 31.

Meadows Developers II LLC paid Petersen LLC $3.98 million for 40 acres of farm ground south of Iowa Highway 44 and north of Southeast 19th Street west of Grimes, records show. Meadows Developers II LLC is managed by Orton Homes, located in Clive. The transaction was recorded Jan. 4.

JWET Holdings LLC, located in Waukee, paid Trent Family Farm II and Trent Family Farm LLC $2.5 million for 37.7 acres at 30879 Ute Ave. in Waukee, records show. The property includes farm ground and a single-family house built in 1930. The transaction was recoded Jan. 5.

 

The real estate transactions from Polk and Dallas counties include information about transactions of $1 million or more including the sale of single-family houses as well as other transactions of interest.