The Kaer P. Vanice III Trust of Linwood, Kan., paid $3.46 million on May 10 to Professional Resource Development Inc. of Effingham, Ill., for a 7,668-square-foot neighborhood shopping center at 3219 Eighth St. S.W., Altoona. 

PT Land Investments LLC of Panama, Iowa, paid $610,000
 on May 1 to Loren Steenhoek and Younghee Steenhoek for 5 acres at 725 S.E. 54th St., Ankeny, and it paid $758,000 on May 6 to Chapman Bros. Farm LC for an adjacent 6.3 acres.

Chicago-based Artisan Capital Group’s 1260 34th Street LLC paid $1.37 million on April 24 to Chetwynd Place Inc. for the 23-unit Chetwynd Apartments at 3517 and 3519 University Ave., Des Moines. In August, Artisan Capital paid $5.8 million for Drake Park Apartments at 1304 34th St.

Kwik Trip Inc. of LaCrosse, Wis., paid $1.27 million April 24 to Tennessee-based Fairmount Education Inc. for 3.25 acres of vacant land at 4101 Hubbell Ave., Des Moines.