Outlets of Des Moines

Webcam Provides Live View of Outlets of Des Moines Construction 

Market interest drives New England Development’s decision to share progress

The Des Moines region’s first outlet mall is also the first New England Development outlet project to stream its progress live on the web. The construction of Outlets of Des Moines, a 300,000 square foot development to feature major-label outlet stores and restaurants, may now be followed by clicking here. Continue reading…

Outlets of Des Moines

Outlets of Des Moines Takes Shape as Steel Erection Work Begins

August progress shows construction on schedule

The Des Moines region’s first outlet mall is now clearly visible from Interstate 80 and Highway 65 as construction crews erect steel at Outlets of Des Moines a New England Development project. The construction at Outlets of Des Moines will support approximately 500 jobs. Crews are approximately halfway through pouring foundations for the center’s nine buildings, and steel erection for two of the buildings is underway.  Continue reading…


Development is Happening Now, in the City of Altoona

City of Altoona issues $53 million in construction permits for over 400,000 square-feet of space.

As of July 31, the City of Altoona has issued a total of 139 building permits. This represents over $53 million in permit valuation and over 400,000 square-feet of new or improved space. By comparison, on July 31, 2015 the City had issued permits for $23 million and 194,000 square-feet, showing an increase of 124% in valuation and 105% in square-feet of space. Continue reading…

Residential Construction Altoona Building Outlets of Des Moines

Full Swing Construction Begins at Outlets of Des Moines

October 2017 Grand Opening Planned

New England Development announced today that construction work will be in full swing this month on the Outlets of Des Moines property in Altoona, Iowa. Opening in October 2017, Outlets of Des Moines will feature some of the best brand names in retail. The 300,000 sf outlet center will be located at 801 Bass Pro Drive NW at the intersection of I-80 and US-65, an established destination for entertainment and shopping.   Continue reading…

Building Building Annual Plant Sale

Brew n’ Blooms

2016 Polk County Master Gardener Annual Plant Sale

Join the Polk County Master Gardeners and the Mud, Camp, Spring Creek Watershed Management Authority for a morning of Brew n’ Blooms at Victorian Acres on Saturday, May 7, from 8:30 am to 10 am. Continue reading…

Spectators Sports Bar and Grill
Opens April 11

Spectators Sports Bar and Grill has announced its grand opening celebration will be held on April 11. The venue, which seats approximately 300 guests, has over 100 viewing screens including a 220″ projection screen on the main wall, a live feed sports ticker and has every sports package offered by DirecTV requiring over five and a half miles of audio-video cabling. General Manager, Lisa Battani, says, “The Spectator’s experience is one that transports our guests to their favorite live sporting event full of fun and excitement.” Todd Chapman, President of Satellite Center, describes Spectators as, “by far the most advanced system ever deployed in Des Moines for a sports bar.” Continue reading…