City leaders released a draft concept of the Downtown DSM: Future Forward Vision Plan and Action Plan on Wednesday, with a goal of finalizing it this summer. Public comment will be taken into consideration before final plans are released.
Post-COVID-19 downtown living is exploding in popularity, making it difficult to find a place to live in downtown Des Moines. LEVEL, an apartment community in the Bridge District downtown, is a new Hubbell housing project that is nearing completion.
Hubbell Realty Co. this month began construction for Forge65, a 162-unit townhouse and apartment development located on about 8 acres south of Iowa Highway 163 at Northeast 60th Street in Pleasant Hill.
Rising interest rates “impacts people who are trying to become homeowners,” said Rachel Flint, vice president of Hubbell Homes Inc. “When the rates go up, they may no longer qualify for that home loan because the rates have changed.”
Rick Tollakson has literally changed the landscape of Camp Sunnyside for the better, and on Tuesday evening, Easterseals Iowa recognized the longtime supporter and benefactor by naming a recently remodeled building as the Rick Tollakson Wellness Center.
Hubbell Homes Vice President Rachel Flint took part in a panel at Affordable Housing Week Symposium, sponsored by the Polk County Housing Trust. She and the other panelists talked about their ideas to increase the supply of affordable housing in Central Iowa.