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Real Estate

To contact us:

Real Estate Division
City Hall – 2nd Floor
400 Robert D Ray Drive
Des Moines, IA 50309

Phone: (515) 283-4561
Fax: (515) 237-1766

The Real Estate Division provides the following services for City operations:

  • Appraisals
  • Purchase land and easements
  • Issue leases and licenses
  • Relocation assistance for displaced homeowners and businesses
  • Maintain records for City-owned property and easements
  • Sale of excess property

Properties for sale:

  • See list below for available properties
  • Email us for more information or to purchase a property:
  • Buildings
  • Commercial
  • Residential Land
  • Alley and Street Right-of-Way - email us for more information


No building information is currently available

Commercial Zoned Land - conceptual development plan required prior to entering into purchase agreement

106 12th St
2358 Shaw St
2530 Scott Ave
350 SE 18th St
4315 SE 14th St
503 SE 12th St
  • Comments: Rezoning Required, Next to E MLK Jr Pkwy (UNAVAILABLE UNTIL SPRING 2020)
  • Map
  • More information:

627-721 SE 23rd St
728-732 SE 24th St
909 Raccoon St
Indianola Ave Excess Right of Way

SW Leland Ave and SW 63rd St

Residential Zoned Land

3901 SW 42nd St