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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
  • For more information or to purchase a property - email us
  • Business Parks
  • Alley and Street Right-of-Way - email us for more information


No building available

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

106 12th St
Multiple Parcels in vicinity of E Martin Luther Jr Parkway and SE 23rd St
  • Comments: Near E MLK Jr Pkwy and SE 23rd St, Right of Way Vacation Required
  • Map
  • More information:
2530 Scott Ave
  • Comments: North of E MLK Jr Pkwy @ SE 25th Ct, Right of Way Vacation Required
  • Map 
  • More information:
4315 SE 14th St
909 Raccoon St
215 SW 9th St
  • Comments: Along south side of W MLK Jr Parkway, between SW 9th and SW 8th
  • Map
  • More information:

Residential Zoned Land

3901 SW 42nd St