Downtown Des Moines' Best Luxury Apartments

Posted by Darcy Valline on Mar 6, 2017 3:45:00 PM

Hubbell Realty Company has been hard at work building some of downtown Des Moines’ hottest new apartment rentals! If you’ve been dreaming of living in downtown Des Moines, there are some fantastic new options—and more on the way. Here are three of Hubbell Apartment Living’s newest options in the heart of Des Moines.

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Topics: Apartment Living, downtown living

Hubbell Introduces 3 New Des Moines Metro Apartment Communities

Posted by Darcy Valline on Oct 24, 2016 4:00:00 PM


As the Des Moines metro attracts increasing numbers of residents with its outstanding job market, family friendliness, educational and business opportunities, and thriving arts and music scene, builders are working hard to keep up with the high demand for new housing. Hubbell Apartment Living is introducing three exciting new communities serving Johnston and downtown Des Moines.

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Topics: Apartment Living, downtown living

What Is the Water Trails Plan for Des Moines?

Posted by Rick Tollakson on Jul 25, 2016 11:00:00 AM


Last year, I was honored to become the chair of the Greater Des Moines Water Trails and Greenways Steering Committee. Ever mindful of future generations, the committee’s mission is to cooperate across political boundaries, cultures, and recreational uses to accentuate and enhance the region’s water trails and greenways to realize their immense potential as a multifaceted centerpiece for a vibrant and dynamic region like Des Moines. 

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Topics: Trends in Development, Hubbell Realty, downtown living

I'm Ready for a New Place. Should I Rent or Buy?

Posted by Darcy Valline on May 24, 2016 4:00:00 PM

When you’re ready to move up from the apartment you’ve been renting, one of the first questions you’ll need to ask yourself is whether you should rent or buy your next place. Is this the time to become a homeowner, or does it make more sense to rent a new place that suits you better? While there are plenty of advantages to buying a home, in some circumstances, renting can be a better choice. The course that’s best for you will depend on your personal priorities and resources. One of the benefits of renting is that luxuries often are more affordable for renters than homeowners. Renting also gives you flexibility and frees up finances.

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Topics: Apartment Living, downtown living

How Can I Find the Next Up-and-Coming Neighborhood?

Posted by Steve Niebuhr on May 6, 2016 12:00:00 PM

Have you always wanted to be one of the first to get in on a hot new neighborhood? If so, you’re not alone. Plenty of house and apartment hunters have their eyes out for the city’s next hot spot, hoping to get in before property values take off and the housing market tightens up in the area. It’s not always easy to predict where the next trendy neighborhood will be, but there are signs you can look out for that can indicate an area is on its way up.

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Topics: Trends in Development, downtown living

Reasons to Love Living in Downtown Des Moines

Posted by Steve Niebuhr on Feb 12, 2016 8:19:00 AM

Downtown Des Moines has grown into a business and cultural center that consistently receives national attention. In 2014, Fortune named Des Moines the #1 city with an up-and-coming downtown and Politico wrote an in-depth report on how Des Moines went from "dull" to "cool." Des Moines is attracting a broad spectrum of people because the city holds something for just about everyone, which the city’s many recent national media mentions illustrate.

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Topics: Home Building, Apartment Living, downtown living