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Are you searching for Des Moines office space? OfficeFinder assists business owners in matching their requirements for business space with office space available in Des Moines and surrounding communities – and it’s a FREE service. We can help if you need office space for rent, lease or purchase. We serve the entire Des Moines metropolitan area and many of the nearby submarkets. We have assisted thousands of business owners; let OfficeFinder’s LOCAL team of professionals assist you.

It’s easy to get assistance in locating just the right Des Moines office space. Simply complete the easy form on this page and you’ll promptly be contacted by a LOCAL OfficeFinder representative who fully understands the market for the area of Des Moines metro area you prefer and the specific type of office space you desire. Your OfficeFinder representative will help you with negotiations with property owners, right through closing the deal to secure the Des Moines office space you love.

About Des Moines

Des Moines has just under 28 million square feet of office space of which 90% is located in the Des Moines CBD or Western suburbs. The Western Suburbs includes West Des Moines, Clive, Urbandale, Windsor Heights, Johnston, Grimes, Waukee, and portions of the unincorporated areas of Warren, Polk, and Dallas counties. Rental rates range for a low of $13.00 per square foot for some Class B office buildings to a high of $23.00 in newer Class A office buildings.

Officially, the Des Moines metropolitan area encompasses five counties in the central portion of Iowa, with a total population of over 560 thousand residents. The five counties are:

Des Moines metro is the largest population center in Iowa and has received many awards and recognitions including being ranked by Forbes as the Top US City for Young Professionals, and the #2 Best Place for Business. Other recognitions include MarketWatch’s ranking of Des Moines is the #2 Best City for Young Home Buyers, Reality Times ranked the city among the Top 10 Most Family Friendly US Cities, recognized the city as among the Top 10 Cities for Job Opportunities and Policom’s rating of Des Moines as the #1 City for Economic Strength, among others. Both Healthways and Gallup ranked the city as 25th in America for Overall Well Being. Combined with a high safety rating, low taxes and utility costs, Des Moines is among the most livable cities in the US. Clearly, Des Moines is a great place to live and conduct business. Both Des Moines and the surrounding communities that create the Greater Des Moines Metro area welcome new businesses of every kind, making it a choice city with a strong customer base and economy to provide your business opportunities for success.

Des Moines is surrounded by a network of interstate and state highways that create a beltway around the city, including I-80, I-35, Highways 5, 35 and 65. This provides easy access for customers to your business and may impact where you’d like to locate your business if you depends on shipping products to other cities, cross country or to major ports for international business. The Des Moines and Raccoon Rivers meet in Des Moines, creating great recreational opportunities and pleasing vistas. The city contains 64 parks, offering every type of sports and leisure activity. Over 40 miles of paved multiuse trails are available for biking and other activities and the city offers 13 miles of nature trails. As with most metro areas, Des Moines offers cultural activities of every types including concerts, plays, festivals and much more. Bring your business to a new home in Des Moines office space; you’re family will love living here.

If this sounds like some place you would you like to move your office or expand your office, we’d love to help. There is no cost for service and no obligation to completing the short form telling us a little about your needs. It’s a no lose proposition, so give us a try!Des Moines Office Space for Lease or Rent

The Des Moines office properties listed below are just a few of the recently listed properties our local tenant reps can help you with. If you would like more information or to set up a tour, please check the box for "Get More Info" and complete the request form on this page. We will contact you right away to provide you the information you requested.

Merle Hay

23 suites from 210 to 3,920 square feet.

- Large conference center - Large training room - On-site property management and maintenance - 250 covered parking stalls...

Listing Added: Feb 9, 2016

Downtown Des Moines

1 suite at 2,580 square feet.

Listing Added: Feb 8, 2016

3 suites from 2,440 to 3,030 square feet.

Listing Added: Feb 8, 2016

Downtown Des Moines

1 suite at 4,000 square feet.

Listing Added: Feb 5, 2016

Southwestern Hills

1 suite at 9,100 square feet.

- 38 Parking spaces - Signage available...

Listing Added: Feb 3, 2016

Sherman Hill

1 suite at 2,770 square feet.

- 55 parking spaces...

Listing Added: Feb 3, 2016

East Village

1 suite at 5,360 square feet.

- 50 Parking Spaces available...

Listing Added: Feb 3, 2016

Downtown Des Moines

1 suite at 8,100 square feet.

Listing Added: Feb 2, 2016

Merle Hay

1 suite at 2,620 square feet.

Listing Added: Feb 2, 2016

Downtown Des Moines

2 suites from 2,000 to 11,760 square feet.

Listing Added: Feb 1, 2016

East Village

1 suite at 2,340 square feet.

- Building and monument signage opportunities - Multiple fiber providers - Outdoor seating areas - Fiber connectivity...

Listing Added: Jan 30, 2016

North of Grand

1 suite at 220 square feet.

Listing Added: Jan 29, 2016

1 suite from 7,800 to 17,310 square feet.

- Over 500 parking spaces free...

Listing Added: Jan 21, 2016


1 suite at 2,470 square feet.

- 35 parking spaces...

Listing Added: Jan 18, 2016

Fort Des Moines

1 suite at 8,100 square feet.

- Parking Spaces: 50...

Listing Added: Jan 18, 2016

Downtown Des Moines

7 suites at 3,000 square feet.

- Executive parking available in the lower level - General parking available within close proximity...

Listing Added: Jan 18, 2016

Downtown Des Moines

1 suite at 14,710 square feet.

- Exterior building signage available...


1 suite at 10,000 square feet.

1 suite at 30,000 square feet.

Cheatom Park

1 suite at 23,160 square feet.

- 85 parking spaces...

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Useful Statistics for businesses looking for office space in Des Moines

  Des Moines IA State
2013 Estimated Population 205,415 3,062,553
Median Age 33.5 38.1
Housing Units 88,667 1,341,001
Occupied 81,894 1,226,547
Owned 51,214 885,942
Rented 30,680 340,605
Average Household Size 2.44 2.42
Rental Vacancy Rate 4.5% 6.3%
Homeowner Vacancy Rate 2.1% 1.8%
Median Home Value $118,200 $124,300
Median Monthly Rental Cost $742 $670
Estimated Mean Income $67,845 $79,574
Median Household Income $45,836 $51,843
Percent of Individuals below poverty level 18.5% 12.4%
Educational Attainment: Percent high school graduate or higher 87.1% 91%
Educational Attainment: Percent high school graduate 31.6% 32.9%
Educational Attainment: Percent with some College 22.1% 21.7%
Educational Attainment: Percent bachelor degree or higher 24.7% 25.7%
Average Commute time in minutes 18.7 18.8
Commute 100,913 1,526,130
Commute by car, truck or other vehicle - Drive Alone 79,400 1,219,847
Commute by car, truck or other vehicle - Carpool 12,202 140,985
Use Public Transportation 1,890 16,483
Work from Home 3,319 70,875

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