Find out why Dakota REIT is investing in Des Moines.


Dakota REIT’s investment objective is to generate attractive current income and equity growth by investing in diversified real estate assets in the upper Midwest. Des Moines, IA is a new market for Dakota REIT and fits Dakota REIT’s assessment of a growth market due to its above average population and job growth, low un-employment and cost of living as well as the quality of life enjoyed by the upper Midwest.

What are people saying about Des Moines?

  • Named Among Three "Breakout Cities on the Forefront of America's Economic Recovery" — The Wall Street Journal, 2021
  • #7 Best Place to Live in the U.S. — U.S. News & World Report, 2021
  • Top 10 Best Place for Business and Careers — Forbes, 2019
  • #6 Best Places to work in Tech – SmartAsset, 2019

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