February 7th, 2019    BREAKFAST MEETING

The Iowa Commercial Real Estate Association will meet at 7:15am on Thursday, February 7th, at the Des Moines Golf & Country Club in West Des Moines.

The meeting is open to anyone with an interest in commercial real estate. The fee is $10 with reservations or $15 at the door. The meeting features networking opportunities and a hot buffet breakfast.  The meeting concludes about 8:30am.

Please register at

or email or call Sue Clark at 222-3191 ext. 201.




The Iowa Commercial Real Estate Association will host the inauguration of new officers on Thursday, January 10th, at the Glen Oaks Golf & Country Club in West Des Moines from 5:00-7:00 PM.

Cocktail Reception

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ICREA provides its members with numerous activities throughout the year to advance their careers in the real estate industry. The calendar below contains all scheduled activities throughout the year for education, networking and marketing. We are always adding new items for continuing education and networking opportunities, so check back frequently.

ICREA’s signature event is the annual Iowa Commercial Real Estate Expo held in the Fall.


Monthly Breakfast Meeting

The Iowa Commercial Real Estate Association members and their guests are invited every month to attend the ICREA Monthly Breakfast Meeting. Attendees enjoy coffee and networking and a hearty breakfast. Most events feature an informative presentation by a guest speaker.

The event is typically held at the Des Moines Golf and Country Club from 7:15 a.m to 8:30 a.m. on the first Thursday of each month. Member fee for breakfast is $10.00. Breakfast is complimentary for first-time guests of ICREA members.

For more information on the breakfast meeting, please e-mail Association Manager Sue Clark, CCIM ( or call Ms. Clark at (515) 222-3191


Past Presentations

Thursday, January 3, 2019

The featured speaker was Brandon Pratt ,CPA, & Tax Manager with LWBJ Accounting Firm.  Brandon will presented the details on the new Economic Opportunity Zones that were approved as part of the recent Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. The zones have been established to spur economic activity and incentivize investors in areas most in need.

Opportunity Zones

Wednesday, December 19, 2018

The featured speaker was Doug Struyk, partner in the Carney & Appleby Law Firm and ICREA lobbyist. Doug reviewed the results of the 2018 session of the Iowa Legislature, the impact of the 2018 election and a preview of issues that may be considered for the 2019 legislative session.

Thursday, November 1, 2018

The featured speaker was Dan Dutcher, Community & Economic Developmet Director for the City of Waukee.  Dan will talk about the Apple land acquisition, the development agreement and construction plans for the new data center campus.