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Presentations

 

November 7, 2019

Des Moines Area Integrated Corridor Management Project

The featured speaker was Neal Fobian, P.E. with the Iowa Department of Transportation. Neal spoke  on the Des Moines Area Integrated Corridor Management Project.

August 1, 2019

Downtown E-Scooters

The featured speaker was Mike Armstrong, Director of Planning and Communications for the Street Collective of Greater Des Moines. Mike spoke about laying the groundwork and the launch of e-scooters in central Iowa.

June 6, 2019

ISU MRED Program

The featured speakers were Jackie Ulmer, Associate Dean, Ivy College of Business and Dan Kuhlman, Assistant Professor of Community and Regional Planning at Iowa State University. They presented a general overview of faculty and curriculum for the new Master of Real Estate Development degree being offered at ISU.

February 19, 2019

Des Moines Area MPO

The featured speaker was Todd Ashby, Executive Director of the Des Moines Area MPO. Todd will give an update on recent developments, current projects and future plans for transportation in central Iowa.

February 7, 2019

City of Des Moines

The featured speaker was Erin Olson-Douglas, Economic Development Director for the City of Des Moines.  Erin reviewed recent commercial real estate developments, current projects and future plans in the City of Des Moines.

January 3, 2019

Opportunity Zones

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.