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Gorsche Property

Des Moines

Site Information

Located at 7103 Fleur Drive in the city of Des Moines, the DSM Gorsche Property has a 24-acre footprint with premiere access just one mile south of the Des Moines International Airport and one mile north of the Highway 5 bypass with full interchange. Zoned for a business park as a Planned Unit Development (PUD), the property features 824 feet of frontage road along Fleur Drive with traffic counts averaging 15,800 vehicles per day. Nearby amenities serving the area’s workforce include Target, Hy-Vee grocery store, Southridge Mall, numerous restaurants and convenience stores, and various service providers — all within a few miles’ drive or a short walk for quick employee access. 

Water, sewer and electrical hookups are available on-site. Tax Increment Financing (TIF) and tax abatements are possible incentive opportunities for development of this property. 

Site at a Glance

Site Name: Gorsche Property

Location: Des Moines

Site Size: 0-50 acres

Zoning: PUD

Site Designation: DSM RFI Ready

Water Infrastructure: Yes

Wastewater Infrastructure: Yes

Electric Infrastructure: Yes

Natural Gas Infrastructure: No

Transportation Infrastructure: Distance to 4-Lane Highway: 1.2 miles
Distance to Interstate: 8.7 miles
Nearest Major Air Hub + Travel Time: Des Moines International Airport (Travel Time: 5 minutes)


Both businesses and the employees they hire can do more with their dollars here. Not only is DSM a pro-business community boasting a cost of doing business 12% lower than the national average (Moody’s Analytics), but the region also continues to earn accolades as a top place to live with a low cost of living. DSM is also compelling for young professionals: In 2023, DSM earned the top spot on the Forbes Best Places to Live for Young Professionals list. 

About DSM RFI Ready  

DSM RFI Ready sites meet rigorous documentation requirements and have been evaluated by economic development practitioners to ensure site selection consultants and corporate real estate executives can readily access the data needed to drive decisions. 

Do Something Greater Here

Access the full data on this site and learn more about growing your business in DSM. Connect with Alex Lynch, Economic Development Project Director, to get started.