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Pleasant Hill Commerce Park

Pleasant Hill

Site Information

The Pleasant Hill Commerce Park, located at Northeast 70th Street and University Avenue, in the city of Pleasant Hill, includes 197.19 acres of farmland available for development as a commerce park. Water, sewer, electricity and natural gas are readily available on-site. This property is conveniently located on a four-lane highway and within three miles of the nearest Interstate. The Des Moines International Airport is a 15-minute drive from the site. The site is also certified as development-ready through the state of Iowa’s site readiness program, administered by the Iowa Economic Development Authority.

As a region, Greater Des Moines (DSM) boasts a competitive business climate, and companies interested in growing here can pursue several incentives like industrial tax abatement or Tax Increment Financing (TIF) programs. Additionally, the State of Iowa offers incentive considerations for companies making positive contributions to job creation and job training. 

Site at a Glance

Site Name: Pleasant Hill Commerce Park

Location: Pleasant Hill

Site Size: 101-200 acres

Zoning: Commerce Park

Site Designation: DSM RFI Ready, State Certified Program

Water Infrastructure: Yes

Wastewater Infrastructure: Yes

Transportation Infrastructure: Distance to 4-Lane Highway: 1 mile
Distance to Interstate: 3 miles
Direct Rail Access: No
Nearest Major Air Hub + Travel Time: Des Moines International Airport (Travel Time: 15 minutes)


Pleasant Hill is a suburb community in DSM. It sits just six miles east of the bustling Downtown DSM. In DSM, both employers and employees find that their dollars can go farther here. The region offers a pro-business environment, evident in its cost of doing business, which is 12% lower than the national average (Moody’s Analytics). And talent loves it here, too. DSM continues to earn accolades among the top cities to live and best places for a low cost of living.

About DSM RFI Ready

DSM RFI Ready sites meet extensive 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 the Pleasant Hill Commerce Park site and learn more about growing your business in DSM. Connect with Alex Lynch, Economic Development Project Director, to get started.