CDA News

Kum & Go Secures 100th LEED Certification

Kum & Go received its 100th Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification at its store located at 11989 Hickman Road in Urbandale, Iowa.   LEED is a points-based rating system that focuses on environmentally friendly design.  Read the full Convenience Store News article here.

You can take a look at Kum & Go LC Green Building page here.


Pella Sports Park Ground Breaking

Crews in Pella are getting ready to build a new sports park.

“We wanted to get a situation where we could get families together, have them all playing at the same facility so that we could have community with our family and also other families,” says Craig Wassenaar with Pella Sports Park Committee.

Read more here!

Brio of Johnston

CDA was honored to be a part of the Brio of Johnston groundbreaking.  Brio of Johnston is a new independent living community for individuals 55 and older located in Johnston, Iowa.  For more information on Brio of Johnston, click here 


Iowa State University - Geoffroy Hall Ribbon Cutting

Iowa State University held a Ribbon Cutting for their newest residence hall on campus, Geoffroy Hall.  Geoffroy Hall is an eight story building with 14 houses (784 beds). The main floor has over 15 study rooms, the hall desk, a lounge, an activity room and a kitchenette.  The project was designed to LEED Gold standards and features an energy efficient mechanical system, water efficient plumbing fixtures, LED lighting, regional construction materials and low emitting materials to promote indoor air quality.  Thank you to The Opus Group for allowing us to team with you on this project.  For more information on Geoffroy Hall, please click here.


Brook Landing

A neighborhood meeting was held on March 31, 2016 to present the conceptual plan for a Single Family Subdivision called Brook Landing.  Upon rezoning, Brook Landing will create approximately 184 single family homes southwest of the intersection of E Douglas Avenue and NE 56th Street in Des Moines, Iowa.  Below is a conceptual plan representing Brook Landing.