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As a premier shopping destination, Merle Hay Mall offers a unique blend of retail, dining and entertainment options.  Over the years, Merle Hay Mall has continued to attract popular national, regional and local retailers to complement its first-to-the-state Flix Brewhouse, featuring a restaurant, microbrewery, and a 1,000 seat, 8-screen, dine-in movie complex.

  • Iowa’s first super-regional, hybrid shopping center
  • Over 70 retailers, restaurants and entertainment venues
  • Over 150,000 square feet of leaseable office space (Merle Hay Office Centre)
  • Located in a densely populated residential area with over 90,000 people within a 3-mile radius
  • High-visibility along Des Moines’ third busiest street for vehicle traffic, Merle Hay Road


Merle Hay Mall Quick Facts:

  • Cross Streets: Merle Hay Road and Douglas Avenue (33,900 ADT 2016)
  • Interstate Access: 1.5 miles south of Interstate 80/35 on Merle Hay Road
  • Metro Area: Des Moines, IA
  • Type of Center: Enclosed super regional
  • Anchor Tenants: Target, Kohl’s, Ross Dress For Less
  • Junior Anchor Tenants: Five Below, Old Navy, ULTA, Shoe Carnival
  • Entertainment Anchors: Flix Brewhouse, GameDay, GameDay Bowling Lanes
  • Number of Retail Stores: 70+
  • Total Gross Leasable Area: 941,866 sq ft.
  • Number of Parking Spaces: 6,000

Merle Hay Mall Leasing Contacts

Tom Walsh–CRX, CLS
SVP Director of Leasing
Office: 312-528-7940
Cell: 847-421-4882

Jared Hassman
Director of Leasing

Merle Hay Centre Quick Facts:

  • Number of Floors: 6
  • Largest Contiguous Space: 12,052 SF
  • Lease Rate: $15.55/SF FS
  • Approximate Floor Plate: 24,992 SF
  • Parking: 5 per 1,000
  • Location: 1.2 miles (2 minutes) from Interstate 80. Located on border of Des Moines, Urbandale and Johnston, IA. Centrally located on three DART bus lines
  • Amenities: Central Location, 2 free-to-schedule conference rooms, on 3 bus lines, free on-site fitness facility with locker rooms, ample parking, and access to restaurants and shopping.

Merle Hay Centre Leasing Contacts

Jon Ledinksky, Vice President

Harrison Kruse, CCIM

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