It’s the perfect time to introduce a new Prairie Trail logo. Ten years ago, Prairie Trail was just an idea. ‘Imagine the Possibilities’ was the theme as we talked about the vision of a community with tree-lined streets, distinctive homes, restaurants and shops within walking distance, parks and trails connecting the residents to each other […]
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Ankeny, Iowa – (April 10, 2015) – Dave Thompson, owner of The Urban Grill in Urbandale and D.R.A. Properties L.C., today announce a new restaurant will be coming to The District in Prairie Trail. Planning is underway for the 6,000+ square foot building on Main Street, overlooking Lake Promenade. Dave Thompson knows how to create […]
Choosing to live in Prairie Trail is a lifestyle choice as much as a choice of where to build your new home. Built on the design principles of new urbanism, Prairie Trail is a walkable community because of the location of nearby businesses that bring many amenities like fitness, education, retail shops, grocery, restaurants and […]
Planning and persistence is the story behind the continued growth of Prairie Trail business. Introducing the newest expansion, the District II building. Construction began on this 55,000 square foot building in January and is forecasted to be complete by Fall 2016. The business areas in Prairie Trail were designed to be a mix of streets, […]
The plans are set and the process has begun. While many decisions are made to arrive at the overall estimate, more choices must be made all throughout the process. It can be overwhelming for some and others really enjoy getting into the details. About 3-4 weeks after the contract was signed, the Watermillers met with […]
Ryan and Tara Watermiller dreamed of getting married, buying a home and starting a family. Their journey began a few years ago when Ryan moved to Ankeny and took a job in IT at The Principal Financial in Des Moines. Tara followed two years later, a CPA who also commutes downtown to The Principal. After […]
Monday, February 2nd is the day! We’ve all been waiting for the new Fitness World to open at Prairie Trail. Several hundred members got a sneak peek at the beautiful 32,000 square feet of space at the new facility over the weekend. It’s almost complete with just a few finishing touches that are sure to […]
We’re proud to be a sponsor Ankeny’s annual Chamber Chill 5K Run/Walk Road Race on March 7th. Be sure to visit the site for more information, to register and to learn about the running path right through Prairie Trail! http://www.ankeny.org/events/Chamber-Chill-5K-RunWalk-2015-2191/details Join us on social media to follow all the fun!
It has been a wonderful year of celebrating new businesses coming to The District in Prairie Trail. This fall, Simpson College Ankeny Campus at Prairie Trail was the first new business to open in the Vintage Main building at The District. Their first public event was the Simpson Speaker Series ‘Insights on Leadership’ featuring James Autry and Sally Pederson […]
It’s so exciting when the Prairie Trail magazine comes out every year. Pick up at copy at your local Hy-Vee, Fareway or Dahl’s and learn more about what it’s like to build your home at Prairie Trail.