The Weitz Company Selected to Build $101 million Iowa Events Center Hotel

April 28, 2015 / News Blog

The Weitz Company, a national full-service construction firm, is proud to announce it has been awarded the contract to build the $101 million Iowa Events Center Hotel at Fifth Avenue and Park Street in Des Moines, Iowa.

The Iowa Events Center Hotel will include a build-out of a 330-room convention hotel. The new hotel will be connected to the Iowa Events Center, a multi-venue convention center and entertainment complex. Weitz will work with Des Moines-area architectural and engineering firms to complete the project.

Weitz has a history with the facility, serving as construction manager of the 17,000-seat Wells Fargo Arena, 100,000 square foot Hy-Vee Hall and general contractor for the renovation of Community Choice Credit Union Convention Center.

“The Weitz Company is thrilled to be the construction partner for the Iowa Events Center, a facility that will support the economic vitality of the greater Des Moines area,” says Mike Tousley, Weitz executive vice president.