The Building

Since 801 Grand’s completion, the building has embodied the heart and soul of Des Moines, as well as become a symbol of strength and prestige within the community. 801 Grand’s prominent presence in Des Moines skyline serves to solidify its place as the most distinguished building in the city. With its awe-inspiring views and 21st century technology, you are sure to be swept away but the magnificence of this one of a kind building.  As a tenant you will have access to the systems, facilities and amenities that will help drive your business’s success. 

We Invite You to Elevate Your Business.



801 Grand is primarily executive office space with retail locations on the first three floors.

Parking Downtown

901 Grand is located directly to the west of 801 Grand in the downtown Des Moines area. 901 Grand is available to tenants and the public for monthly parking. No daily parking is available.

All parking spaces are assigned. To register for parking at 901 Grand please call 515-244-7801 to set up an appointment.

Guest Spaces

There are ten visitor parking spaces located on the top floor of 901 Grand available for tenant visitor use. These spaces are available on a first come first serve basis.  Additional parking is available at the city parking ramp located south of 801 Grand on an hourly fee basis.  


801 Grand has three connections to the downtown Des Moines skywalk system. The south and west skywalk routes lead to parking lots while the east skywalk leads to the Kaleidoscope. Each route of 801 Grand's skywalk system also leads to the downtown area of Des Moines.


801 Grand was designed by the architectural firm of Hellmuth, Obata and Kassabaum, Inc. of St. Louis. M.A. Mortenson Company of Minneapolis was the general contractor.


801 Grand rises 44 stories above downtown Des Moines, reaching 630 feet at its highest point; of those 44 stories, 41 are accessible. 801 Grand has more than 2,000 stair steps. 

Square Footage

801 Grand has 970,000 gross square feet (including excecutive office, retail and mechanical designs). 801 Grand’s multiple architectural step-backs, covered with 1,142 windows, provide more corner office space per floor than standard designs. 

About Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL)

801 Grand is managed by a professional management team from JLL.

JLL is one of the country’s largest management and leasing organizations. Assignments include office buildings with Class A office space, regional shopping centers and major industrial parks. Each property is staffed with a trained team of business managers and support staff.

The objective of the management team at 801 Grand is to provide you with the highest quality service available to ensure your comfort and continued tenancy.
JLL’s Global Headquarters are located at 200 East Randolph Drive, Chicago, Illinois 60601.

About the Ownership

801 Grand is owned by The Principal Financial Group® (The Principal®), a Fortune 500 global financial company which offers businesses, individuals and institutional clients a wide range of financial products and services.  The Principal (The Principal®) is headquartered in Des Moines, Iowa at 711 High Street.  For more information on The Principal (The Principal®), please visit www.principal.com.