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.  

Public Skywalk

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.


About the Building

The 801 Grand Building was build constructed in 1991 and was designed by the architectural firm Hellmuth, Obata, and Kassabaum, Inc. of St. Louis, Missouri.

The building rises 44 stories above downtown Des Moines, reaching a height of 630 feet at it highest point. With a total of 920,000 gross square feet, 1,142 windows, and designed multiple architectural step-backs, the 801 Grand Building boast a higher number of corner offices per floor than you see in 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.

Our Location

At 801 Grand, you will be centrally located right in the heart of Des Moines. As a tenant, you will have direct access to all Des Moines has to offer right within walking distance! If you or your clients need lodging, restaurants, nightlife or even a health club, just take one of the three connected skywalks and you're there within minutes. Strategically located on Grand Avenue and High Street, 801 Grand prevails as the most prestigious building in Des Moines.

As the pinnacle of Class A office space in Des Moines. 801 Grand will elevate your sense of pride in Des Moines as a world-class city filled with opportunity. Take your company to new heights by choosing this awe-inspiring location as your foundation for success. 

801 Grand Building, 801 Grand Ave, Des Moines, IA 50309

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