DES MOINES, IA—The Hilton Des Moines Downtown Hotel has topped out. The new-build’s exterior finishes are completed and the interior will follow.
To commemorate the event, a beam signing was conducted at the hotel construction site. Officials from The Weitz Company, IEC Hotel Corporation, Polk County Board of Supervisors, City of Des Moines, Catch Des Moines and the Greater Des Moines Partnership were present.
The construction of this hotel has been a city goal since the construction of the Wells Fargo Arena in 2004.
Upon opening, the hotel will have many amenities and upscale dining options for guests and locals. High-end furnishings and interior design is to be expected as well as artwork focusing on Iowa’s technology boom with several pieces to be created by local artists.
The Hilton Des Moines Downtown will have a 10,000-sq.-ft. ballroom with pre-function and outdoor terraces; 4,000 sq. ft. of meeting rooms; a full-service kitchen; swimming pool; fitness center, and more.