We turn underutilized real estate into vibrant communities.

Krause+ develops and operates real estate in downtown Des Moines and the Piedmont region of Italy. With a multi-generational horizon of ownership and an in-house approach to the planning, design, and management of real estate, we’re focused on improving the experience for our residents and businesses in the communities we live in.

Our diverse portfolio of projects includes boutique hospitality, professional athletics, commercial and retail properties, and residential rental units.

Krause Gateway Center at night

Our mission is to promote positive growth, nurture human connections, and foster vibrant communities.

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We focus on communities in Des Moines, IA and Northern Italy. Our diverse portfolio of projects includes constructing a 39 room five-star boutique hotel in Cerretto Langhe, Italy, and leading the efforts to deliver a new soccer-specific stadium and supporting district to bring professional soccer to Des Moines.

Casa di Langa

On 42 hectares of working vineyards and rolling hills, the 39-room hotel combines traditional Piedmontese design with sustainable practices thoughtfully threaded throughout the guest experience. Learn more

Stadium District

With a generational passion for the game, the development of Iowa’s first professional soccer stadium helps our state’s position in national athletics as home to all significant minor-league sports. Learn more

Western Gateway

A strategically positioned and programmed district at the convergence of thoroughfares, communities, and economies that will provide for the daily needs of residents and visitors of Des Moines.

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Property Management

By owning and operating our properties ourselves, we’re focused on creating a better renter’s experience for businesses and residents.

24/7 Availability

Rain or shine, Monday through Sunday, we are there for you when you need us most.

Work directly with us

We own and manage our real estate internally so you can expect the highest level of customer service.

We treat our tenants like guests

We take pride in our customer service by responding to work orders and inquiries in a timely manner.

The Forge exterior


We are actively seeking investment opportunities for properties with redevelopment potential in and around Des Moines’s central business district to grow our portfolio of industrial, office, retail, and multifamily assets.

Multi-generational owner

When we own a building we want to own it forever, so you can trust we will take care of it.

We build for the community

We engage with the public through business leaders, focus groups, community boards, and customer surveys and we apply the principles of placemaking to create public spaces that promote people’s health, happiness, and well-being.

Holistic approach to real estate

By owning, planning, designing, and operating all properties internally, we can provide better experiences for businesses, residents, and communities.

Interested in working with us?

We’re actively seeking investment opportunities and vendor partnerships to help improve our portfolio of properties.