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Posted on: February 7, 2024

Trailside Tap in Ankeny clearing path toward expansion

Trailside Tap could break ground on an expansion this fall that would nearly quadruple the size of the bar and restaurant in Ankeny’s Uptown neighborhood.

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Posted on: February 7, 2024

It's official: New Hobby Lobby location coming to Ankeny

Aside from the Hobby Lobby, the project will also construct parking, storm water basins and utility service connections on the 6.42 acres south of Sam's Club.

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Posted on: February 7, 2024

Cinnaholic expanding to Ankeny's Prairie Trail

Cinnaholic is opening a new location in Ankeny, with plans for a third in West Des Moines/Waukee.

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Posted on: February 7, 2024

Casey’s General Store to expand food options, add stores

A three-year strategic plan underway at Casey’s General Stores, Inc. will include efforts to expand the convenience store’s footprint, guest-centered convenience, and restaurant-quality food.

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Posted on: February 7, 2024

U.S. subsidiary of Italian auto parts manufacturer SPAL investing $35M in Ankeny factory

An Italian auto parts manufacturer with a distribution center and offices in Ankeny will invest $35 million to build a new U.S. headquarters and manufacturing facility there, more than doubling its workforce.

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Posted on: July 11, 2023

How Ankeny’s Uptown has been revived

In 2010, Ankeny’s Uptown was a tired commercial district with scant hustle or bustle. As the decade progressed, a transformation began to occur.

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Posted on: May 16, 2023

SPAL USA expanding footprint in Ankeny

New $35 million facility will be built in Crossroads Business Park

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Posted on: January 9, 2023

Polk County sees major growth in taxable value of property

The taxable value of property among Polk County cities grew more than 160% in the past two decades, it's now nearly $30 billion.

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Posted on: October 5, 2022

Addition planned to Fieldhouse at Ankeny indoor athletic complex; construction of baseball/softball

When completed, Prairie Trail Sports Complex will include nearly 100,000 square feet of indoor athletic space on the 9-acre site along Southwest Vintage Parkway.

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Posted on: January 11, 2023

Business Record names Steve Boal as Deloitte CFO of the year

The Business Record has named Steve Boal, chief financial officer at Accumold in Ankeny, as this year’s Deloitte CFO of the year.

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Posted on: January 9, 2023

Largest Costco in the Midwest opens in Ankeny

The wholesale store is the biggest in the Midwest, featuring a food court, gas station, pharmacy, tire service and more. As part of the Spectrum 36 development, the new store is located at 4000 NE Spectrum Drive just off the I-35 exit at NE 36th St.

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Posted on: January 9, 2023

On With Life Announces Expansion + Growth

On With Life, a brain injury, stroke and neuro rehabilitation center in Ankeny, has served thousands of individuals over the past 30 years. The organization announced its plans to continue growing through a major expansion on their Ankeny campus.

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Posted on: January 9, 2023

Work on Ankeny bike trail progresses

Residents of Ankeny have been watching for months as a huge structure was going up over Oralabor Road on the city’s south side. The project is a $3 million dollar High Trestle Trail overpass.

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