The Weitz Company Awarded Contract to Build Iowa Events Center Hotel

The Weitz Company, a national full-service construction firm, is proud to announce it has been awarded the contract to build the $101 million Iowa Events Center Hotel at Fifth Avenue and Park Street in Des Moines, Iowa.

The Iowa Events Center Hotel will include a build-out of a 330-room convention hotel. The new hotel will be connected to the Iowa Events Center, a multi-venue convention center and entertainment complex. Weitz will work with Des Moines-area architectural and engineering firms to complete the project.

Weitz has a history with the facility, serving as construction manager of the 17,000-seat Wells Fargo Arena, 100,000 square foot Hy-Vee Hall and general contractor for the renovation of Community Choice Credit Union Convention Center.

“The Weitz Company is thrilled to be the construction partner for the Iowa Events Center, a facility that will support the economic vitality of the greater Des Moines area,” says Mike Tousley, Weitz executive vice president.

About The Weitz Company
Celebrating its 160th anniversary in 2015, The Weitz Company is a national full-service general contractor, design-builder and construction manager. For more information, visit


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