Retail Project

Merle Hay Mall

Des Moines, IA

Merle Hay Mall Entrance
Monument Sign Located at Merle Hay Road and Douglas Avenue. Winner of the 2004 International Sign Association’s Best in Class and Best in Show.
Junior Anchor Exterior
Junior Anchor Interior
Junior Anchor Interior
Interior Mall Stores
600 Seat Food Court
Interior Mall Stores
Interior Mall Stores
Aerial View
Aerial View
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Merle Hay Mall is an enclosed regional shopping center in Des Moines, Iowa. Principal anchors are Target, Kohl’s, Younkers, and Sears. Flix Brewhouse opened in December 2014 as Iowa's first micro-brewery "eatertainment" first-run movie theater with eight (8) screens. Junior anchors include Ulta, Staples, Old Navy and Shoe Carnival. Additional tenants include Helzberg's; Victoria’s Secret; Bath and Body; Maurice’s; Justice; Footlocker; Kid's Footlocker and many more. In-line restaurants include Old Chicago and Panda Chinese. For more details see

Outparcels include Starbucks, Applebee’s and IHOP.

Generating over 175 million dollars a year in sales, Merle Hay Mall is a household name and has been serving Iowans for more than fifty years.

Area Demographics
Market Specific Criteria1 Mile3 Mile5 Mile
Total Population27,441299,343723,958
Total Households10,711110,236257,191
Average HH Income$65,268$67,174$72,512
Median Age42.638.536.8
Projected Pop. Growth.4%.4%.4%