Retail Project

Merle Hay Mall

3800 Merle Hay Road Des Moines, IA 50310
Merle Hay Mall


Merle Hay Mall is a regional, hybrid center in the heart of the Des Moines, Iowa market. Principal retail draws are Target, Kohl’s, Old Navy, Ulta, Five Below and Ross, complemented by an extensive lineup of local, and national retailers like Bath & Body Works, Riddles Jewelers (new), Footlocker and many more.
Merle Hay is also a destination for sports and entertainment. Major draws include FLIX Brewhouse, a 40,000 sf micro-brewery and first run theatre, Game Day Lanes, a tournament sized bowling alley, Dinks Pickleball, a 74,000 sf pickleball park (under construction), Kids Empire, and new 18,000 sf active play and party venue, 13,000 sf GAME DAY restaurant and arcade and other local concepts such as White Rabbit VR, Splatter House, Laser Tag, Ratts Underground and Smash Room.

A 3,500 seat regional arena is under negotiation for the west end of the center. The Des Moines Buccaneers Hockey team is the proposed primary seasonal user, with year-round events planned.

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

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