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8 Reasons Ankeny Makes a Great Place to Live


It’s no surprise why Kimberley Development is proud to call Ankeny (now listed as Iowa’s fastest growing community) “home” through nearly four decades of business. The following list reflects why so much of what Kimberley Development is building and developing is happening in the ever-growing town of Ankeny.

1. Growing population

More people are moving to Ankeny than any other town in Iowa. From 2005 to 2015, our population has increased approximately 50%.

2. Places to Play

Ankeny offers more than 40 parks and 80 trails and is close to Saylorville Lake with 25,000 acres of outdoor recreation opportunities.

3. Safe Community

According to the City’s most recent survey, 97% of residents feel safe in Ankeny.


4. Quality Education

Approximately 87% of Ankeny’s high school graduates intend to pursue post- secondary education/training compared to 67% of all Iowa students.

5. Increasing Sales

Retail sales in Ankeny have increased 14% in three years, topping $775 million.

6. Optimistic Residents

90% of residents are optimistic about the economic future of the community according to a city survey.

7. Strong Investment

Total new investment in Ankeny exceeded half a billion dollars over the past two years.

8. Supportive Business Environment

Since 2010, Ankeny’s local business investment policy has helped 14 companies, supported more than 2,000 jobs, and stimulated more than $200 million in private investment.

Visit Our Communities to see the developments we’re building in in Ankeny, as well as developments in other surrounding towns.

It’s no surprise why Kimberley Development is proud to call Ankeny (now listed as Iowa’s fastest growing community) “home” through…

The Wellington


Kimberley Development invites you to tour this 4,000 plus square-foot walkout ranch. As you enter the home take notice of the frosted track doors, which offer privacy and seclusion to a home office. The kitchen, dining and great room offer an open concept, while still maintaining their own distinct and defining characteristics.


From the hardwood floors, to the basket woven stone back splash and the quartz used throughout, this home provides the most usable space for family as well as entertaining. The quality wood craftsmanship is truly impressive with the many built-in shelves, wood columns, full extension, soft-close, beadboard cabinets, and the built-in dining banquette. Relax at the end of the day in the luxurious master suite. Complete with a tray ceiling, soaking tub, walk-in shower, and an abundance of custom closet space; this is the perfect place to unwind.

Right off the master suite are the laundry room and mudroom with individual cubbies. A second bedroom is also located on the main with a three-quarter bathroom off of it. Space is no issue in this lower level walk-out making it an ideal space to gather with friends and family around the second fireplace. The full wet bar features a wine storage room complete with a wine fridge.

A third spacious bedroom is also located in the lower level along with a three-quarter bathroom. For added convenience, the Wellington, is equipped with central vac and irrigation for the extensive landscaped lawn.

1705 SW Cascade Falls Drive, Prairie Trail in Ankeny

OPEN HOUSE DATES & HOURS:

JULY 11-12 | 17-19 | 24-26

SATURDAY: 10-9

SUNDAY: 10-8

FRIDAY: 1-9

SUNDAY JULY 26: 10-6

Kimberley Development invites you to tour this 4,000 plus square-foot walkout ranch. As you enter the home take notice of…
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Kimberley quality of craftsmanship is what sets them apart

We had an exceptional experience building with Kimberley Development Corporation. Bill, Jenna, and the rest of the staff were very accommodating and responsive. Their quality of craftsmanship is what sets them apart. Its obvious why Kimberley Development is considered the best builder in central Iowa.

Dustin Leo | Ankeny

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