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Monthly Archives: February 2016

Engineered Luxury Vinyl Plank Flooring


If you visited the HomeShowExpo last summer, you may or may not have noticed the use of luxury vinyl plank used it certain areas of the homes. Being an entirely new category of flooring called Engineered Luxury Vinyl Plank flooring, or LVP for short, these planks are by far the most durable on the market today. Now, before you decide it’s not for you, let us tell you what we love about COREtec’s LVP.
  • Lifetime Residential Wear Warranty
  • Lifetime Structure Warranty
  • Lifetime Water proof Warranty
  • Lifetime Pet proof Warranty

DURABLE

This means you can install COREtec LVP in wet areas such as bathrooms and laundry areas and never have to worry about it swelling when exposed to water. Two coats of UV acrylic finish provide superior stain resistance and cleanability. This product is great for those who have pets and children. A 20 millimeter commercial rated wear layer insures your floor will be protected from dents and scratches.
  • Stable – will not expand or contract
  • Waterproof core, which naturally resists mold & mildew

COMFORTABLE

Enjoy the look of wood floors with the comfort of cork. COREtec LVP is quieter and warmer than ordinary LVP floors, and require no additional underlayment. Attached cork underlayment provides:
  • Additional cushion for muscles & joints
  • Added sound insualtion

LOOK & STYLE

COREtec LVP isn’t your stereotypical vinyl-looking floor. We’ve had seasoned realtors in disbelief that the floor in their listing house wasn’t actual wood flooring. The rigid plank technology of COREtec eliminates ripples and waves seen in other brands. A large variety of colors and styles are available from white-washed Pine to wire brushed Oak with gray tones to dark, rich Walnuts.
  • Wider variety of wood color options than traditional wood floors
  • Gives any space an updated look
If you visited the HomeShowExpo last summer, you may or may not have noticed the use of luxury vinyl plank…

Ankeny Economic Development Meeting Feb 2016


With Ankeny constantly growing it can be hard to keep up with everything. Check out some city related statistics and news that we learned at the Ankeny Economic Development meeting.



Ankeny Schools System

  • 7th largest school district in Iowa
  • Growth of 2,000 new students every 5 years
  • Average student/instructor ratio lowered to 14.4
  • Newsweek ranked Ankeny 2nd best high school in Iowa
  • 2015 – Advanced Placement Honor Roll Award

Upcoming School Related News

  • Students in grades 5th-12th will each have their own Chromebooks
  • Ankeny will have its 11th elementary school by 2020
  • Plans for new elementary school in Prairie Trail and another on NW side of town

City News

  • Ankeny Area Chamber moving to The District in Prairie Trail
  • Plans to repurpose Kirkendall Library into Public Works, Planning & Building, and Parks and Recreation departments
  • Plans to build new library with space for city council chambers in Prairie Trail
  • Considerations for 3rd fire department on northeast side in near future

What’s Coming to Ankeny?

  • The Juice Company East 1st Street
  • District 36th (will be similar to Urban Grill) Prairie Trail Opening Fall 2016
  • Whiskey River and The Venue (bar/restaurant/entertainment venue) Prairie Trail Opening Spring 2016
  • The Fletcher (restaurant) Taking up part of the old Dahls
  • Gino’s Distribution Taking up part of the old Dahls
  • Pie Five Pizza SW Oralabor, next to Jimmy Johns
  • Zombie Burger Northview Centre II on North Ankeny Blvd.
  • Plot Twist Bookstore Kimberley Plaza at 502 North Ankeny Blvd.
With Ankeny constantly growing it can be hard to keep up with everything. Check out some city related statistics and…

Centennial Pointe Plat 5



Located in Ankeny, Centennial Pointe is a fast growing development that covers 93 acres just north of Ankeny Centennial High School. This prime location off of State Street is perfect for those wanting close proximity to restaurants, shopping, golf courses, bike trails, and the I-35 interchange from 36th Street. Once it is fully developed Centennial Pointe will feature three city parks, two ponds, and walking paths throughout the neighborhood and around the two ponds.
The newest plat, plat 5, has taken off with many homes already going up. Enjoy access to a ten-acre pond that backs to many of our prime walkout and daylight lots. A number of cul-de-sac lots are still available as well. Find out more information on pricing and availability here.
Located in Ankeny, Centennial Pointe is a fast growing development that covers 93 acres just north of Ankeny Centennial High…

Bill Kimberley’s Forecast of the Homebuilding Industry


Read about Bill’s forecast of the home building industry in BUILD magazine’s digital edition:

Read The Full Article

Read about Bill’s forecast of the home building industry in BUILD magazine’s digital edition: Read The Full Article
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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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