With more than 160 years in the real estate industry, Hubbell Realty Company is Central Iowa's go-to company. Since 1998, Hubbell Homes has become synonymous with community advocacy and developing homes tailored to the visions of homeowners. A project special to Hubbell Homes is the Hubbell Extreme Build, which began in 2006. From rebuilding a family's home after a Christmas fire, to building "9 Homes in 9 Days for 9 Families," two Camp Sunnyside cabins & the rebuilding of Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Iowa, Hubbell Homes continues to take the lead in countless communities.
F.M. Hubbell arrives in Fort Des Moines, Iowa. This would be the start of a rich history in real estate.
Hubbell records his first real estate transaction: a 640-acre purchase in Woodbury County, IA.
Hubbell helps establish Des Moines' first streetcar company, City Railroad Company.
Hubbell founds Equitable Life Insurance Company - Iowa's first Insurance company.
Hubbell organizes Des Moines Water Company.
Hubbell becomes one of the original incorporators of the Des Moines Union Railway Company.
Hubbell family buys Terrace Hill; this home would remain in the family until being sold to the State of Iowa in 1971.
Hubbell opens Hubbell Avenue through Northeast Des Moines, a main roadway to this day.
The Hubbell Building is erected.
The City of Des Moines buys Hubbell's water company for $3,450,000; it is now known as Des Moines Water Works.
The Equitable Building is erected in downtown Des Moines and stands as the tallest west of the Mississippi.
F.M. Hubbell passes away at the age of 91, leaving a legacy of real estate and business growth.
TThe first new building in Riverpoint is erected at 401 SW 8th Street.
Jim Hubbell III leads Hubbell Realty Company as President.
Kaleidoscope at the Hub opens.
Hub Tower opens and is home to Hubbell Realty Company.
Hubbell Realty takes on its first residential land development project: Village Park in Ankeny.
Hubbell Realty and CB Richard Ellis form partnership to create CB Richard Ellis (CBRE)|Hubbell Commercial.
Hubbell Homes is established.
Hubbell Realty Company opens new headquarters at 6900 Westown Parkway in West Des Moines.
Jim Hubbell III is named Chairman of the Board of Directors and Rick Tollakson becomes President and CEO of Hubbell Realty Company.
Hubbell establishes the first Conservation Community in central Iowa.
Hubbell begins its first downtown Des Moines housing development with the conversion of the Hubbell Building into 72 residential apartments.
Hubbell Realty Company purchases Copper Creek Golf Course.
Hubbell Homes completes "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" on ABC for an Iowa family in Tama County, Iowa in just 93 hours.
Hubbell acquires residential developments and 1,800 apartments in Des Moines and Sioux Falls, South Dakota from Clarke Company, Ltd and establishes Hubbell Apartment Living.
Hubbell Construction Services is established.
Hubbell Realty Company is awarded the 2008 Outstanding Corporate Foundation Philanthropy Award from the Association of Fundraising Professionals - Central Iowa Chapter.
The second Hubbell Extreme Build begins with "9 Homes in 9 Days for 9 Families." Hubbell Homes and Hubbell Construction Services construct a nine-plex housing structure located at the corner of 21st and Forest Avenue in Des Moines, Iowa for Anawim Housing.
The third Hubbell Extreme Build rebuilds two 7,000 square foot cabins for Easter Seals Camp Sunnyside, an organization that helps people with disabilities.
Hubbell Homes named Greater Des Moines Homebuilder of the Year by the Greater Des Moines Home Builders Association.
Hubbell Homes joins The Skilled Trade Alliance & Academy, a program aimed at gaining middle and high school interest in the skilled trades.
Hubbell completes their fourth Hubbell Extreme Build by rebuilding the Ronald McDonald House into a 17,000 square foot house with 18 rooms for children battling cancer, in the NICU & PICU.
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