Reimagine Retail, Restaurants and Recreation on Merle Hay Road

For developers seeking an ideal location for retail, restaurant and recreation options, Merle Hay Road in Johnston has ample opportunity. From the Merle Hay Gateway area all the way to the highly anticipated Johnston Town Center project, there are plenty of opportunities for businesses to thrive here in Johnston.

Traffic Counts

31,900 vehicles per day on Merle Hay Road

Interstate Access

Quick, easy access to Interstate 80/35

Community Amenities

Enjoy recreational amenities like Beaver Creek

Merle Hay Gateway

The City of Johnston approved a redevelopment plan that has set the stage for what should be a dramatic transformation to the front door of the city, giving the working and residential communities a lot to look forward to. Located just north of I-35/80, this area truly serves as the gateway to Johnston’s thriving community. With nearly 100,000 vehicles passing by daily on the interstate and nearly 31,900 vehicles passing by daily on Merle Hay Road, the location is ideal for retail shops and restaurants.

Johnston Town Center

The Johnston Town Center project is an initiative to encourage redevelopment of Merle Hay Road and create a commercial center for the city that will serve is a local destination for dining, shopping and entertainment. Construction of the new 24,000 SF City Hall and attached amphitheater kicked off the project in fall 2019. Development of The Yard, a splash pad, ice skating rink and the initial commercial buildings will emerge in 2020.

5055 Merle Hay Road

LAND FOR SALE

  • 444,312 SF available
  • Call for pricing

CONTACT

Knapp Properties, Inc.
Brian Erickson
(515) 707-6889
berickson@knappproperties.com

6519 Merle Hay Road

LAND FOR SALE

  • 116,741 SF available
  • Sale price = $645,000

CONTACT

Cushman & Wakefield, Iowa Commercial Advisors
Christopher Stafford
(515) 309-4002
cstafford@iowaca.com

Heard Gardens

LAND FOR SALE

  • 827,640 SF available
  • Sale price = $2,500,000

CONTACT

Denny Elwell Company
Blake Brown
(515) 964-1587
bbrown@dennyelwellcompany.com

Johnston Town Center

LEASE OR BUILD-TO-SUIT

  • 108,000 SF available
  • Call for lease rates

 

CONTACT

Hansen Real Estate Services
Jordan Kleinschmidt
(515) 270-9166
jordan@hansenres.com