Brio of Johnston

CDA was honored to be a part of the Brio of Johnston groundbreaking.  Brio of Johnston is a new independent living community for individuals 55 and older located in Johnston, Iowa.  For more information on Brio of Johnston, click here 


Iowa State University - Geoffroy Hall Ribbon Cutting

Iowa State University held a Ribbon Cutting for their newest residence hall on campus, Geoffroy Hall.  Geoffroy Hall is an eight story building with 14 houses (784 beds). The main floor has over 15 study rooms, the hall desk, a lounge, an activity room and a kitchenette.  The project was designed to LEED Gold standards and features an energy efficient mechanical system, water efficient plumbing fixtures, LED lighting, regional construction materials and low emitting materials to promote indoor air quality.  Thank you to The Opus Group for allowing us to team with you on this project.  For more information on Geoffroy Hall, please click here.


Brook Landing

A neighborhood meeting was held on March 31, 2016 to present the conceptual plan for a Single Family Subdivision called Brook Landing.  Upon rezoning, Brook Landing will create approximately 184 single family homes southwest of the intersection of E Douglas Avenue and NE 56th Street in Des Moines, Iowa.  Below is a conceptual plan representing Brook Landing.



Bob Layton Trail Ribbon Cutting

The Bob Layton Trail, located in western Urbandale, had its Ribbon Cutting on Saturday, May 17th, 2014.  Below are pictures from the Ribbon Cutting and of the new trail!


Northridge Village

The Northridge Village groundbreaking ceremony was held in Ames, with magnificent attendance.  Located on 12 acres of land in north Ames, Iowa, Northridge Village will provide senior living amenities with independent living, assisted living, and skilled nursing units.  Construction has commenced and is anticipated to be complete in August of 2015.  Civil Design Advantage is the project’s Civil Engineer and Landscape Architect for this highly anticipated continuing care retirement community.  For additional information, please visit Northridge Village’s website at