DES MOINES SKYWALK FACTS
• Downtown Des Moines has been dubbed the 3rd largest insurance capital of the world and has a sizable financial service and publishing business base.
• Home to corporate giants such as Nationwide Insurance, Allied, EMC Insurance Group, Principal Financial & Meredith Corporation just to name a few.
• Other major employers include John Deer, Pioneer Hybrid, Citigroup, HyVee, UBS, Century Link and many others!
• Over 80,000 people come to work in downtown Des Moines every day, one of the highest capita rates in all of the U.S.
• Des Moines has made its way onto another list, as Forbes magazine tapped it as one of the top 15 U.S. Cities with with Emerging Downtowns.
• Forbes ranked Des Moines No. 2 on its 2014 "Best Places for Business" list and Fortune magazine also named Des Moines the No. 1 "up and-coming" downtown.