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Sammons Financial headquarters opening West Des Moines Iowa KDC

KDC Wraps Work on Sammons Financial HQ in West Des Moines

KDC has completed construction of Sammons Financial Group’s new corporate headquarters in West Des Moines, IA. The six-story, 217,000-square-foot Class A office building, located at 8300 Mills Civic Pkwy., creates space for current and future employees and contractors to work collaboratively.  

Sammons Financial Group’s new corporate home unites all the financial products company’s West Des Moines-area offices under one roof with space allocated for expansion in the next 10 to 20 years. 

“Sammons Financial Group is a great success story in terms of managing its growth and preparing for future opportunities,” said Steve Van Amburgh, KDC CEO. “We took this into account during the planning process and created an environment that nurtures excellent customer service and an employee- and client-first mentality.” 


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