EMC Insurance Companies Selects Brooks Borg Skiles to Design New Office Building

February 16, 2015 -- Des Moines, Iowa -- EMC Insurance Companies has selected Brooks Borg Skiles Architecture Engineering, LLP (BBSAE) to design their new office building at 219 Eighth Street in downtown Des Moines, IA.

The new four-story building is designed to complement the existing EMC building at 717 Mulberry and the 700 Walnut building to create a cohesive and connected corporate campus block. The design includes a high-performance glass curtain wall and design elements that tie back to the character defining elements of the existing architecture.
The plans include tenant space on the first floor facing Walnut Street, below grade level parking, and space for essential mechanical and electrical infrastructure. Additional levels will accommodate a wellness facility, a conference/training center, and additional office space.

BBSAE is proud to have the opportunity to continue our relationship with EMC which extends nearly 50 years and includes the design of their existing corporate office at 717 Mulberry in the 70ís as well as their office tower at 700 Walnut in the 90ís.