55+ Luxury Living

Experience luxury redefined at downtown Des Moines’ premier 55+ community arriving late summer 2023.

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Start Fresh. A Clean Slate.

Experience luxury redefined at Slate, downtown Des Moines’ premier 55+ community nestled in the Gray’s Landing neighborhood. We welcome you home to stress less, indulge more, and retire the daily mundane for the maintenance-free lifestyle you crave. Discover a new style of living with homes and amenities tailored for life on your terms.

Downsizing doesn’t mean settling, with over 6,500 SF of community amenities thoughtfully designed to support your aspirations. Find what best suits your needs with a selection of 1-bedroom, 1-bedroom + den, and 2-bedroom homes complete with high-end finishes, private balcony or patio, and two home finish palette options to make it your own.

Alleviate the daily demands for the freedom you have earned, take back your “me-time,” and turn the page to a fresh chapter in your story. This one is for you.

What are you waiting for? Join our interest list to get started and for first access to future updates.

Slate 55+ Opening Summer 2023
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Tailored for life on your terms

Find Your Floor Plan

Find what best suits your needs with homes ranging from 720 SF to nearly 1,350 SF of open-concept living and fifteen unique floor plans to choose from.

Downsizing Doesn’t Mean Settling

Rejuvenate your lifestyle with expansive indoor and outdoor community amenities, thoughtfully designed for connection, entertainment, and to support your aspirations.

Take back your “me-time” to explore new passions, make new memories, and discover the new you.

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Lounge & Game Hall

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HD Golf™ Simulator

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Indoor Pool & Sauna

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Fitness & Group Fitness Studios

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Home Reimagined

Luxury meets leisure with high-end finishes and worry-free extras like all-inclusive internet, flexible lease term options, and one bill utilities with no setup required; just move in!

Our sun-filled homes feature open-concept living with direct exterior access*, quartz countertops and stainless steel appliances, ENERGY STAR© front-load washer and dryer, and two finish palette options to compliment your personal style.

*select homes
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Step Outside to the Gray’s Landing Neighborhood

A juxtaposition of downtown vibrancy and natural reprieve to support your active lifestyle. Explore downtown amenities just a short walk away or hop on the paseo for direct access to Gray’s Bike Trail and nearby Gray’s Lake.

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Join Our Interest List to Get Started

Your new construction home is anticipated to open in late summer 2023. 

Join our interest list for first access to future updates.

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