About the KataLYST Team

KataLYST (noun) – (ka-tə-ləst): an agent that provokes or speeds significant change or action in your commercial real estate goals.

In physics and chemistry, a “catalyst” is something that creates or expedites changes in a given substance or element. In the real estate development sector, projects that spark more development in a close vicinity are often referred to as catalysts.

The KataLYST Team strives to be the spark that instigates your commercial real estate success. We work with you to create effective investment goals and strategies.

Our team starts by helping you look beyond individual investments, closely inspecting your commercial investment portfolio to see the bigger picture, which allows us to plan a larger, long term strategy for growth. We provide a customized approach, using modern real estate technologies and data insights to help you achieve your goals.

Our agents at the KataLYST Team leverage the same techniques and tools used by Wall Street investors and institutions, equipping you with everything you need to achieve success as you invest in commercial property in Des Moines, in Iowa, and beyond. We have a plethora of experience in the real estate industry, and strive to be a valuable resource and a trusted source of guidance. We consider ourselves a member of your team — your success is as important to us as our own!

The KataLYST Team is eager to guide you in your Des Moines commercial real estate investment journey. Whether you need an experienced voice to weigh in on a real estate value analysis or a partner to assist with contract negotiations, reach out to us.

The KataLYST Team: A Keller Williams Des Moines Broker

The KataLYST Team is an associate broker with KW Commercial Realty which is the commercial division of Keller Williams Realty. Keller Williams Realty Inc. is an international real estate company with more than 600 offices located across the U.S. and Canada. KW has a strong presence in the Des Moines commercial real estate market.

As a KW Commercial associate broker located in Des Moines, IA, The KataLYST Team offers specialized expertise in buying investment properties and commercial assets throughout Iowa. We provide our clients with all of the benefits of a large, established real estate company while being able to offer a personal experience. When you work with us, you get a trusted local agent with a number of valuable resources at their fingertips — the best of both worlds.

Discover Valuable Commercial Property in Iowa

Whether you’re just getting started in multifamily investments or you’re looking to expand your portfolio with more commercial real estate in Iowa, the KataLYST Team can help! We have decades of experience helping commercial investors get the most out of their properties.

Unlike a traditional brokerage firm, the KataLYST Team provides individual services at an hourly rate, not just a percentage based fee. Our range of service offerings includes value analysis, portfolio analysis, due diligence audits, financial audits, value-risk analysis, due diligence coordination, contract negotiation and more. Explore all of our diverse commercial real estate services, and reach out to us if you have any questions.

You Can Trust Our Experience in Commercial Real Estate

The KataLYST Team was founded by Jared Husmann, a motivated third-generation real estate entrepreneur and has continued to grow in team members throughout Iowa in order to assist more commercial real estate investors and owners by advising them in multiple facets of ownership within the commercial real estate industry including but not limited to: 


– Deal Analysis

– Macroeconomics

– Microeconomics

– Commercial Real Estate

– Investment Real Estate

– Construction

– Financing

– Acquisition

– Deal Structuring

– Marketing

– Digital Marketing

Get Started Investing in Iowa Commercial Real Estate

With years of experience in commercial real estate, the experts at the KataLYST Team are eager to be your partner as you invest in commercial property in Des Moines and in Iowa. If you’re looking for help getting started or deciding how to get the best return from your property investment, Jared Husmann and his team are ready to support you. View our available listings, or reach out to the KataLYST Team today.


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The Team

Meet our brilliant team

Mariana Huffington
Mariana Huffington
Robert Starford
Robert Starford
Olivia Kevinson
Olivia Kevinson