Directions is the official newsletter of the Sioux Falls Development Foundation, and features new developments, announcements, accolades , program updates, groundbreakings, and Sioux Empire Development Park happenings.

   Directions - May 2015
   Directions - March/April 2015
   Directions - January/February 2015
   Directions - November/December 2014

Latest News

USD Discovery District Seeking Development Partner - 03/22/2017

USD Discovery District Awards Contract for Infrastructure - 03/13/2017

Economic development and agribusiness: a great partnership - 03/13/2017

Regional economic development mission unchanged - 03/10/2017

USD Discovery District Calls for Hotel Proposals - 03/07/2017

This Week in Regional Economic Development - 03/07/2017

Happy retirement to longtime SFDF partner Evan Nolte - 02/28/2017

Ground broken for Brandon's sixth development park - 02/27/2017

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County Perspectives

County Perspectives is the official newsletter of the Lincoln & Minnehaha County Economic Development Associations. County Perspectives is published quarterly and features news about developments and other programs going on to support businesses.

   County Perspectives - 3rd Quarter 2016 (1002 KB PDF)
   County Perspectives - 2nd Quarter 2016 (4 MB PDF)
   County Perspectives - 1st Quarter 2016 (5 MB PDF)
   County Perspectives - 3rd Quarter 2014 (803 KB PDF)

Sioux Falls Accolades

Sioux Falls' St. Patrick's Day celebration is one of the best      03/09/2017 - WalletHub

SD ranked No. 15 Best State      03/06/2017 - U.S. News & World Report

South Dakota is retirement friendly - - check us out!      02/23/2017 - WalletHub

U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis Ranks South Dakota as Top State for Economic Growth      02/02/2017 - U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis

Sioux Falls recognized as the American Dream State      01/26/2017 - Site Selection Magazine

Sioux Falls - 18th Most Recession-Recovered Midsize City      01/11/2017 - WalletHub

PREMIER Center rises in world rankings      01/10/2017 - Pollstar Magazine

South Dakota is the Nation's "Top Moving Destination"      01/05/2017 - United Van Lines

Sioux Falls is ranked the 4th best city for finding a job in 2017      01/04/2017 - WalletHub

South Dakota is among the ten best states in the U.S in terms of well-being among residents aged 55 and over.      12/06/2016 - Gallup

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Transportation: The Sioux Falls Advantage

Our effective and efficient transportation system includes two Interstate highways, Class I rail, convenient air service, and the only Port of Entry and Foreign Trade Zone (FTZ) in the state. An excellent county highway system and short line rail provide a second tier of connectivity throughout the region. This makes Sioux Falls a transportation hub that connects people with goods from coast to coast and beyond.

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