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 - March/April 2018
   Directions - January/February 2018
   Directions - November/December 2017
   Directions - September/October 2017

Latest News

Sioux Falls, the 23rd best city in 2018 for living the American Dream! - 05/15/2018

Foundation Park adds expanding trucking company - 05/09/2018

Congratulations to the Leadership Sioux Falls graduates including our own Jennifer Tuttle - 05/03/2018

A Conversation with Nick Fosheim - 05/02/2018

Foundation Park's anchor business already expanding - 05/02/2018

Evening welding class draws wide range of students - 05/02/2018

People are key to successful economic development - 05/02/2018

Good roads keep daily travel and our economy running smoothly - 04/13/2018

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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 - 1st Quarter 2018 (4 MB PDF)
   County Perspectives - 2nd Quarter 2017 (8 MB PDF)
   County Perspectives - 1st Quarter 2017 (5 MB PDF)
   County Perspectives - 3rd Quarter 2016 (1002 KB PDF)

Sioux Falls Accolades

23rd Best City for Living the American Dream      05/03/2018 - SmartAsset

Sioux Falls is one of the best cities to start a business      04/30/2018 - WalletHub

2018 Rankings - SD No. 9      04/17/2018 - American Legislative Exchange Council

Top Ten Best State for Millennials      04/11/2018 - WalletHub

South Dakota - a least stressed state      04/03/2018 - WalletHub

Happiest Cities - Sioux Falls No. 7      03/12/2018 - WalletHub

2017 State Well-Being Rankings – SD No. 1      02/13/2018 - Gallup-Sharecare

South Dakotans have the lowest commute time of any state!      01/10/2018 - Thrillist

South Dakota Growing      12/20/2017 - Thrillist

Middle Class Affordable      11/16/2017 - CNBC

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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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