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 - 1st Quarter 2020
   Directions - 4th Quarter 2019
   Directions - 3rd Quarter 2019
   Directions - 1st Quarter 2019

Latest News

Regional Economic Development Groups Name New Executive Director - 02/18/2020

Congratulations Jesse Fonkert - 02/18/2020

Celebrating our community partners - 02/11/2020

Sioux Falls 9th in Policom's Economic Strength Rankings - 01/24/2020

Sioux Falls - a top city where millennials are buying homes - 01/20/2020

SAB Biotherapeutics announces research collaboration with global biotherapeutics leader - 01/07/2020

The regional work continues - 12/18/2019

Sioux Falls – A Hot Job Market in 2020 - 12/18/2019

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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 2019 (851 KB PDF)
   County Perspectives - 2nd Quarter 2019 (8 MB PDF)
   County Perspectives - 1st Quarter 2019 (6 MB PDF)
   County Perspectives - 1st Quarter 2018 (4 MB PDF)

Sioux Falls Accolades

Sioux Falls 9th in Policom's Economic Strength Rankings      01/24/2020 - Policom

A Top 10 for Financial Independence      01/23/2020 -

Top city for millennials buying homes      01/17/2020 - SmartAsset

South Dakota one of the top ten moving destinations       01/02/2020 - United Van Lines

Sioux Falls - A top 10 city for jobs in 2020      12/17/2019 - CNBC / ZipRecruiter

South Dakotans manage money      11/14/2019 -

Sioux Falls receives Top STEM City Award      11/01/2019 - Insurify

State No.2 in Tax Foundation's Index      10/22/2019 - Tax Foundation

Best Cities for Young Professionals - Sioux Falls No. 1 for the third year in a row      07/31/2019 - SmartAsset

SD moves up a notch on list of best states for business      05/16/2019 - Chief Executive

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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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