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 - November/December 2016
   Directions - September/October 2016
   Directions - July/August 2016
   Directions - May/June 2016

Latest News

Sioux Falls listed in KPMG's Competitive Alternatives guide - 02/02/2017

South Dakota receives designation as an American Dream State. - 01/26/2017

Artful Living Magazine features East Bank shop - 01/24/2017

Planning makes things happen in YOUR community - 01/11/2017

Congratulations Sioux Falls - 01/06/2017

Taking the long view - 01/04/2017

Gifts that make the season bright - 12/13/2016

Bring them home for the holidays—permanently - 12/12/2016

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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

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

Volunteer participation rate in South Dakota ranks No. 4 in US      11/18/2016 - Corporation for National & Community Service

South Dakota – A Forbes Top-Ten Best State for Business      11/16/2016 - Forbes

Sioux Falls, S.D., ranks 2nd for business and careers among smaller metros      10/19/2016 - Forbes

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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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