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 - 4th Quarter 2019
   Directions - 3rd Quarter 2019
   Directions - 2nd Quarter 2019
   Directions - 1st Quarter 2019

Latest News

Partnership awards showcase our economic diversity - 11/12/2019

Development Foundation Focused on Existing Industry Growth - 11/05/2019

Talent Draft Day links students to tomorrow's jobs - 10/15/2019

Zeal Center for Entrepreneurship and Startup Sioux Falls announce merger - 10/10/2019

Community identity research process invites resident input - 10/09/2019

New Talent Tours connect students to career options - 10/08/2019

Celebrating our partnerships - 10/03/2019

Development Foundation's International Trade Promotes Opportunities for Area Businesses - 09/17/2019

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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

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

Standard & Poor's and Moody's reaffirm South Dakota's AAA Issuer Credit Rating      05/15/2019 - Standard & Poor's and Moody's

Best Cities for Entrepreneurs 2019 - Sioux Falls a Top Ten      04/29/2019 -

Top 10 ranking for Sioux Falls      04/16/2019 - Livability

South Dakota ranks among the least stressed states      04/01/2019 - WalletHub

Sioux Falls 15th Happiest city in America      03/11/2019 - WalletHub

Sioux Falls No. 7 in top 100 best places to live      03/05/2019 - Livability

Sioux Falls is worth a visit      02/28/2019 - Insider

Sioux Falls joins AARP's network of age-friendly communities      02/28/2019 - AARP

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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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