Annual Reports

The Sioux Falls Development Foundation Annual Meeting Progress Report is a statistical and narrative summary of developments that have taken place within the community year-to-date. The report highlights activity within the Sioux Empire Development Parks and the Zeal Center for Entrepreneurship, as well as major industrial, office, commercial, healthcare and quality of life developments. The report is published every year in November in conjunction with the Sioux Falls Development Foundation Annual Meeting.

Community Profile

The Community Profile is the official publication of the Sioux Falls Development Foundation, and provides information on demographics, labor statistics, business and tax climate data as well as education, recreation and business services. The publication will give you a general overview of our community. If you have more specific questions about Sioux Falls, please contact us.

Previous Community Profiles

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Historial Perspective

In 1954, a group of far-sighted business leaders created the Sioux Falls Development Foundation, a non-profit economic development corporation focused on improving the economy of the Sioux Falls region. The Foundation is widely recognized for helping create one of the most vibrant, secure and growing economies in the nation. The organization has a long and storied history, thanks to the many individuals who have been instrumental in creating and continuing the Development Foundation legacy.

Historical Perspective – Roger Hainje

Historical Perspective – History of the Foundation

Historial Perspective – Dave Stenseth