Entrepreneurs, small businesses and large corporations alike find that South Dakota is a great place for bioscience businesses. Organizations in our state are conducting cutting-edge research. We have a bioscience infrastructure that includes cGMP facilities, research parks, world-class healthcare systems and our small size lends opportunities for collaboration that you don’t find in every state. South Dakota also has a skilled and ready workforce, and one of the top business climates in the nation.
What does your business need to expand?
South Dakota’s Certified Ready Site Program offers expanding business prequalified sites that are ready for development. With an ever-increasing need for time sensitive siting and decision making, businesses can look to our commercial and industrial certified sites to help move them efficiently through that process.
South Dakota's Dairy Industry
Through hard work and determination, South Dakota’s farmers, ranchers and processors have made our state one of the nation’s leading agricultural states. See how a South Dakota location can benefit your dairy production or processing facility.
After taxes, how much of your income do you take home? How much can you buy with your hard earned wages? The bottom line? Location matters. And we can prove it.
How Does Your State Compare?
Compare your state to South Dakota and others, and see how our tax structure will affect your bottom line.
Invest in South Dakota
In South Dakota, you will find a business and tax climate unmatched by other states, as well as a skilled and productive workforce that is motivated and well-educated. Our largest city, Sioux Falls, is a U.S. Port of Entry, offering import/export services including quick and efficient clearing of U.S. Customs. Please take a moment to see what we have to offer and consider South Dakota for your next U.S. location.
How Much Do You Really Earn?
After taxes, how much do you take home? How much can you buy with your hard earned wages? Does it matter where you work and live?
We answered these questions by assessing purchasing power across the nation. We looked at median wages by occupation and then analyzed the impacts of taxation and cost of living. The verdict? Location matters.
South Dakota Map Center
Location is everything. That’s why we have compiled a collection of maps to visually show you why South Dakota is good for your business. Whether you are looking for cities towns or counties in South Dakota, highways, rail lines, fiber infrastructure or other information – you will find it here.