Comings & Goings

From staff reports

Here’s a roundup of recent changes in the Sioux Falls-area business landscape.

Manpower has moved from 5019 S. Bur Oak Place to 1504 W. 41st St. The new location provides more visibility, said Liz Soukup, a staffing specialist on the three-member team. The staffing agency helps employers and job-seekers with temporary, temp-to-permanent and permanent positions.

Jacky’s Burrito Express has opened at 2315 W. 12th St. It’s the quick-serve version of Jacky’s Restaurant, which has three other locations. Customers order their food at the counter. Hours are 6 a.m. to 1 a.m. every day but Sunday when it closes at 10 p.m.

Equity Square at Eighth Street and Phillips Avenue is filling up with tenants. Heritage Bank opened on the first floor earlier this month. It’s the first Sioux Falls branch for the Minnesota-chartered bank. The branch offers traditional services, but there isn’t a teller line. Two law firms have decided to move into the office building. Cutler Law Firm plans to occupy to the top floor in March, moving from the Great Western Centre at Ninth Street and Phillips. Robins Kaplan LLP will move from the Security Building at Ninth and Main Avenue into an office on the third floor early next year. CISA Trust Co., which is based in Switzerland, also will be on the third floor.

Artist Jillian Gunlicks and downtown business owner Chelsea Tracy are partnering to launch The Kalon Project, which means “beauty that is more than skin deep.” The nonprofit organization plans to create an art exhibit telling the stories of 22 people who have survived difficulties and become stronger in the process.

Heels is closing this month after a fire damaged the store at 329 S. Minnesota Ave. Owner Jeff Chau hopes to reopen the business but he hasn’t found another location yet.

Jet Life Nutrition has moved out of its location at 2119 S. Minnesota Ave., and owner Spencer Smith is looking for another space to lease. He hopes to be reopened by the new year. The business sells meal-replacement shakes, pre- and post-workout supplements, vitamins and “all things health and fitness,” Smith said. In the meantime, customers can reach him at 376-1106.

Power & Grace Gymnastics is building a 16,000-square-foot facility at the Sanford Sports Complex in northwest Sioux Falls. Owners Dennis and Kathy Champoux said they have outgrown the building they are leasing at 1908 N. Jennifer Place. The new location, which will open next year, will feature a second competition-size floor. Power & Grace offers recreational and competitive programs for gymnastics and cheer.

Kieso Polygraph Services has moved to 300 N. Dakota Ave., Suite 214. The business owned by Christian Kieso provides forensic, clinical and private polygraph examinations for public and private agencies and businesses and the public. It also offers pre-employment screening.

KEEZ Property Management has purchased Innovative Property Management. In September, the South Dakota Real Estate Commission revoked the license of Innovative’s owner, Trisha Martinell, to manage property in South Dakota.

South Dakota Network Basketball has a new home. The basketball program is leasing a new building at 805 N. Harlem Ave. The organization has teams, offers workouts and host skill sessions, camps and youth tournaments.

Sioux Falls Cryo has opened at Lake Lorraine in a retail center along Marion Road south of 26th Street. The business offers cryotherapy, which uses temperatures of up to 184 degrees below zero to support healing and wellness.

Davis Clock & Watch Repair, 1613 W. 12th St., has closed after 25 years in business. Owners Linda and Gayland Davis are retiring after they finish up their final jobs.

Edgewood Apartments has opened in Tea. The 61-unit apartment project was developed and is managed by Lloyd Cos. It features studio through three-bedroom units.

Hartford Fireside Event Center is getting a new owner, a new name and a new restaurant.  Courtney and Tony Axtell are taking over the event center Nov. 1 and renaming it Dakota Plains Event Center. Char’d Restaurant & Lounge is closing, and the Axtells will open Blue 42 Sports Grill by mid-November. The Axtells also started Prairie View Event Hall near Tea earlier this year.

Shane Sutherland, the owner of Hillbilly Paintworks Reclaim & Design and creator of the Facebook group “Hillbily’s”Repurpose Project Center, is opening a storefront at 508 E. Maple St. Sutherland does remodeling, painting and custom furniture for residential and commercial clients. His Facebook group gives people a place to buy, sell or trade unique and antique items. He plans to be open two full weekends a month and “by appointment or chance” the rest of the time.

Corduroy & Pixie Dust has opened at 428 E. Fourth St. in Dell Rapids. The shop, owned by Heather Ness, sells children’s clothing. Hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. A grand opening will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 28 with giveaways and treats.

Sioux Falls-based architectural, engineering and planning firm TSP Inc. has opened an office in Watertown. The firm is sharing an office downtown with Infrastructure Design Group, a civil engineering firm that expanded from Sioux Falls to Watertown in October 2016. TSP and Infrastructure DG have shared space in Sioux Falls for the past three years.

Tasteas has opened in the Gilrich Mall I at 1018 W. 41st St. It serves bubble teas, smoothies and other beverages. It’s owned by Chun “Denny” Pan and his wife, Ping Lin. Hours are 10:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 10:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 11:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday.

Waxing the City, which offers facial and body waxing for men and women, is coming to Sioux Falls. The Iowa-based chain plans to remodel the former AMaVo space in the Beakon Centre at 57th Street and Louise Avenue.

The creator of a music-and-movement curriculum for children is opening a studio where instructors will offer classes. Sing n’ Sprout Studio will be at 5000 S. MacArthur Lane, which is west of the Hy-Vee at 57th Street and Cliff Avenue. Jenni Auvenshine started Sing n’ Sprout in 2001, and instructors who bought the curriculum have been teaching in locations such as dance studios and churches. Classes at the studio will begin in December.

Marshalls, HomeGoods and Carter’s OshKosh B’Gosh have opened at Lake Lorraine. The development is between Interstate 29 and Marion Road, south of 26th Street.

QT Cakes at 127 W. 10th St. has closed. After 14 years of baking cakes for weddings, birthdays and other events, owner Susan Thompson said she was ready to “start a new chapter in my life.”

Board & Brush Creative Studio has opened. Vonda Shaeffer owns the local franchise of the Wisconsin-based chain. Customers can sign up for workshops to create custom wood signs and other do-it-yourself projects. The studio is at 1813 S. Marion Road.

Hydra Beer Hall, the downtown taproom for Hydra Brewing Co., has opened. It’s at 125 W. 10th St. Owners Chad Petit and Nick Murphy opened their brewery and taproom at 2425 S. Shirley Ave. in 2015. The beer hall features seven of Hydra’s brews.

Ride-sharing service Lyft is coming to Sioux Falls. It has received its state sales tax license, filed its application for a city license and is hiring drivers. A start date hasn’t been set.

Send Comings & Goings news to jodi@siouxfalls.business.

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