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Kids 2 College Furniture has moved to the Western Mall. Traci Cavanaugh started the business in 2010 in a retail center near 41st Street and Sertoma Ave. The new space, which is on the south side of the mall, is almost twice as large, so Cavanaugh has increased her inventory of bedroom furniture and added toys, stuffed animals and dress-up clothes.
EllyO Home has opened at 2001 W. 41st St. Ellyse Olsen provides home-staging services, so the business allows her to sell furniture and accessories she is no longer using and other new pieces. Olsen also provides interior design services.
Electric Pulp has leased the last available office space in Washington Square at 12th Street and Main Avenue. The web design and development firm plans to move in March from 4901 S. Isabel Place.
Game Chest has opened a pop-up shop in the former QT Cakes space at 127 W. 10th St. The business, which sells games, planned to open before the holidays in the new Jones421 building but the space isn’t expected to be ready until sometime in January co-owner Amanda Wermers said.
Kelly Phillips Ventures plans to turn the former headquarters of Great Western Bank at Ninth Street and Phillips Avenue into a boutique hotel. The target opening date for the 92-room Hotel Phillips is in December 2018.
Bob Trader has opened CryoRev at 6330 S. Western Ave. offering cryo and light therapy services. The cryosauna provides whole body exposure to subzero temperatures to decrease inflammation, increase cellular survival, decrease pain and promote overall health. The NovoThor Light Pod provides low-level red and infrared light therapy.
Black Hills Federal Credit Union is serving members from its second location in Sioux Falls at 1901 W. 41st St. A third location is expected to open next spring at the former Historic Loop Center west of downtown. Both sites were former Dollar Loan Center properties.
Iowa-based Factory Direct Mattress has expanded to the Sioux Falls area. The retail mattress store is at 47065 271st St., east of the Tea exit on Interstate 29. Hours are noon to 5 p.m. Monday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. The company, which is based in Cedar Rapids, has nine other stores in Iowa, some of which operate as ValuMaxx Mattress.
Cornerstone Bank plans to build a two-story office on the northwest corner of 69th Street and Louise Avenue. The North Dakota-based bank expanded to Sioux Falls in 2016 with a location at 4930 S. Western Ave. Dirt work has started, but construction won’t begin until spring.
Sioux Falls Sedation Dentistry is moving from 3409 W. 47th St. to 4320 S. Minnesota Ave. once remodeling work is completed on the former location of Advanced Family EyeCare. Dr. Brian Prouty started the practice seven years ago. It’s expected to be open in the new location in January.
The south location of Sioux Falls Abra Auto Body & Glass is moving into a former casino at 2601 S. Carolyn Ave. and expanding the building. The construction work and installation of state-of-the-art equipment is expected to be completed by April 2018. The current site is at 4001 W. 34th St. Abra North opened in early summer in a new building at 201 S. Carolyn Ave., near Luxury Auto Mall. The franchises are owned by Randy Nehring and son-in-laws Ed Bloom and Mike Chaplin of Sioux Falls Ford Lincoln and Luxury Auto Mall.
Employees of the former Badlands Pawn plan to open Sioux Falls Pawn in March in the former North American Title Loans building at 10th Street and Blauvelt Avenue.
Art Moms’ holiday pop-up shop is operating in a larger space in the retail center at 3101 W. 41st St. where it has been for several years. The store features handmade items from about area makers. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 24-25, Nov. 29-Dec. 2, Dec. 6-9 and Dec. 13-22. Artists are bringing in new items throughout the sale, so inventory is constantly changing.
The second apartment building at University Hills Village is taking renters. The 126-unit building is in an 80-acre development in northwest Sioux Falls near Marion Road and 60th Street North.
Kinder Academy will open next year in a retail center that’s being built in the University Hills Village development. The center owned by Jennifer and Christopher Schuette will focus on academic and social development for children from birth through age 12.
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Here’s a roundup of recent changes in the Sioux Falls-area business landscape.