Comings & Goings

June 18, 2019

Here’s a look at recent changes in the business landscape in the Sioux Falls area.

The Cascade, a mixed-used project on North Phillips Avenue, will have a convenience store. Wendy Hanson is opening The Root Cellar. Her plan is to stock merchandise that will accommodate the everyday household needs of people who live in and around The Cascade. The Root Cellar will be open daily starting later this summer.

Fareway is moving its grocery store at 1431 W. 41st St. to the northeast corner of 41st and Ellis in the Westown Marketplace development. The existing store will close in August, and the replacement one is scheduled to open next spring. Dollar Tree also plans to open in the development. It will be the fourth location in Sioux Falls.

Covington Care and Rehabilitation Center at 3900 S. Cathy Ave. will close by August. Eighteen nursing homes and one assisted living center in South Dakota that are owned by Skyline Healthcare were placed into a court-ordered receivership in May 2018. Black Hills Receiver LLC has since announced the closing of three of those facilities.

The Treasury, a new boutique cocktail bar and food lounge, plans to open this summer inside Hotel Phillips at 100 N. Phillips Ave. Brian White of the Carpenter Bar and his team will run the new venture, which is expected to open in early July.

Agua Fresh is expanding from The Empire Mall to downtown. The restaurant will be in the former Pappy’s the Original space in an office building on the southwest corner at Ninth and Phillips. Owner Sinan Taskin plans to expand the menu to include more breakfast and lunch food. He hopes to be open in July.

A second barn for weddings and other gatherings has opened at an event venue west of Harrisburg. The Veranda by Meadow Barn offers seating for up to 250 guests in a building that’s completely open on the north side, leading to the area for outdoor ceremonies. It’s available for events from May through October.

Minnesota-based Lupulin Brewing Co. is acquiring Hydra Beer Co. Lupulin will take over the brewery and taproom at 2425 S. Shirley Ave. The transaction will be finalized in the next couple of months.

Atoley Salon & Spa has opened its newly renovated downtown location. The salon has moved from 317 S. Phillips Ave. into what used to be Acorn 19-Bead Co. at 319 S. Phillips Ave., joining the salon with the spa at 321 S. Phillips Ave. into one large space. The move tripled the size of the salon, which is owned by Liz Erickson.

Dakota Snow, which is changing its name to Sub Zero Desserts, has added a semi-permanent location to its mobile operations. The frozen treat shop is operating out of a converted shipping container in the lot next to Your Pet Stop at 501 E. 41st St. It’s open daily and serves shaved ice, premium shaved ice, rolled ice cream, espresso drinks and acai smoothie bowls.

A California-based student loan business has a new Sioux Falls office and plans to add dozens of employees. Launch is a wholly owned subsidiary of Goal Structured Solutions, a consumer finance company. Fourteen people are working in the office at 6009 S. Sharon Ave., which could accommodate a staff of 75.

Tan on Demand is moving from 400 N. Main Ave. to a retail center on West 57th Street near JJ’s Wine, Spirits & Cigars. The tanning salon also is adding five salon suites with stylists who will offer lash extensions, microblading and cosmetic tattooing in addition to standard hair services. The new location opens July 8.

The Bonus Round Bar is adding a location at 127 W. 10th St. The arcade bar opened in 2014 at 803 S. Cliff Ave. The hope is to have the new site ready later this summer.

Women’s clothing and accessory store Altar’d State is coming to The Empire Mall this fall. The emerging national chain was founded a decade ago in Tennessee as a Christian retail store and has grown to more than 100 locations. It also carries home decor and gift items for women of all ages.

Amy and Adam Stockberger are launching Amy Stockberger Real Estate as an independent agency. She has spent the past six years as part of Hegg Realtors. In addition to agents and support staff, the “one-roof solution” will include a lender, insurance agent, title company representative and interior designer. The brokerage launches June 27. The team will move into a new office at 610 W. 49th St. this fall.

Papa Woody’s Wood Fired Pizza has added a bricks-and-mortar location in the Jones421 Building downtown. Owners Lisa Esser and her husband, Steve Blumke, started the business as a food truck in 2016. The restaurant is open Tuesday through Sunday. The couple will keep the trailer going for festivals and private events.

Grand Falls Casino & Golf Resort is planning a $10 million expansion and renovation to add sports betting, a hotel addition and an expanded RV park. The casino resort near Larchwood, Iowa, plans to start construction at the end of June and finish its Sportsbook and a new entertainment venue by August. The hotel and RV park are scheduled to be done next summer.

Teriyaki Madness has opened on Louise Avenue just north of 57th Street. The franchise is owned by Chetan Patel and his brother-in-law, Darshak Patel. The restaurant, which features fast-casual Asian bowls, is open from 10:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily.

A new business in Sioux Falls, Sign Gypsies, offers large letters and symbols that people and businesses can rent to create customized messages that can be placed in lawns. The local affiliate of the Texas-based company is owned by Carly Logan.

Dakota Entertainment has expanded its offerings after purchasing the assets of Carolan Rental, which closed earlier in October 2018.

Engraver’s Edge and Ford Signs have moved from a retail center on West 41st Street to the Southway Center on Minnesota Avenue.

AJ and Beau Turner have moved BA Photobooth to Sioux Falls. Beau’s father started the business in Sioux City 10 years ago. The walk-in photo booth can be rented for weddings and other events. It offers props, custom templates and keepsake memory books and is staffed by an attendant. The business can be reached at 376-1289.

Send Comings & Goings news to Jodi@SiouxFalls.Business.

Comings & Goings

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