Comings & Goings

Nov. 5, 2019

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

Coffea Roasterie has started serving coffee and tea drinks and breakfast options inside the new Hotel on Phillips. Hours are 6 to 10 a.m. weekdays and 6 to 11 a.m. on weekends.

GreatLIFE Golf & Fitness has expanded to Harrisburg. It has transformed the 15,000-square-foot former Carolan Rental building on North Cliff Avenue into one of its largest fitness centers. Members can access the center 24 hours a day, and it’s staffed from the morning into the evening.

Nate Hall has founded Hall Book & Tax. The firm’s focus is on investment real estate accounting bundled with bookkeeping services and tax expertise. Hall’s office is in The Carpenter Building at 221 S. Phillips Ave.

A national fitness studio that focuses on resistance training to build muscle has opened in a new retail center on 85th Street west of Minnesota Avenue. Solidcore offers several 50-minute classes daily.

Smallcakes Cupcakery & Creamery has opened at 317 S. Phillips Ave. It’s the second Sioux Falls location for the franchise owned by Dani Nordhagen. Hours will adjust seasonally, but for now they’re 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday and 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

Wendy’s at 708 S. Minnesota Ave. has closed. Franchisee Tim Boyle said the closure was part of a system optimization plan he is working on with Wendy’s corporate office, “which includes several steps, and one of them was closing the Minnesota Avenue store and looking for a new location.”

I-29 RV Supercenter will open Nov. 18 northwest of the Tea exit for Interstate 29. It’s led by president Bruce Nerison, who also owns Wheel City Auto. The dealership will carry a variety of brands of new RVs and a large selection of pre-owned campers. It also will have a consignment and trade-in program, a full-scale service center and a showroom with camping accessories for purchase.

Blue Haven Barn and Gardens west of Sioux Falls is adding a second venue. The Atrium at Blue Haven will offer more than 10,000 square feet, which will seat up to 500 guests. An outdoor space will include terrace seating for ceremonies. Reservations can be booked now for events starting after July 4, 2020.

Sadie Wolfe has started The Gray Arrow Boutique with online-only sales and a few pop-up events. The clothing for women is a mix of everyday style with statement pieces, Wolfe said.

Child’s Play Toys has opened its second location. The downtown toy store has expanded to Lake Lorraine. It’s in a new retail center on the east side of the development along Interstate 29. The business is open daily.

Dress Barn has started its going-out-of-business sale. The store at 2814 S. Louise Ave. will be closed no later than Dec. 26. Owner Ascena Retail Group is closing all Dress Barn shops to focus on more profitable brands such as Ann Taylor and Loft.

Skechers Outlet has opened at 3514 W. 41st St. The national retailer carries shoes for men, women and children. It’s open daily.

Autos on the Mall at the former Sioux Falls Ford Lincoln site on West 41st Street has closed. Work is expected to begin soon to turn the property into a retail center with several buildings. Empire Place is owned by B&H Realty and being developed Lloyd Cos.

Chiropractor Joe Moen is starting Origin Health – Chiropractic & Wellness. He is leasing space inside Voyage Federal Credit Union at Dawley Farm Village. The practice is expected to open in mid-December.

A new shuttle service provides 24/7 rides between Sioux Falls and Sioux City with stops in Beresford and Vermillion. Ryan King of Vermillion started Stampede Shuttle in October.

Sioux Falls-based Carsforsale.com has acquired Carbase, a Sioux Falls firm that provides auto dealer websites and marketing tools.

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

Comings & Goings

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

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