Governor’s Office of Economic Development

Ready to relocate: South Dakota experiences surge of interest from businesses

“They don’t care about my business.” Words like that are flowing into South Dakota, as businesses are showing big interest in potentially relocating.

2 weeks ago

State releases new version of real wage calculator

Want to see how far your pay stretches compared to the same wage in other states?

11 months ago

New commissioner Westra details priorities for economic development

“We have been evaluating everything.” Three months into the job, the state’s new head of economic development talks priorities.

1 year ago

Noem taps Hegg executive for GOED commissioner

Steve Westra, chief operating officer of Hegg Cos., has been appointed by Gov.-elect Kristi Noem to serve as commissioner of the Governor’s Office of Economic Development.

2 years ago

State’s top economic development leader to resign

The commissioner of the Governor’s Office of Economic Development, Scott Stern, is resigning as of Dec. 1.

2 years ago

From business strategy to lean techniques, this office serves businesses of all sizes

Here’s the first thing to know about South Dakota Manufacturing & Technology Solutions: It’s not just for manufacturers.

2 years ago

Economic development pipeline strong headed toward 2018

The head of business development for the state of South Dakota is waiting on decisions from $2 billion in new projects.

3 years ago

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