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icon-arrowAs the economic epicenter for a 200-mile radius, including portions of five-states, and serving a population of over 630,000 people, Rapid City is well positioned for even further growth and business development in the years ahead.

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icon-toolsThe Rapid City Economic Development Partnership is committed to helping businesses grow and expand. On these pages, you will find links to additional tools and resources that may be available to your business.

We believe in a public-private model, where each sector can combine its resources, skills and strengths with those of the other to achieve common goals.

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Rapid City Ranks High for Livability

Rapid City continues to rank as one of the best places to live in the USA. Year after year, our City gets acknowledged as a great place to live. Organizations look at quality of life, access to healthy amenities, access to jobs, weather, and other various factors to determine their rankings. Many different organizations have found Rapid City to...

Black Hills Corp Receives DOD Award For Supporting Troops

Fifteen employers from across the nation received the prestigious Employer Support Freedom Award, the nation’s highest honor given to employers for exceptional support of National Guard and Reserve employees. “These outstanding employers have not only earned this award, they have earned this nation’s gratitude,” said Defense Secretary Ash Carter. “I am truly honored to recognize these 15 organizations for...

High-Tech, Home Healthcare Company Coming to Serve Rapid City

Advance Health, based in Chantilly, Va., announced that it is opening an office on Ellsworth Air Force Base, just east of Rapid City. The office will be its third location, and the company hopes to fill more than 200 jobs during the next three to five years. Advance Health is the first company in South Dakota to utilize the...

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