Carve Your Own Vision

  • About Rushmore Region

    We are an economic development initiative of the Black Hills region

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  • Our Team

    Learn About the People Who Make Up the Alliance

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  • Competitive Advantages

    South Dakota consistently receives high marks from top national ratings groups

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growth sectors

November 15, 2019

Outdoor Recreation

With a million-acre backyard playground, the Rushmore Region offers enticing year-round outdoor recreation opportunities, making…
November 15, 2019

Professional Services

As a growing number of corporations and businesses relocate to the Black Hills, lured by…
March 27, 2019

Science & Technology

From the tree-lined campus of the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology (SDSMT) to…
March 27, 2019

Small Scale Food & Beverage

Intrepid entrepreneurs have launched a distinct selection of small-scale food and beverage operations that include…
March 27, 2019

Value-Added Agriculture

Along with healthcare, education, manufacturing, retail, and government operations, agriculture is one of the region’s…

Regional Overview

The six-county Rushmore Region of South Dakota is one of the best places in the nation to start and run a business. The entrepreneurial spirit, support of free enterprise, and Midwestern values and work ethic allows companies to thrive and do business on their own terms.

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hiking in the Black Hills