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 allow companies to thrive and do business on their own terms.
The Rushmore Regional trade area includes over 530,000 people within 200 miles. As such, Rapid City and the surrounding communities in the Black Hills offer retail trade, medical and professional services, and recreation opportunities second to none. In recent years, the region has received numerous accolades and national rankings for its excellent quality of life and business climate.