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Rushmore Region Business Services

The Rushmore Region is home to a wide range of business services that assist both new and existing businesses. From local financial resources and consulting services, to finding shovel-ready sites, we will help you carve your business vision.

We help companies move or expand operations by providing the following services:

  • Industrial and office real estate searches and connections with the local brokerage community
  • Access to shovel-ready building sites throughout the region
  • Specialized reports in workforce availability, industry presence and more
  • Connectivity with local government representatives and business leaders
  • Troubleshooting regulatory issues and hindrances to business success
  • Customized business assistance a local, regional state level for incentives, workforce training and other funding opportunities

Links to Local and National Business Organizations

West River Business Service Center helps new entrepreneurs realize their dream of business ownership and assists existing businesses in their efforts to remain competitive. - Visit Site

SCORE "Counselors to America's Small Business" is a nonprofit association dedicated to educating entrepreneurs and helping small business start, grow and succeed nationwide. - Visit Site

Black Hills Region Angel Fund, LLC. will provide equity funds for local startup companies that exhibit potential for growth and high economic impact. The fund is completely funded with local money from accredited private investors in the Black Hills, and is used for companies wanting to start in Rapid City and the surrounding Rushmore Region. - Visit Site

Black Hills Business Development Center is committed to offering quality, affordable space to attract start-ups and businesses with growth potential. Within the Center a full range of business services is provided free or at a low cost through sharing. The facility offers office, lab and light manufacturing space for lease. - Visit Site

South Dakota Governors Office of Economic Development is a site for economic development officials and community leaders across the state. On this site, you will find useful information to help retain existing companies, recruit new businesses and help communities grow. The site offers a full range of programs that support new and expanding business including: low-interest loans, workforce development grants, state-wide networking opportunities, foreign trade missions and many more business services. - Visit Site

SD CEO (South Dakota Center for Enterprise Opportunity) provides comprehensive training, education and business assistance, support and counseling for aspiring and established entrepreneurs to foster economic development in South Dakota. - Visit Site

Our Partners

  • Spearfish Economic Development Corporation


  • Newell


  • Sturgis Economic Development




  • Sturgis Chamber of Commerce


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