Doing Business Here

usiness Environment
Brookings offers an advantageous tax climate favorable to companies both large and small, and the entrepreneurial spirit to turn dreams into reality.

Available Properties
Prime commercial, office, and industrial space is available throughout the Brookings area.
South Dakota, top state for business
From business incubators to financial assistance, you will find the resources you need to help your business start, expand or relocate here.

Start Ups
Take advantage of entrepreneurial services from peer groups to venture capital resources that provide financial opportunities and a nurturing environment to help your business prosper.

Contact BEDC to find out how your company can take advantage of the existing resources in Brookings to achieve success.

Home of South Dakota State UniversityNumber one state for entrepreneurs


fast facts

City of Brookings population has grown 20% since the 2000 Census.

Brookings County has grown 14% since the 2000 Census.


Regional progress in the following areas make the Brookings area a hub of

    • Alternative energy
    • Value-added agriculture
    • Infectious disease research
    • Satellite imagery
    • Electronics
    • Engineering


Business Environment
Available Properties
Start Ups

Video library

South Dakota - The Right Move
South Dakota - A Business Friendly State