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Brookings, SD is a convenient location for entrepreneurs, growing companies and families. From Brookings, SD it’s only 50 minutes to Sioux Falls, 3 hours to Fargo, 3 ½ hours to Omaha or Minneapolis/St. Paul, 5 hours to Des Moines, and 6 ½ hours to Kansas City. With major metropolitan cities within reach, manufacturing companies can easily transport products while paying small-town real estate prices.
Living here provides the best of both worlds. Residents enjoy the safety and affordability of small-town living with the cultural amenities found in one of America’s Best College Towns. The international faculty and students at South Dakota State University have created a diverse and progressive culture that makes Brookings an exciting place to be. Anything is possible here and Brookings Economic Development Corporation supports those possibilities. Whether you’re an entrepreneur looking to launch a company, a business in search of support and a friendly business and tax climate, or a family looking for a fresh start, we invite you to bring your dreams to Brookings and become part of something special.