Governor’s Office of Economic Development

The GOED works to expand primary job opportunities for all South Dakotans. They strive to retain and expand existing businesses, foster new businesses, facilitate business succession and recruit out-of-state businesses. Recruitment efforts are focused on three targeted industries: Bioscience, Financial Services, and Value-Added Ag. The office works closely with community economic development corporations to expand and diversify the state’s industry and economy. Additionally, the GOED administers a variety of financing opportunities available to new and existing businesses.