Economic Development

Elevate Rapid City is the leading western South Dakota economic development organization. Whether it is attracting a new business to the region or helping retain and expand local businesses, Elevate's efforts are focused on creating quality, high-paying jobs and enhancing the quality of life for the region.

Business Attraction

Leveraging the resources of Elevate Rapid City makes moving or expanding a business to Rapid City, South Dakota a much easier process. As the premier western South Dakota economic development organization, Elevate is able to assist with financial support (in partnership with South Dakota Governor's Office of Economic Development), permitting/zoning support, public policy advocacy, available properties, access to elected officials and key stakeholders, workforce solutions, and more.

Business Attraction

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Learn more about why Rapid City is a great place for your business and the resources Elevate Rapid City Economic Development has to offer.

Business Retention

The Elevate Outreach Program is available for local Rapid City businesses needing assistance or looking to expand. From financial support like low-interest loans or grants to business connections and technical assistance, western south dakota's economic development organization is here to support you.