New accolades are a drawing card for young professionals

Attracting entrepreneurs and talented young professionals to Sioux Falls is one of the highest workforce development and economic growth priorities. According to recent stories in national publications, Sioux Falls has the right combination of advantages to capture the attention of that very group.



Forbes magazine, which perennially has ranked Sioux Falls as one of the best business locations in America, this year calls our community the second best small city in the US for business and careers. In addition to recent high entrepreneurial opportunity rankings, the Forbes accolade gives young start-up business owners another reason to choose Sioux Falls.



Talent seekers also know that young professionals want modern amenities and lifestyle choices that maximize their leisure time—especially in city-center locations. BuzzFeed calls downtown Sioux Falls the most hipster neighborhood in South Dakota, a designation sure to catch some attention.



Young professionals wishing to make every dollar count will also appreciate the news from Thrillist that Sioux Falls is one of the best cities in the US to spend a weekend without going broke. With concerts, sporting events and great entertainment options all over Sioux Falls, that’s good news for everyone.

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