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USD Discovery District Open for Business

March 7th, 2018

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The USD Discovery District, an 80-acre corporate and academic research park under development in Sioux Falls, today reported on development progress and key milestones going into 2018. The Discovery District, a planned innovation community adjacent to the University Center in northwest Sioux Falls, will provide access to research facilities and infrastructure […]

USD Discovery District Options Expand with Key Legislation

February 15th, 2018

Removal of 80-acre restriction opens larger development opportunities  SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The USD Discovery District, an 80-acre contemporary corporate and academic research park under development in Sioux Falls, today announced that it can broaden its leasing options with the passing of HB 1063 that removes the 80-acre restriction on the development. The removal of […]

Research Parks Recognize Abbott’s Vision for a “State of Innovation”

February 1st, 2018

PIERRE, S.D. – The USD Discovery District and the Research Park at South Dakota State University today awarded University of South Dakota President James W. Abbott the inaugural “State of Innovation” Visionary Award for making South Dakota a state of innovation. The award was presented today at the annual Research Park Day at the Legislature. […]

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