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USD Discovery District Announces Anchor Tenants for Innovation Community

June 4th, 2018

Historic partnership among State, USD and the private sector catalyzes biopharma industry SIOUX FALLS, SD – The USD Discovery District and the Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) announced today that SAB Biotherapeutics and Alumend will become the innovation community’s anchor tenants. The Discovery District, an 80-acre planned corporate and academic research park adjacent to […]

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. […]

USD Discovery District selects Tetrad Property Group as development partner for first building

June 28th, 2017

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The University of South Dakota Discovery District, an 80-acre contemporary corporate and academic research park under development in Sioux Falls, today announced it has selected Tetrad Property Group, LLC (TPG) as its preferred research facility developer. The Discovery District signed a letter of intent with TPG for one or more multi-tenant […]

Discovery District Groundbreaking Celebrates Partnerships and Possibilities

May 18th, 2017

USD Discovery District–a destination to live, work and play SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The USD Discovery District, an 80-acre contemporary corporate and academic research park under development in Sioux Falls, held a public groundbreaking ceremony to celebrate the launch of South Dakota’s first innovation community and the public-private partnerships that have made the historic project […]

Public invited to USD Discovery District Groundbreaking Ceremony Thursday May 18, 2017

May 16th, 2017

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The USD Discovery District, an 80-acre contemporary corporate and academic research park under development in Sioux Falls, invites the public to a formal groundbreaking ceremony this Thursday May 18, 2017 at 10:30 AM CST. The event will be held at the development site located at 4801 North Career Avenue–just west of […]

Construction Begins on USD Discovery District

May 11th, 2017

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The USD Discovery District, an 80-acre contemporary corporate and academic research park under development in Sioux Falls, began construction today on the initial roads and utilities that will provide the foundation and main intersection for the district. “We are excited to see the equipment rolling and the dirt moving,” said USD […]

USD Discovery District seeking Development Partner

March 22nd, 2017

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The USD Discovery District, an 80-acre contemporary corporate and academic research park under development in Sioux Falls, today announced it is requesting statements of interest and qualifications to select a preferred development partner for one or more research and advanced manufacturing facilities. The request is available at: http://www.usddiscovery.com/requests. Proposals are due […]

USD Discovery District awards Contract for Infrastructure

March 13th, 2017

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The USD Discovery District, an 80-acre contemporary corporate and academic research park under development in Sioux Falls, today announced it has awarded the contract for its initial infrastructure construction to Runge Enterprises, Inc. of Sioux Falls. Ten bid proposals were submitted for the project. Runge Enterprises’ bid of $1.214 million was […]