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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 […]

USD Discovery District calls for Hotel Proposals

March 6th, 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 proposals for a hotel development. The request calls for a multi-story hotel on the site located adjacent to the University Center in northwest Sioux Falls. The outlined hotel development […]

USD Discovery District infrastructure out for bid

January 27th, 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 requested bids for its initial infrastructure to be built. This infrastructure for this innovation community includes 2,800 feet, of the anticipated 11,000 feet of roads and public utilities (water and […]

USD Discovery District awarded $755,000 EDA development grant

August 11th, 2016

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The USD Discovery District, an 80-acre corporate and academic research park under development in Sioux Falls, today announced it has been awarded a $755,000 grant from the U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA) for infrastructure development. The grant will be used to build 2,800 feet of roads plus utilities needed to initiate […]

NanoBlood LLC plans facility for USD Discovery District

April 28th, 2015

NanoBlood LLC, based in Irvine, Calif., announced today that it is relocating to the South Dakota Technology Business Center (SDTBC) in Sioux Falls, S.D., to continue the regulatory and commercial development of its nano red blood cell as a life-saving drug in critical care and transfusion medicine. “This is the kind of science that rewrites […]