Incentives The Best of the Midwest

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Belle Fourche, South Dakota is a great place to expand or relocate your existing business.  

Here are five reasons why:

  1. Great location.  Has rail, interstate close-by, quality of life.

  2. Excellent workforce. 88,998 strong workforce within commute distance.

  3. Prime land available for retail. There are over 100+ acres which can be developed.

  4. The new state-of-the-art Belle Fourche Industrial & Rail Park. Built in 2013.

  5. Lots of Incentives.


State Assistance
Need a loan? Look no further. Visit the state of South Dakota’s funding pages for information, procedures and applications to various loan programs that are available to existing and new businesses. 

Regional Assistance
Are you located in western South Dakota and need a loan for your business? You can apply for funds through the West River Revolving Loan Fund. These loan programs make available up to $250,000 for a wide range of uses: feasibility studies, business start-up costs, purchase or development of land, infrastructure or the purchase of equipment. The applicant must demonstrate repayment capability. Click here to learn more...

Tax Advantages
Looking for information on tax advantages? It's all right here. Visit our tax incentives page to find out which taxes you won't pay by doing business in Belle Fourche. to learn more...

Tax Incentives and Abatements
Instead of offering tax credits that may provide future savings, we have programs that provide immediate benefit. Couple these innovative programs with our #1 tax environment and see why Belle Fourche is your only choice to start and grow a business. to learn more...

Local Tax Incentive
The first 5 years have a $0 tax on new commercial construction with a real and true value of $30,000 or more.

Click on the discretionary formula link to see our local tax incentive details.

Discretionary Formula Butte County Amended Ordinance #95-3

Workforce Development

Through state's Workforce Development Program, companies have access to grant assistance to help train new AND existing employees. Think your business could benefit by upgrading your employee's skills? to learn more...


This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

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