Pierre Economic Development Corporation
800 W. Dakota Ave. • Pierre, SD 57501
Jim Protexter, Executive Director
Public Services/Resources, Economic Development
Pierre serves as the major trading center for central South Dakota and its economy is supported by state government, agriculture, and recreational activities tied to the Missouri River. The Pierre Economic Development Corporation’s mission is to stimulate, diversify and escalate the economy of the greater Pierre area.
PEDCO provides a variety of incentive packages to spur the creation of new jobs and investments while offering other economic development technical assistance. From industrial to professional services, housing to retail, and business start-up to community development, PEDCO can provide the resources a business needs to succeed.
Available incentive packages may include business development services, low-interest loans or public investment partnerships like Tax Increment Financing. To learn more about opportunities in the Pierre area, contact Jim Protexter, PEDCO Executive Director, at (605) 224-6610.