Comings & Goings

July 31, 2018

Here’s a roundup of recent changes in the Sioux Falls-area business community.

Black Iron Railyard will redevelop four of the 10 acres that the city acquired from BNSF Railway on the east side of downtown. The first phase will include a six-story building combining commercial and residential space. According to an agreement between the city and the developers, the work must begin by June 2019.

Move Boutique has opened at 6905 S. Louise Ave. The store offers dance wear, yoga and fitness apparel in a wide range of sizes for men, women and girls. There’s also a full line of dance shoes. It’s open daily.

A personal chef business that launched earlier this year is gaining traction with a focus on special diet and allergy-friendly meals. Ellen Doerr of Chef Ellen: Personal Chef Services meets with clients to build a menu that provides 20 portions. She does the grocery shopping, cooks in the client’s home, packages the meals with reheating instructions and cleans up.

A Sioux Falls mom has turned the slumber parties she created for her children into a business. Erika Boen of Wild Child Slumber Adventures sets up individual-size tents in a customer’s house, decorates the area and packs up everything after the party. Wild Child also offers an outdoor tent package.

Golden Dragon Chinese Restaurant, 121 N. Indiana Ave., is closed for vacation through Aug. 31, according to a sign on the door.

Galaxy Gaming is building a new location near 39th Street and Mayfair Drive that’s expected to be ready in the winter. Max Kaftanati, who owns the business with his wife, Mariya, said the laser combat area will be expanded. Galaxy Gaming also has gaming computers and Xbox One stations in the space it leases at 3801 W. 34th St.

Stan Houston Equipment Co. is moving into the former Kmart at 3020 W. 12th St. At 75,000 square feet, the building is more than twice the size of the current location at 501 S. Marion Road. The business carries a range of products for purchase and rental, including tools, construction equipment, generators, landscaping equipment, heaters and safety equipment. The move is expected to occur next spring.

Commercial furniture business Pigott is moving into part of the Bridgestone building at 11th Street and Minnesota Avenue. The Iowa-based company is a partner of manufacturer Herman Miller and moved into the market when the territory in South Dakota opened up earlier this year. The showroom at 301 S. Minnesota Ave. is scheduled to open in the fall.

Elegant Xpressions Boutique is changing locations in The Bridges at 57th. The shop, which sells prom dresses, bridal gowns and other wedding attire, is moving into the former Tote-Ally Gorgeous Boutique space. The relocation is expected to happen in August.

Forever 21 is opening Aug. 3 at The Empire Mall. It’s the first store in South Dakota for the fast-growing clothing retailer, which specializes in merchandise that changes quickly.

Aldi has opened its third Sioux Falls site with a location at 85th Street and Minnesota Avenue. The discount grocery and home store is open from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily.

Burn Boot Camp is coming to Sioux Falls. Josh and Danelle Schneider have the franchise rights for the fitness center and have committed to opening three locations in the market. The focus is on high-intensity interval training, and memberships include unlimited 45-minute classes. The Schneiders are leasing 6,000 square feet in a retail center under construction at 85th Street and Louise Avenue. The hope is to open in early October.

Keller Williams Realty Sioux Falls has moved into its new building at 6300 S. Connie Ave., near the Lewis Drug at 69th Street and Kiwanis Avenue. The residential real estate company has grown to 235 agents since the national brand came to Sioux Falls in 2012. It had office space in several buildings near 69th and Western Avenue.

Stacy Bissoon has started NextGen Gynecology & Aesthetics at 5000 S. Minnesota Ave. She offers what she calls a concierge style of aesthetic medicine including “Botox-on-the-go,” which she can provide in homes, offices or for gatherings. The nurse practitioner also provides treatment to women for urinary incontinence and sexual dysfunction using the Geneveve device.

Tires, Tires, Tires has opened its second Sioux Falls location along 26th Street west of Interstate 29. The business is a full-service auto-repair shop that sells tires.

Beds & Beds at 1001 W. 41st St. has signed on as a U-Haul neighborhood dealer. Customers can rent trucks, trailers, towing equipment and support items through the business or complete the transaction using a smartphone. Beds & Beds also offers in-store pickup for boxes.

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