Rapid City developer to construct 'One Stop' government mall in Sioux Falls
State's fifth government service center comes after similar 30-year, $55M deal in Black Hills
South Dakota is consolidating government services into centralized locations and shedding hundreds of office space leases in population centers across the state.
Next week, the state will break ground on what will be South Dakota’s fifth and largest "One Stop" government service center, with the newest location set for eastern Sioux Falls.
The 280,000-square-foot State of South Dakota One Stop will bring onto one campus 12 state agencies and more than 650 employees who are currently scattered across Sioux Falls. That it’ll include social services, health and human services and the state’s busiest driver's examination station, officials expect the complex will be busy.
“We’re estimating 900 people are going to visit this building every day,” said Andy Gerlach, deputy secretary of the newly-formed Bureau of Human Resources and Administration.
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