May 3, 2022
Here is an overview of recent changes in the business landscape of the Sioux Falls area.
the Helmsley Behavioral Health Center, a new wing Avera Behavioral Health Hospital, opened. New Urgent Behavioral Health Care provides 24-hour access to mental health services for people in crisis. It also provides observational care, which allows patients time to stabilize. Other services offered at the Helmsley Center at 4400 W. 69th St. include residential addiction care for youth, partial hospitalization services for youth, a specialized unit for children and the behavioral health unit for seniors.
The nation’s largest family-owned organic and natural grocery store is coming to Sioux Falls. Natural Grocers supports space at 2601 S. Louise Ave., which was most recently Northern Tool + Equipment. According to the company’s website, the plan is to open the store this summer.
The ownership group which includes Parker’s Bistro, DaDa Gastropub and Icon Events is purchasing the building which includes ClubDavid. Stacy Newcomb said she plans to renovate the building’s interior and exterior and make food “a main, if not the main thing” of the business.
Profile by Sanford is now Profile Nutrition + Wellness Plan, one of many moves in recent months following an acquisition by a North Carolina-based company. Ten Oaks Group, a family office investment firm, acquired Profile from a for-profit arm of Sanford Health earlier this year. Profile Company staff members work out of offices on the Good Samaritan Society’s national campus, but will be relocating to offices north of 85th Street and Avenue Louise in the coming months.
A new restaurant focused on Brazilian cuisine, Roots of Brazil, opened in part of the historic Stockman’s Exchange Bank building on Eighth Street and Weber Avenue. It is owned by Brazilian Tania Grogan and her family, and is open for lunch and dinner Tuesday through Saturday.
Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate LLC has opened an office in Sioux Falls. Owner Brandon Martens and Responsible Broker Breck Miller run Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Beyond at 5915 S. Remington Place.
Tenants begin to fill the renovated Johnson Building at 11th Street and Second Avenue that Justin and Chrissy Johnson bought last year. Most recently it was the headquarters of the Sioux Falls Ministry Center before moving to the Empower Campus. Second floor tenants include the law firm Evans Haigh and Arndt and Lenae Design, which offers residential and commercial interior design services. Discovery real estate group will have a space on the first floor, with Preach, which will sell high-end clothing and sneaker brands.
Custard Cream and Frozen Steakburgers Freddy’s opened its first location in South Dakota at Dawley Farm Village. Hours of operation are 10:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sunday through Thursday and 10:30 a.m. to 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday. It is on the north side of the development at 600 S. Highline Place. A second location in Sioux Falls near the Empire Mall is scheduled to begin construction in May and open later this year.
The first one Caribou cabin in Sioux Falls opened. The drive-thru, walk-in version of Caribou Coffee is at 1720 E. 10th St. Hours of operation are 5 a.m. to 8 p.m. weekdays, 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, and 6 a.m. at 7 p.m. on Sunday. A second location under construction along 26th Street west of Veterans Parkway is expected to open this fall.
Brian Rieger and his sons, Nate and David, bought the food truck Ma & Pa’s Burger, which started in 2019, and renamed it Dad & Son. They opened with a similar menu of burgers, hot dogs, chili dogs and fries and will start putting their mark on it as they gain experience. All three men have full-time jobs, so they will focus on weekend events, brewery outings and a few weekday lunches. Pa & Sons is also available for private bookings.
Kane’s Baked Goods is now Kane’s Bakery and Coffee Products with the addition of a food truck at the home bakery. Owner Chelsea Alexander uses a parking lot on 10th Street just east of Minnesota Avenue as her base and serves up breakfast items with her pastries every day of the week. She plans to add lunch. Kane’s is also available for public and private events.
Local ownership 3 degrees expands with franchise and new partnership. The infrared sauna studio, which recently moved its southern location to The Bridges at 57th, has a development agreement with owners of the Massage Envy locations in the Chicago area to spearhead expansion into Illinois, Indiana and Wisconsin. Another franchisee plans to open a location in the Atlanta area. 3 Degrees also has a new partnership with Sioux Falls-based Year Round Brown to install infrared saunas on its premises, starting with the one that opened earlier this year at The Bridges.
ice cream parlor has reopened for the season with a new owner and plans to add new menu items. Director Emma Houwman is part of the new group of owners, succeeding founders Chris and Caryn Hanmer. In addition to ice cream, it serves sorbets and ice cream. The plan is to add ice cream sandwiches and root beer floats. Schedules will be extended compared to previous seasons. The store will open at 4 p.m. daily until the end of school, then run from noon to 9 p.m. Sunday through Thursday and noon to 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday.
The Italian classics of Maggiano, a ghost kitchen modeled after the national Italian restaurant chain began operating in Sioux Falls. It’s owned by Brinker International, the same company as the full-service Maggiano’s as well as Chili’s, the restaurant whose kitchen does the delivery-only menu. Chili’s also serves as a ghost kitchen for It’s just wings. Another newer ghost kitchen offering in town is Wow Bao, which operates from Fazoli.
Illinois-based private equity firm Industry Opportunity Partners acquired Raven engineering movies, a division of the former Raven Industries. When CNH Industrial acquired Raven last year, it recognized the opportunity to sell off the technical films and Aerostar divisions, focusing on the applied technologies division geared towards precision agriculture. “IOP is thrilled to have this partnership and to provide the resources necessary to support a future of growth and success,” said Dave Mackin, Chief Operating Officer of IOP. Scott Wickersham, President and CEO of Raven Engineered Films, will assume the role of CEO under new ownership.
Serenity Asian massage opened at 22nd and Minnesota. Services include Swedish massage, hot stone, back walk, elbow massage and reflexology. The company offers private and shower suites plus a serviced dessert and beverage.