Watertown Works

Watertown Works
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Watertown, SD


Want a job that works with your life? A business that works toward your goals? In a place that works for your family? Welcome to Watertown, South Dakota. Here you will find lucrative career and business opportunities in medical care, education, banking, insurance, utilities, manufacturing, human services, retail and more. Our top employers are always looking for dedicated people, ready to work AND play hard in a right-sized community that boasts affordable housing, quality education and tons of recreation. And if you’re looking for a place to locate your business, you’re in business! Let us know what you’re looking for here and we’ll show you how Watertown Works!

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About Us

Watertown works. It just does. This South Dakota community of 22,000 people works hard to offer everything you want in a place to live, work and grow. We offer a thriving economy, plenty of recreation, strong school systems (including one of the country’s top-rated technical institutes) and one of the safest and most livable communities around. Ready to join us? That definitely works for us!

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Site Selectors

Sometimes it isn’t how you take that first step, but where. Site selection and development professionals can look to the Watertown Development Company for an impressive breadth of resources to help them find just the right property. No other community is making bold changes and hard decisions like Watertown. Reinvention is taking place across the region; regulatory red tape has been slashed, incentives are immediate, and a skilled, technically proficient work force of makers and doers is ready to go to work for you. Watertown means business.

You’ll find Watertown is a strategic location for your investment and a great place to conduct business. Among the advantages are a geographic location with easy access to other major metro areas and access to a world-class talent pool and top-rated educational systems.

Watertown also provides an excellent investment environment. A portfolio of properties and investment opportunities are apparent in our history. Those are just a sampling of the unique and productive opportunities awaiting your company. The Watertown Development Company and local partners stand ready to assist throughout the site selection process.

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The Watertown Development Company is a non-profit organization established to own and operate buildings, lands and development areas for the economic benefit of Watertown. Use the form below to send a message to our executive team and we’ll be sure to respond as soon as we can.



Our Office

1 East Kemp Avenue
PO Box 332
Watertown, SD 57201
Phone: (605) 884-0340
Toll Free: 1-888-898-6767

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