"Watertown has been a tremendous location for us. It has been a great place to grow our business. And, it has given us access to great people, which was our number one reason for coming."
- Dave Moffatt, President of Moffatt Products Inc.

We Grow

Low business tax works. A progressive infrastructure works. The state’s lowest utility rate works. If you’re a business or industry looking for a location that works in your favor, Watertown, South Dakota has advantages that really…well, work. Tell us what you’re looking for here and we’ll tell you why Watertown Works.

In Watertown, the entrepreneurial spirit thrives with the cooperation of accessible, hands-off government agencies. When businesses want to expand or relocate in Watertown, the timeline is short and the process straightforward. Progressive city leaders are prepared for growth and the numbers speak for themselves. In 2011, nearly 500 jobs were created, nine businesses expanded and Watertown’s capital investment number reached $59.3 million. And that’s not all.

The Watertown Development Company has economic experts that can assist you with everything from securing financing and finding a building site to recruiting employees. Are you ready to make the move to Watertown? We’re ready for you.

Fast Facts

Reasons why growing in Watertown is the smartest decision you'll ever make.
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Over the last three years, the City of Watertown has invested $43.6 million in infrastructure improvements making our community a highly desirable location to grow or start a business.

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With Watertown’s many and various financing options, growing business here is easily attainable and smart!

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In the last decade, our population grew 6.2 percent and that number continues to rise. Build your business in Watertown, and your pool of potential employees will grow as you do!

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In Watertown, find yourself paying the lowest utility rates and property taxes in the state!

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With spec buildings and shovel-ready certified sites, Watertown is the perfect place for developers and dreamers to grow.

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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.
  • You can call us directly at (605) 884-0340 or toll free at 1-888-898-6767