Canton Industrial Park

Certified Site


  • Located west of Canton, along US Highway 18
  • 9 Miles from I-29 Exit 62, 17 Miles from Sioux Falls
  • South Dakota Certified Ready Site*
  • Up to 20 acres available
  • between $1.75 and $2.25 per square foot depending on location
  • All utilities to site
  • Water and Wastewater provider: City of Canton
  • Electricity Providers: Xcel Energy and Southeastern Electric Cooperative
  • Telecom Provider: SDN Communications
  • Natural Gas Provider: MidAmerican Energy

* South Dakota’s Certified Ready Site Program offers expanding business prequalified sites that are ready for development.
A South Dakota Certified Ready Site mitigates the risks associated with development by providing detailed information
about the site including price and availability, utilities, access, and environmental concerns. Sites must obtain recertification
regularly to ensure accurate, reliable data.


  • 5-year property tax abatement (20 / 40 / 60 / 80 / 100)
    on new construction
  • Local sales tax rebate program

For more information, contact Nick Thompson with Red Door Realty here.

Certified Ready Site

The South Dakota Certified Ready Sites Program is an economic development tool available to all cities and counties in South Dakota for the purpose of promoting development-ready commercial and industrial sites.

Located on the west side of Canton along US highway 18, the Canton Industrial Park covers nearly 28 acres and is certified and zoned heavy industrial, light industrial, research and development/business services and rural business park. The park already houses Adam’s Thermal, Terex, and Johnson Feed.

The South Dakota Certified Ready Sites Program is operated under the supervision of the Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) for the purpose of providing consistent information on sites available throughout the state.

For more information:

Existing Tenants:

Adams Thermal Systems

Bid-Well, a Terex Company

Johnson Feed, Inc.

Property Access

Air Access

The nearest available airport available for public use is the Canton Municipal Airport located 2.5 miles from the West Industrial Park. Travel time to the airport is approximately 10 minutes through town. To contact the Canton Municipal Airport, please call 605-987-9010.

The second nearest available airport available for public use is the Marv Skie Airport in Tea, South Dakota. This airport is 22 miles distance from Canton with travel time of 36 minutes.

The nearest available airport with scheduled passenger air service is Joe Foss Field located in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, located 27.5 miles from the West Industrial Park. Travel time to the airport is approximately 42 minutes.

Rail Access

The nearest provider is BNSF Railway. BNSF is a Class 1 railroad. The switch location is 30 miles away in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.

Road Access

US Highway 18 is adjacent to the site (less than one-half mile). The longest paved ingress/egress roadway is West Industrial Road, which extends into the Industrial Park. West Industrial Road is a two-lane concrete street section, twenty-four feet in width, thirty-five foot turning radii afforded at the intersection, and two-foot gravel shoulders along both edges of the pavement. West Industrial Road is a completed street section and there are no current plans to improve the street section.

Freight Services

Three businesses that provide freight services are Canton’s Johnson Feed, Inc., Fedex and UPS.

Utility Access

Water/Waste Water:
City of Canton

Xcel Energy
Southeastern Electric Cooperative

Natural Gas:
Mid American Energy

SDN Communications

Solid Waste:
A-OK Sanitary
Novak Sanitary Service

Canton Economic Development Corporation Board Members

Scott Larson-President                                           Jeff Tanner – Executive Director
Sanford Canton-Inwood Hospital                           605-376-3121

Darin Oakland-Vice President
Sunshine Foods

Leon Eich-Treasurer
Cornerstone Bank

Russell Townsend-Secretary
Canton Public School System

Nancy Bitterman
First Bank & Trust

Jon Frick
Sioux Falls Wealth Management

Sandra Lundstrom
Mayor-City of Canton

Bryan Launderville
Farmers State Bank

Todd Gannon
Lincoln County Agriculture

Nick Thompson
Red Door Realty

Kris York
Commissioner-City of Canton

Joel Klatt
Security Savings Bank

Ex-Officio Members:

Brenda Ask
Frieberg, Nelson & Ask LLP

Jesse Fonkert
Sioux Metro Growth Alliance