Rapid City to get Fleet Farm retail complex

RAPID CITY, S.D. (KEVN) - Fleet Farm will open its second South Dakota store in six months; this time in Rapid City.

The city announced Thursday that Fleet Farm will build a 202,000-square-foot retail store complex between Interstate 90 and East Mall Drive. The complex will be on a lot just east of Lacrosse Street.

Fleet Farm sells a variety of merchandise including hunting and fishing equipment, small appliances, housewares, automotive goods, apparel, hardware, lawn and garden supplies, paint, pet supplies, sporting goods, tools and farm supplies.

The development includes a home supply and retail center, convenience store, gas station and car wash.

"We are excited for Fleet Farm's arrival in Rapid City," said city Community Development Director Ken Young. "This is a great addition to the retail menu in the community, it's a great location with considerable growth potential and Fleet has a lot to offer residents and the visiting public."

Young says construction is expected to begin later this spring and be completed hopefully by the end of the year.