real estate

We are in a commercial real estate boom in the Twin Cities, but is the growth developing evenly? Minnesota Business talked with Todd Hanson, senior director of real estate brokerage firm Cushman and Wakefield/NorthMarq. He has 25 years of experience in keeping an eye on development in the Twin Cities. Read More

Photo courtesy of Mayo Clinic Square.

On Wednesday, June 3rd, Mayo Clinic Square had its first major public viewing with Hennepin Theatre Trust’s launch event for Intersections: Made Here, a downtown Minneapolis art gallery. Read More
The Green Line light rail service connecting the downtowns of St. Paul and Minneapolis opened last summer. With ridership numbers surpassing expectations, Minnesota Business asked experts about the line’s impact on real estate and development. Read More


CoCo Minneapolis

CoCo Minneapolis

As we’ve highlighted in these pages before, some nimble ventures get their start in a co-working space offered by CoCo, which has three locations in the Twin Cities and one in Fargo. Read More
Many fast-growing companies need more room to grow into. But few are as hungry for space as Blu Dot, which designs and manufactures modern furniture for homes and offices around the world. Founded in 1997, the company will move from its current warehouse in Rogers, Minnesota, to a newer, bigger site in nearby Ostego this spring. Read More
Stroll around the Uptown neighborhood of Minneapolis on a Friday evening or Saturday afternoon and you’ll find it teeming with activity. Bars, cafes, and restaurants are packed, and shoppers stream into national retailers such as H&M, Apple, and Urban Outfitters. 
 
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If the secret to buying real estate is location, location, location, the secret to selling it is diversify, diversify, diversify. 
 
Welsh and Colliers International | Minneapolis-St. Paul has been an example of just that. The Minnetonka-based commercial real estate firm has expanded substantially over its 37 years in business.
 
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Believe it or not, the already enormous Mall of America is about to get bigger. Ground was broken on a more than $300 million expansion project on Tuesday, to be completed by August 2015.   Read More
In February, plans were announced to revitalize the downtrodden and nearly vacant Block E retail complex of downtown Minneapolis, once home to a Borders bookstore and AMC Entertainment movie theaters. Read More