Economic Development


Minnesota Unemployment Rate Reaches Highest Mark In More Than 2 Years

August employment figures show job losses in more than half of Minnesota’s major industrial sectors.

September 15, 2016


Demand For Twin Cities Homes Shows No Sign Of Slowing At Summer’s End

However, interest rates are expected to rise in December, could affect buyer demand in the future.

September 15, 2016

Figures show Americans are the richest they've been since 2007, big drop in poverty

Household incomes in the U.S. jumped by a record amount in 2015, which also saw the biggest drop in poverty levels recorded since 1999. Census figures released by the U.S. Census Bureau on Tuesday...

September 14, 2016


MN Unemployment Rate Grows Despite Adding 11,300 Jobs In July

All but one of the state’s industries experienced gains in employment or level employment compared to the previous month.

August 29, 2016

Thought Minnesota's economy was rosy? Report says think again

While much was made of Minnesota’s successful recovery from the economic downturn, things aren’t as great as they would appear in the Land of 10,000 Lakes. That, at least, is the...

August 16, 2016

Microbiologics Expands With DEED Assistance

The state is providing $182,000 as part of the company's multimillion dollar addition to its St. Cloud headquarters.

August 10, 2016

US Bank Stadium

The Vikings Stadium's Payoff

The results are almost in. Will U.S. Bank Stadium deliver on its promises?

July 29, 2016


Minnesota Businesses Prepare To Batten Down The Hatches

After cutting back on R&D and capital expenditures in recent quarters, Minnesota businesses are bracing for reductions in overall production, revenue and operating profits.

July 29, 2016


Luxury Apartment Living In The Heart Of MSP

Empty-nesters and young professionals are driving demand for a growing number of upscale apartments in Minneapolis and St. Paul.

July 29, 2016


Minnesota Creates 7,300 Jobs, Unemployment Rate Remains At 3.8 Percent

So far this year, the nation has outpaced Minnesota in job creation by a sizable margin.

July 25, 2016

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