Economic Development

HCMC gets final OK for $224M expansion; breaks ground next week

Hennepin County Medical Center will break ground next week on a $224 million expansion of its campus in downtown Minneapolis, now that the County Board has given final approval to the financing for...

November 04, 2015

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Survey: Worsening Business Conditions Ahead

TCB's Quarterly Economic Indicators survey

October 30, 2015

Minnesota unemployment rate drops to 3.8 despite state losing 5,700 jobs

Minnesota lost 5,700 jobs in the month of September, but the unemployment rate still dropped by 0.2 percent, figures released by the Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED...

October 15, 2015

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Can A Regional Initiative Make Minnesota More Welcoming To Outsiders?

A partnership of more than 50 regional organizations, “Make It. MSP” is aimed at retaining and recruiting workers. Among its initiatives: an effort to make natives more open to those who weren't born here.

October 14, 2015

As worker shortage looms, Twin Cities businesses launch recruitment campaign

“We like it here. Come join us.” That might paraphrase in a nutshell a new business campaign that aims to stave off a shortage of workers by attracting new talent to the Twin Cities...

October 13, 2015

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Minneapolis Proposes Minimum Wage Study

The city wants a three-month study to determine the impacts of raising the minimum wage to as high as $15 per hour.

October 09, 2015

Vikings edge closer to Eagan headquarters; stadium cost fight going to mediator

The Minnesota Vikings have moved another step closer to a new headquarters in Eagan … and a dispute over $15 million worth of construction costs for their new stadium is now scheduled for...

October 07, 2015

Man who led St. Paul's efforts to resurrect old Macy's building to retire

The man responsible for some of the biggest revitalization projects in St. Paul – which may just get a Major League Soccer stadium thanks in part to his efforts – is leaving his job. After seven...

October 06, 2015

The Pacific trade pact and what it means for MN businesses, workers

Minnesota businesses, workers, and elected officials are all working to learn more about the massive Pacific trade agreement reached by negotiators from 12 countries Monday. The Trans Pacific...

October 05, 2015

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Minneapolis Construction Exceeds $1B For Fourth-Straight Year

With three months left in the year, the city passed the $1 billion mark in part because of major construction projects in Downtown East.

September 23, 2015

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