Executive Editor

Adam Platt

Adam Platt is executive editor at Twin Cities Business magazine, a position he has held since 2011.

Phone: 612-336-9275

Adam Platt is executive editor at Twin Cities Business magazine, a position he has held since 2011. He assigns, edits, and writes features stories, concepts and edits our Starters section, and helps set the overall editorial course for the magazine while ensuring copy is flowing as it should. A seasoned journalist-turned-editor, he attended Macalester College in St. Paul, became a staff writer and media critic for the Twin Cities Reader, moved on to become editor of Casino Executive, and then joined Mpls.St.Paul magazine in 1998, where he served as executive editor until joining TCB.

Staff’s archive

Press Send. Rinse. Repeat.

Press Send. Rinse. Repeat.

In 2017, Ari Fertel was buried in laundry—five children’s worth, to be exact. Her teenage son Nachshon wasn’t interested in sorting colors and whites, but he thought he might design
In Nisswa, a New Resort Takes Root

In Nisswa, a New Resort Takes Root

New tourism infrastructure is a rare thing in greater Minnesota. Factor in a short tourism season, modest “up north” pricing, and the skyrocketing cost of lakefront land, and you have
School Dazed

School Dazed

It had to happen, of course. There was no way we were going to get out of the Minneapolis Public Schools (MPS) without a strike. It’s been 20 years for
Residential Towers to Anchor Uptown

Residential Towers to Anchor Uptown

Plans for the long-awaited redevelopment of the former Calhoun Square have finally been revealed. Owner Northpond Partners of Chicago has partnered with Twin Cities-based Doran Companies to build 264 market-rate
Mayor Frey at a Crossroads

Mayor Frey at a Crossroads

Minneapolis has two decimated zones of commerce right now: downtown and Uptown. Downtown may not be a lost cause, but it can’t rebound until corporations reopen their offices and the
Uptown Looks Up From the Bottom

Uptown Looks Up From the Bottom

Uptown has led several different lives in the last half-century, and they often ended abruptly and disruptively. But nobody remembers an Uptown that looks like Uptown today. The block and
More Cracks In SWLRT’s Alignment

More Cracks In SWLRT’s Alignment

On the day after the Met Council disclosed massive cost overruns and delays afflicting Southwest Light Rail, project managers were absorbing another body blow to the beleaguered transit extension: Residents
Seven Suspends Operations

Seven Suspends Operations

Seven, the steakhouse and nightclub anchoring the corner of 7th and Hennepin, suspended operations on January 31, citing insufficient business. “It’s simply untenable to operate a nightlife business in our