Senior Writer

Burl Gilyard

Burl Gilyard is TCB's senior writer.

Phone: 612-313-1765

Burl Gilyard joined the magazine in July 2013 as senior writer, a role in which he writes major feature stories, as well as shorter stories for print, web, and our Briefcase e-newsletter. Prior to joining TCB, he worked as a staff writer for Finance & Commerce, covering commercial real estate and development. His past experience includes working at the Twin Cities Reader, Corporate Report, and City Pages. He also worked from 2001 to 2004 as a freelance writer focusing on regional magazine work.

Staff’s archive

House Building Keeps Booming

House Building Keeps Booming

Twin Cities homebuilders pulled permits in July for 640 single-family homes, an increase of 10 percent compared to the pace last July. The latest numbers were released on Friday by
Maple Grove Man Pleads Guilty to PPP Loan Scam

Maple Grove Man Pleads Guilty to PPP Loan Scam

A Maple Grove man pleaded guilty on Wednesday to fraudulently applying for more than $9.6 million from the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), a program established to
Dick Enrico Still Delivers the Pitch

Dick Enrico Still Delivers the Pitch

Five years ago, Dick Enrico sold his successful 2nd Wind Exercise Equipment retail chain. But Enrico isn’t one to hit the golf course and reminisce about the past. He has