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

Real Estate Frenzy

Real Estate Frenzy

How crazy is the current for-sale housing market? Take a look at Richfield. The city has never been anyone’s idea of a sizzling metro housing market. It’s a first-ring suburb
Minnesota Continues Job Growth Trend

Minnesota Continues Job Growth Trend

Minnesota added 12,300 jobs for May, the fifth straight month that the state has posted job gains. That’s according to the latest statistics from the Minnesota Department of Economic Development
Beta Acquires tech.mn

Beta Acquires tech.mn

Minneapolis-based nonprofit Beta has acquired tech.mn, a website that has been dedicated to covering Minnesota technology industry news for more than a decade. “We see the acquisition of tech.mn as