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  1. U.S. pending home sales fell 1.3% in AprilRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 31 | Finance and Commerce

    Fewer Americans signed contracts to buy homes in April, reflecting the dearth of properties being listed for sale in the U.S. right now. The National Association of Realtors said Thursday that its pending home sales index fell 1.3 percent in April to 106.4, after rising for two consecutive months.

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  2. U.S. faces tough scenario if inflation, pay decoupleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 30 | Finance and Commerce

    Prices and wages have been slow to accelerate throughout the U.S. economic expansion, surprising economists. Now, a new conundrum threatens to emerge: Faster inflation accompanied by more of the same paltry growth in pay.

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  3. Super Bowl LII brings $370M in net new spendingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 29 | Finance and Commerce

    The organizing committee for Super Bowl LII says the economic impact of the event at U.S. Bank Stadium surpassed even its own consultant's expectations . More than 120,000 visitors brought more than $370 million in net new spending to the Minneapolis-St.

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  4. Home prices jump as supply remains tightRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 29 | Finance and Commerce

    U.S. home prices climbed in March with buyers paying a premium for ownership as the number of properties up for sale declines, and mortgage rates increase. The S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller 20-city home price index released Tuesday increased 6.8 percent in March from a year earlier.

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  5. Simple steps for better data securityRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 29 | Finance and Commerce

    Basic data security isn't rocket science, even for heavily regulated financial services providers and vendors, say two Minneapolis-based information security experts. IT teams and operations managers can dramatically improve threat readiness simply by following basic information security protocols to the letter.

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  6. Builders join effort to help veterans find housingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 28 | Finance and Commerce

    An unusual program is using the resources of two organizations - and one generous homebuilder - to fill a need that advocates say is often overlooked: housing for military veterans. The nonprofit Minnesota Assistance Council for Veterans is teaming with the Builders Association of the Twin Cities' Housing First Minnesota Foundation and Lennar Corp.'s Mendota Heights office to find and develop properties tailor-made for veterans.

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  7. Dorothy Day Place project reaches milestoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 24 | Finance and Commerce

    When completed, Dorothy Day Place will offer 177 permanent housing units and other services for people in need. It will link to the $40 million, 193-unit first project phase, which opened across the street in January 2017.

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  8. U.S. home sales fell 2.5 percent in AprilRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 24 | Finance and Commerce

    U.S. sales of existing homes tumbled 2.5 percent in April - with the costs of buying a home jumping and would-be buyers facing a persistent shortage of properties on the market. The National Association of Realtors said Thursday that homes sold last month at a seasonally adjusted annual pace of 5.46 million, down from 5.60 million in February.

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  9. Design shrinks O'Gara's pub, adds rentalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 23 | Finance and Commerce

    In 2015 Minneapolis-based Ryan Cos. and The Excelsior Group of St. Louis Park built the Vintage on Selby apartment and supermarket project at 1555 Selby Ave. Now they are teaming up again on a new apartment project right across Selby at 164 Snelling Ave. On Monday the developers presented a first look at their design to the Union Park District Council: 163 apartment units, 205 parking stalls and more than 4,000 square feet for longtime St. Paul restaurant O'Gara's.

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  10. Target's bright spot: robust customer trafficRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 23 | Finance and Commerce

    Target proved itself one of the few retailers that saw more customers both at its stores and online, though its investment in updating the stores hurt first-quarter profit. The discounter cited a combination of store remodeling, new brands and expanded delivery options as helping customer traffic rise 3.7 percent in the quarter, including stores and online.

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  11. Branson-owned health company to merge with its Minneapolis-based rivalRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2018 | Finance and Commerce

    An employee well-being company owned by British billionaire Richard Branson says it will merge with its rival and make Providence the new corporate headquarters. In an announcement Monday, Virgin Pulse says its merger with Minneapolis-based RedBrick Health will create the "world's largest, most comprehensive digital health and engagement company."

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  12. Twin Cities home sales continue slideRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2018 | Finance and Commerce

    Closings of Twin Cities home sales fell for the fifth month in a row in April, down 5.2 percent from a year earlier, according to data from the Minneapolis Area Association of Realtors . New home sales provided a bright spot, with closings in that subsector up 13.2 percent from a year ago, according to MAAR's April market report.

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  13. Finance & Commerce announces Top Projects of 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2018 | Finance and Commerce

    Minnesota was bustling with construction activity in 2017, with significant projects completed from Duluth to Rochester and across the Twin Cities metro area. An independent panel selected The projects include the Minnesota Capitol restoration in St. Paul, the Target Center renovation in Minneapolis and the revitalization of the NorShor Theatre in Duluth.

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  14. Southwest light rail project cost rises to $2 billionRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2018 | Finance and Commerce

    The expected cost of the planned Southwest Light Rail Transit line has jumped to just north of $2 billion, a $145 million increase from the previous estimate. Metropolitan Council Chair Alene Tchourumoff on Tuesday blamed the 7.8 percent increase on higher costs associated with freight rail negotiations, environmental analysis, rebidding of the civil construction contract, and higher prices for steel, labor and property acquisition, among other factors.

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  15. How Minneapolis policy could boost affordable housingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2018 | Finance and Commerce

    Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey rolls out an affordable housing policy proposal Monday at the Blue Line Flats. Others at the press conference are : David Wellington, director of acquisitions and development for Wellington Management; Hennepin County Commissioner Peter McLaughlin; Neeraj Mehta, director of the Center for Urban and Regional Affairs Community Programs; Minnesota Housing Partnership Executive Director Anne Mavity, and Family Housing Fund President Ellen Sahli.

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  16. How to build a workforce for buildersRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2018 | Finance and Commerce

    That's the simple logic behind Construction Careers Pathways , an initiative jointly developed by the Construction Careers Foundation, trade unions, construction companies, high schools, nonprofits, the state of Minnesota, and other strategic partners. Their aim is to attract more young people to construction careers such as electricians, plumbers, welders, sheet metal workers, carpenters, ironworkers and pipefitters.

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  17. Aeon finds new site for Edina apartmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2018 | Finance and Commerce

    In February, the Minneapolis-based nonprofit and Ryan Cos. US Inc. pitched a 90-unit mixed-income apartment building at 4040 70th St. W. in the west metro suburb.

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  18. Alatus condo ruling prompts future buyers to call agentsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2018 | Finance and Commerce

    The 42-story 200 Central condominium development Alatus LLC plans to build in northeast Minneapolis will tower over neighboring buildings. Not long after a court ruling Monday cleared the way for a new condo tower near the Minneapolis riverfront, Realtor Luke Kleckner's phone started ringing.

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  19. Survey: 33.3 million visitors came to Twin Cities in 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2018 | Finance and Commerce

    In the eight years Meet Minneapolis has tracked tourism in the Minneapolis-St. Paul metro area, the numbers of visitors and the dollars they spend keep growing.

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  20. Snelling Yards housing concept gets biggerRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2018 | Finance and Commerce

    Lupe Development, The Wall Cos. and Ecumen plan to purchase 3.5 acres from the city of Minneapolis to build 251 units of affordable housing at 3601 44th St. E. in Minneapolis.

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