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  1. Minnesota construction jobs, workweeks grow in JulyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 18 | Finance and Commerce

    The Minnesota construction industry saw more workers putting in more hours in July as the industry added 600 jobs to its workforce and pushed the average workweek over 40 hours. The gains were part of overall job growth in the Minnesota economy in July.


  2. One project's delay trips up other Rochester plansRead the original story

    Jul 8, 2016 | Finance and Commerce

    A $145 million Destination Medical Center-related project that includes a hotel and residential tower in downtown Rochester is on hold, and the delay is causing a domino effect for other construction in the city. Most notably, a $23 million city-owned parking ramp tied to the development can't move ahead until the 23-story Broadway at Center project is well underway, city administrator Stevan Kvenvold said Friday.


  3. A new way to keep tabs on RochesterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2016 | Finance and Commerce

    Finance & Commerce has created a new online tracker called "Rochester on the Rise" that records commercial real estate sales and development proposals. Developers and investors are paying a lot more attention to Rochester, Minnesota, because of the massive Destination Medical Center build-out planned around Mayo Clinic and the supporting projects it's likely to attract.


  4. Smaller IBM footprint invites new opportunities in RochesterRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2016 | Finance and Commerce

    More than 1 million square feet of commercial space in Rochester is up for sale after IBM said this week it will consolidate its sprawling campus, a move that local business advocates and policymakers see as a pathway to new growth. Over the next year, IBM will move all of its operations into eight buildings on the east side of its campus, about a 10-minute drive northeast of downtown Rochester near Highway 52. The company said it plans to sell the surplus space, much of it vacant for several years, to a developer.


  5. MnDOT to inspect 900 bridges in SE MinnesotaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2016 | Finance and Commerce

    The Minnesota Department of Transportation is kicking off bridge inspection season in southeastern Minnesota this week with two sites in Rochester under scrutiny. In all, 900 bridges are scheduled for inspection in southeastern Minnesota's 11-county district, including the inspections of the Fourth Street Southeast bridge over Bear Creek and the East Center Street bridge over the ... Enter your user name and password in the fields above to gain access to the subscriber content on this site.


  6. Sustainable: 'WELL Building Standard' offers breath of fresh airRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2016 | Finance and Commerce

    Cleaner indoor air and more opportunities to reduce screen time to improve employee health have become the new frontier for the construction industry after years of focusing on energy and water. The Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design certification, more commonly known as LEED, has propelled architects and builders to increase energy efficiency and reduce water consumption for years through a stringent point system created by the Washington, D.C.-based United States Green Building Council.


  7. Minnesota adds 3,200 construction jobs in FebruaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2016 | Finance and Commerce

    Minnesota construction employers had another busy month of hiring in February, as they piled an additional 3,200 jobs onto the 1,900 added during the previous month, according to figures released Thursday by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development. Across all sectors, Minnesota added 9,000 jobs in February, with the biggest gains coming from education and health services , trade, transportation and utilities and construction.


  8. Twin Cities-Rochester rail line proposal nears a decisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2016 | Finance and Commerce

    The North American High Speed Rail Group has set a late June deadline to decide whether to proceed with a privately funded $4.2 billion route between the Twin Cities and Rochester. The 77-mile route through rural southeastern Minnesota is being evaluated by the Bloomington-based business, which wants to build an elevated line over the center median ... Enter your user name and password in the fields above to gain access to the subscriber content on this site.


  9. Mixed results for February building permitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2016 | Finance and Commerce

    With big jump in overall planned housing units and a dip in single-family construction, the Twin Cities and beyond experienced uneven results for residential building permits in February. So far this month, the 13-county metro area and Rochester have seen 312 permits for 588 new housing units valued at a combined $147.8 million, according to the Keystone Report.


  10. Residents near Hwy. 52 broadly oppose Zip RailRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2016 | Finance and Commerce

    About 100 residents from cities along Highway 52 on Tuesday told state officials they are adamantly opposed to a high-speed rail line cutting through their communities. The highway running through southeastern Minnesota is a potential route for two proposed passenger rail lines between the Twin Cities and Rochester.


  11. Winona mounts development pushRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2015 | Finance and Commerce

    A public-private partnership in Winona with $250,000 in seed funding aims to revitalize the Mississippi River town just in time for an anticipated economic and development boom in southeastern Minnesota. Nestled about 40 miles away from Rochester to the west and La Crosse, Wisconsin, to the southeast, Winona has stood in the shadows of its bigger neighbors for decades.


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