Jim Buchta

Reporter | Residential real estate
Phone: 612-673-7376
Jim Buchta is the Star Tribune's residential real estate reporter, covering the Twin Cities housing market and its trends. He also contributes to the Star Tribune's Travel section.

Recent content from Jim Buchta

Target Corp. cuts will reverberate in downtown Minneapolis

Target Corp. is the dominant employer in downtown Minneapolis. So its plan to empty thousands of desks over the next two years could significantly affect an increasingly vibrant city center.

Updated: March 05, 2015, - 10:01 AM

Developer unveils final plans for apartments to replace Tryg's Restaurant

A new restaurant will join a 164-unit luxury apartment building at the Minneapolis site.

Updated: March 04, 2015, - 09:24 PM

U.S. Bank provides financing for Hamline Station project

$30M Hamline Station in St. Paul includes units for lower incomes, homeless.

Updated: March 02, 2015, - 09:24 PM

Building code changes prompt construction surge

Rule changes are expected to increase the cost of building a house

Updated: February 26, 2015, - 09:18 PM

Trillium Woods in Plymouth nearing completion

Sprawling, $161 million Trillium Woods will include apartments, assisted living and memory care units plus many amenities and a “town...

Updated: February 26, 2015, - 06:26 PM

Home sales in the Twin Cities off to a strong start

Pending sales rose in January, signaling winter’s lull is over

Updated: February 13, 2015, - 12:14 AM

Neighborhood task force OKs 30-story tower to replace Nye's

The latest plans call for 189 rental apartments in a 30-story tower atop one level of underground parking, five levels of above-grade parking and ground-floor retail space.

Updated: February 12, 2015, - 10:56 AM

Salvaged Minneapolis skyway could be your next home

The sky's the limit for this salvaged downtown relic, an 80-foot skyway section that may be the ultimate recycling project. You can have it for — wait a minute; they'll actually pay you $5,000 to haul it away.

Updated: February 07, 2015, - 03:45 PM

Awash in apartments, downtown Minneapolis getting new condos

These are the first new condominiums in the North Loop since before the housing crash.

Updated: January 28, 2015, - 11:55 PM

Obituary: Emily West Day was 101

Emily West Day never let age get in the way of doing what she loved.Well into her late 90s she...

Updated: January 26, 2015, - 10:14 PM

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