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

Lennar, Ryland led homebuilding in metro area last year

The builder’s metro-area revenue is well below its peak, but the company has been the top builder in the Twin...

Updated: March 27, 2015, - 10:58 AM

New wave of real estate projects emerges near U campus

More student housing and a hotel are in the planning stages.

Updated: March 19, 2015, - 09:08 PM

South Minneapolis apartment project would break design mold

A pair of New York architects hope to build an apartment building in south Minneapolis where families of all sizes could live and work together, a striking contrast to the design of many new apartment buildings.

Updated: March 17, 2015, - 11:59 AM

March 5: Developer unveils final plans for apartments to replace Tryg's Restaurant in Uptown

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

Updated: March 16, 2015, - 11:20 PM

$70 million mixed-use project planned for the North Loop

The apartments on Washington Av. would include public space.

Updated: March 13, 2015, - 11:18 PM

Twin Cities housing market shakes off the 2014 slump

Metro market picked up in February with tight inventory and fierce competition

Updated: March 13, 2015, - 02:58 PM

Minneapolis' 222 Hennepin gets a record price

The project includes 286 apartments and downtown Minneapolis’ first Whole Foods.

Updated: March 12, 2015, - 04:31 PM

Viewpoint: Realtor Kevin Sharkey expands Better Homes franchise to Minnesota

In the real estate world, Kevin Sharkey has always taken the path less traveled. In the 1980s, he was among...

Updated: March 11, 2015, - 10:28 AM

Condo developer Stanton plans new Mill District project

Jim Stanton’s success with the Stonebridge Lofts has led him to buy a nearby parcel.

Updated: March 09, 2015, - 09:27 PM

Woodbury man dies in car-semi crash on I-94 in Wisconsin

The truck was parked on the shoulder of westbound I-94 in Wisconsin due to mechanical difficulties when an Oldsmobile crashed into it.

Updated: March 07, 2015, - 09:29 PM

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