Adam Belz

Business reporter | Economy
Phone: 612-673-4405
Adam covers the economy for the Star Tribune and maintains a blog called 3D Economics. He wrote for the Cedar Rapids Gazette and The Des Moines Register in Iowa before moving to Minnesota in June 2012.

Recent content from Adam Belz

As fungus kills bats, MN timber industry winces

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will decide next spring whether to add the northern long-eared bat, which is being wiped out in places by the disease called white nose syndrome, to the endangered species list.

Updated: August 19, 2014, - 09:36 AM

LaValley Industries provides helping hand

Jason LaValley came up with a better way to lay pipe and he has made a success out of his...

Updated: August 16, 2014, - 05:37 PM

Samsung buys firm with Minnesota roots

SmartThings makes a mobile platform that enables people to control and monitor their homes through an app.

Updated: August 14, 2014, - 11:13 PM

State lost 4,200 jobs in July

Only 2,900 jobs have been added since January, a much slower pace than in 2013.

Updated: August 14, 2014, - 11:05 PM

One more look: Business of pot in Minnesota is a high-risk enterprise

Marijuana in Minnesota will be an odd, tightly regulated market — controlled by two companies, expensive to enter, legally complicated and initially limited in its rewards.

Updated: August 12, 2014, - 11:40 AM

Cliffs Natural Resources adds mining industry veteran as CEO

A mining industry veteran joined after a hedge fund won control in a shareholder vote.

Updated: August 08, 2014, - 11:09 PM

Law firm positions itself for medical marijuana

Lawyers at Thompson Hall are positioning themselves for the creation of a new business.

Updated: August 02, 2014, - 02:00 PM

Hedge fund claims it's won control of Cliffs, which employs 1,836 in Minn.

Shareholders voted on who will control the firm that runs some of Minnesota’s biggest mines, but results weren’t announced.

Updated: July 29, 2014, - 10:24 PM

Minneapolis is a leader in trend toward gentrification

The shift toward higher incomes in the central city is happening at a nation-leading pace.

Updated: July 29, 2014, - 11:29 AM

Paying up: Hiring a new CEO from outside can be pricey

Annual Star Tribune Executive Compensation Report: Corporate boards sometimes have to open the bank to bring in a new CEO from outside.

Updated: July 28, 2014, - 09:48 AM

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