Parents favor daughters over sons when dollars are short

Parents favor daughters over sons when dollars are short

In tough economic times, parents financially favor daughters over sons, according to researchers at the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota and Rutgers Business School.

Case-Shiller: Home prices rising in the Twin Cities, but still far from peak

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Case-Shiller: Home prices rising in the Twin Cities, but still far from peak
Prices are posting slow, steady increases that are slightly below the national average

Frontier Air offers $49 non-stops to Atlanta, DC & Trenton thru today

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Frontier Air offers $49 non-stops to Atlanta, DC & Trenton thru today
Frontier Air offers $49 non-stops to Atlanta, DC & Trenton thru today
Blogs
June 29

Minneapolis-St.Paul top Green Building Adoption Index for second straight year

Minneapolis-St. Paul does a better job of creating energy efficient office buildings than any of its metropolitan peers, an annual index says. For the second year in a row, the Twin Cities topped CBRE's Green Building Adoption Index with more than 70 percent of its commercial space being certified by either the Environmental Protection Agency's Energy Star program or the U.S. Green Building Council’s LEED standard.
Blogs
June 26

Why the Twin Cities is tops in the Midwest for rental property investors

Out-of-town investors are expected to invest a near-record amount of money in Twin Cities rental properties this year. Here's why.
Vikings
June 26

Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority taking applications for opening

Resignation of Duane Benson creates opening on stadium committee
Blogs
June 25

Minnetonka-based Opus starts building Xcel Energy office in Texas

The Opus Group is building another corporate office for Xcel Energy, this time in Texas. The Minnetonka-based commercial real estate company began construction today on the $42-million office building in Amarillo, Texas. less than a month after topping off a second tower at Xcel's corporate headquarters in downtown Minneapolis.
Blogs
June 24

Stratasys to help Dunwoody add 3D printing classes

Stratasys to help Dunwoody add 3D printing to its manufacturing curriculum
Blogs
June 24

Opening Belz, June 24

Business links for the day from Minnesota, the Upper Midwest and the world.
June 23

Klobuchar and Franken lose effort to stop trade promotion vote

Minnesota's U.S. Senators, Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken, failed to block a vote on trade promotion authority that will give the White House more negotiating power in two international trade deals.
Blogs
June 22

Minnesota Farmers Union President at World Farmers Organization meeting in Italy

MFU president Doug Peterson will talk about the importance of family farms and their environmental footprint as the world's food needs increase.
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Blogs
June 22

U.S. Bank Stadium design features lots of branding

U.S. Bank Stadium will be iconic, but how will all that branding look when it's all done?
Blogs
June 22

Opening Belz, June 22

Business links for the day from Minnesota, the Upper Midwest and the world.
Blogs
June 18

American Family offers free Nest Protect devices to Minnesotans

The Wisconsin-based insurer is using Minnesota as a testbed for consumer adoption of networked warning devices.
Blogs
June 18

Falling negative-equity rate in Twin Cities is good for home buyers

Eight percent of all homeowners with a mortgage in the Twin Cities owed more than their house is worth, down from 10.7 percent last year
Blogs
June 17

Toro, longtime supplier to pro golf, lands first Open in Pacific Northwest

The Toro Co. is helping Chambers Bay get ready for the 115th U.S. Open which opens Thursday.
Blogs
June 16

Number of Minn. firms on this year's Fortune 500 is...

The list codifies one notable departure of a corporate headquarters from the state, and starts, as our Star Tribune 100 does, with UnitedHealth Group, which dwarfed other stock-traded Minnesota companies last year with $130 billion in revenue.
Blogs
June 15

In search of hive parking: Pairing Minn. beekeepers with organic farms

A new website lists organic farm owners willing to host hives from commercial beekeepers.
Blogs
June 15

Lennar pays $13.7 million for two-block industrial site in northeast Minneapolis

Lennar plans to build 278 apartments on the former Superior Plating site
Blogs
June 15

LED bulb died. No receipt, no packaging. How'd the return go?

LED bulb died. No receipt, no packaging. How'd the return go?
Blogs
June 11

Chief executive Dutke to retire from United Properties, succeeded by co-presidents Stevens and Katter

United Properties' president and chief executive Frank Dutke plans to retire next year, being succeeded by co-presidents Eva Stevens and Bill Katter, the company announced Thursday. Dutke, 63, oversaw the Bloomington-based commercial real estate firm during its largest business expansion in the company's 99-year history. United is owned by Marquette Companies, a real estate holding company of the Pohlad family. Once Dutke retires, the co-presidents will report to Bert Colianni, chief executive of Marquette.
Blogs
June 11
No grass; only plantings and stone surround Lauri Svedberg’s home.

Sold! One-of-a-kind art house in Minneapolis has buyer

Lauri Svedberg’s funky, festooned art house in northeast Minneapolis, which hit the market at the end of last week, now has a buyer. The listing agent said that response to the home has been overwhelming.
Blogs
June 11

Minnesota strawberry season just around the corner

State officials report a healthy crop is nearly ready for harvest
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