The number of offices, warehouses, stores and apartment buildings going into foreclosure in Hennepin County dropped by nearly half in the first quarter of this year compared with 2009. Here's a sampling:

Q1 2009 Q1 2010

Hennepin County 46 24

Minneapolis 31 14

(apartment buildings in Minneapolis) 25 8

Brooklyn Park, all types 1 3

Bloomington, all types 0 2

Number of suburbs with at least

one commercial foreclosure: 14 7

Source: Hennepin County Taxpayer Services Department