Forbes magazine’s latest rankings of business-friendly states list Minnesota as ninth overall. Forbes rates the states on 36 factors, including labor supply, economic climate and business costs.
Five Minnesotans have made the list for wealthiest people in the country. The top 400 richest Americans are reported by Forbes magazine every year. And the highest ranking from Minnesota at number 133 is Whitney MacMillan.
Forbes Magazine has named the Minnesota Vikings one of “The World’s 50 Most Valuable Sports Teams” of 2014. The Vikings, valued at about $1 billion, are ranked number 34 on the list. Forbes cites the team’s new $975 million stadium, which is set to open in 2016, as a factor that boosts their value.
Businesses looking to expand their operations and hire new employees in Minnesota may not qualify for help from a new job creation fund. The program was announced Friday by Gov. Mark Dayton and Katie Clark Sieben, commissioner of the Department of Employment and Economic Development. “The $24 million Job Creation Fund is now open for business,” Katie Clark Sieben said. She says the “pay for performance” business development initiative will help create 5,000 jobs, and another $450 million of private investment into the economy.
Microsoft founder Bill Gates is still America’s richest man. It’s the 20th year in a row Gates has been at the top of Forbes Magazine’s 400 richest list.
Before you blame the messenger for gas prices still hovering around $4 per gallon, service station owners want you to know something: They’re hurting, too. The biggest pinch comes from credit and debit card fees, charges which rise in lockstep with soaring pump prices.
No doubt to the horror of any and all hipsters who live, work or play there, Minneapolis’ North Loop was named one of the best hipster neighborhoods in America by Forbes Magazine.
Forbes Magazine released its annual list of the 400 richest Americans Wednesday morning, and among the list are five from Minnesota.
Thanks to its planned new stadium, the Minnesota Vikings saw its value increase 22 percent in the past year, according to Forbes magazine.
If you’re thinking of renting in the Twin Cities, think again. Forbes Magazine says that the Minneapolis-St. Paul metro area is second only to New York City among the nation’s worst cities to rent an apartment.
A lot of Minnesota college graduates are looking to flee the nest, but they may want to stay close home. A new ranking from Forbes says the Twin Cities is one of the best cities to live for new college graduates.
A new report by Forbes Magazine calls the Twin Cities one of the nation’s top job markets, perhaps offering a little hope for people who have long been looking for work.