October 24, 2021

Category: Commercial Real Estate

The Future of Minnesota Business After Covid
Commercial Real Estate, COVID-19 leadership, Cybersecurity, Economy, HR, Leadership, Office Equipment, Furnishings & Design, Residential real estate, Society, Talent Management, Technology

The Future of Minnesota Business After Covid

  It’s already been a few weeks since Cory Hepola from WCCO-AM texted to see if I’d answer a question or two on one of his weekday shows. Time’s flown and I just listened to the interview. As always, I enjoyed the subject, questions and real-time conversation with the best on-air interviewer in the state. […]

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Refinance if Your Rates Are Still High, and Keep Thinking Outside the Box
Banking and Finance, Commercial Real Estate, COVID-19 leadership, Economy, Family Business, Leadership

Refinance if Your Rates Are Still High, and Keep Thinking Outside the Box

During this One Take CEO Interview presented by Platinum Group, Aleesha Webb, vice chair and president of Blaine, MN-based Village Bank, advises business owners to take advantage of low interest rates if they haven’t done so already, and to be strategic while thinking outside the box. Her second-generation family owned community bank has 69 employees, about […]

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Leading When People Are Stressed, Plus How Best to Bring Employees Back to the Office
Commercial Real Estate, COVID-19 leadership, Economy, Law, Leadership, Talent Management

Leading When People Are Stressed, Plus How Best to Bring Employees Back to the Office

These issues and more are explored in this week’s One Take CEO Interview with Jim Snoxell, CEO and chair of the business law and nonprofits department at the law firm Henningson & Snoxell. “It took me a while to realize this but there’s no question the ongoing Covid-19 [pandemic] and all the social unrest and political discomfort going […]

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9 Experts on How to Lead During the Covid-19 Recession
Banking and Finance, Business Ethics, Commercial Real Estate, Communication, Corporate Governance, Economy, Entrepreneurism, Family Business, Health Care, Investing, Jobs, Law, Leadership, Manufacturing, Startups

9 Experts on How to Lead During the Covid-19 Recession

In the early months of the Covid-19 economic recession, nine experts from Platinum Group participated in unscripted, one-take/unedited interviews to share their perspectives and tips on on how business owners and leaders can best move forward. All of the interviews can be found on a Platinum Group Interview Series channel on YouTube and on seven audio platforms […]

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Is Your Business Pivoting?
Agribusiness, Aviation, Banking and Finance, Brewing, Business Ethics, Commercial Real Estate, Communication, Corporate Governance, Economy, Education, Entertainment, Entrepreneurism, Environment, Family Business, Food, Health Care, Investing, Jobs, Leadership, Manufacturing, Medtech/Biotech, Mining, Oil and Gas, Residential real estate, Restaurants, Retail, Technology, Transportation, Travel

Is Your Business Pivoting?

During extremely challenging times and setbacks, successful businesses often find ways to pivot toward new opportunities, focusing more on what’s possible rather than what didn’t work. During the COVID-19 economic slowdown, if you’ve found a way to pivot, let us know and we’ll share it on this site and elsewhere as we talk with others […]

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Commercial Real Estate, Economy, Mining, Restaurants, Retail

For Sale: Ely, MN (Businesses)

Ely, Minn., is seeing the most amount of commercial real estate for sale all at once in more than 10 years, including several popular restaurants such as Chocolate Moose, Taste of Ely, Sir G’s Italian Restaurant and Boathouse Brewpub & Restaurant. The city’s national historic register landmark Community Center building also is being sold, for […]

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Commercial Real Estate, Economy

Rochester’s Getting Three New Hotels

The $5.6 billion Destination Medical Center (DMC) project is attracting at least $100 million in hotel investments to downtown Rochester, where plans for three new hospitality projects are in various stages of building approvals and potential tax subsidy deals this summer, according to Twin Cities Business. The three projects are expected to provide 529 new or […]

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