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Happier in St. Paul?

Those folks living in St. Paul, Minn., should be pleased with the list: According to the magazine, St. Paul ranks as one of the happiest cities in the United States.

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Jeff Eaton: The NorthMarq/Cushman merger

Jeff Eaton: The NorthMarq/Cushman merger "just made sense"

Jeff Eaton says that both NorthMarq Real Estate Services and Cushman & Wakefield Minnesota got what they wanted from last month’s merger of the two companies: Cushman after the move grabbed the number-one market position in the Twin Cities. NorthMarq, meanwhile, gained a global reach that it did not have before.

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Minnesota's Stahl Construction opens Iowa location

St. Louis Park, Minn.-based Stahl Construction Co. recently opened a new office in metropolitan Des Moines. The company also hired four new employees at the firm’s Minneapolis-area headquarters. The moves allow the general contracting and construction management firm to better serve $150 million in new projects now under way in Iowa, Nebraska and Minnesota.

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Minnesota's Welsh makes move to Colliers International

For Jean Kane, Colliers International just made sense. That's why Kane, chief operating officer and president of Minnetonka-based Welsh Companies, is so looking forward to Aug. 1. That's when Welsh Companies officially makes the move from its affiliation with NAI Global to the Colliers International Network.

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Retail showing promise in Minneapolis-St. Paul

Consumers in Minneapolis-St. Paul prefer smaller homes close to job centers these days. And this has helped boost at least a modest recovery in the retail sector in the Twin Cities' inner-ring suburbs and core areas, according to a recent report from Marcus & Millichap Real Estate Investment Services.