Neal St. Anthony | Star Tribune
Columnist, reporter | Business

Neal St. Anthony has been a business columnist and reporter for the Star Tribune for 30 years. He also has worked in financial communications for two publicly held companies.


CoCo shared-workspace founders got 'fueled' for the future of 'Fueled Collective'

CoCo was the local spark in a national movement that has grown from fewer than 500 spaces nationally to something approaching 20,000.


Minnesota Project Green Fleet averts pollution issues, from buses to big boats

Upgrading to cleaner-burning, energy-saving equipment pays myriad dividends in the long run.


Former partner in Minneapolis accounting firm loses millions in noncompete dispute

Neil Lapidus lost the benefit when a Hennepin County district judge determined in 2017 he violated a restated partnership agreement with his former firm.


Edie Ramstad's We've Got Maille business is thriving in Ada, Minn.

It almost failed five years ago because the solo entrepreneur couldn't manage its growth.


Stocks slow in wake of big 2017 gains and economic drags on the horizon

The robust hikes of a year ago are fading in the rearview mirror, but market watchers remain measured about the volatility of the next few months


In world of purchasing agencies, it doesn't get bigger than Sourcewell out of tiny Staples, Minn.

Sourcewell this month changed its name after 40 years from the more-cumbersome National Joint Powers Alliance.


Alumacraft, longtime Minnesota boatmaker, sold to Canadian company

The boat firm will be merged with BRP's Evinrude motors.


'Pride, not prejudice': Despite protest interruption, Pride parade proceeds

After being delayed an hour by an anti-police demonstration, thousands celebrated all things LGBTQ.


Business community embraces St. David's Center expansion to assist with mental health

Anne Gearity, a veteran child-development expert, dropped by a Minneapolis grade-school class recently, startling a daydreaming student. The boy then cursed at her. Gearity, an…


Developer Kelly Doran has renewed faith in downtown high-end housing market

Nearly three years ago, Kelly Doran, arguably the busiest apartment-complex developer in the downtown Minneapolis-to-University of Minnesota corridor since the Great Recession of 2008-2009, started…