Nicole Norfleet | Star Tribune
Reporter | Commercial real estate

Nicole Norfleet currently covers commercial real estate along with professional services including the Twin Cities' thriving marketing, accounting, and legal communities. She is also a general assignment business reporter. She joined the Star Tribune's business team in the winter of 2015 after working as the St. Paul public safety reporter and holding various other metro assignments at the paper.


Minneapolis architect Doug Pierce helps building designers plan for all kinds of disasters

Perkins+Will architect helps develop standard to help buildings withstand all types of shocks.


Hotel Minneapolis, in a 111-year-old downtown bank building, changes hands

Ownership change will bring a multimillion-dollar renovation to Hotel Minneapolis.


Co-working provider Spaces to open in North Loop

A new co-working office is opening in Minneapolis.


Mixed-use development around St. Paul soccer stadium is planned

The 20-acre parcel would have mixed-use facilities.


Jack Link's debuts Wild Side retail store at Target Center

Jerky maker is selling products that represent the wild-and-outside theme of its brand.


New 'Borrowed Interest' podcast features black, female advertising professionals in Minneapolis

Young professionals start new podcast to give voice to people of color working in advertising.


U.S. Bank home mortgage employees to relocate to Hopkins complex

In major lease deal, the company will occupy one of three buildings that was originally developed for Cargill.


Renovations blur distinctions between office space rankings

Amenities, not rankings, drive commercial leasing.


IBM moves forward with Rochester campus sale

After a sale, the company plans to rent office space for itself on a portion of the property.


Minneapolis attorney builds a business around cybersecurity

Small businesses should be wary of cyberattacks and have incident-response plans in place to be prepared.