Nicole Norfleet | Star Tribune
Reporter | Commercial real estate

Nicole Norfleet covers commercial real estate along with professional services, including the Twin Cities' thriving marketing, accounting, and legal communities. 

Norfleet 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. She is originally from the East Coast, but now calls the East Side of St. Paul home. Norfleet and her partner Liz have one tabby son named Max and enjoy craft beer, Korean dramas and camping with family. She is a proud graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.


Groundbreaking next week for 11-story office complex in St. Louis Park's West End

Ryan Cos. and Excelsior Group have secured financing for the project but have not yet signed tenants.


Developers offer a peek at the progress inside former Dayton's

A new three-level retail atrium in the bottom floors signifies the recent progress at the former downtown department store, being rehabbed into a contemporary office and retail complex in a $214 million project.


Stanley Davis, patriarch of Minnesota business family, dies at 100

He was remembered as a hard worker whose work ethic and the care he took cultivating and maintaining relationships with people were worthy of admiration.


Minneapolis-based Soona creates digital content ASAP

New Minneapolis content studio allows businesses to get professional photos and videos of products within 24 hours.


Apartment project again pushed for stretch of W. Broadway

Tim Baylor wants to build market-rate apartments in north Minneapolis.


United Properties closes on $10.4M land sale for Gateway project in Mpls.

United Properties closes on sale to build RBC Gateway development with on-site work beginning this week.


Green-tech training center in north Minneapolis stalls

Renewable Energy Partners founder is discouraged at delays in his green-tech education center.


Meet the Minnesota companies that have been voted Top Workplaces 10 years in a row

Companies say open communication and ensuring employees feel valued are keys to success.


Restaurant owner Jim Jennings dies at 95

Jim Jennings would routinely visit his restaurants to eat lunch, chat with regulars and exchange business ideas with his managers on the back of beverage…


Former General Mills creative chief shifts his focus to 'the art of inspiring anybody'

When it comes to spur creativity in a corporate environment, Michael Fanuele says there's probably no power more effective than passion.