Senior business editor | Business

As senior business editor, Catherine Roberts oversees business special projects as well as the accountability, retail, public company, workplace and energy beats.

A proud University of Illinois alumnus, after jobs in Illinois and upstate New York in business and metro news as well as features, Roberts moved to Apple Valley at the end of 2014 with her journalist husband and their two sons and has enjoyed exploring Minnesota, from the giant ball of twine to Lake Pepin, Twin Cities landmarks, town baseball and the Twins. Find her on Instagram at @cathy_robertsstrib.

Officials hope Facebook parent Meta's data center spurs more Rosemount projects

Site work on the $800 million project will begin this month.

Top Workplaces deadline extended until March

Nominations for the annual Star Tribune program are still being taken.

Nominations open for the 2024 Top Workplaces program

Any organization that employs 50 or more workers in Minnesota is eligible for the Star Tribune program.

Facebook parent Meta plans $700M data center for Rosemount

The University of Minnesota Board of Regents will vote next week whether to approve a 208-acre land sale to the tech giant.

In this day and age, leaders need a sharp edge — and empathy

A record 323 employers in Minnesota made the cut in our 14th annual Top Workplaces.

Diversity expert to companies: Don't lose momentum gained in past few years

In an interview, Yohuru Williams of St. Thomas' Racial Justice Initiative talks about his approach to diversity training and his concerns about trend lines.

Star Tribune Top Workplaces nomination deadline extended

Any organization with 50 or more employees can be nominated for the list.

Lee Anderson made his fortune by adding onto his family's plumbing business

Lee and Penny Anderson pledged $75 million to University of St. Thomas on Tuesday.

Nominate your company for Minnesota's Top Workplaces list

The deadline to nominate companies is Feb. 10.

Best Buy's 'virtual store'

Best Buy has put aside 40,000 square feet of warehouse space for its online expert service.