Reporter | Commercial real estate

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.


'Welcome back': Last original tenant reopens in strip mall off Lake Street

The Stop N Shop convenience store and gas station reopened after it sustained more than $1 million in damage during riots after the police killing of George Floyd in May 2020.


Q&A: Retiring Target chief information officer talks tech during pandemic

Target CIO Mike McNamarahas remade the retailer's technology team: only 7% of work is now outsourced, compared with 70% when he took the helm.


Shipt offers free trials for Visa credit card holders

Depending on the level of card, holders get from one month to up to three years of free Shipt membership.


Amazon seeks to hire 2,700 Twin Cities employees as retailers fight to add jobs ahead of the holidays

With the busy holiday season approaching, Amazon, Walmart and others are adding hiring incentives to bulk up their ranks to meet high demand for online shopping and home delivery.


Target launches first-ever product assortment for Latino Heritage Month

The collection includes apparel, stationery, books and more.


Bloomington to research private financing, nonprofit model for $260M water park at MOA

City officials said they would like to study the feasibility of several options for how to fund the creation of the water park at the Mall of America.


Target-owned Shipt delivery service expands potential reach to 2M more households

The grocery delivery service says it is the largest national expansion in three years, organized around its store partners.


Hy-Vee grocery, liquor store planned for Bloomington's Southtown

The redevelopment would require the demolition of several buildings including the Herberger's.


Worker shortages, higher food prices rattle Minn. restaurants

While the creativity has driven what could be permanent changes in the industry, it has not saved many. More than half believe they could be in financial collapse or insolvency in the next six months to a year.


Best Buy powers up its e-transportation selection

The electronics retailer has expanded to a full selection of e-transportation devices including scooters, mopedsand e-bikes.