As businesses downsize office spaces, cities work adjust to redevelopment

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced a significant shift in the workplace, leading many companies to adopt hybrid work models. As a result, large office buildings, once bustling centers of activity, are being left vacant. This has left cities to consider how these spaces could be repurposed.

Target keeping hybrid work approach at Minneapolis headquarters

Several large employers finally returned to their downtown offices in March, after several COVID-surge delays.  But Target, who employs more than 8000 people at its downtown headquarters, decided to keep a hybrid approach.  Workers and their teams have the flexibility to decide when to come to the office.

Amir Locke body camera video: City releases clip of shooting

After more than 36 hours of unanswered questions and increased calls for transparency, the mayor of Minneapolis has released body camera video of the police shooting and killing of an armed man in a downtown apartment Wednesday.

MPD: SWAT team kills armed man while serving warrant in downtown apartment

A member of the Minneapolis SWAT team shot and killed an armed man in a downtown apartment building while serving a search warrant Wednesday morning, according to interim police chief Amelia Huffman. Police have yet to clarify if the man they killed was connected to the search warrant.

Downtown Minneapolis workforce inching toward pre-pandemic levels

Two weeks after the verdict in the Derek Chauvin trial, plywood and fencing downtown Minneapolis are nearly gone and businesses in the skyways are starting to reopen. But, they say it’s going to be a long time before they see customers at pre-pandemic levels.