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How a national shortage of truck parking impacts more than just truckers

Truck Parking Club used data from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to illustrate the dangers of dwindling truck parking in the U.S.
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15 funding options to start a new small business

Lendio outlines 15 funding options to start a new small business.  

Small business industries that are itching to hire

Next Insurance used survey data from the National Federation of Independent Business to identify the top industries where small businesses are hiring.

Which of 11 most common types of small business loans is right for you?

Lendio breaks down the 11 most common types of small business loans, how they work, and their pros and cons.

The 7 essential things you need when applying for a business loan

Lendio compiled a list of the seven loan requirements business owners need to know before filing a loan application.

The cost of these 5 construction materials grew the most in 2023

Machinery Partner used BLS data to identify the construction materials—including equipment—that saw the steepest price increases over the last year.

AROUND THE NEIGHBORHOOD
Hope Street shelter is run by Catholic Charities.
CITY BRIEFS
42nd St. safety improvements The city and county have agreed to work together to improve several intersections along 42nd St. Using Highway Safety Improvement Program funds, they will install traffic …
Regional map of SOS Save Our Street petition signatories opposing the city’s proposed plan.
Community divided over better bike lanes on Summit Avenue
The city’s proposal to remove mature trees and parking along Summit Avenue to create a bike trail is creating controversy throughout the Twin Cities. More than 150 people attended an open house …
The fence around the Fifth Police Precinct (3101 Nicollet Ave) has come down two years after damage from the Uprising.
Nicollet Ave. and Lake Street rebuild
The area around Nicollet Ave. and Lake Street is slowly being rebuilt after damage from the Uprising following the murder of George Floyd. The new Lake Street Post Office at 110 E. 31st St. is …
Peg Thomas fills out where she travels throughout Minneapolis on a typical Tuesday. Residents filled out these forms at the open house to discuss the former Kmart site on Oct. 25 in order to help city planners see what would be helpful to add in the area.
A new Nicollet
The Nicollet Redevelopment will take down barriers that have impacted residents and local businesses.   Lake Street and Nicollet Ave. was once an intersection of two commercial corridors. …
A local developer plans to raze this single family house and construct a four-story, four unit luxury condo at 4352 Zenith. The plan includes a 47-foot dividing wall behind the house, which neighbors say will cut off light from their properties, harming their gardens and green space. Multi-unit buildings are allowed under the city’s 2040 plan.
Neighbors concerned about 2040 plan
A goal of the 2040 plan is to encourage equitable and affordable housing, but it also creates gaps for condominiums worth over $1.3 million.   A Linden Hills proposal by Sustainable 9 for …
Business and entrepreneurship ideas

How new technology can improve your company's payroll processes

(BPT) - Generative AI is in the news nearly every day, and currently the most talked about topic in the world of technology. According to Forbes, well over half (64%) of business owners think AI will …

Students Across the Globe Awarded Top Honors During CME Group’s University Trading Challenge

Students Across the Globe Awarded Top Honors During CME Group’s University Trading Challenge

(NewsUSA) - The results are in for CME Group’s 20th Annual University Trading Challenge! Universidad De Guadalajara takes first place this year, marking the fourth consecutive year a team from …

LG Brings a ‘Refreshed’ Experience to Sneakerheads at ComplexCon 2023

(BPT) - ComplexCon, a global street culture festival held in Long Beach, California, is a popular destination for the world’s growing ranks of sneakerheads. At this year’s event, which …

How to give your business an inviting local flair using design

(BPT) - Think of local businesses that feel connected to your community. What comes to mind? Perhaps a retro diner displaying photos from the town’s earlier days, or a sports bar decked out …

3 ways entrepreneurs can overcome challenges in today's market

(BPT) - Today's business landscape is a tricky environment to navigate for small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs). Supply chain mishaps, macroeconomic factors and the rising cost of goods all …

How to prepare your small business for tax season—now

Bonsai compiled various IRS resources to create a guide for small businesses that hope to prepare for tax season throughout the year.  

3 key learnings from Chase for Business’ Make Your Move Summit to inspire business owners to make their next move in the year ahead

(BPT) - More than three million small businesses were started in the first half of 2023, up nearly 6% from the first six months of 2022. While new business formation is thriving, business owners …

Big Tips for Small Businesses

Small businesses, vital to the country’s economy, can get expert help keeping their own economy afloat.
(NAPSI)—Small businesses are the backbone of our society and play a critical role in our economy. According to the U.S. Small Business Association, firms of 500 employees or fewer make up 99.9% of …

Marketing, sales, and other areas where AI drives revenue increases for companies

Freshworks ranked the five areas where AI drives the most revenue for companies, based on an analysis of 2022's McKinsey Global Survey on AI.   

Keep Quality Employees With Quality Benefits

Keep Quality Employees With Quality Benefits

(NewsUSA) - Small business owners know that one of the secrets to success is hiring quality employees and keeping them. One of the best ways to keep your best employees happy is by offering a …

How Young Workers Can Optimize Employee Benefits

How Young Workers Can Optimize Employee Benefits

(NewsUSA) - Young adults who are new to the workforce have a lot to think about. But when it comes to compensation, there are many ways to make your salary and benefits work for you. Taking full …

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