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Video: U of MN President Joan Gabel on Innovative Solutions Through Crisis

Posted by: Zach Jenson on Thursday, April 23, 2020
Joan Gabel

GREATER MSP Board Member and University of Minnesota President Joan Gabel shares the U’s response, innovation and victories through the COVID-19 crisis.

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Signals of Economic Health During COVID-19: Housing Market Activity

Posted by: Amanda Taylor on Thursday, April 16, 2020
Greater MSP Region Housing Market New Listings

Each week the GREATER MSP Intelligence Team will share our latest insights on the economic impact of COVID-19 on the Greater MSP region. We’re listening, monitoring, and tracking national and global analysis from leading experts and delivering insights about what it means to the Greater MSP regional economy.

This week we’re taking a look at housing market trends in the Greater MSP region to see how COVID-19 is impacting home buying behavior. The health of the housing market, including availability, affordability, and access, is a critical component of overall economic health. It impacts our ability to attract new talent to the region and to maintain stability and certainty for families and individuals who are already here.

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Video: Blue Cross Blue Shield President & CEO Dr. Samitt

Posted by: Zach Jenson on Thursday, April 16, 2020

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota President & CEO and GREATER MSP board member Dr. Craig Samitt shares his perspective on the pandemic as a business leader and medical doctor.

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Crisis & Recovery: Exploring Learnings from McKinsey & Company

Posted by: Amanda Taylor on Thursday, April 9, 2020
Greater MSP Region Daily COVID-19 Output Loss

Each week the GREATER MSP Intelligence Team will share our latest insights on the economic impact of COVID-19 on the Greater MSP region. We’re listening, monitoring, and tracking national and global analysis from leading experts and delivering insights about what it means to the Greater MSP regional economy.

This week we’re building on the insights from Audrey Lucas, Managing Partner of the Minneapolis office of McKinsey and Company. In her discussion with Peter this week, Audrey shared important learnings from McKinsey about the economic impact of COVID-19 and how we can be thinking about moving from crisis to recovery.

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Video: Safeguarding Our Lives and Livelihood

Posted by: Zach Jenson on Thursday, April 9, 2020
Audrey Lucas and Peter Frosch

The health and economic effects of COVID-19 are being felt regionally, nationally and globally. Audrey Lucas, GREATER MSP Board Member and Managing Partner at McKinsey & Company, talks with Peter Frosch about what McKinsey is learning about the pandemic in other parts of the world, strategies we might employ here in Minnesota, and why it’s not too early to start thinking about a plan for economic recovery.

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We're Tracking This Week: Real-time Look at Hiring Behavior in the Greater MSP Region

Posted by: Amanda Taylor on Friday, April 3, 2020

Each week the GREATER MSP Intelligence Team will share our latest insights on the economic impact of COVID-19 on the Greater MSP region. We’re listening, monitoring, and tracking data and insights from the global, national, and regional lens. This week we’re monitoring how the number of active job postings are changing in the region.

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Video: Understanding the Paycheck Protection Program

Posted by: Zach Jenson on Friday, April 3, 2020

U.S. Bank Vice Chair Tim Welsh and founder of Salo, Amy Langer discuss the Paycheck Protection Plan with GREATER MSP President & CEO Peter Frosch and urge small businesses to take advantage of this unprecedented program.

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We’re Tracking this Week: Macro Outlook and the Risk to the Greater MSP Region

Posted by: Amanda Taylor on Friday, March 27, 2020
Sunbelt tourist destinations and energy metros stand to be most affected

Each week the GREATER MSP Intelligence Team will share with you our latest insights on the economic impact of COVID-19 on the Greater MSP region. We’re listening, monitoring, and tracking data and insights from a global, national, and regional lens. 

This week we’re focused on what expert economists are reporting on the macro impacts of COVID-19 and translating what that means for the Greater MSP region. Here’s what we know from monitoring Moody’s Analytics, the Brookings Institute, and others.

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Video: Beyond the Press Release with MN DEED Commissioner Steve Grove

Posted by: Zach Jenson on Friday, March 27, 2020
Commission Grove and Peter Frosch

MN DEED Commissioner Steve Grove "sits down" with GREATER MSP President & CEO Peter Frosch to talk about the emerging "Minnesota Model" for responding to the economic challenge posed by COVID-19.

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Mark Your Calendar for Twin Cities Startup Week, Oct 9-16

Posted by: Matt Lewis on Thursday, September 12, 2019

Every October that spirit of innovation shines through during Twin Cities Startup Week. In little more than five years, this celebration of our community has turned into one of the largest startup festivals in the country—championing new ideas and the people who power them.

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