Home Builders Association to release 2012 year-end building permit report

Fargo, N.D. – The Home Builders Association of Fargo-Moorhead will release its 2012 year-end building permit report for Dilworth, Fargo, Moorhead and West Fargo during a press conference at 10 a.m. Feb. 22 during set-up for the Red River Valley Home & Garden Show at the Fargodome: 1800 N. University Dr., Fargo. The press conference… [More…]

Protecting the Nest Egg: Legislature to Debate Money Allocation

The three answers former speaker of the North Dakota house, Representative David Drovdal, gives when asked what the big issues coming down the pike in the upcoming legislative session are going to be don’t vary. They are: money, money and money. Who gets it, who doesn’t, and who pays for it. For the 63rd Legislative… [More…]

Hillsboro Medical Center and Sanford Health Complete Merger

(Hillsboro, ND) –Hillsboro Medical Center and Sanford Health announced they have signed a definitive agreement, the final step in the merger process. In April 2012, the two organizations announced a letter of intent; this move culminates the merger. Effective Jan. 1, 2013, Hillsboro Medical Center will be known as Sanford Hillsboro Medical Center. It has… [More…]

Building the Roughrider State

The Bakken Continues to Develop North Dakota’s powerhouse economy, fueled by the millions of barrels of oil gushing out of the Bakken formation, is capturing the attention of the world. What is less obvious is the construction that has both spurred and resulted from the oil boom — and which is sorely needed to keep… [More…]

Home Builders Association’s third-quarter building permit report shows highest construction value ever

Fargo, N.D. – The Home Builders Association of Fargo-Moorhead released its 2012 third-quarter building permit report for Dilworth, Fargo, Moorhead and West Fargo during a press conference Oct. 30. The construction industry in the Fargo-Moorhead area is at a record-setting pace so far. According to the report, total construction value is nearly $434 million, which… [More…]

Home Builders Association to release 2012 third-quarter building permit report

Fargo, N.D. – The Home Builders Association of Fargo-Moorhead will release its 2012 third-quarter building permit report for Dilworth, Fargo, Moorhead and West Fargo during a press conference at 10 a.m. Oct. 30 at the HBA office: 1802 32nd Ave. S., Fargo. Each quarter, the HBA compiles the building permits from Dilworth, Fargo, Moorhead and West Fargo… [More…]

Telecom: Growing at the Speed of Sound

The telecommunications industry is expected to go right on zipping past the lethargic national economy at the speed of sound. Evidence, if any is needed, can be found in the rise in stock prices for the first nine months of this year for firms like Verizon Communications Inc. (19.1%), AT&T Inc. (29.3%) and Sprint Nextel… [More…]

October 2012: Business Indicators

Oil production, an important driver of North Dakota’s economy, continues to climb. Although rig counts have dropped in recent months, production continues to reach new record levels. August production topped 700,000 barrels per day, an increase of nearly 60 percent in the past twelve months. The impact of the oil industry on the labor market… [More…]

Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota sponsoring free Medicare workshops for seniors

FARGO – Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota (BCBSND) will sponsor free Medicare workshops for seniors in four North Dakota cities this month along with Farmers Union Insurance. The workshops will be held in Grand Forks on Oct. 15, Bismarck on Oct. 17, Fargo on Oct. 18 and Minot on Oct. 23. The workshops… [More…]

The Living Challenge: North Dakota’s Residential Market

There’s no place like home, and any kind of move underscores that sentiment. But having a roof over your head is part of fitting into a new community and in North Dakota the definition of just what that roof is, and how easy it will be to get under it, is changing. Crew camps, one… [More…]

North Dakota health care awards honor facilities for improved care coordination

FARGO — Ten North Dakota health care facilities have been presented with awards for their innovative and groundbreaking efforts to improve the coordination and quality of care delivered to patients, while simultaneously holding down health care costs. The organizations from throughout the state were honored for their work with an innovative statewide program introduced by… [More…]

TMI Hospitality opens new Residence Inn by Marriott in Bismarck

New extended-stay property is first Residence Inn in North Dakota FARGO, N.D. (July 30, 2012) — TMI Hospitality, a leading hospitality management company based in Fargo, N.D., has opened North Dakota’s first Residence Inn by Marriott, located at 3421 N. 14th St. in Bismarck. The 92-room Residence Inn offers guests convenient access to a multitude… [More…]