Top 10 Trending Stories from The Business Journals’ Local Business Coverage

CHARLOTTE, N.C.--()--Follow developing stories and stay up to date on trending news with the Business Journals’ local business coverage in 43 cities across the U.S. Catch up on the most read articles from the week of April 8, 2018:

Columbus Business FirstHere is the 40 under 40 Class of 2018
This is the 26th year of our longest-running awards program, and I think you’ll agree this year’s honorees uphold the proud tradition established by the 1,040 who came before them.

They certainly had competition. We received more than 300 nominations, and a record 236 completed applications.

Portland Business JournalHere are the 31 highest-paid professionals in Portland
Health care workers continue to have it best when it comes to salaries.

So reveals the latest data available from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The group, which collects a variety of employment related figures, found that eight of the top 10 highest paid worker categories toil in the health services sector.

Minneapolis/ St. Paul Business JournalMummified monkey found in former Dayton’s department store in Minneapolis
Crews demolishing the interior spaces of the historic downtown Minneapolis Dayton’s store discovered a mummified monkey in the air duct of the seventh floor.

Boston Business JournalWayfair CEO Niraj Shah’s pay was only double his median employee’s in 2017
On paper, Wayfair Inc. co-founder and CEO Niraj Shah is a billionaire, but his total compensation last year — not including money gained from any sales of his personal stock — didn’t even crack into six digits.

Jacksonville Business JournalCSX in process of selling two Southeast rail lines
CSX Corp. (NASDAQ: CSX) is in the process of selling more than 175 miles of rail in Georgia and Alabama, records filed with the Surface Transportation Board reveal.

St. Louis Business JournalAmazon reveals why it wasn’t interested in St. Louis
Amazon officials told leaders here that the lack of a “blueprint for talent” was one of the reasons the e-commerce giant didn’t choose St. Louis region for its second headquarters, according to an economic development official.

Houston Business JournalHouston Business Journal’s 40 Under 40 honorees of 2018 revealed
The Houston Business Journal’s 2018 40 Under 40 honorees have accomplished a great many things in their careers so far — from rising to their companies’ C-suites and starting businesses to launching nonprofits and even creating a dating service using DNA.

Cincinnati Business CourierEverything but the House laying off hundreds in Cincinnati
Online estate auction house Everything but the House, one of Cincinnati’s largest private companies that had been on a wild growth streak, is laying off more than 200 employees in its home city.

Cincinnati Business CourierCity Council members strike a deal with FC Cincinnati for West End stadium site
FC Cincinnati will build its Major League Soccer stadium in the West End under an agreement unveiled Friday morning by key Cincinnati City Council members that the club and council are expected to approve.

Minneapolis/ St. Paul Business JournalJon Hempel, founder of Minneapolis-based Hempel Cos., died at age 47
Jon Hempel, who founded Minneapolis real estate company Hempel Cos, died Thursday at age 47 after a three-year battle with brain cancer. Read about his legacy in this article.

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