Cool Offices: Northland Securities' rooms with a view

When Northland Securities Inc. moved into its new space in downtown Minneapolis’ Fifth Street Towers in February, the contrast to its previous location couldn’t have been more striking.

“The spaces really are night and day,” said CEO Randy Nitzsche.

The firm’s previous office was a product of a different work era — darker, with plenty of private offices, no centralized space and limited conference rooms.

“It was not conducive to collaboration,” Nitzsche said. “We set out to change…