Tag: Media

Meet Jared And Ivanka’s New Neighbors—Including Tom And Gisele—On Miami’s Billionaire’s Bunker
By: Date: April 9, 2021 Categories: /worlds-billionaires,Billionaires,Business,Daily Cover,Editors' Pick,ForbesLife,Hollywood & Entertainment,lifestyle,Media,Real Estate,Residential Real Estate,Uncategorized Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,

Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump may be saying goodbye to Washington, D.C., next week, but they are landing in an enclave nearly as exclusive. In December, the couple closed on a $32.2 million lot on Indian Creek, a luxury island community in Miami-Dade County, Florida. The village’s population was last tallied at 86 people—several of…

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America’s Biggest Owner Of Farmland Is Now Bill Gates
By: Date: April 5, 2021 Categories: /worlds-billionaires,Billionaires,Business,Editors' Pick,Food & Drink,Media,Real Estate,Uncategorized Tags: , , , , , ,

Corbis via Getty Images Bill Gates, the fourth richest person in the world and a self-described nerd who is known for his early programming skills rather than his love of the outdoors, has been quietly snatching up 242,0000 acres of farmland across the U.S. — enough to make him the top private farmland owner in…

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Signs Of A Rebound? Renters Are Coming Back To New York City.
By: Date: April 1, 2021 Categories: Business,Editors' Pick,Media,Real Estate,Uncategorized Tags: , , ,

getty After months of record vacancies, the rental market in New York City is beginning to show signs of a rebound, though discounts still abound. In Manhattan, more leases were signed last month than during any December in over a decade, boosting the median rental price by 1.3% compared to November. Vacancies, in turn, have…

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Amid Home Improvement Surge, Jobber Raises $60 Million
By: Date: March 24, 2021 Categories: Business,Editors' Pick,Media,Real Estate,Uncategorized Tags: , , ,

Jobber CEO and cofounder Sam Pillar. Jobber Jobber, a software company that helps home-service firms manage their businesses, has raised a $60 million growth equity round, as it seeks to capitalize on the spike in the industry brought on by Covid-19.  The firm has 100,000 service professionals on its platform across 47 countries, with the…

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Compass, A Much-Hyped Real Estate Startup, Files To Go Public
By: Date: March 23, 2021 Categories: Business,Media,Real Estate,Uncategorized Tags: , ,

Robert Reffkin, cofounder and CEO of Compass. Getty Images for Fast Company Compass, a much-hyped residential brokerage, has filed documents with the Securities & Exchange Commission for a possible IPO, the company announced on Monday. “The number of shares to be offered and the price range for the proposed offering have not yet been determined,”…

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New Billionaire: Opendoor’s Public Debut Is A Big Win For CEO Eric Wu
By: Date: January 28, 2021 Categories: Business,Editors' Pick,Media,Real Estate,Uncategorized Tags: , , ,

Eric Wu, cofounder and CEO of Opendoor, pictured at a conference in 2018. (Photo by David Paul Morris/Bloomberg) © 2018 Bloomberg Finance LP The SPAC boom—a money faucet for Wall Street, and a big potential hazard for retail investors—has minted another winner on the inside of a deal.  Eric Wu, cofounder and CEO of Opendoor,…

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The End Of Coworking? Breather’s Demise Closes A Terrible Year For Flexible Office Space.
By: Date: January 21, 2021 Categories: Business,Editors' Pick,Media,Real Estate,Uncategorized Tags: , , ,

Getty When Brian Murphy, CEO of flexible office space Breather, threw in the towel on his startup’s business model this week, he left no doubt that 2020 has been a defining year for the entire industry.  “The decision I’ve made is that Breather in its current form as an operator doesn’t make sense and, to…

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A New Real Estate Website Seeks To Dethrone Streeteasy And Parent Zillow
By: Date: January 3, 2021 Categories: Business,Media,Real Estate,Uncategorized Tags: , ,

For 20 years, I have been looking for the one real estate web site that could deliver content and data without feeling like someone was putting their hand in my pocket, trying to steal my clients, tolerating inaccurate data and fostering the notion that a website is far more valuable than any service I, as…

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This Company Wants To Cash In On Run-Down Homes
By: Date: December 12, 2020 Categories: Business,Editors' Pick,Media,Real Estate,Uncategorized Tags: , , ,

Getty Maybe the roof is worn, the drywall peeling, the pipes rusted to the core. Of the 6 million American homes sold per year, several hundred thousand are in states of disrepair, waiting for a buyer who will put in money with the hopes of flipping the house for a profit. Sundae, a two-year-old start-up,…

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