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Appalled by "crazy" broker fees, 2 ex-Googlers founded a site they say has saved renters over $1 million

Courtesy of Joinery• Renters often pay a broker 10% to 20% of annual rent for an apartment in New York City. • Two former Google employees founded.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 12th, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: Wilbur Ross accused of improperly pocketing $48 million in management fees

Commerce Secretary Wilbur L. Ross and the firm he founded were sued by three of his former colleagues who say WL Ross & Co. pocketed management fees from the general partnerships that handled its private-equity investments......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 15th, 2017

Redfin files to raise $100 million in an IPO as the online real estate broker takes on Zillow

Redfin is aiming to test the public markets 13 years after the company was founded......»»

Category: realestateSource: cnbcJul 6th, 2017

Quora scores $85 million funding as valuation doubles to $1.8 billion

Want to know how much Quora is worth? About $1.8 billion, apparently. Or at least that is the valuation put on it by investors in the Mountain View-based question-and-answer site co-founded by CEO Adam D'Angelo, who previously was Facebook's chief t.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 21st, 2017

Haywood Group buys old Sears building on north side

Milwaukee developer Haywood Group closed on its $1.5 million acquisition of the former Sears property on Fond du lac and North avenues in Milwaukee, and will seek neighborhood input on plans for redeveloping the prominent site......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals9 hr. 5 min. ago

LimeBike plans to kick into higher gear after real estate fund joins new $70M funding

San Mateo-based LimeBike has now raised about $132 million since it was founded in January 2017 and brought aboard a Southern California fund that invests for many of the top real estate developers and operators in the country......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 20th, 2018

You can now track where Elon Musk"s Tesla Roadster is in space

YouTube / SpaceX A website called Where Is Roadster is tracking Elon Musk's Tesla Roadster in space. The site, which is not affiliated with SpaceX, estimates the car is more than 2 million miles from Earth. Musk cheekily tweeted about the site on .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 18th, 2018

There are 44 million spare bedrooms in the US — get ready for roommates

Flickr/Ant PDX Home sharing will gradually take a sizeable dent out of housing demand. Just like Uber matches car owners with passengers and Airbnb matches homeowners with short-term renters, new technology companies match homeowners with .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 17th, 2018

The Funded: Singularity University among 12 Bay Area startup rounds, 2 sales at week"s end

Singularity University, the Sunnyvale think tank and business incubator founded by in 2008 by Peter Diamandis and Ray Kurzweil, has raised $32 million in funding. But that news hasn't produced the usual positive buzz that often accompanies a big rou.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 16th, 2018

Steve Wynn Won"t Get Up to $330 Million in Severance From His Casino Company

Billionaire casino executive Steve Wynn won’t be getting severance from the company he founded, Wynn Resorts, following his resignation as chairman and CEO after sexual misconduct allegations were detailed in a Wall Street Journal investigation......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjFeb 16th, 2018

Church sells site in Miami-Dade to apartment developer with 200 units planned

Estate Investment Group acquired an apartment development site in Palmetto Bay from the Cornerstone Methodist Church. The Miami-based developer, led by Robert Suris, paid $4.4 million for the 1.98-acre site at 18301 S. Dixie Highway (U.S. 1). It .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 14th, 2018

Pierre Omidyar Trims Stakes in eBay, PayPal

The eBay founder recently sold 12 million shares of the auction site. His PayPal stake has dipped below 5%......»»

Category: topSource: barronsFeb 14th, 2018

SELLING POINTS: NY EZ closes on Flushing site, CBRE markets LES non-profit site

● CUSHMAN & WAKEFIELD EZ closes on Flushing site Developer NY EZ Property Holdings has paid $23 million for a development site on the corner of Northern and Parsons Boulevards in Flushing, Queens. Cush.....»»

Category: realestateSource: realestateweeklyFeb 14th, 2018

Demolition on Frontenac Shriners property slated for next week as Desco clears path for $80 million development

Desco Group has closed on the old Shriners Hospital for Children site, clearing the way for its planned $80 million development in Frontenac......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 14th, 2018

Tyler Perry is selling this huge Beverly Hills mansion for $17M

Actor and comic Tyler Perry listed his three-story glass-walled Beverly Hills mansion with a concert venue and space for 30 cars for nearly $17 million on Friday, according to real estate web site Trulia......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralFeb 12th, 2018

Wisconsin seeks developer for $50 million office building near downtown Milwaukee

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker said the state hopes to pick a development site in late May in or around downtown Milwaukee for a $50 million state office building. That project would replace the existing state office building at Sixth and Wells streets .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 9th, 2018

Blockchain Rival to Wikipedia Raises $30 Million, Plans Token ‘Airdrop’

A new type of encyclopedia. Do we need a more lively Wikipedia for the Snapchat generation? The founders of a fast-growing site called Everipedia, which is based on a lively design and incorporate.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneFeb 8th, 2018

Still crazy after all these years: Paul Simon to retire from touring

Simon is one of roughly 4 million people who will leave the workforce this year......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 5th, 2018

Real estate firm predicts Facebook will grow to 1 million square feet in Redmond

Facebook has been snapping up properties in the Willows Road corridor, including a 16-acre site it recently bought for $20 million. (Coincidentally, Facebook's Menlo Park headquarters in California is on the similarly named Willow Road.) Facebook .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 5th, 2018

Danny McBride told us how he got involved in that fake "Crocodile Dundee" movie, which was actually a $27 million ad campaign for Australian tourism

Tourism Australia The internet went crazy when the trailer "Dundee: The Son of a Legend Returns" starring Danny McBride went online.  Its Super B.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 4th, 2018

Once on market for nearly $60 million, Texas ranch sold in harbinger of accelerating luxury deals

It didn't take luxury ranch broker Bernard "Bernie" Uechtritz too long to get multiple bids on Dallas hedge fund manager Kyle Bass' Barefoot Ranch outside of Dallas-Fort Worth. The 2,493-acre ranch — once marketed at $59.5 million — attracted multi.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 4th, 2018