Tag archive for ‘Sam Zell’
Ilan Shavit On Wednesday, December 9th, 2015

If Zell Sells You Better Sell Too?

Chairman Sam Zell of Equity Group Investments knows real estate timing better than anyone else, According to Business Insider, The real estate mogul sold his firm, Equity Office, to Blackstone Group More...

Lily Bethlehem On Monday, December 1st, 2014

What Will Sam Zell’s Book ‘Gravedancer’ Say About Tribune Fiasco?

Sam Zell, chairman of Equity Group Investments, announced he is writing a book, called, appropriately enough “Gravedancer, ” according to LAObserved.  Does the title imply he was whistling More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Tuesday, November 18th, 2014

Blackstone Selling Verizon Building for $2.25 Billion

Stephen Schwarzman’s Blackstone Group is selling 1095 Avenue of the Americas (6th Ave) in Manhattan to The Ivanhoe group for $2.25 Billion. This marks the biggest sale of a U.S. property since 2008. Also known More...

Vered Weiss On Tuesday, November 4th, 2014

Real Estate Mogul Sam Zell Says Suits, Ties and Academics Are Bullshit

–   Sam Zell, in his annual talk at Penn State, urged students to drop the “bullshit of suits, ties and academics.” The Chicago-born owner of three of the biggest public real estate More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Sunday, October 26th, 2014

Former Sam Zell Partners Get $100 Million from New York Life

Jaguar Growth Partners, a privately-held investment management and advisory firm run by former business partners of Sam Zell, has received $100 million in new financing from New York Life Insurance Company More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Saturday, September 27th, 2014

Hundreds Attend or Crash Billionaire Sam Zell Chicago 73rd Birthday Bash

Real estate mogul and billionaire Sam Zell is throwing himself a big bash this weekend to mark his 73rd birthday. He has worked hard to top his previous celebrations which have become legend. The exact location More...

Noam Meir On Sunday, August 31st, 2014

Stephen Schwarzman to Sell Verizon Building for $2 Billion

Stephen Schwarzman’s Blackstone Group is set to sell the former Verizon building in Manhattan for more than $2 billion. Located at 1095 Sixth Avenue, between 41st and 42nd streets and also known as 3 Bryant More...

Vered Weiss On Friday, August 15th, 2014

Sam Zell Has Serious Housekeeping to Do at Equity Commonwealth

  Sam Zell has been pretty busy since he took over Equity Commonwealth 3 months ago, and it looks like there is more housekeeping to do. After making $200 million worth of property sales, selling More...

Noam Meir On Thursday, July 31st, 2014

Sam Zell Looking to Dump Entire $280 Million Australian Portfolio

– Sam Zell’s CommonWealth REIT has announced that it intends to divest itself of its entire Australian portfolio, worth an estimated $280 million. This according to a report in Australia’s Business More...

Alan Gallindoss On Sunday, May 4th, 2014

Sam Zell’s Equity Residential Starts Construction Of $224 Million Development Project In San Francsisco

– Potrero Hill Development Project – rendering courtesy Equity Residential. – – Last week, New York Stock Exchange listed real estate investment trust Equity Residential EQR (NYSE) announced More...

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