Deal Case Study

Trump World Tower at the United Nations When Donald first discovered this property in 1997 it contained a sprawling two-story building situated across the street from the United Nations in New York City. The building was the headquarters of an engineering society whose officers decided to sell the building because the value of land for new construction had skyrocketed, and given the prime location they believed they could get a high price and move their offices into better space nearer the...

Investing Case Study

Imagine yourself in midtown Manhattan walking down the most fashionable part of 5th Avenue. When you get to 56th Street your breath is taken away by a towering, modern, distinctive building with a unique jagged facade of black glass. As you look up, your eye catches a grove of 16 full-size trees planted on six floors of terraces the lowest of which is 50 feet above the level of the sidewalk. Upon entering the 68-story tower, you are flanked by attractive show windows of renowned retail stores....

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Loans, preparation for, 17 Trump learning about from father, 167 Construction manager (CM) versus general contractor (GC), 169-170. See also Contractor(s) Continental Casualty Co., 53 Contractor(s) being your own when possible, closely monitoring progress, 167-168 controlling costs, 167-168 cost-plus basis, 170-171 finding, 159 hiring, 161-162 general contractor (GC), versus construction manager (CM), 169-170 questions to ask before, 162 managing, 167-168 praise as motivation, 175-177 staying...