Market

Stephen Ross

Monday, January 16th, 2012

Ross’ Related Companies has been a force in the industry since its inception. In 2008, he purchased 50 percent of the Miami Dolphins and the stadium for $550 million, and followed that up in 2009 by becoming 95 percent owner. Ross’ mobile technology company FanVision is developing a smartphone-compatible version of instant replay. Formerly known […]

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Malcolm Glazer

Monday, January 16th, 2012

This tycoon inherited his father’s jewelry business at age 15 and later became the president of the property firm First Allied Corporation, which owns shopping centers in 15 states. Now he owns both the professional soccer team Manchester United and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The rumors that Manchester United was going to be sold by […]

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John A. Sobrato

Sunday, January 15th, 2012

Sobrato’s Cupertino-based development firm specializes in residential and commercial real estate. His company’s holdings include 7.6 million square feet of commercial office space, 7,500 apartments and 250 vacant acres in Silicon Valley. He is a philanthropist in the Bay area, and, together with his family, he created the Sobrato Family Foundation.

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Carl Berg

Sunday, January 15th, 2012

Berg, chairman and CEO of Mission West Properties, bought the real estate investment trust in 1997, which now manages 8 million square feet across 100 properties. He unsuccessfully tried to sell in 2007 for $1.8 billion before the real estate market collapsed. He is also a venture capitalist, one of the billionaire principals of Berg […]

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John Arrillaga

Sunday, January 15th, 2012

This Silicon Valley real estate mogul and his partner Richard Peery turned farmland into office spaces in the ‘60s, the current site of cities like Mountain View and Sunnyvale. Today, their firm oversees just less than 3 million square feet of office space, with high-powered tenants like Google. He is also one of his alma mater […]

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