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Donald Bren, Lee Shau Kee, Yang Huiyan and Hui Ka Yan (Credit: Donald Bren by Don Kelsen/Los Angeles Times via Getty Images, Lee Shau Kee by Bruce Yan/South China Morning Post via Getty Images, Hui Ka Yan by Xiaomei Chen/South China Morning Post via Getty Images) 

Real estate billionaires skew even more male and older

Real estate is a male-dominated industry: It’s not rare for only one in five C-suite executives at a top...

Real estate billionaires skew even more male and older
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China is home to the most real estate billionaires

The largest share of the world’s real estate billionaires are from China, according to The Real Deal’s analysis of...

China is home to the most real estate billionaires
Zillow CEO Rich Barton (Credit: iStock)

The latest real estate billionaire? Zillow’s Rich Barton

Zillow founder Rich Barton has become a billionaire. The listings giant CEO hit the milestone after strong results from...

The latest real estate billionaire? Zillow’s Rich Barton
José Cuervo owner Juan Beckmann Vidal and 1010 Park Avenue (Credit: Getty Images, StreetEasy)

Mexican billionaire buys Park Ave pad for $25M amid shopping spree

After unloading his renovated pad at the Plaza, Mexican billionaire Juan Beckmann Vidal has snagged a new home. The...

Mexican billionaire buys Park Ave pad for $25M amid shopping spree
Ross Perot with his Strait Lane mansion in Dallas and Tucker's Town in Bermuda (Credit: Getty Images, Google Maps, and Douglas Newby)

A look under the hood at H. Ross Perot’s real estate empire

H. Ross Perot, the computer services billionaire and two-time presidential candidate left behind a legacy of quotable quips, entrepreneurship,...

A look under the hood at H. Ross Perot’s real estate empire
Overall, the decline of billionaires doesn't bode well for real estate (Credit: iStock)

Where have all the billionaires gone?

The number of billionaires around the world is shrinking — and so are their bank accounts. According to a new report from the research firm Wealth-X, the global population of billionaires declined 5.4 percent...

Where have all the billionaires gone?
Kotor is an old town in Montenegro (Credit: iStock)

How Montenegro became a favorite spot for billionaires

A tiny Balkan country is emerging as the preferred destination for the world’s richest people. Montenegro is one of...

How Montenegro became a favorite spot for billionaires
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Shahid Khan to buy Wembley Stadium for $790 million

Shahid Khan, the American billionaire who made his fortune designing a one-piece bumper for trucks, is expected to buy...

Shahid Khan to buy Wembley Stadium for $790 million
Bill, Melinda Gates buy daughter a $5M pad at 1212 Fifth

Bill, Melinda Gates buy daughter a $5M pad at 1212 Fifth

Bill and Melinda Gates bought a condominium unit in East Harlem for $5 million. But it’s not for them....

Bill, Melinda Gates buy daughter a $5M pad at 1212 Fifth
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Here’s how much the world’s billionaires park in real estate

Property investment ticked up last year among the global elite, according to a census of the ultra-wealthy. Of the...

Here’s how much the world’s billionaires park in real estate
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