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Did Bill Gates just buy a house in Chicago?

Did Bill Gates just buy a house in Chicago?

Bill and Melinda Gates live in a 66,000-square-foot compound in Medina, Washington with the “Citizen Kane”-inspired name “Xanadu 2.0.” It took seven years and $63 million to build, and it’s now worth $125 million....

Did Bill Gates just buy a house in Chicago?
From left: Bill and Melinda Gates, Abraaj Group founder and CEO Arif M. Naqvi. (Credit from left: Kjetil Ree, Max Pixel, World Economic Forum)

Abraaj tries to sell private equity business as Gates-led investigation continues

The embattled Abraaj Group is trying to sell off its investment business and have approached at least two potential...

Abraaj tries to sell private equity business as Gates-led investigation continues
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Billionaires upset over New Zealand’s ban on them buying homes

“We just want to help you by spending money!” That’s, in essence, what billionaires like California’s Ric Kayne are...

Billionaires upset over New Zealand’s ban on them buying homes
From back: Karachi from above; Bill Gates at the World Economic Forum in 2013. (Credit Bilalhassan88; World Economic Forum/Sebastian Derungs)

Delayed hospital projects prompt Bill Gates’ foundation to audit private equity firm

One of The Abraaj Group’s funds is being audited after four investors, including Bill Gates, are questioning why the...

Delayed hospital projects prompt Bill Gates’ foundation to audit private equity firm
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Meet real estate’s richest woman billionaire

According to Bloomberg’s Billionaires Index, Yang Huiyan, vice chairman of Country Garden Holdings, is real estate — and China’s...

Meet real estate’s richest woman billionaire
“Now I’ve seen everything”: How global upheaval is affecting a band of billionaires

“Now I’ve seen everything”: How global upheaval is affecting a band of billionaires

From the December issue: It was just after 11 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 4, when the well-heeled guests of the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Riyadh, Saudi...

“Now I’ve seen everything”: How global upheaval is affecting a band of billionaires
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Would you live in Bill Gates’ new city?

Bill Gates’ real estate investment group, Belmont Partners, shelled out $80 million for 25,000 acres of land to construct...

Would you live in Bill Gates’ new city?
Where billionaires are stockpiling land for the apocalypse: Map

Where billionaires are stockpiling land for the apocalypse: Map

When the apocalypse arrives, life goes on. That’s the possibility some are preparing for, at least. A new article...

Where billionaires are stockpiling land for the apocalypse: Map
WATCH: Where NYC’s 10 richest real estate tycoons landed on Forbes’ billionaires list

WATCH: Where NYC’s 10 richest real estate tycoons landed on Forbes’ billionaires list

This week, Forbes released its 2017 World’s Billionaires list and though many made the cut, none of New York’s real estate magnates cracked the top 100....

WATCH: Where NYC’s 10 richest real estate tycoons landed on Forbes’ billionaires list
Here’s where NYC’s real estate players ranked on Forbes’ billionaires list

Here’s where NYC’s real estate players ranked on Forbes’ billionaires list

When it comes to international billionaires, New York City’s real estate tycoons are relatively small fry. Forbes released its...

Here’s where NYC’s real estate players ranked on Forbes’ billionaires list
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