Donald Trump

Donald Trump

Donald J. Trump was born in Queens, New York in 1946. He is the 45th president of the United States, the founder of the Trump Organization, and a controversial figure in New York real estate. Trump attended the University of Pennsylvania. In 2016, The Real Deal ranked Trump as the sixth most active condo developer in Manhattan since the mid-1960s. That year, Forbes pegged his net worth at $3.7 billion.

Donald Trump Q&A

How is Donald Trump connected to the real estate industry?
Trump expanded a real estate business founded by his grandparents by pursuing big-name projects in Manhattan and then expanding and licensing his brand name for use on projects across the country. Through the Trump Organization, Donald Trump has been involved with residential and commercial real estate projects, including hotels, resorts, casinos, and residential towers.
What are Donald Trump's real estate holdings?
His New York real estate includes the Trump Tower at 725 Fifth Avenue, 40 Wall Street, a large stake in the commercial office building 1290 Sixth Avenue, among others, with a total portfolio of several million square feet. As of 2016, he had 188 or more corporate entities that had dollar value or generated income.
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Donald Trump Top Stories

August 15, 2019Get ready for glacial golfing? President Trump is apparently interested in buying Greenland, which his advisors think could be the Alaska to his legacy.
July 25, 2019Top Hamptons homebuilder Joe Farrell will host a fundraiser for President Donald Trump in August at his "Sandcastle" megamansion, now on the market for $40M.

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Trump tweets that he “may END” Obama-era fair housing regulation

President Trump’s latest announcement regarding his plans for fair housing regulations came in the form of a Tuesday night...

Trump tweets that he “may END” Obama-era fair housing regulation
Eric Trump with Trump National Doral Miami (Getty, Trump Org)

Eric Trump is in driver’s seat as Trump Org reopens properties

One of the Trump family’s most profitable pieces of real estate, Trump Doral golf resort in Miami, has reopened...

Eric Trump is in driver’s seat as Trump Org reopens properties
President Trump with 555 California Street and 1290 Sixth Avenue (Getty, Google Maps)

Trump could face massive tax bill with proposed sale of office towers

If President Trump’s company were to sell its stake in a pair of big-ticket office towers, it could face...

Trump could face massive tax bill with proposed sale of office towers
Donald Trump and Vornado's Steve Roth with 555 California Street in San Francisco (left) and 1290 Sixth Avenue in New York (right)

Vornado looks to sell towers co-owned with Trump

Vornado Realty Trust is considering selling a pair of office buildings it owns alongside President Donald Trump’s firm. The...

Vornado looks to sell towers co-owned with Trump
Presidential election may turn spotlight back to Opportunity Zones

Presidential election may turn spotlight back to Opportunity Zones

November’s presidential election may turn the spotlight back on the Opportunity Zone program, which has faded from view after...

Presidential election may turn spotlight back to Opportunity Zones
Clockwise from left: Scott Rechler of RXR Realty, James Whelan of REBNY, Governor Andrew Cuomo, Bill Rudin of Rudin Management, Rob Speyer of Tishman Speyer and Jonathan Gray of Blackstone (Illustration by The Real Deal)

These real estate execs will help Cuomo reopen New York

Some familiar names from the real estate industry are on Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s newest panel to help reopen New...

These real estate execs will help Cuomo reopen New York
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Trump’s Mar-a-Lago furloughs 153 employees

President Trump’s “Southern White House” furloughed 153 people, as hotels and resorts across South Florida continue to feel the...

Trump’s Mar-a-Lago furloughs 153 employees
Michael Cohen and Donald Trump (Credit: Getty Images)

Home in the time of corona: Michael Cohen to be released from prison

Michael Cohen, the longtime Trump Organization fixer who served as President Trump’s personal attorney and most ardent defender, is...

Home in the time of corona: Michael Cohen to be released from prison
From left: Blackstone president Jonathan Gray, Vornado CEO Steve Roth, Related chairman Stephen Ross and President Donald Trump (Credit: Getty Images)

These are the real estate execs Trump tapped to help restart the economy

In a bid to restart the economy, President Trump this week tapped prominent business leaders from across industries to...

These are the real estate execs Trump tapped to help restart the economy
Donald Trump and Trump International Hotel at 1 Central Park West (Credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images, Google Maps)

Trump International Hotel lays off 70 employees

The Trump Organization’s Trump International Hotel & Tower in Manhattan has laid off 70 employees, a filing made public...

Trump International Hotel lays off 70 employees
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