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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Donald Trump and Greenland

What you should know about Greenland and its real estate

No one seems certain how to take the news that the President Trump is interested in buying Greenland. Is...

What you should know about Greenland and its real estate
Make Greenland Great Again? Trump wants to buy Arctic territory

Make Greenland Great Again? Trump wants to buy Arctic territory

It’s not Manhattan real estate, but President Trump sees the upside in Greenland, an autonomous Danish territory surrounded by...

Make Greenland Great Again? Trump wants to buy Arctic territory
From left: Prabal Gurung, Dana Lorenz and Stephen Ross (Credit: Getty Images)

Stephen Ross backlash hits Hudson Yards

The backlash against Related Companies chair Stephen Ross for his Trump fundraiser has hit Hudson Yards. Fashion designer Prabal Gurung announced on Twitter that he had been in talks to use The Vessel at...

Stephen Ross backlash hits Hudson Yards
Tom Barrack’s Middle Eastern connections run deep. Here’s how they’ve boosted his real-estate business

Tom Barrack’s Middle Eastern connections run deep. Here’s how they’ve boosted his real-estate business

Play “six degrees of separation” with Middle Eastern investors active in the U.S. real estate market, and chances are Tom Barrack’s name would pop...

Tom Barrack’s Middle Eastern connections run deep. Here’s how they’ve boosted his real-estate business
Vincent Gallo and Trump Tower (Credit: Getty Images, StreetEasy)

Actor Vincent Gallo in contract for Trump Tower condo

American actor Vincent Gallo likes President Donald Trump “a lot” — enough to buy a unit at Trump Tower. ...

Actor Vincent Gallo in contract for Trump Tower condo
Tom Barrack and Donald Trump (Credit: Getty Images and iStock)

Saudis backed Colony Capital’s digital infrastructure deal, says report

Colony Capital reportedly partnered up with a sovereign wealth fund from Saudi Arabia as it sought to invest in...

Saudis backed Colony Capital’s digital infrastructure deal, says report
Trump proposal would make getting a mortgage harder for homeowners deep in debt

Trump proposal would make getting a mortgage harder for homeowners deep in debt

Borrowers who are deep in debt could find it even harder to get home loans under a new Trump...

Trump proposal would make getting a mortgage harder for homeowners deep in debt
Hamptons’ priciest summer rental to host MAGA extravaganza next month

Hamptons’ priciest summer rental to host MAGA extravaganza next month

Having already hosted Rudy Giuliani’s 75th birthday party in May, top Hamptons homebuilder Joe Farrell is getting ready to...

Hamptons’ priciest summer rental to host MAGA extravaganza next month
President Donald Trump (Credit: Getty Images and Mango Map)

Big changes are coming to the EB-5 program

The Trump administration released new rules governing the EB-5 cash-for-visas program. And many in the real estate industry believe the changes will tighten the spigot on a source of cheap capital that’s partly fueled...

Big changes are coming to the EB-5 program
Special counsel Robert Mueller and the proposed Trump Tower Moscow (Credit: Getty Images/Trump Tower Moscow via BuzzFeed)

What the real estate industry should watch for in the Robert Mueller hearings

Former special counsel Robert Mueller will testify in back-to-back hearings before Congress on Wednesday to discuss the 400-plus page...

What the real estate industry should watch for in the Robert Mueller hearings
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