Between meeting the Queen of England and Vladimir Putin, President Trump will spend this weekend at Turnberry, the golf course he bought in 2014 and rechristened Trump Turnberry. This property has not received the attention it deserves. It is, by far, the biggest investment the Trump Organization has made in years. It is so much bigger than his other recent projects that it would not be unreasonable to describe the Trump Organization as, at its core, a manager of a money-losing Scottish golf course that is kept afloat with funds from licensing fees and decades-old real-estate projects. No doubt, the President will be excited to visit. After buying the property for more than sixty million dollars, he then spent a reported hundred and fifty million pounds—about two hundred million dollars total—remaking the site, adding a new course, rehabbing an old one, and fixing up the lodgings. It is possible, though, that he will have some harsh words for his staff. The Turnberry has … [Read more...] about Where Did Donald Trump Get Two Hundred Million Dollars to Buy His Money-Losing Scottish Golf Club?
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NAIOP Connecticut & Suburban New York, a chapter of NAIOP, the commercial real estate development association and George Comfort & Sons will host a Developers Showcase on Thursday, June 19, from 7:30-9:00am at Shippan Landing, 290 Harbor Drive, Stamford, CT.NAIOP website or contact Sharon Moran, NAIOP executive director, by e-mail, [email protected] , or phone, (860) 243-3977. (www.naiop-ctny.org)NAIOP Connecticut & Suburban New York is a chapter of NAIOP, the Commercial Real Estate Development Association, and it comprises 80 members serving the local Connecticut & Suburban New York market. NAIOP is the leading organization for developers, owners and related professionals in office, industrial and mixed-use real estate, with 15,000 members in North America. NAIOP advances responsible commercial real estate development and advocates for effective public policy. Subscribe … [Read more...] about NAIOP Presents a Developers Showcase
Welcome to The Hill’s Morning Report. TGIF! Our newsletter gets you up to speed on the most important developments in politics and policy, plus trends to watch. Alexis Simendinger and Al Weaver are the up-early co-creators. Find us @asimendinger and @alweaver22 on Twitter and CLICK HERE to subscribe!The House impeachment effort will roll along this morning as Marie Yovanovitch, the former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine, will testify before the House Intelligence Committee as it continues to probe President TrumpDonald John TrumpButtigieg surges ahead of Iowa caucuses Biden leads among Latino Democrats in Texas, California Kavanaugh hailed by conservative gathering in first public speech since confirmation MORE’s actions regarding Ukraine. Yovanovitch, a longtime diplomat, will be the third witness to testify publicly before investigators. Last month, Yovanovitch told the three investigatory committees in private about the “dangerous precedent” set by Rudy … [Read more...] about The Hill’s Morning Report — Public impeachment drama resumes today
Social engineers. Photo: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images The Trump tax cuts are zipping through Congress at the legislative version of light speed. House Republicans unveiled their plan for overhauling America’s tax code on November 2; they passed it two weeks later. The Senate GOP revealed its (actual) tax bill last Tuesday; Mitch McConnell plans to vote it out of the upper chamber the week after Thanksgiving. The frenetic pace of the GOP’s tax “reform” push has left some of the party’s own members short of breath. “You’re rewriting a tax code for a generation, and you are doing it in ten days,” Republican congressman Peter King said Thursday. “In , it took two years to put together a tax reform bill.” King’s exasperation is warranted. A couple of weeks might be enough time for legislators, policy analysts, and voters to consider the legislation’s first-order effects: Whose taxes will go up, … [Read more...] about How the Trump Tax Cuts Would Reshape (and/or Break) Our Economy
First built in 1912, this $2.2M home is located off Brandt Street in the Montrose Historic District was renovated in 2011, transforming from a dilapidated home to a chic and modern piece of history. >> Keep clicking through to see the home's dramatic transformation. less First built in 1912, this $2.2M home is located off Brandt Street in the Montrose Historic District was renovated in 2011, transforming from a dilapidated home to a chic and modern piece of history. >> ... more Photo: TK Images/Compass Real Estate Photo: TK Images/Compass Real Estate Image 1 of / 55 Caption Close Image 1 of 55 First built in 1912, this $2.2M home is located off Brandt Street in the Montrose Historic District was renovated in 2011, transforming from a dilapidated home to a chic … [Read more...] about Before-and-after photos show dramatic transformation of historic Montrose home