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Queen Latifah is Investing in a $14 Million Real Estate Project in NJ

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Hip-hop icon Queen Latifah is returning to her hometown of Newark to invest in a cluster of multi-family town homes along Springfield Avenue and South 17th Street. The $14 million project is expected to break ground in the summer. Latifah, a co-president of BlueSugar Corporation, is working with GonSosa Development on the project, which is…

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Leslie Anderson, CEO of the NJ Redevelopment Authority

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Leslie Anderson is President & CEO of the New Jersey Redevelopment Authority (NJRA), a multi-million dollar independent financing institution created by the state of NJ to transform economically distressed urban communities. She is reportedly the only Black woman in the country that is leading an independent public financing institution. Under her leadership, NJRA has used its…

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Meet The Lady Who Built Her Own 51 Home Community

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Pam Brown Courtney is a real estate developer/investor and educator. She’s also the only person I know of that has built a 51 home subdivision from scratch. Obviously, we had to know more about this amazing woman. How did you get started in Real Estate? A friend of mine’s mother was a real estate investor…

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Tyler Perry Just Sold His Former Studio Lot For $18.5 Million

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In 2007 Tyler Perry purchased his first studio lot. A year ago, the property was put for sale (for $25 million), so that the company could move to a larger studio on the grounds of an old abandoned Army base (Fort McPherson) located just outside Atlanta. The studio reportedly sold for $18.5 million and closed…

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This Family Owned Business Closed over $500 Million in Real Estate deals this year

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National Standard Abstract (NSA) is a family owned title insurance company located in Floral Park, NY. This year they have closed more than $500 million in commercial real estate transactions. In June, NSA closed a total of $432 million in faith-based and affordable-housing development transactions. The non-faith-based deals include the $189 million Archer Green in Jamaica,…

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Featured Professional: Realtor, Eze Okwodu

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As important as it is to recognize business owners and entrepreneurs, it is just as important to recognize the professionals and service providers who are excelling in their different fields of practice. Eze Okwodu is one such professional. Eze is a Realtor at Exit Flagship, serving the Washington D.C. Metro Area. With over fifteen years of experience as…

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$500 Million Black Woman Owned Investment Firm is Rebuilding D.C. with Foreign Dollars

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When Angelique Brunner moved to the nation’s capital two decades ago, she was shocked to find neighborhoods with no stores, no services, and burned-out buildings. Black woman owned investment firm “I started asking around about what is going on here, people told me it was the riots,” she tells Fast Company. “I said, ‘Oh, what riots?’…

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Shaq Partners With Black Owned Real Estate Development Firm to Build $79M Apartment Tower in N.J.

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Shaquille O’Neal is partnering with a Black owned real estate development firm to build a 22-story apartment complex that will hover over the city’s downtown as its first high-rise in more than 50 years. “I remember when I was growing up (the city) used to be beautiful like this so the older I get, I want it to be a…

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Kofi Nartey Discusses How He Sells Million Dollar Homes to High Net Worth and Celeb Clients

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Kofi Nartey has over fourteen years of professional experience in luxury real estate and has sold millions of dollars worth of real estate. The former athlete and actor is currently the Celebrity and Luxury Homes Specialist and the National Director of the Compass Sports & Entertainment Division. We caught up with Kofi to find out…

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Top 24 Black Real Estate Businesses & Professionals

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From the beginning of recorded time, real estate or land and property ownership has been responsible for the creation of many fortunes. I personally believe that investing in real estate or building a career within this industry can be the ticket to financial freedom for those who play the game right. Many people wonder how…

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