NBA legend and Hall of Fame member Shaquille O’Neal was born in 1972 in Newark, New Jersey. The city has been through its ups and downs over the year, but often the downs outnumbered the ups. In the early 90s, its native son Shaquille became one of the biggest stars in professional basketball and this success led to him to life-changing wealth. Shaquille has always had a huge heart and a huge desire to give back to the community that he was born into. He has always had a big desire to do good in his hometown and to make an effort to add some beautification of the city. To this point, Shaquille O’Neal is the man behind the construction of the first high-rise residential construction to take place in Newark in the last 50 years. The building is located on Rector Street. To accomplish this, he has partnered with renowned urban real estate development firm Boraie. Shaquille and Boraie also have the full support of the city of Newark behind them as well as Goldman Sachs.
According to Patch, Newark civic leaders have stressed that this project is another sign that the city is in a state of resurgence. For his part, Shaquille has had civic revitalization in Newark on his mind as early as when he got his first big NBA contract in the early 90s. He has never forgotten that his mother once told him that someone needed to do something to bring the city back to what it once was. Shaquille O’Neal has been beaming with pride as the project nears completion as he happily poses with city leaders and members of the team at Boraie. This current project has gone so well that Shaquille O’Neal and Boraie have committed to working together on another project that will be constructed off of McCarter Highway.
Boraie Development LLC is a real estate development firm based in New Jersey. The company is well known and respected in the field of urban real estate development. In order to develop the most revolutionary building projects possible, Sam Boraie collaborates with strong financial institutions as well as the top architects in their field today. You can visit crunchbase.com for more details.
Wes Edens is a financial expert in the field of finance and continues his journey with prosperity and success. He currently ranks as number 962 on the Forbes billionaire list. Wesley Edens was one of the principal investors who contributed to Fortress Investment Group and its status of development. His talent for co-creating entire businesses by putting large sums of money in the basket is what mostly made him one of the leading co-founders of Fortress Investment Group today. Even from day one of the initial public offering Fortress Investment Group scaled up very quickly. Wesley Edens is the Co-Chairman for the board of directors at the financial empire he helped to create, and even when the price of the company dropped down by one dollar he managed to get the ball rolling with saving the company in terms of price fluctuation.
Wesley Edens was also responsible to the infrastructure and transportation sector of the investment service industry when he became the chairman of such developments. The people under him who worked as employees at Fortress Investment Group mainly stated that there was always something eventful and interactive at the company. They also often times experienced the gift of being included in what ever endeavor the company was facing at the moment according to their strengths and skillsets. Before Fortress Investment Group Wesley Edens attended Oregon State University to study the disciplines of finance and business which is where he began his journey in the world of financial discovery. As of now he is the owner of the basketball team called the Milwaukee Bucks. He is also an owner of Flyquest which is a team belonging to the League of Legends.
According to Biz Journals Wes Edens takes home an annual sum of about fifty four million in cash every year mainly because he was one of the stockholders at Fortress Financial Group early on and that is what his dividend pay out is now. He made a considerable and an inspiring contribution to the involvement and practices of helping companies and private investors reach their financial goals and visions, and because of that he is reaping what he sows in the form of a blessing from financial heaven. It was because of his generosity that he recieves the equally generous returns from his life’s work. As of now he lives in the throes of financial freedom due to his plethora of good deeds and hard work ethic.
Whitney Wolfe is one of the poster children of this generation. This is the generation of the hard working and career driven women. Whitney Wolfe describes this generation of women as women who work long hours and are tired. At the same time, she also states that sometimes women want to sit at home in their pajamas and work from their laptops. The whole point of this is that women are very focused on their careers and climbing to the top. It is this focus that has inspired Whitney Wolfe to build Bumble and all of the extensions to the app.
In an earlier era, women were treated as inferior. They were also limited in the types of jobs they can take on. This has been the cause of a lot of frustration among women. However, they have been very steady in their progress towards their own success according to nytimes.com. Many women have started businesses and have shown that women are very capable of making their own lives without men. This is not to say that women intend to discard men. Women just want to be equal so that they can have a great relationship with the men they want to be with.
This is also the beginning of the age of the entrepreneur. For one thing, a lot of jobs are being lost and both men and women are having to find ways to generate income that are different from what they have been used to. While some people like Whitney Wolfe find something that they can work with, there are others who are not so fortunate. One of the reasons that Whitney Wolfe been successful with Bumble is that she works for the empowerment and greater food for women and men as well. Whitney is not only a successful entrepreneur but also a role model for women.