Most of us who aren't part of the 1% will have little if no opportunity to deal directly with the companies below (unless they own our mortgages), but we can still keep a close eye on them--and we should.
The Blackstone Group is a private equity firm that has underwritten recent Kushner developments in Brooklyn. Stephen A. Schwarzman, the chairman and chief executive of Blackstone, is the head of Trump's economic advisory council. How convenient!
LIVWRK is a Brooklyn real estate developer that has worked with Kushner on several projects in the Dumbo area. Now, the two firms are partnering to develop 175-225 Third Street in Gowanus, across the street from Whole Foods.
S.L. Green Realty Corporation is, like LIVWRK, a frequent Kushner partner, including in the 175-225 Third Street project. Green is publicly traded and owns millions of square feet of office and retail space in New York.
CIM Realty is yet another partner of KCos, working with the Kushner Companies on the development of the massive Dumbo Heights complex. CIM is based in Los Angeles.
KABR GroupKushner Companies' favorite partner has also collaborated with Donald Trump on Jersey City developments.
Honest Buildings is the "purpose built platform for real estate management and construction teams." One of its major investors is Jared Kushner.
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