Steven L Good
Release Date: 01 Dec 2003
Sheldon Good and Company is to the real estate business as Sotheby's and Christie's are to the fine art and collectibles businesses. Since 1965, Sheldon Good has sold over 40,000 properties from coast to coast and throughout Canada and the Caribbean. 'Today, we handle every kind of real estate that can be auctioned,' says Steven Good, CEO and chairman. The company manages over 70 different classes of real estate, including marinas, exotic game farms, freezer cooler buildings, fishing lodges, bowling alleys, libraries, ranches, private islands, ski resorts, mountains, apartment buildings, police stations, churches, airports, nightclubs, and office buildings.How exactly does one go about selling such properties? Widely interviewed as an established authority in the field of high-level real estate auctions, Steven Good captures the rarefied atmosphere of these deals with the wit and wisdom of a true real estate maverick. With contributions from other industry leaders and key players involved in each deal, readers will glean the complete, behind-the-scenes story for the first time.
Chapter highlights and contributors include - Glamorous life included: art deco hotels, South Beach, Miami by Alan Kravets, president, Sheldon Good and Company; Own a gold mine: mining rights in Montana by Robert Hatcher, Hatcher and Associates and Alan Joscelyn, attorney, Gough, Shanahan, Johnson & Waterman; The man behind the curtain: Trump Plaza of the Palm Beaches; Nothing but net: the former Michael Jordan's Restaurant by Mark Hale, senior vice president, Hinsdale Bank and Trust Co; 'Gently used' churches: Rev. Frederick Aigner, president, Lutheran Social Services of Illinois; and, The jailhouse rocked: Porter County, Indiana, jail by Dave Burrus, president, Porter County Board of Commissioners.The chapter highlights and contributors also include - School yard for sale: Evanston School District Headquarters by Hardy Murphy, Ph.D., superintendent; and, The world is our stage: creating the first worldwide real estate auction by Terrence McDermott, CEO and executive vice president, National Association of Realtors[registered]. "Churches, Jails, and Gold Mines" is an intriguing business narrative about real estate deals at the highest level.
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