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Churches, Jails, and Gold Mines: Mega-Deals from a Real Estate Maverick (SIGNED)

Good, Steven L.; Trump, Donald

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ISBN 10: 0793177480 / ISBN 13: 9780793177486
Published by Dearborn/Kaplan Business, 2003
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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SIGNED and warmly inscribed by Steven L. Good to Ken Roberts, founder of KROQ and the man who is said to have brought modern rock music to Los Angeles. ; Tight, clean and crisp. A faint hint of shelf wear to dustjacket, otherwise an excellent copy now protected in a new Mylar cover. Afterword by Donald Trump. ; 8vo; 256 pages; Signed by Author. Bookseller Inventory # 11958

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Title: Churches, Jails, and Gold Mines: Mega-Deals ...

Publisher: Dearborn/Kaplan Business

Publication Date: 2003

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: First Edition; First Printing.

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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; Alan Kravets, president, Sheldon Good and Company.
· Own a gold mine: mining rights in Montana; 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; Mark Hale, senior vice president, Hinsdale Bank and Trust Co.
· "Gently used" churches: Rev. Frederick Aigner, president, Lutheran Social Services of Illinois.
· The jailhouse rocked: Porter County, Indiana, jail; Dave Burrus, president, Porter County Board of Commissioners.
· School yard for sale: Evanston School District Headquarters; Hardy Murphy, Ph.D., superintendent.
· The world is our stage: creating the first worldwide real estate auction; Terrence McDermott, CEO and executive vice president, National Association of Realtors®. Churches, Jails, and Gold Mines is an intriguing business narrative about real estate deals at the highest level.

About the Author:

Attorney Steven L. Good, CEO and chairman of Sheldon Good & Company, has been involved in the sale of more than $4 billion of real estate. Good is the driving force behind the expansion of the company, which has been ranked as the largest firm in the United States exclusively conducting real estate auctions. He is the 121st president of the Chicago Association of Realtors®, one of the largest chapters with 10,000 members. As an established authority in his field, Good is regularly quoted in Forbes, Fortune, the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, the Chicago Tribune, USA Today, and Newsweek.

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