At 66 years, Becker says that real estate business working for him and has even set up an office in Tribeca. His latest goals feature a luxury condo at 465 Washington Street which is valued at $52.5 million upon completion. The ground-up development project is his first exploit solo in the real estate industry.
Previously, he dealt with Property Markets Group’s founder Kevin Maloney and real estate developer Michael Stern. Becker was money partner to their Billionaires’ Row project. A role he has played silently among several other investments. Among these dealings, he was involved in investing in the 10 Sullivan Street projects before he was bought out with three townhouses on Sullivan Street for his stake. Visit Bloomberg for the details.
Arthur Becker has always preferred investing as his fortune was made in the 2000s when he was actively involved with tech companies. His office is a fantastic sight featuring most of his original artworks. The entrepreneur still participates in art and has incorporated a workshop in his Tribeca office.
The art studio holds paintings and sculptures that he has done by himself. Some of his sculptures are replicated designs from old African currencies and other forms of art featuring money. Some works have already sold into Wall Street. Check out Crunchbase to know more.
In a report by NY Daily News, Arthur Becker attended Dartmouth’s Business school and is a Bennington College graduate of Arts. His career as a photographer peaked in the 1990s where he explored texture as a medium in his work. The pull into the construction industry led him to commit to the restoration of old houses mainly from the 18th century. Attached to this period, Becker has some brick samples from his new project which reminds him of the handmade samples he encountered then. For more details visit Ideamensch.
Married to Vera Wang for the better part of 20 years, Becker has two daughters. This is the man you might have heard of in various unrelated industries. During his 30s, Becker invested in macadamia and walked away with $10 million after spending around $4 million. The tech guru admits that he failed at a marketing attempt for some products including Bnox.