Multi-Billionaire, Real Estate Mogul, Entrepreneur &Â One-Man Brand
The extremely high-profile CEO who has been known for his many ventures including casinos, the Trump Hotel Collection (hotels), Trump Golf Clubs (golf courses), his reality television shows, print books, fashion bedding and mattresses, in addition to the broader business description, real estate development. He has involved himself with many charities, and some of the overall causes that he supports are animals, AIDS, homelessness, children, health, veterans, and physical challenges.
Trumpâ€™s first endeavor, which made him famous around New York City, was the creation of the Grand Hyatt hotel in 1980. Employing a strategic and complex set of tactics, he was able to obtain tax concessions from the city for the Hyatt Hotel Corporation, secure financing for the newly redesigned project, and then he completely refurbished the existing location. Moving forward, he completed the building that bore his name, Trump Tower, in 1982, securing his position as a masterful real estate developer. The exquisite apartment-combined-with-retail complex attracted all the right people and stores, making him an instant celebrity across the country.
He shares the guiding principles heâ€™s relied on to rebound from financial disaster to reclaim his position as one of the preeminent deal-makers of our time.
â€œIf youâ€™re going to be thinking anything, you might as well think big.â€ â€“ Donald Trump