Sotheby’s International Realty Affiliates LLC, a unit of Realogy Corp., plans to start business in China’s luxury property market by the first half of next year to tap the country’s growing wealth.
Tiger Woods is turning the Mexican desert in Los Cabos into grass fairways. Americans with home- equity loans are seeing green there too.
Roustam Tariko, billionaire owner of Russian Standard Bank and Russian Standard Vodka, completed the most expensive home purchase in Miami Beach since 2006 when he bought a $25.5 million estate on Star Island in April.
Ehud Barak, the former Israeli prime minister, doubled his money when he sold an apartment in north Tel Aviv’s Akirov Towers that he’d bought in 2003 for about 12 million shekels ($3.5 million).
Joshua Harris, the marathon-running co-founder of Apollo Global Management LLC, was in a hole.