11 Black Real Estate Moguls Who Continue to Profit From Buying, Selling and Developing

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November 9, 2010 ‐ By TheEditor

These days, some first-time investors may be approaching the real estate market with a little trepidation. But some have not only navigated the troubled waters but continue to sail on success: Here’s a list of 11 of the top black real estate moguls in the country:

R. Donahue Peebles

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R. Donahue Peebles is Chairman and CEO of the most successful African American real estate development company in the nation. The Peebles Corporation, which has offices in Miami, Las Vegas and the nation’s capitol, manages a $4 billion development portfolio which includes: The Royal Palm Hotel on South Beach, Las Palmas Hotel Residencies in Las Vegas, and 10 G Street, N.E. Washington D.C.

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  • cecelie

    I’m actually pretty disappointed in this website. Only one Black woman, as a website for Black women, you would think this website would represent more Black women in this listing. As a Black woman looking in to getting into real estate, I can see the large amounts of sexism and racism in the industry. Maybe that’s why Black women aren’t in it very much.

  • jae espinal

    tate george oews me $500 for transportation services rendered. And has been ignoring the many payment requests for almost a whole year. Don't know why he is featured in this article if he can not afford to pay a driver $500.

  • http://www.advertisingbusiness.org eliteweb1145

    Great post! I work with several very successful real estate agents in Atlanta. One started his business at the beginning of the recession. Real Estate is on the rise again, lets all take these stories as inspiration to claiming our position in this great opportunity.

  • LADYDAY777

    Thank God, for the strength of all of what I just seen, my kids aren't just riding on my strength, but theirs too!!

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  • Black Thunder

    R. Donahue Peebles – "which has offices in Miami, Las Vegas and the nation’s capitol"

    Ouch. Really? It's 'capit*a*l' when referring to the city.

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