Arthur Becker’s Move from Technology to Real Estate

For a long time, Arthur Becker was involved in buying and selling of tech companies before venturing into real estate. Until recently, he has been just a partner in the real estate sector. Arthur has partnered in projects such as the Billionaires’ Row development which was being run by the legendary Michael Stern and Kevin Maloney. But lately he has decided to venture into the real development sphere developing building such as where his office is located.

Arthur’s office is partly an art studio and partly a real estate center. He has taken up art so passionately that the office already has paintings and sculptures which he has created. Interesting to note, more sculptures are expected in the office. His office table is filled with a lot of things from the usual expected such as a picture of his two daughters. He also has a collection of traditional currencies which he collects from Africa. On his table is a NaviSite writing pad. NaviSite is a tech company he founded before deciding to sell it. At the same time, there also are two paperweights on his table.

About Arthur Becker

Arthur Becker is an entrepreneur specializing in technology, real estate, and art. He graduated from Bennington College with a major in photography and ceramics after which he joined business school located in Amos Tuck, Dartmouth. After completing school, he started off his career as a renovator of old buildings before later getting into technology where he operated for a long time. During that period, he involved himself in buying, developing, and reselling different technological companies including NaviSite.

Arthur Becker is currently into real estate management and he is about to launch his first self-developed condo. Previously, he has been sponsoring developments such as Madison Equities where he held a huge stake. However, he was allocated three townhouses in exchange of his stake. Check out Perez Hilton to know more.

His love for art has seen him own a studio and a workshop in his office. He has many paintings and has sculptures where some are designed and crafted by him. He also collects ancient currencies which he stores and is also a source of idea for him.

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Success Academy’s Role in Bridging the Education Gap among Children from Low-Income Families

History

Every child needs education no matter their background. Success Academy is a combination of 41 free public schools, founded by Eva Moskowitz in 2006. The Academy stands on the belief that; every child has the potential to succeed. It holds approximately 1,000 to 5,000 employees and has its roots in New York City.

 

Functionality

Success Academy has gained a reputation as the highest performing public charter school network in New York City. It accepts admission for all children in New York City and does not discriminate against any child with special needs. Its admission is conducted through a random lottery which takes place every April. Their services go to 14,000 students in Bronx, Queens, Brooklyn, and Manhattan. The majority of this children are from low-income earning households. Their main aim is to provide equality in the education system.

 

Awards Acquired

Due to its high performance, it is only natural, that Success Academy would gain attention. It received the $250,000 Broad Prize, which is a prestigious award. This award is well deserved as it was given to the Academy, due to its achievement in bridging the gap in academic performance for low-income children and also children of color.

 

Eva Moskowitz has great plans for the academy as she has future plans to expand the school from 41 to 100. Her desire is for children to look forward to attending school. The number of people desiring their children to go to one of the schools under Success Academy has increased. Reports indicate that for the 2017-2018 application, the number has increased to 17,000 applicants.

 

Winning Court case

Success Academy recently won a two-year-long conflict with New York City officials. The city was told to pay a total of $720,000. The case was listened to by a panel of judges who came to the ruling that, the academy was following the law. This was in regard to the contract it refused to sign with the city, in regard to starting a program for 4-year olds.

The Academy is giving a voice in terms of education, to the forgotten children in the society.

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