When it comes to investment, no one does it better than Arthur Becker. Recently, news channels have delved into the case of this tech mogul, the brain behind some of the largest, stylish buildings in town. Following an offering plan conducted last week, through the office of the attorney general, Arthur Becker intends to erect an eight –unit building in Tribeca, the 465th street along Washington. The worth of the building is estimated to be $52.5 million. Following his interview with The Read Deal at the art studio equally, owns, Becker said that the interior of the new building would feature art by Paris Forino. Becker bought the building as a primer.
Arthur’s career in real estate began as a homebuilder during his youth. Later into the project, he was an operator at a macadamia orchard before shifting interests to technology and finance. His choice of settling on that original building was based on his love for Tribeca. According to Page Six reports, the 465 Washington building was to comprise seven large apartments when complete. It will also hold a penthouse duplex of approximately 2,000 to 4,000 square feet. Rental charges would range from $2,000 per square to a little over $3,200 foot. The penthouse would cost $5 million to $14 million. Becker’s passion for investment further manifests when in 2012, he purchased 465 Washington from Peter Moore at $6.1 million.
Arthur attended Bennington College. He majored in ceramics and photography. After graduation, he joined the Amos Tuck business school. According to PerezHilton, his work experience began when he started moving 18th-century American homes in England. Following his professional experience, he served as the chief executive officer in two technological companies. In 1990, Becker shifted back to photography with the aim to create photos with a visual artifact from handmade paintings.
He also created photos with visual texture. Becker’s recent works capitalize on currency. His art aims to explore the meaning we give to money and its relationship to individuals. Recently, Becker’s works had the privilege of being showcased at Morgan Fine Art Gallery. The same works were showcased in New York City at the Hal Katzen Gallery and Fine Art Gallery in Palm Beach.