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Anyone familiar with the nightclub business?My organization is about to have a retail vacancy at an absolutely SICK location in Northern Virginia and we're kicking around the idea of recruiting a nightclub to the location. This is kind of an open-ended discussion, but what are the thoughts? Anyone familiar with the business? Any obvious... 3 months 1 day
Michigan Ross UndergraduateHow difficult is it to get into Ross at the undergraduate level for in-state Michigan students? Is it on-par with getting into UVA's McIntire School of Commerce in-state? 3 months 2 weeks
Where the smart money is going: elite prep school...My gifted niece is 12-years-old and my brother is starting to think about where to send her to high school. My brother decided to look into some of the elite east coast prep schools as well as the highly regarded Washington, D.C. area prep schools to see how well they place into college.... 8 months 3 days
Georgetown MPS in real estate - 2014 updateI've searched WSO and found a few threads on this program, but most of the threads are pretty dated at this point. I'm starting the program this month. What are the thoughts on this program? Does anyone currently attend? Any graduates out there with some feedback about the program? Can anyone... 6 months 4 days
Quick income tax questionHey, I get paid out on my work usually 2-4 weeks after the fact. For example, my July profits are paid out to me by our corporate structure in middle to late August. How does one account for this when filing income taxes? For example, my December 2012 profits will be paid out no later than January... 2 years 12 months
Liberalism's totalitarian mindset!/pages/Boycott-Rush-Limbaughs-Sponsors-to-SHUT-HIM-DOWN/253645602134 So Media Matters has started a boycott of Rush Limbaugh's sponsors. This is basically the modus operandi of the American left in this country. If you don't agree with someone then use your organizing... 3 years 6 months
Naming a business. Tough examplesI haven't been able to find the answer to this question on Google (not sure how to frame it in a search function), but can a new business be named after a defunct business? All examples I scammed from Wikipedia (I'm no genius): Pan American World Airways (colloquially known as "Pan Am") went... 3 years 6 months
Anyone else have business partner issues?So my best friend is also my business partner. He and I are both (ownership) partners in a branch of a larger mortgage bank. He and I are doing good business and we're set to make a lot of money in 2012, a ton of money in 2013 and illegal money in 2014. He and I have very different personalities,... 3 years 7 months
What the balls happened to Midas Mulligan Magoo?Did I miss the announcement? Haven't read his stuff in weeks---maybe even months? Anyone know what the heck happened to him? 3 years 7 months
My grievances against the present administrationDuring the GOP primary the debates between supporters have become pretty heated. But I think some voters get lost in the weeds of their political philosophies. For me it is absolutely essential to throw out Barack Obama, if for no other reason than to repeal Obamacare. A lot of "conservatives"... 3 years 7 months


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I was thinking that sites like CoStar could...I was thinking that sites like CoStar could eventually be the platform, but right now there are laws that basically protect the real estate brokerage industry (i.e., unless you work directly for the owner as a salaried employee, you can't show property or negotiate a lease or a contract). These... 9 hours 53 min
I think brokerage is the most likely to get taken...I think brokerage is the most likely to get taken over by technology, with development and investment (PE, HF, direct investment, etc.) the least likely to ever get taken over by technology. Eventually, someone will develop an effective platform at a cut rate price that will facilitate a huge... 11 hours 57 min
I'm bumping this thread because it's pretty...I'm bumping this thread because it's pretty fascinating to look back even 9 months or so to see how things have shaped up. As I said originally in the thread, I was backing Mitt Romney. I was bitterly disappointed when Romney decided not to run because I think he'd have made a truly good President... 1 day 10 hours
Sanders isn't a Democrat. Sanders is a socialist...Sanders isn't a Democrat. Sanders is a socialist. As Chris Matthews recently said, I think there's a difference, at least I thought there was. 2 days 11 hours
0.5% sales tax? Try a 90% marginal tax rate. 0.5% sales tax? Try a 90% marginal tax rate. 2 days 12 hours
I agree. I would do away with capital gains taxes...I agree. I would do away with capital gains taxes and tax all income at a 15% flat tax (with the first, say, $50,000 of income exempt). Trump's completely disingenuous on the carried interest tax break, however. He earns income largely in the real estate sector, which has enormous tax shelters... 2 days 13 hours
copper245: To think that Trump would somehow...[quote="copper245"]To think that Trump would somehow fuck up the financial industry is pretty insane. He is the most pro-free market/pro-Wall St of practically all the candidates. He worries me with his attitude and how that would affect foreign policy, but his presidency certainly wouldn't hurt... 1 week 1 hour
31-year-old controller making $150,000 per year...31-year-old controller making $150,000 per year with a 40-hour work week? Suck it up, man. Not that you haven't earned it, but you've basically hit the jackpot. As you get promoted up the ladder your job will become more challenging. 1 week 6 days
Apparently the GSEs have a financing program for...Apparently the GSEs have a financing program for manufactured housing now. 2 weeks 1 day
If Bernie Sanders were elected it would spell the...If Bernie Sanders were elected it would spell the beginning of the end for the U.S., not because Sanders could solely run amok, but because it would signify that socialism, a detestable scourge that we fought for more than 40 years after World War II, is now acceptable in America. Some people say... 2 weeks 4 days