Adam Milstein offering support to the Jewish-American community

Adam Milstein has become one of the greatest Israeli-American philanthropist and has earned two awards for his philanthropy work. In 2016, he was named one of the 50 most influential Jews in the world, by the Jerusalem Post. Adam Milstein has gained recognition for his work with the Israeli-American Council and the Milstein Family Foundation. He was just named one of the top 200 philanthropists in the world, determined by his social media presence.

Milstein is best known for his work launching the Israeli-American Council in California. It started out as a local organization that served the Jewish community within Los Angeles region. The council then expanded rapidly all over the country. Currently the Israeli-American Council has reached more than 5 million Jews in the United States and the U.S. is currently home to nearly 500,000 Israeli-American Jews.

Milstein started the Israeli-American Council to create a gateway between Israeli-American Jews to the Jewish State of Israel. It also supports the Jewish state economically and politically. Adam Milstein and his council work to create friendship and peace between Jews and non-Jewish Americans and Israelis.

Milstein was also very influential with his foundation, the Adam and Gila Milstein Family Foundation. The charitable foundation was founded to support other charities and non-profit groups including Prager University, Jerusalem University, Birth Right Isreal, Hasbara Fellowships and AIPAC. The foundation’s main goal is to strengthen and support the Jewish people and the state of Israel. Adam Milstein is also on the board of several Jewish organizations including Birth Right Israel, AIPAC, Jewish Funders Network and Hasbara Fellowships.

Now that people are listening to what Milstein has to say, he is spreading his message and insight through several platforms including with a podcast. His podcast hosts conversations with those on the front lines in the pro-Israel communities. The podcast has hosted a handful of guests investors, authors and Israel’s former Finance Minister. Adam Milstein has had a major impact on the American-Jewish life and the relationship between Jewish-Americans and Israel. Adam Milstein’s prominence has amplified his pro-Israel message across the world. Adam Milstein continues to grow his reach through his foundation.

Market Report Shows Rising Real Estate Prices in Manhattan

An illuminating industry report, “The Aggregate,” has been compiled by TOWN Residential, a New York luxury real estate firm. The report is compiled each quarter by utilizing the Manhattan real estate market’s rolling sales date and the New York City Department of Finance’s live Automated City Register Information System (ACRIS) feed. As originally reported on Virtual Strategy Marketing, analysis of Manhattan real estate in the fourth quarter of 2015 reveals several interesting trends:

• The closing of “trophy listings” in newer developments has turned the fall soft patch into an upward blip.
• Year-to-year increase has been 5.2% in average sales prices and 16% in median sales prices overall, with an almost 20% rise in median prices for condos and a 6.4% increase in the average prices for co-ops.
• Increase in media price per square foot was 6.2% and average increase was 8.4%.
• The median price of a one-bedroom condo rose to $1,080,000, while the median price of a two-bedroom condo rose to $2,056,865. Meanwhile NYC Apartments for rent, the median price of a condo with three or more bedrooms topped out at an impressive $4,421,300.
• The median price of a cooperative with three or more bedrooms went up 15% compared to the previous quarter.
• The market looks to be stabilizing going into 2016. Sellers are starting to adjusting their price expectations as compared to the high levels hit earlier this year. This shift in the market should present some good opportunities for buyers.

For additional information on trends in the New York City real estate market, be sure to read the article at Virtual Strategy Marketing.