Mori: MORI BUILDING/MORI TRUST

MORI BUILDING/MORI TRUST

JAPAN Mori MORI BUILDING/MORI TRUST Minoru and Akira Mori split up and built successful real estate companies on their own. One brother now talks of building Utopia, while the other is content to just build 2003 Revenues: $2.25 billion

Minoru Mori, Tokyo's most powerful property tycoon and a leading member of Japan's most prominent real estate--development family, fancies himself to be something of a philosopher-builder. Sitting in a leather armchair behind a gigantic marble conference table at his company headquarters, the 69-year-old president and CEO of Mori Building grandiloquently expounds upon his vision: Buildings are not just business ventures or structures...

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