Case Interview Question #00158: Your rich uncle, Chairman of the real estate development company LeFrak Organization, passed away in 2003 and left you a piece of prime real estate in lower Manhattan in New York City. If you were building apartments on the property, how many stories high would you build?
This case is very similar to the “How Many Stories in Trump Tower Chicago” case, so look at those suggestions also. This is a starting new business and financing decision type of cases and is all about options, opportunity costs, and net present value (NPV). Profit maximization is the ultimate goal. Questions and issues you should raise include: