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Virgin Mobile"s downtown HQ offers a nod to Branson"s empire [PHOTOS]

A little more than a year after it relocated to Kansas City, Virgin Mobile USA moved into its new downtown headquarters in One Kansas City Place. The Sprint Corp. prepaid subsidiary moved into its 11,000-square-foot headquarters in August, after wo.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 13th, 2017

The view of Bucks" arena from team"s new parking structure

The Milwaukee Bucks opened the team's new 1,250-space parking structure Nov. 1, the second major project opened in the arena district in downtown Milwaukee. Check out the attached slideshow to see photos of the new structure and the views it offers o.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 5th, 2017

Richard Branson describes the terrifying moment he thought he was going to die

Tony Woolliscroft/Getty In the following excerpt from "Finding My Virginity," Richard Branson recounts his experience during one of Virgin Mobile's publicity stunts. In 2000, he was tied to a h.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 3rd, 2017

Richard Branson once had a narrow miss while he was tied to a helicopter with bungee cords for a publicity stunt: "I thought I was a goner"

Tony Woolliscroft/Getty In the following excerpt from "Finding My Virginity," Richard Branson recounts his experience during one of Virgin Mobile's publicity stunts. In 2000, he was tied to a helicopter by bung.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 3rd, 2017

Richard Branson remembers the time he let a helicopter drag him across Sydney Harbor by bungee cord for a publicity stunt — and nearly ran face-first into a bridge

Tony Woolliscroft/Getty In the following excerpt from "Finding My Virginity," Richard Branson recounts his experience during one of Virgin Mobile's publicity stunts. In 2000, he was tied to a helicopter by.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 2nd, 2017

After listening to 25,000 pitches, Richard Branson has a simple tip for entrepreneurs

Maxim Shemetov/Reuters The spark that created one of the fastest growing companies in Richard Branson's Virgin empire came courtesy of a beer coaster. In his new autobiography, Finding My Virginity," the billionai.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 16th, 2017

Richard Branson bets big on Elon Musk"s Hyperloop vision

Hyperloop One has a new investor, a new board member, and a new name. Richard Branson’s Virgin Group has invested in the downtown Los Angeles startup that’s working on bringing Tesla CEO Elon Musk’s vision for a high-speed tubular transport.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 13th, 2017

Branson bets big on Musk"s Hyperloop vision

Hyperloop One has a new investor, a new board member, and a new name. Richard Branson’s Virgin Group has invested in the downtown Los Angeles startup that’s working on bringing Tesla CEO Elon Musk’s vision for a high-speed tubular transport.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 13th, 2017

Richard Branson Shares Photos of Hurricane Irma’s Destruction

Writing in a photo-heavy blog post from Puerto Rico. Virgin boss Richard Branson has said that governments need to step in to help Caribbean islands that have been destroyed by Hurricane Irm.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneSep 11th, 2017

Richard Branson tells the story behind his famous kitesurfing photos

Virgin Group founder Richard Branson recently broke yet another Guinness World Record by upping the ante after an iconic photo of the mogul kitesurfing with a nude woman went viral. Branson succ.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 6th, 2017

Virgin"s Richard Branson Announces New iPhone-Exclusive Deal With Apple

Virgin Mobile USA, a subsidiary of Sprint Corp (NYSE: S), will offer iPhones exclusively under a plan in which customers will receive unlimited data for a year for $1 per month. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaJun 22nd, 2017

Sprint"s (S) Prepaid Arm Offers iPhone, Boosts Subscriber

Sprint Corp.'s (S) wholly owned prepaid subsidiary, Virgin Mobile USA, has inked a deal with tech giant Apple, t.....»»

Category: topSource: zacksJun 22nd, 2017

Cool Spaces: JLL"s new downtown Seattle office offers dramatic views (Photos)

JLL’s new Seattle office at Two Union Square accommodates 100 employees and is LEED Gold certified for energy efficiency. The 20,925-square-foot downtown office (601 Union St.) features large planter boxes with LED lighting to simulate sunlight and .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 23rd, 2017

Virgin Mobile will double its KC headcount this year

Virgin Mobile USA will hire up to 100 people at its new headquarters in downtown Kansas City, the company announced Wednesday. This is double the number of jobs Virgin pledged to create in July when it announced it would move its headquarters to Mi.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 11th, 2017

Check out this $7.85 million downtown Phoenix 5-story home (PHOTOS)

The Phoenix skyline may not be as iconic as other cities', but it's still a sight to behold from a good height. And this property just north of downtown Phoenix offers a pretty amazing view of the city from its balcony. For $7.85 million, the five.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 28th, 2016

Sir Richard Branson"s Annual Necker Cup Offers Up Spectacular Travel Auction Items

Richard Branson and guests at the Necker Cup (National Tennis Foundation and Virgin Unite) I have been fortunate to visit Sir Richard Branson’s amazing Necker Island in previous years, situated in the British Virgin Islands, north of Virgin Gorda. I fea.....»»

Category: topSource: forbesNov 16th, 2016

How a Near-Death Experience Shaped Richard Branson’s Life

A new documentary shows one of his adventures gone wrong. Billionaire Richard Branson is a fearless, risk-taking entrepreneur. He founded and built the Virgin Group, a conglomerate that controls brands including Virgin Atlantic, Virgin Mobile, and Vir.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneNov 11th, 2016

PHOTOS: Punch Bowl Social debuts massive playground restaurant downtown

Even.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 13th, 2017

AP PHOTOS: Poverty and addiction grip Los Angeles" Skid Row

The Skid Row area of downtown Los Angeles is home to thousands of chronically homeless people......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsDec 13th, 2017

AP PHOTOS: Chronically homeless seek refuge on LA"s Skid Row

The Skid Row area of downtown Los Angeles is home to thousands of chronically homeless people......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsDec 13th, 2017

AP PHOTOS: Chronically homeless take refuge on LA"s Skid Row

The Skid Row area of downtown Los Angeles is home to thousands of chronically homeless people......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsDec 13th, 2017