Your new online realtor: Barack Obama
We know he’s busy but he would love to show you around some properties. It’ll be fun, we’ll go out on Saturday. Meet at Starbucks first, make a day of it. According to Whitehouse.gov, the federal government is the largest property owner in the U.S., and there’s a bunch of space they no longer need. The government has set up a website, complete with a slick map that shows you where available properties are up for sale. The spaces seem to be everything under the sun – there’s a 49 sq. ft. property in Big Bend, LA, which I can only guess is a broom closet, but there’s also a 14,944 sq. ft building in Hackensack, NJ?
There’s a lot happening in the world. Through it all, Marketplace is here for you.
You rely on Marketplace to break down the world’s events and tell you how it affects you in a fact-based, approachable way. We rely on your financial support to keep making that possible.
Your donation today powers the independent journalism that you rely on. For just $5/month, you can help sustain Marketplace so we can keep reporting on the things that matter to you.