Month: October 2017

Undeniable with Joe Buck

On October 18th, 2017, the lead episode for Season 4 of Undeniable with Joe Buck became available for streaming on DirecTV, featuring Alex Rodriguez. Mr. Rodriguez spoke about his upbringing by a single mother- his father left the family when Alex was just 10 years old, and his iconic baseball career, both highs and lows. A… Read more »

A-Rod on Shark Tank Season 9

On October 15th, 2017, Alex Rodriguez made his debut as a guest shark on Shark Tank. Mr. Rodriguez invested in his first deal with Chris Gronkowski of the “Gronk” family for Ice Shaker. It is the only vacuum insulated, kitchen grade, stainless steel ice shaker on the market, used for protein shakes, as well as… Read more »

J-Rod Produces “Somos Una Voz” Concert

On October 14th, 2017, A-list celebrities gathered together to raise money for “Somos Una Voz” – a concert and telethon benefiting Puerto Rico and the Caribbean in the aftermath of Hurricanes Irma and Maria. Together with large corporations such as Carnival Cruise Lines, Hand in Hand, and Lennar, they raised over $30 million for hurricane… Read more »

Alex Returns to Fox Sports for Post Season

Alex Rodriguez returns this post-season on Fox Sports, this time, alongside Kevin Burkhardt, Frank Thomas, Keith Hernandez and David Ortiz. Alex has worked with the Fox Sports and FS1 teams for three seasons, primarily for post-season coverage. He provides a unique perspective as a former star who is still close to today’s players. He has… Read more »

3- Time Guinness World Record Holder

Alex Rodriguez now holds three Guinness World Records! His records: The Youngest Player in Baseball to Reach 500 Career Home Runs,  the Most Home Runs in a Season by a Third Baseman (54), and Most Career Grand Slams (25). You can find him in the 2018 Guinness Book of World Records on sale now!

A-Rod on Jimmy Kimmel

Alex Rodriguez appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live in October of 2017, where he talked about what he misses most about playing baseball, where he got his nickname, and revealed his favorite baseball player, Keith Hernandez.

Residential Contractor of the Year 2017

Newport Property Construction received the Residential Contractor of the Year award for 2017, given by the Latin Builders Association. Congratulations to our Newport family on this well-deserved award!

Fortune Magazine: A-Rod’s Next Big Swing

Alex Rodriguez unveils his business saavy side, while being interviewed for the August issue of Fortune Magazine. Mr. Rodriguez talks about his impressive A-Rod Corp portfolio and how he got into business, particularly real estate, early in his career. Read the article by Patricia Sellers here.

Residencies at 1550

PRESS RELEASE:  Monument Capital Management Acquires Residences at 1550 In Mt. Prospect, Illinois 509-unit development expands Monument’s footprint into Illinois  CHICAGO (July ___, 2017) – Monument Capital Management, a division of A-ROD CORP and one of the country’s premier fully integrated real estate investment firms, expanded their footprint into the state of Illinois with the… Read more »

A-Rod at Florida Realtors Conference

This summer, Mr. Rodriguez attended the Florida Realtors Conference, organized by Robert Palmer of RP Funding. He shared his stories of how he got into real estate, and how he went from owning one duplex in Miami, FL to owning in excess of 10,000 units across 11 states.

New Baseball Fields for BGC Kendall

A-Rod Corp, along with Major League Baseball, Scotts, and The Miami Marlins, donated brand new baseball and basketball facilities to the Kendall Boys and Girls Club. Stephen Cohen, Scott Kovalik, Newport Property Construction, Wheels Up, and Magical Builders also made considerable monetary donations. Alex threw out the first pitch and he, alongside a few others,… Read more »

eMerge Americas Conference 2017

Alex took part in a panel at this year’s eMerge Americas Conference in Miami, FL. eMerge Americas helps to build the technology ecosystem in Miami. Alex was thrilled to be part of the conference again this year, along with over 13,000 attendees from all over the world talking innovation and making connections.

South Bronx, NY – Field of Dreams

PRESS RELEASE: DREAM AND NYC PARKS COMPLETE NEW BALLEFIELD AT PATTERSON PLAYGROUND IN THE BRONX The Bronx, NY — NYC Parks Commissioner Mitchell J. Silver, FAICP, today joined DREAM Executive Director Rich Berlin, City Council Speaker Melissa Mark- Viverito, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr., former New York Yankee Mark Teixeira and representatives from the… Read more »

A-Rod Corp Partners with Trufusion

In July of 2017, A-Rod Corp partnered with Trufusion, a new concept in fitness. It marries yoga, pilates, bootcamp, barre, boxing, and cycling. Most of the group fitness classes take place in heated rooms, up to 103 degrees with 40% humidity, which equals a 120 degree heat index. Currently, Trufusion has 3 facilities open in… Read more »

Global Forum Miami 2017

In March of 2017, Alex Rodriguez appeared as part of a panel at Global Forum Miami, a conference organized by the Wharton School of Business (UPenn). Mr. Rodriguez spoke about his transition from baseball superstar to diverse business man, with a portfolio ranging from owning and managing real- estate to fitness centers.

A-Rod Corp invests in NRG eSports

A-Rod Corp is one of the first to invest in NRG eSports, a millennial-focused content network providing exclusive, multi-platform programming for gamers. eSports is a growing industry, currently reaching an estimated audience of 385 million viewers globally, estimated to grow to $1.5 billion by 2020. Founded by Andy Miller and Mark Mastrov, NRG fields teams… Read more »

A-Rod Corp invests in Wheels Up

A-Rod Corp is an early investor in Wheels Up, a NYC-based private aviation company. In the past four years, Wheels Up has added more than 4,000 members and it generating over $300 million in annual revenue. Read more.