Mark Cuban takes Christmas buying to different level.
The billionaire businessman — who owns the Dallas Mavericks and stars successful NBC’s “Shark Tank” — purchased an full municipality successful Texas arsenic a favour for a friend.
Cuban bought Mustang, a tiny municipality successful Navarro County, located 55 miles southbound of Dallas, according to Dallas Morning News.
The 77-acre municipality has a existent colonisation of 23 radical and is the location of an abandoned portion nine with a frightening backmost story.
“There was a portion nine determination called Wispers that has since permanently closed. There was a sidesplitting there, the concern had rather a tale,” said listing cause Michael Turner in a 2017 interrogation with the Houston Chronicle.
In 2008, a club-goer died aft being beaten to decease successful an battle that progressive Wispers’ DJ astatine the time, according to the Corsicana Daily Sun.
Google Maps showed the sanction of the nine had been edited to “Mark Cubaret.”
Cuban told Dallas Morning News that his buddy needed to merchantability the town, but “I don’t cognize what if thing I volition bash with it.”
It’s unclear however overmuch Cuban paid for the Texas town.
“The terms is not to beryllium disclosed,” Turner told The Post.
However, the listing terms was past reduced to $2 million, aft antecedently being listed astatine $4 cardinal astatine the time.
Mustang was antecedently described arsenic a “ghost town” that lone consisted of a wastewater attraction installation and a unpaid occurrence department.
The municipality was founded successful the 1970s and was considered the lone spot successful Navarro County wherever radical could acquisition alcohol.
“It was a boomtown successful the intoxicant business. There was a agelong enactment of cars from Corsicana and all-around Navarro County here,” Turner added.
Today, the municipality holds a fewer trailer parks and equine ranches.