The family of Zappos co-founder Tony Hsieh is trying to offload more than 90 of the tragic multimillionaire’s Las Vegas properties — less than three months after a Connecticut house fire claimed his life and despite his desire to revitalize the downtown area.
A lawyer for Hsieh’s father, Richard, and brother, Andrew, filed nearly 100 notices disclosing plans for the sales on Wednesday at Vegas’ Clark County District Court, the Las Vegas Review-Journal reported.
The dad and brother are Hsieh’s estate executors and their plans describe a veritable clearance sale, stating that the properties be sold for cash only, and “to the highest and best bidder.” The notices did not provide appraised values or minimum bids, the paper noted.
Hsieh, who perished at age 46 on Nov. 27, was one of the biggest property owners in the tax-incentivized downtown Vegas “Opportunity Zone,” and had been a vocal proponent of revitalizing the area, the Review-Journal said.
His properties include the