Written by Margaret Santjer and Kendall Watson.
Seattle-based Amazon isn’t involved in the purchase–Bezos himself, whose net worth is listed at $25.2 billion on Forbes, will be the sole owner, The Post reported.
So, if you were Jeff Bezos, how would you have spent $250 million? On something closer to home? Tell us in the comments.
Bezos, in an interview, called The Post “an important institution” and expressed optimism about its future. “I don’t want to imply that I have a worked-out plan,” he said. “This will be uncharted terrain, and it will require experimentation.”
Bezos has close family ties to Mercer Island — his parents Jackie and Mike Bezos live on the Island and established the Bezos Family Foundation, of which Jeff Bezos is a director.
Here’s the statement Bezos sent to Post employees.