Money The North Korean threat is good for the doomsday prepper business

08:38  12 august  2017
08:38  12 august  2017 Source:   Time

Opinion: Why Canada would be directly in the way of a North Korean nuclear war

  Opinion: Why Canada would be directly in the way of a North Korean nuclear war If Kim Jong-Un was to launch a strike at New York City, the intercontinental ballistic missile would pass directly over Ottawa.Now that North Korea has developed missiles that can hit the eastern United States, it also means that any missile attack would spend much of its flight time over Canadian soil.

The North Korean Threat Is Good for the Doomsday Prepper Business . " The North Korea situation got us a 40% spike in inquires," Hall said. On a monthly basis, he estimates the condos get about 300 inquires total.

real estate The North Korean Threat Is Good for the Doomsday Prepper Business . " North Korea best not make any more threats to the United States," Trump said. "They will be met with fire and fury like the world has never seen.

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Senior Canadian officials in North Korea to seek release of jailed pastor

  Senior Canadian officials in North Korea to seek release of jailed pastor A Canadian government delegation is in the North Korean capital of Pyongyang to discuss the case of imprisoned Canadian pastor Hyeon Soo Lim, the Prime Minister’s Office confirmed Tuesday. The delegation is reportedly led by Daniel Jean, national security adviser to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.It’s the second time in about nine months that a Canadian envoy has been sent to Pyongyang to discuss the release of the 62-year-old senior pastor of the Light Presbyterian Church in Mississauga. The last delegation travelled to North Korea in late 2016.

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real estate The North Korean Threat Is Good for the Doomsday Prepper Business . US President Donald Trump speaks about North Korea at a meeting with administration officials on the opioid addiction crisis at the Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, New Jersey, on August 8, 2017.

President Trump’s inflammatory warnings to North Korea appear to have unsettled the stock market as fears of nuclear war likely triggered a global sell-off this week. But far away from Wall Street, the looming threat of the apocalypse is good business.

Larry Hall, the project manager and owner of the Survival Condo Project, is one of the few who’s benefiting in the wake of tension between the U.S. and North Korea. The Project comprises of two underground silos equipped with nine-foot thick blast doors, diesel generators, a movie theater, indoor swimming pool and luxury condos in a complex somewhere around Salinas, Kansas. The exact location can’t be revealed due to “security reasons.”

“The North Korea situation got us a 40% spike in inquires,” Hall said. On a monthly basis, he estimates the condos get about 300 inquires total. Over the past 10 days, he received roughly 200, he noted. “Ever since I started building the bunkers I’ve noticed that any time there’s a natural disaster that a bunch of people are worried about, we get a whole bunch of calls — the 2012 Mayan [calendar] thing, the Fukushima tsunami in Japan, major earthquakes, when Trump got elected.”

Canadian pastor freed in North Korea

  Canadian pastor freed in North Korea North Korea says it has released a Canadian pastor who has been serving a life sentence since 2015 for anti-state activities over health reasons. Pyongyang's official Korean Central News Agency said on its website Wednesday that Hyeon Soo Lim was released on ``sick bail'' following a decision by the country's Central Court.The news was announced after a delegation from the Canadian government went to Pyongyang to discuss Lim's case. Lim, a pastor with the Light Korean Presbyterian Church of Mississauga, Ont.

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Hall purchased the first of the abandoned silos in 2008 and converted them into fifteen-floor, nuclear bomb-resistant apartment complex by 2012. Every unit in the first silo was sold with the exception of one, he told the New Yorker in January, and that success has led to the development of a new condo, which is a little over halfway completed, he said. It could house up to 28 units depending if they sell full, half or penthouse apartments.

“We thought it would take another year to sell it out by September, and we still have units available, but roughly 60% has sold out already,” he said.

TOPSHOT - This undated picture released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) via KNS on March 7, 2017 shows the launch of four ballistic missiles by the Korean People's Army (KPA) during a military drill at an undisclosed location in North Korea. Nuclear-armed North Korea launched four ballistic missiles on March 6 in another challenge to President Donald Trump, with three landing provocatively close to America's ally Japan. / AFP PHOTO / KCNA VIA KNS / STR / South Korea OUT / REPUBLIC OF KOREA OUT ---EDITORS NOTE--- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - MANDATORY CREDIT © STR—AFP/Getty Images TOPSHOT - This undated picture released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) via KNS on March 7, 2017 shows the launch of four ballistic missiles by the Korean People's Army (KPA) during a military drill at an undisclosed location in North Korea. Nuclear-armed North Korea launched four ballistic missiles on March 6 in another challenge to President Donald Trump, with three landing provocatively close to America's ally Japan. / AFP PHOTO / KCNA VIA KNS / STR / South Korea OUT / REPUBLIC OF KOREA OUT ---EDITORS NOTE--- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - MANDATORY CREDIT "AFP PHOTO/KCNA VIA KNS" - NO MARKETING NO ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS - DISTRIBUTED AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS THIS PICTURE WAS MADE AVAILABLE BY A THIRD PARTY. AFP CAN NOT INDEPENDENTLY VERIFY THE AUTHENTICITY, LOCATION, DATE AND CONTENT OF THIS IMAGE. THIS PHOTO IS DISTRIBUTED EXACTLY AS RECEIVED BY AFP. / (Photo credit should read STR/AFP/Getty Images)

Because of the luxury amenities and advertised $3 million sales price, the Survival Condos attract affluent guests. “These are people you’d see on the Forbes list as the richest people in America,” Hall said. “There’s famous people that are definitely recognizable.”

But the fortified homes aren’t just for dire situations like war with North Korea, he said. “We didn’t build this project for doomsday. We built if for Superstorm Sandy. 9.0 earthquakes. Economic collapse. Food shortages. It’s all stuff that can happen any time of the year, the whole range of the bell curve,” he explained.

“The time to get a bunker is when you don’t need it,” Bell added. “You can’t just wait for a catastrophe happen.”

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‘I ate 2,757 meals in isolation’: Hyeon Soo Lim’s address to his church after more than 2 years in North Korean prison .
Released Canadian pastor Hyeon Soo Lim on Sunday spoke in Korean to the congregation of the Light Presbyterian Chruch in Mississauga about how he survived his ordeal in a North Korean prison. In his remarks, he thanked the members of his church and the government for securing his release.

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