Who is Roy E Carroll?
He is the founder of The Carroll Companies, active in real estate development and construction. Carroll started developing family homes in the 1980’s and later also started developing commercial real estate.
Being very successful, the company has constructed and owns more than 15,000 apartments and sold more than 2,000 homes.
Roy E Carroll purchased the yacht Rhino for his wife for her birthday in 2014. He also owns the sports fisher yacht Rhino Fish.
Carroll is one of the largest land owners in the north-central region of North Carolina, known as the Piedmont Triad. Carroll’s group companies include Alaris Homes, Carroll Investment Properties and Carroll Campus Development and the BeeSafe Self Storage facilities.
Carroll has over 30 BeeSafe Self Storage facilities under development in Florida, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee and Texas.
Rhino Times News Paper
In 2013 Carroll acquired the Greensboro newspaper Rhino Times, which explains his yacht’s name. Carroll is an active philanthropist, donating large sums to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.
Carroll’s net worth is estimated at more than US$500 million. Some sources even mention a US$ 1 billion net worth.