No. 28 Jeff Bezos
420,000 acres (Up 20,000-acres)
In 2018, urban acreage was front-page news, thanks to Amazon HQ2. The race to land the giant company’s second headquarters became a mainstay of business journalists coast to coast. Who knew that not one but two winners – New York City and Northern Virginia – would emerge? Back at his West Texas ranch, Bezos’s New Shepard spacecraft is being prepared for yet another mission. The next one will be the tenth thus far. The rocket system will take nine NASA-sponsored research and technology payloads into space through NASA’s Flight Opportunities program.