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The Property Brothers' Business Empire Depends on One Thing: Their Very Strong Partnership Drew and Jonathan Scott have conquered the real estate, design, and entertainment worlds. And they know that they're better together.

By Jennifer Miller

This story appears in the March 2019 issue of Entrepreneur. Subscribe »

Jake Chessum

Drew and Jonathan Scott were about to enter their first-ever escape room. This was a decade ago, before the rooms -- containing a series of puzzles that must be solved before time runs out -- had become an international trend. The identical twins and hosts of HGTV's blockbuster series Property Brothers were traveling through Budapest, and their mother suggested they try the activity. So the brothers made their way into the basement of a building and apprehensively asked how it works.

"We lock you in; you try to get out," the owner replied, in what Jonathan describes as a menacing Eastern bloc accent.

"We thought for sure we were being kidnapped," he adds.

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