Brookfield clinches $15bn GGP deal, loses Forest City bid

While the alternative asset manager ultimately prevailed in its takeover of the mall REIT, talks with Forest City fell apart over one particular point of contention.

New York’s Chelsea Market: Foodie playground to techie hub

Jamestown’s bet on a formerly crime-ridden block of Manhattan pays off handsomely as Google agrees to buy a mixed-use building for $2.4bn.

AccorInvest: Major investors check into €4.4bn deal

Saudi Arabia’s sovereign wealth fund teams up with a variety of institutional investors to invest in what has been billed as ‘the last major opportunity to buy into a hospitality carve-out.’

VBI Real Estate targets Brazil student housing

The São Paulo-based real estate fund manager will seek to repurpose existing residential buildings, as well as hotel properties that suffered from oversupply following the World Cup and Olympics.

Behind the scenes of a GP-led restructuring

Two Goodwin lawyers explain how a recent transaction unfolded.

Hawaii’s hot potato

The Grand Wailea, a Waldorf Astoria-branded hotel on the Hawaiian island of Maui, may want to check into its own award-winning spa for whiplash treatment after its rollercoaster history. Billionaire Japanese developer Takeshi Sekiguchi built the 780-unit resort in 1991 at a cost of about $1 million per room, reportedly a higher price tag than […]

Two fund restructurings you should expect to see more of

End-of-life restructurings and stapled secondaries are proliferating in the private real estate market, according to Samantha Lake Coghlan, partner at law firm Goodwin.

Global LPs most concerned about regulation and deployment in 2018

Half of the global investors surveyed by Augentius expect market conditions to worsen this year than 2017.

OPTrust’s O’Reilly: ‘Data centers are essentially the factories of 50 years ago’

The Canadian pension and Singapore sovereign wealth fund GIC are making an $800m bet on the property type with newly-formed Mount Elbert Capital Partners.

WATCH: Meyer Bergman’s Meijer tips private equity to play part in mega-mall M&A

The London-based retail real estate firm’s CEO believes firms with core or core-plus capital will examine the mega-mall sector if values continue to fall.

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