Done Deals tracks property transactions around the world, spotlighting the flow of money into different sectors.
Finnish media company Sanoma has sold its headquarters in Helsinki to German real estate fund.
U.S.-based private equity firm Cerberus Capital Management LP has sold a 1,900-square-meter land parcel in Tokyo to Japanese general contractor Shimizu Corp, riding on the property market boom in Japan due to Abenomics.
West Loop Holdings, a joint venture of GE Capital Healthcare Financial Services, KMF Senior Housing Investors and Senior Lifestyle Corporation, has sold a senior housing portfolio in the U.S. to Griffin-American Healthcare REIT II.
Marriott International Inc. has finalized the sale of the London EDITION and agreements for sale of the Miami EDITION and the New York EDITION. The purchaser was companies ultimately owned by the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority.
Allianz Real Estate is planning to buy the Koe Galerie shopping mall in Dusseldorf from Blackstone Group for €300 million. Allianz, the real estate investing arm of Europe's largest insurer, will acquire 20,000 square meters in retail space.
Frankfurt-based Deutsche Bank has purchased the WestendDuo office tower in Frankfurt from CBRE Global Investors Inc. for approximately €240 million ($326 million).
U.S.-based American Realty Capital Properties has purchased a property portfolio from affiliates of funds managed by Fortress Investment Group LLC for $601.2 million, excluding closing costs.
Legal & General Group Plc has agreed to sell an office building in London's Midtown district to Orchard Street Investment Management LLP for £85.1 million ($140 million).
Tesco PLC, one of the world's largest retailers, announced today a sale and leaseback deal with Samsung SRA in South Korea with total gross proceeds in excess of £355 million.
A consortium spearheaded by Perennial Real Estate Holdings has agreed to purchase a Singapore office and retail tower from the Asia Real Estate Income Fund, which is managed by the Pacific Star Group, for S$970 million ($766 million).
Philips Pension Fund has sold the Symphony Offices to Deka Immobilien GmbH for approximately €215.1 million ($294.5 million), making it the largest real estate transaction in the Netherlands in 2013 to date, according to CBRE.
Manulife Financial Corp. has purchased its first office building in New York's financial district from Mitsui Fudosan Co., Japan's largest property developer, for $166.5 million.
Carrefour Group, the world's second-largest retailer, has agreed to purchase 127 shopping malls from real estate group Klepierre for €2 billion ($2.8 billion), as part of the company's back-to-basics strategy.
Global airline passenger travel is expected to grow by five percent annually until 2017, with the Middle East and Asia-Pacific leading international passenger growth, according an industry forecast from the International Air Transport Association.
U.S.-based REIT CNL Healthcare Properties has purchased a portfolio of 12 senior housing communities in the states of Idaho, Montana, Nevada and Oregon for approximately $302 million. The REIT, which focuses on senior housing and healthcare facilities.
Hong Kong-based property developer Shui On Land, controlled by Hong Kong billionaire Vincent Lo, has agreed to sell its entire stake in the company that owns the Taipingqiao project to China Life Insurance Co. for 3.32 billion yuan ($545 million).
Allianz Real Estate has agreed to purchase a stake in five shopping centers in France from Paris-based developer Altarea Cogedim for 395 million euros ($535 million).
U.S.-based REIT Kite Realty Group has purchased a 10-property retail portfolio in the U.S. for $307 million. A New York-based real estate private equity firm sold the 2.1 million-square-foot portfolio which spans four Southeastern states.