Manulife Wraps Up $555M Real Estate Spree

Law360, New York (December 21, 2011, 2:06 PM EST) -- Life insurance giant Manulife Financial Corp.’s real estate arm announced Tuesday the acquisition of three office properties in Canada and the U.S. for $555 million, including a $285 million high-rise that marks the company’s entry into the greater New York City market.

Manulife Real Estate is closing out the year with a portfolio push, acquiring office complexes in Toronto and San Diego as well as the 30-story office tower in Jersey City, N.J., just across the Hudson River from Manhattan. The acquisitions, totaling $555 million, bring...
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