real estate deals

M&A Activity Expected to Jump 36% in 2011

Global mergers and acquisitions activity is expected to rocket upward 36% next year, getting its strength from the financial and real estate industries, according to a report released Monday -- a level of increase that hasn't been seen since the credit crisis hit.

America's 10 Biggest Real Estate Deals: Manhattan Dominates

24/7 Wall St. analyzed large real estate transactions in the U.S. to come up with a list of the top 10 biggest deals. They're surprisingly homogeneous: All are in Manhattan, occurred in the past 10 years -- and most are office buildings.