Google Inc. agreed to expand its San Francisco office space at Morgan Stanley’s Hills Plaza building in what would be the city’s biggest lease transaction of 2013, according to a person with direct knowledge of the deal.
Cascade Investment LLC, a company owned by Bill Gates, agreed to buy the Four Seasons Hotel Houston from Maritz, Wolff & Co. to capitalize on rising lodging demand tied to the region’s energy business.
SL Green Realty Corp ., New York’s biggest landlord, agreed to buy the 125 Park Avenue office building for $330 million from Shorenstein Properties LLC, according to a person with knowledge of the deal.
Apollo Global Management LLC , a New York-based private-equity firm, agreed to pay $1.2 billion for distressed property loans held by Credit Suisse Group AG, according to a person with knowledge of the deal.
Consorcio Ara SAB, Mexico’s biggest homebuilder, and real-estate firm O’Connor Capital Partners plan to sell nine shopping malls for more than 5 billion pesos ($384 million), two people with direct knowledge of the matter said.