Real estate business

LaSalle expands its real estate business with the acquisition of Aviva

LaSalle Investment Management expands its real estate empire. The company announced on Wednesday that it had agreed to buy the multi-manager property business of rival Aviva Investors, in a deal expected to close by the end of the year. The addition of the Aviva business, which has $7 billion in assets under management, will make […]

Real estate agency

Harcourts real estate agency staff filmed in blackface at national conference

Eight Harcourt staff were filmed wearing black faces and afro or beaded wigs at the company’s annual national conference this week. The real estate agency’s national conference was held at the SkyCity Convention Center in Auckland from May 21 to 23. Tuesday night’s “Game On” conference networking night invited agents to dress like their favorite […]