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Brookfield Acquires Playa Capital; Partners With A U.S Pension Fund

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Brookfield Residential Properties Inc. (BRP: Quote), Tuesday announced the acquisition of California-based Playa Capital Company, which includes approximately 2,250 units on more than 65 acres of land at Playa Vista. The financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.

The company also said it was partnering with California State Teachers' Retirement System to develop the Bearspaw lands which includes over 2,500 lots in the northwest quadrant of Calgary.

Commenting on the development, Alan Norris, President and CEO said, " The opportunities to finalize the development of Playa Vista, one of the last coastal master-planned communities in California and to expand our relationship with CalSTRS to develop the Bearspaw lands in Alberta are very exciting initiatives for Brookfield Residential. Both projects enhance our market position in the respective markets as a leading land developer and homebuilder."

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