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  • SAO PAULO, July 22- Goldman Sachs Group Inc will invest 600 million reais in Brazilian storage company Metrofit over the next 6 years, betting on a recovery from the harshest recession since the 1930 s, a company executive said on Friday. The self storage business is growing in Brazil, despite the recession. Metrofit's competitors GuardeAqui, controlled by Sam...

  • SAO PAULO, May 18- Brazil's deep recession and a need for cash at major construction companies may drive real estate prices down as much as 30 percent this year, the head of self-storage company GuardeAqui said in an interview. Chief Executive Allan Paiotti said GuardeAqui, which is controlled by billionaire Sam Zell's Equity International, may accelerate...

  • Flags fly in front of Chicago Tribune signage displayed on the side of the Tribune Tower in Chicago, March 28, 2014.

    A 36-story Chicago landmark, the Tribune Tower, is up for sale.

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    Real estate mogul Sam Zell tells CNBC that fellow property billionaire Donald Trump does not have the right personality for the White House.

  • A gardener waters plants and foliage in front of an apartment complex in Monterey Park, California

    While California's four-year-long drought has been a boon to some industries, its been a bust for others.

  • Sam Zell, chairman of Equity Group Investments.

    "There's a significant and growing disparity between the stock market and the economy," real estate mogul Sam Zell tells CNBC.

  • Bull and bear

    The scarcity of pessimism may not be as contrarian a bearish sign as it appears.

  • Minimum wage hike 'dangerous': Zell

    "If you double the cost, there's no question that everybody will figure out ways to use less people," billionaire Sam Zell tells CNBC.

  • An entrepreneur has attracted investments from four billionaires: Sam Zell, Herb Simon, David Bonderman and "one family you've never heard of."

  • Equity Residential, whose chairman is Sam Zell, and AvalonBay Communities Inc on Wednesday both reported an increase in rents, but they were the smallest increases in at least three quarters.

  • Oct 8- The following are the top stories in the Wall Street Journal on Monday. *Government officials negotiating terms for the proposed merger of BAE Systems and Airbus parent EADS remain deadlocked over key issues including state ownership stakes.

  • ANN ARBOR, Mich.-- Billionaire developer Sam Zell is scheduled to speak this week at a gathering of more than 200 private equity, investment banking and business leaders at the University of Michigan. Zell is one of the keynote speakers Friday at the Michigan Private Equity Conference in Ann Arbor.

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    A compounding lack of confidence in the future has kept American companies from investing in their businesses and is leading the country back into recession, real estate mogul Sam Zell told CNBC.

  • Sam Zell Calls Mortgage 'Moral Hazard'

    CNBC's Rick Santelli & Steve Liesman discuss some provovative words from real estate mogul Sam Zell this morning on "Squawk Box."

  • Sam Zell: Housing Hole Bigger Today

    Weighing in on the severity of the housing crisis and whether government programs can actually help relieve troubled mortgages, with Sam Zell, Equity Group Investments chairman, who says the hole in housing is significantly bigger today than it was when the crisis was discover pre-2007.

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    Columbia, Peru and Chile is where real-estate mogul Sam Zell is investing next, he told CNBC Monday.

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    In separate interviews, Ray Dalio of Bridgewater Associates, Warren Buffett, and Sam Zell all predicted that the dollar will face tough sledding in the months to come, affecting everything from Americans' standard of living to the growth of the smallest developing countries.

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    The US standard of living could drop 25 percent if the dollar loses its standing as the world's reserve currency, investor Sam Zell told CNBC.

  • Chicago Tribune

    The owner of the Tribune Company, Sam Zell, told CNBC Monday that he won’t be involved in the company once it emerges from bankruptcy.

  • Sam Zell

    It's been touted as one of the most difficult and disastrous media deals in recent memory. Even billionaire Sam Zell himself called it ... "the deal from hell."