LAKE FOREST, Ill., Oct, 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Green Courte Partners, LLC, a private equity real estate investment firm targeting parking assets and land-lease/manufactured housing communities, announced the hiring of Thru A. Shivakumar as Vice President, Acquisitions.
Ms. Shivakumar will focus on Green Courte's parking acquisition efforts with an emphasis on the "near-airport" parking sector. Prior to joining Green Courte, Ms. Shivakumar spent five years with InterPark, LLC, a national owner, manager, and developer of parking facilities. At InterPark, Ms. Shivakumar was involved in the 2011 sale of the company from GE Real Estate to Alinda Capital Partners. Ms. Shivakumar's responsibilities spanned a diverse spectrum including valuation and deal structuring, portfolio/asset management and financial and operational reporting. Prior to InterPark, Ms. Shivakumar worked at Hyatt Select Hotels where she was involved with rebranding the AmeriSuites hotel chain into Hyatt Place.
Ms. Shivakumar graduated from the University of Illinois in 2004 with a BS in Finance and is currently enrolled in Northwestern University's J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management in pursuit of an MBA.
About Green Courte Partners, LLC
Green Courte Partners, LLC is a Chicago-based private equity real estate investment firm targeting niche real estate sectors, including parking assets and land-lease/manufactured housing communities. The firm combines focused investment strategies with a disciplined approach to transaction execution and asset management. Green Courte's goal is to invest in high quality assets that will generate attractive risk-adjusted returns over a long-term holding period. For additional information, please visit www.GreenCourtePartners.com.
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