John Hancock Acquires Office Buildings in U.S. Cities

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John Hancock, the U.S. division of Canada’s Manulife Financial Corp. (MFC), acquired office properties in New York, Chicago and Boston for $618 million.

The properties at 100 William St. in New York, 200 South Wacker in Chicago and Wellesley Office Park in Massachusetts bring the total market value of the firm’s global real estate portfolio to $10.4 billion, Boston-based John Hancock said today in a statement.

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