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US construction & real estate industry saw a rise of 32.47% in overall deal activity during January 2022, when compared with the last 12-month average, led by Blackstone Real Estate Income Trust’s $3.7bn acquisition of Resource REIT, according to GlobalData’s deals database.

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A total of 102 deals worth $4.2bn were announced in January 2022, compared with the 12-month average of 77 deals.

M&A was the leading category in the month in terms of volume with 72 deals, which accounted for 70.6% of all deals.

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In second place was private equity with 19 deals, followed by venture financing with 11 transactions, respectively accounting for 18.6% and 10.8% of overall deal activity in the US technology industry during the month.

In terms of value of deals, M&A was the leading deal category in the US construction & real estate industry with total deals worth $4.1bn, while venture financing and private equity deals totalled $63.36m and $40m respectively.

US construction & real estate industry deals in January 2022: Top deals

The top five construction & real estate industry deals accounted for 98.6% of the overall value during January 2022.

The combined value of the top five construction & real estate deals stood at $4.14bn, against the overall value of $4.2bn recorded for the month.

The top five construction & real estate industry deals of January 2022 tracked by GlobalData were:

1) Blackstone Real Estate Income Trust $3.7bn acquisition deal with Resource REIT

2) The $195m acquisition of PETILLO by Sterling ConstructionInc

3) Landsea Homes $179.3m acquisition deal with Hanover Family Builders

4) The $40m private equity of Banner Oak Capital Partners by Pacific Current Group

5) Byers Capital,Founders Fund,Initialized Capital,Khosla Ventures,LenX and Zigg Capital $30m venture financing deal with Culdesac