With global headquarters in New York and Toronto, Brookfield operates real estate, renewable power and infrastructure assets across North America. We own flagship commercial properties such as Brookfield Place in both New York and Toronto, and we have a significant presence in the commercial real estate markets of downtown Los Angeles and Houston. Our retail assets include premier shopping centers across the U.S., held primarily through General Growth Properties.
Our renewable power assets consist of high quality, low-cost hydroelectric and wind power facilities located throughout North America. We also have an extensive infrastructure portfolio that includes electricity transmission lines in Texas and one of the largest natural gas transmission pipelines. Our private equity business in North America owns and operates a range of businesses, including a leading graphite electrode manufacturing business.