By Sarah de Sainte Croix, Contributing Reporter
RIO DE JANEIRO – International property guru and U.S. billionaire investor Sam Zell announced in June last year that Brazil is “the number one country for investments” worldwide. At the time he was looking for partners to develop the activities of his Equity International real estate investment company in Brazil’s blossoming market. Since then he has put his money where his mouth is and invested widely in all areas of Brazil’s property market and added a fifth Brazilian property interest . . .