Gazit-Globe Ltd. is engaged in the acquisition, development, and management of properties. It operates through the following segments: Shopping Centers in United States, Shopping Centers in Canada, Shopping Centers in North Europe, Shopping Centers in Central Eastern Europe, Initiation and Performance of Construction Works, and Other. The Shopping Centers in United States, Canada, North Europe, and Central Eastern Europe segments refer to the operation of shopping malls in those respective areas. The Initiation and Performance of Construction Works segment involves the development of the acquired properties. The Other segment involves the medical office buildings sector in United States; and shopping centers and lands in Israel, Germany, Brazil, and Bulgaria. The company was founded by Chaim Katzman in May 1982 and is headquartered in Tel Aviv, Israel.