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Evelyn Lee

Evelyn Lee
Evelyn Lee is Editor for PEI Media’s real estate-focused publication, PERE, overseeing global news coverage for both PERE Magazine and PERENews.com. Based in New York, she works closely with reporters and editors across PEI’s offices in New York, London and Hong Kong, and helps to co-ordinate shared content with PEI’s other private markets titles. Prior to joining PEI in 2011 she covered commercial real estate, economic development and environmental issues at NJBIZ, a New Jersey-focused business publication
Journalists across the PEI stable share their insights on an issue that has become top of mind for private fund managers and investors.
GI Partners ETS fund
The San Francisco-based private investment firm launched and held a first close on the open-end vehicle earlier this year.
The Dallas-based private equity firm has moved its head of Asia into a new role and is eliminating 25 positions in the region.
Talent and hard work alone are not enough to allow female professionals in the private real estate industry to rise to the top.
According to AXA IM Alts head Isabelle Scemama, one key factor holds female real estate professionals back in advancing in their careers.
The high-profile departure comes two years after the New York-based investment bank’s reorganization of its property businesses.
The industry’s escalated focus on placing more women into senior roles has raised new concerns for professionals in private real estate.
Female CEO
The push to hire or recruit women into top-level roles in private real estate comes with a multitude of challenges, not least of which is the lack of senior females in the industry.
Starwood now expects less troubled deal flow to emerge in the non-performing-loan space from the current pandemic crisis than it did before. But that should not worry investors which committed to its latest ‘distressed’ fund.
World Globe Map
The Miami Beach-based private investment firm will be the third private real estate manager to amass double-digit billions for a single property fund.
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