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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
Dream Impact Fund
Toronto-based real estate manager Dream Unlimited’s open-ended vehicle marks the Canadian investor’s first impact fund investment.
PERE awards 2020 theme
Blackstone’s massive bet in the UK student housing sector was just one of the niche property deals recognized in this year’s awards for the region.
The pandemic helped to facilitate the New York-based firm’s foray into the niche real estate sector after a long search for the right entry point.
The real estate investment manager raised initial equity from long-term investors PGGM, Allianz Real Estate and Crédit Agricole Assurances.
Diversity Performance
Firms owned by minority groups deliver stronger returns than their general peers because of where they focus their investments, according to GCM Grosvenor.
Offices Exeter EQT
The executive sees investment opportunities in the sector’s outdated properties as the firm seeks to expand in real estate with new parent company EQT.
As two major deal announcements showed this week, some of the largest institutions want scale in industrial real estate, and fast
Quintain Lone Star
Brexit and covid have been cause for concern for managers and investors. But some institutions have continued to forge ahead despite the challenges.
The Canadian pension, which is significantly underallocated in the sector, will aim to more than double the UK-based firm’s AUM in the next five years.
The executive expects investments in operators to become an increasing part of the French insurer’s real estate portfolio.

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