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Evelyn Lee

Evelyn Lee is the News 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

What kind of market has LaSalle GPS joined?

Chicago-based investment manager LaSalle Investment Management is aiming to become the top firm in the real estate multi-manager industry. But some say the space is already ‘fiercely competitive’

JPMorgan to open world’s largest RE fund to foreign investors

The New York-based asset manager is expected to begin receiving commitments from overseas capital next year for its flagship property vehicle.

Round Hill makes US real estate debut – Exclusive

Round Hill Capital has entered the US real estate market via a new partnership with Atlanta-based multifamily firm Cortland, PERE has learned. The partnership will pursue an income and growth strategy that will provide predominantly European investors with access to the US multifamily sector. Round Hill has kicked off the joint venture with the acquisition […]

JPMorgan to open world’s largest RE fund to foreign investors – Exclusive

The New York-based asset manager is expected to begin receiving commitments from overseas capital next year for its flagship property vehicle.

LaSalle’s indirect RE business eyes fund launches – Exclusive

LaSalle GPS's chief executive Ed Casal said its offerings would be more diverse in terms of risk/return profile than those of Aviva’s multi-manager platform, which LaSalle closed its acquisition of this week.

BlackRock aims to double real estate AUM in five years

Despite static asset value and senior departures, the world’s biggest asset manager is eyeing aggressive expansion, with US value-add commingled funds one strategic target area.

Investors respond to Carlyle closing its Asia RE business

At least one limited partner was ‘surprised’ by the firm’s decision to pull the plug in the region and concerned that the spun-out team needs greater incentivization.

Almanac closes eighth fund at over $2bn – Exclusive

With its latest capital raise, the New York-based private equity real estate firm has made its biggest leap in fund size in the history of the series, which launched in 1996.

How does BlackRock make its real estate offering relevant?

Having often struggled to raise capital over the past five years, the firm will need to do more than just launch new products to expand its property business as it really wants to.

Investors continue to move up the risk spectrum

While a growing percentage of institutions are targeting value-add and opportunistic investments, interest in core strategies has declined for the first time in five years, according to a new report.

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