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Jonathan Brasse

Jonathan Brasse is the Senior Editor, Real Estate for PEI Media’s real estate publications. He oversees the editorial output and leads the reporting team behind the sector-leading private real estate publication PERE as well as Real Estate Capital, the group’s real estate credit markets publication. Jonathan joined PEI in 2009 from UK commercial property magazine Property Week where he oversaw international news and analysis coverage.

GreenOak’s Kalsi: investors should group real estate investing forms together

To those institutional investors that place their real estate debt investments apart from their other real estate holdings, the boss of one of private real estate’s biggest firms says: don’t. “Where to place it?” Sonny Kalsi, co-founder and partner of GreenOak Real Estate, asked delegates at PERE’s Asia Summit in Hong Kong during the keynote […]

Money where the management is

The remuneration gap between acquisition and asset management executives in private real estate is narrowing. But whether that is a function of the market cycle is debatable.

Money where the management is

The remuneration gap between acquisition and asset management executives in private real estate is narrowing. But whether that is a function of the market cycle is debatable.

In co-investing (nearly) anything goes

Sidecars that invest alongside traditional private real estate funds are on the rise, but their terms vary greatly. This lack of uniformity is unhelpful and will not last.

The Bentall GreenOak merger was ‘like two puzzle pieces coming together’

The leaders of real estate managers Bentall Kennedy and GreenOak Real Estate believe their lack of overlap on both strategy and investor fronts makes their $47bn merged business the perfect fit. 

The Bentall GreenOak merger was ‘like two puzzle pieces coming together’

The leaders of real estate managers Bentall Kennedy and GreenOak Real Estate believe their lack of overlap on both strategy and investor fronts makes their $47bn merged business the perfect fit. 

Palmer Capital’s Price: ‘ultimately our grow-sell decision came’

Palmer’s CEO tells PERE the decision to sell an 80% stake in the £1bn firm to Canadian manager Fiera Capital was the upshot of an inflection point for the business.  

Corestate boss leaves

The termination of Michael Bütter as CEO at one of Germany’s biggest real estate investment managers was down to ‘personal misconduct' the firm said.  

PERE Predictions 2019: European real estate: general or specific?

Institutional investors must figure out whether their Europe strategies should be broad or differentiated in 2019, argues Will Rowson, head of Europe at advisory firm Hodes Weill. 

PERE’s fateful eight 

In our concluding Friday Letter for the year, we make eight predictions about private real estate capital formation and deployment in 2019, including: dropping fundraising, moderating investing volumes and shifting of geographic focuses.
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