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Four reasons why more family offices are entering the RE space

Tony James’ Jefferson River is part of an uptick in family offices seeking to invest in the asset class for the first time.

Bouwinvest makes US direct RE push

The Dutch pension fund aims to invest €1.5 billion in North America by 2020.

BVK expands its non-core RE holdings in the US

The German pension fund is part of a six-party consortium that has purchased more than 100,000 square feet of vacant office space at 685 Fifth Avenue in New York.

Four risks facing the buyers of New York’s Gucci Building office space

The $155m outlay for the office space at 685 Fifth Avenue takes a seemingly disparate group of institutional organizations into an unusual place.

Oaktree promotes nine RE executives – Exclusive

The round of promotions is a result of the Los Angeles firm’s real estate platform growing tenfold in assets under management over the past 10 years.

How to raise a successful retail RE fund

Despite headwinds affecting the sector, Sterling Organization has exceeded the $450m target on its latest vehicle.

Is student housing showing signs of distress?

The alternative real estate sector has seen a flood of new entrants and increased supply.

Blackstone prepares BREP IX launch

The New York-based firm expects to bring its latest global property fund to market in the third quarter, with a close as early as year’s end.

Pretium bucks single-family consolidation trend

The alternative asset manager, which recently raised $1bn for the strategy, has opted to stay private even as more firms have moved to consolidate or go public.

Blackstone pushes further into Canadian RE

The New York-based firm’s new joint venture with Starlight marks the former’s first investment into Canadian multifamily property.

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