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Lisa Fu is a PERE reporter based in New York. She covers private real estate news and trends primarily in the Americas. Prior to joining PERE, she covered US equities as an intern at Business Insider’s Markets Insider vertical and at Bloomberg’s First Word desk. She also spent some time as an intern at Fortune. Lisa is a graduate of the University of Georgia. She holds a degree in Journalism (AB) and New Media Certificate from the Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communications and a degree in Economics (AB) from the Terry College of Business.
In its latest move to reposition the business, Colony agreed to sell its US industrial real estate portfolio, which originally came into the firm’s possession via the 2014 acquisition of industrial real estate firm Cobalt Capital Partners.
The private real estate investment giant said on its third quarter earnings call that its leaseback deal with the Las Vegas Bellagio hotel is part of its live entertainment investment theme.
With SoftBank taking an 80% ownership stake in WeWork, landlords can expect a more creditworthy and stable tenant.
AECOM-Canyon Partners Equity Fund, the first vehicle launched by the joint venture, will take a GP position in build-to-core investments.
The number of fund closes continues to decrease, but equity raised remains robust.
The real estate investment group of the German insurer saw its RE debt assets under management drop from €19.3bn in 2018 to €18.9bn in H1 2019.
The firm exceeded the $600m target for its fifth value-add fund and raised additional capital for an investment vehicle linked to the main fund.
Patrick McKenna, Jim Sorenson and Jeremy Keele
After almost two decades as an investor and advocate for impact investing, Jim Sorenson steps over the fence to launch his own impact investing fund in the US opportunity zone space.
Following positive return performances in 2018, family office allocations to the strategy increased by 2.1 percentage points – more than any other asset class.
The Houston-based firm has moved to a more centralized structure and will have three regional chief investment officers.
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