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Lisa Fu

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.

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.

Paulson’s $1bn RE arm spins out

Cross Lake Partners is aiming to attract a broader investor base as an independent firm.

Minting a new Chinese embassy

From cemetery to tobacco warehouse, China’s new London embassy has a varied history.

UBS: Strong industrial RE returns to come to an end

The Swiss bank predicts after years of outperformance, the sector will slow down as potential regulation and the danger of overvaluation emerge as headwinds.

Tricon launches $750m JV for single-family rentals

The Toronto-based real estate investment firm is partnering with an Asian sovereign wealth fund and US pension fund to invest in 10,000-12,000 homes.

IEC closes $300m fund after three months in market – Exclusive

The California-based real estate investment firm held a first and final close last month, raising $100m more than its predecessor vehicle.

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