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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.

Single-family rentals see a ‘second wind’ of fundraising activity

Firms like Cerberus Capital Management and Amherst are focusing on the sector as investor interest picks up on the back of Invitation Homes’ IPO success.

RE investment activity rises in H1 2018

Total deployment in the asset class from publicly traded firms Blackstone, Apollo, Carlyle, Ares and Brookfield increased year-on-year, but realizations dropped at the same time, according to the firms’ latest earnings results.

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.

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