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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.

Minting a new Chinese embassy

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

Texas TRS commits $800m to invest in RE operating companies

Banner Oak Capital Partners has also raised capital from the Texas public pension toward multifamily and industrial strategies.

London RE market sees surge of Asian capital

Investors from the region accounted for 70% of all office transactions in the city during the first half of 2018, according to property services firm Savills.

JLL: Tokyo emerges as world’s busiest RE market

Investment volume nearly doubled during the first quarter, largely driven by demand from Japanese investors seeking more opportunities in the domestic market, according to a new report.

Probitas: Investors shift away from real estate debt funds

After a relatively strong fundraising year in 2017, appetite for the strategy is on the decline, according to the placement advisory firm’s new survey.

Taurus fully invests debut fund ahead of schedule – Exclusive

The Boston-based private equity real estate firm has finished deploying its $257m US logistics fund with the acquisition of a Chicago-area industrial portfolio, beating its 18-month investment target.

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.

Kayne Anderson closes its biggest ever RE fund

Institutional investors accounted for two-thirds of the fund as alternative real estate investment demand continues to rise.

Survey: More real estate managers are hitting the $100bn AUM mark

The 10 largest managers represented 38.6% of the $2.8trn in total real estate AUM at the end of 2017.

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