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Meghan Morris

Meghan Morris
Meghan Morris is the senior Americas reporter for PEI Media’s private markets real estate title PERE. Based in New York, Meghan covers news and trends in the private equity real estate industry and is responsible for PERE’s social media engagement. She has previously written for Bloomberg, Crain’s Chicago Business and various business-to-business publications. Meghan received undergraduate and graduate degrees from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University.

CIM enters non-traded REIT space with $120m purchase

The private equity real estate firm’s acquisition of Cole Capital would provide access to retail capital and the opportunity to raise more products through Cole’s distribution channels.

Five investors that could go GGP shopping with Brookfield

The asset manager’s $14.8bn bid for the mall owner will likely be syndicated to investors. PERE examines the players who could pick up chunks of the retail REIT giant.

PERE America: Blackstone’s Meghji highlights US focuses

Urbanization and technology underpin the firm’s real estate strategy, its head of Americas said at last week’s annual New York conference.

Gaw holds $250m first close for US fund

The Hong Kong-based firm launched the vehicle in the second quarter with a $350m target.

Brookfield’s $14.8bn GGP bid could be syndicated to institutional investors

The alternatives investor proposed buying the remainder of the retailer’s shares in a privatization that could see further institutional buy-in.

Publicly-traded PERE firms third-quarter earnings: Bigger than ever

From capital raised to strategic shifts, PERE is covering the publicly-listed private equity companies with real estate arms as their third-quarter earnings are released.

Seven issues to watch during US tax reform

The House of Representatives unveiled a tax bill Thursday that is expected to undergo significant changes in the months to come. Private equity real estate executives are monitoring the reform process in the following seven areas.

CalSTRS swaps Townsend for boutique RE consultant

The $215.3bn pension plan picked Washington, DC-based RCLCO for up to a five-year contract.

Apollo’s Mintz elevated to CIO role – Exclusive

In his expanded role, the executive is adding Americas real estate to his remit, which previously focused on Asia real estate investing.

TH Real Estate to launch non-traded REIT – Exclusive

The TIAA subsidiary plans to join Blackstone and Starwood Capital Group with a US-focused permanent capital vehicle that could raise up to $5bn.