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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.

TA Realty returns to fundraising trail – Exclusive

The Boston-based firm is seeking $400m more for its latest value-add fund than the predecessor vehicle.

Five ways the CRE debt landscape is changing

Speakers at the annual CREFC forum highlighted how regulation could change lenders’ risk appetite and how technology impacts real estate debt, among other issues.

Avignon confirms no changes in CLSA venture after Pattar leaves

Avignon intends to continue a partnership with Hong Kong firm CLSA aimed at introducing Asian capital to European investments despite the departure of its real estate boss John Pattar last month.

Wafra case is private real estate’s next #MeToo reminder

Basic steps can help prevent harassment and the damage it does to women’s careers. It’s time firms in the sector took them.

Apollo’s RE team remains intact after Azelby’s departure

The former JPMorgan executive joined the New York-based alternative investment manager a year ago to build out its real assets platform.

Wafra VP brings rare sexual harassment case to US federal agency

In a case that industry observers say is unusual for the sector, an executive filed a complaint with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.

Blackstone takes another bite out of industrial

The private equity giant’s per-share price offer for Gramercy is said to be higher than the NAV of the REIT’s underlying assets.

LaSalle’s multi-manager takeover ‘makes all the sense in the world’

The acquisition would add $7bn in AUM to the Chicago-based firm’s already sizable platform, but industry observers are divided as to whether similar M&A transactions would follow.

CalSTRS: How to invest with emerging operating partners

The $222.5bn investor is committing additional capital to the strategy through Belay Investments.

JLL launches $100m property technology fund

The fund’s co-CEO says the global vehicle acts as a ‘bridge’ between start-ups and JLL’s business lines.

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