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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.
The pension system is investing with a startup, but it has a long history with one of the firm’s founders.
Four executives have been promoted in the firm’s investment management business.
The $62bn pension system is quadrupling its co-investment allocations as part of an effort to reduce costs.
The newly-created position is part of JLL’s ambitions to be the largest capital advisory firm by team members next year.
One limited partner considers Fund X to be value-add, although it classified the vehicle’s predecessor as opportunistic.
Among property types, retail is the most advanced in its usage of data, with landlords embracing consumer tracking to shape investment strategy, says CBRE Global Investors’ co-head of research.
Last week’s 25 bps increase has little effect on real estate, and the asset class is prepared for further hikes, observers say.
The $351bn pension system approved a $600m increase to its real estate commitments for the current fiscal year, but its head of real assets explained why not all that capital may be invested.
The $351bn pension is seeking one or two office-focused managers for two US cities, the head of investment manager engagement programs told PERE.
The US REIT has suffered from problems including a poor return track record and nepotism, but after multiple failed bids, Brookfield is poised to accelerate development growth, analysts said.
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