Partners Group backs Carlyle China spin-out’s $1.2bn debut deal – Exclusive

Zug-based Partners Group is understood to be the majority investor in the consortium assembled by Ascent Real Estate Investors to acquire a Beijing mixed-use complex.

Three regions, three different themes at play in 2019

GreenOak co-founder Sonny Kalsi highlights the markets and assets he sees yielding the best investment opportunities

How to position portfolios to respond to market-changing megatrends

Bill Schwab, former global head of real estate at the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority, sets out a practical approach for investors

An NYC icon on the verge of ownership change

The Chrysler Building, once the tallest building in the world, looks to leave the hands of sovereign wealth fund ADIC and real estate firm Tishman Speyer.

Colony Capital launches new logistics business

Colony Capital is doubling down on industrial real estate with the rollout of a new strategy in a sector that has been one of the bright spots in the troubled company’s portfolio. The Los Angeles-based firm closed on a $1.16 billion industrial portfolio last week, adding 7.7 million square feet of last-mile logistics property and […]

Blackstone’s Asian retail bet bucks the data

The New York-headquartered firm’s $480m transaction with Taubman Asia to buy half-stakes in three malls in the region comes as volumes in the asset class continue to wane.

The logistics number games

The largest deals closed or still being finalized in 2018 all involved the sale of large portfolios or companies, observes Jim Costello, senior vice president of Real Capital Analytics

The Bentall GreenOak merger was ‘like two puzzle pieces coming together’

The leaders of real estate managers Bentall Kennedy and GreenOak Real Estate believe their lack of overlap on both strategy and investor fronts makes their $47bn merged business the perfect fit. 

If these walls could talk: As relevant as ever

Boston’s Exchange Place has maintained its role as part of the city’s fabric despite its multiple institutional ownerships.

DOWNLOAD: How co-investment in private real estate is evolving

Managers and investors alike are approaching sidecars more frequently, in different ways and for new reasons. This increase in popularity, though, has led to some uncertainty.

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