Managers

Blackstone’s Gray: ‘You need to buy things that will grow faster’

The New York-based alternative asset manager’s new president said its largest real estate holdings all share a similar trait.

Fitch: Rialto poised for spin-off, sale or JV

The investment arm of Lennar could follow a similar path to another investment manager previously owned by its parent company.

Colony NorthStar’s digital infra fund expected to top $3bn in final close

The real estate investor’s debut digital infrastructure fund, in partnership with Digital Bridge, is on track to beat its fundraising target.

Ivanhoé hires LaSalle exec to head Europe operations

The change comes weeks after the Canadian investor named a global president and a head of business units.

WATCH: Starwood’s Colket discusses tech’s impact on its RE business

The managing director and head of Asian acquisitions at Starwood Capital Group tells PERE that the firm may look at venture capital-style investments and investments in technology-driven logistics centers, but its core real estate business will not change.

Blackstone’s UK bonuses 75% higher for men than for women

Blackstone, which said the discrepancy was due to three-quarters of its investment team in the country being male, pays men on average 30% more an hour.

EI’s Heneghan talks first deal in Argentina in 20 years

The private equity firm’s president tells PERE why it has reentered a market that doesn’t appear on the approved countries list of many institutional investors.

Stop worrying and learn to love the hotel

A real estate asset you need to re-lease every day sounds too risky for many institutional investors – but they are beginning to check in.

CBRE: Starwood’s Swedish residential bid ‘not a one-off’

The private equity real estate firm’s latest take-private offer shows growing international interest in the market amid looser rent regulations and a growing urban population.

London outperforms in CBRE’s European risk/return analysis

European property lending offers strong returns, although risk has increased in some markets, the consultancy’s European Debt Map shows.

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