The growth of the CMBS market in the US is fueling ever larger private equity real estate deals—can Europe be far behind? By Paul Fruchbom
Japan's corporate culture favors real estate investors who have patience for a glacial pace of change. By David Snow
Following a spate of new hires and fund closings, Starwood has hired William Jandrisits as director of finance to help manage its rapid expansion.
Private equity real estate firms add value—and earn their carry—by transforming property assets. PERE looks at three real-world examples. By Paul Fruchbom
Although aligning interests is the most critical element in a joint venture, other issues require careful consideration—and a bit of negotiation. By Paul Fruchbom
British financier and author Jim Mellon is set to move into the German residential market in a big way.
Germany's most successful real estate investment vehicle, the openended real estate fund, is in deep crisis. Private equity investors stand to benefit—at least for now. By Philip Borel
The Southern European buyout firm has taken a majority stake in Spain’s INAER.
As private equity firms increasingly invest in businesses with valuable real estate assets, the sale-leaseback is becoming an increasingly handy—and popular—financing tool. By Aaron Lovell
High above London, four real estate bankers recently gathered to discuss the events of 2005, the key trends in today's market and whether the future holds boom or bust. By Jonn Elledge

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