News & Analysis

As real estate investors look to the emerging economies of Asia, they would do well to build up their local contacts—and brush up on their tax law. By Jeremy Choy of Macquarie Global Property Advisors
As capital continues to flow into private equity real estate, GPs are gaining the upper hand in negotiating the terms of their fund documents—but that doesn't mean LPs are staying quiet. By Paul Fruchbom
Over the past 15 years, the growth in the private equity real estate industry has been dramatic, both in terms of size and geographic scope, which means the legal and regulatory challenges involved have grown as well.
Since 2000, Doughty Hanson has invested in real estate throughout Europe, from history-making deals in Finland to landmark offices in the firm's UK backyard. As the firm sets out with its second vehicle, John Howard talks to PERE about team turnover, his hometown in Western Pennsylvania and why investing in Europe requires more than a foreign post office box. By Aaron Lovell
A recent report suggests that 2006 could see even greater interest from US private equity firms in the Asian hospitality markets.
Japan's corporate culture favors real estate investors who have patience for a glacial pace of change. By David Snow
For the first time, a German city has sold all of its public housing stock to a US investment firm. More could be on the way.
With a new manager and a war chest of capital, Global Finance looks to the East for lucrative European property deals.
The Carlyle Group and UK developer Skelton Group are teaming up for a real estate JV with a focus on the UK.
MIPIM, the annual property fest held in Cannes each March, had its biggest gathering yet—PERE paid a visit.

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