News & Analysis

‘Notoriously-long closer’ Dune Real Estate to close 4th fund in July

Dune Real Estate Partners will close its latest North American value-add fund on July 31, PERE has learned. The New York-based firm recently delayed the final close of Dune Real Estate Fund IV, according to minutes from the Teachers’ Retirement System of Oklahoma’s March meeting. It is not clear when the manager initially intended to […]

EQT Real Estate holds €500m first close on Fund II – Exclusive

The property arm of the Swedish private equity firm’s latest offering has already surpassed the size of its predecessor.

Blackstone launches impact investing platform

The new platform will sit within the firm's secondaries unit, Strategic Partners, and work with existing impact managers across all asset classes.

Why retail RE fundraising is not dead

Asana Partners’ oversubscribed $800m fund reflects market changes that are now making the sector more attractive to investors.

TCERA seeks manager for value-add RE debut

Tulare County Employees’ Retirement Association is looking to commit to its first value-add real estate fund and has narrowed its list of options to three. The nearly $1.6 billion pension fund has previously only invested in core real estate through open-end vehicles, Leanne Malison, assistant administrator to the TCERA retirement board, told PERE. Now, it is […]

Cashing in on China’s limited real estate buying window

There has been a surge in foreign investments in Chinese real estate in recent months, despite macro headwinds like the trade war.

RBC survey: Search for stability in a shifting environment

In an increasingly complex investment market, managers are sticking with traditional fund domiciles and opting to outsource more of their operational functions, survey findings reveal

BKM triples capital for second industrial fund – Exclusive

The real estate firm’s value-add vehicle raised $289.4m and is already 46% invested.

Ares RE business seeking scale

The Los Angeles-based investment firm admitted that the growth of its real estate platform lags behind its more established credit and private equity businesses.

Seoul’s dazzling building with a dark past

Seoul Square is a hit in terms of popular culture, but it has a knack for trading hands just as the market turns.

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