News & Analysis

JLL rounds out its global fund advisory team – Exclusive

The real estate services firm has hired two new directors from Lazard and Shelter Rock for its senior leadership team in the Americas.

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

A decidedly different sovereign wealth fund

Australia’s Future Fund has a mission to stand aside from the herd when investing in the global real estate market.

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

Norway’s intrepid investor

Karsten Kallevig, head of unlisted real estate at Norges Bank and PERE’s latest lifetime achievement award winner, has built a career on taking unexpected turns.

DOWNLOAD: What’s making private real estate investors tick in 2019

Private real estate investors have challenges aplenty on their minds as Q1 draws to a close. Download our interactive presentation to see how they intend to allocate capital this year, their biggest concerns and much more.

LaSalle taps Karen Brennan as next European CEO

Karen Brennan has been named the next chief executive for LaSalle Investment Management’s European business. A 20-year veteran at the Chicago-based investment firm, Brennan will succeed Simon Marrison, who has helmed LaSalle’s European operation for the past 12 years. Starting June 30, she will oversee 233 employees in London, Paris, Munich, Amsterdam, Prague, Madrid, Luxembourg […]

Real estate lender pay: how do their pay packets measure up?

Executive search firm Sousou Partners has exclusively shared with Real Estate Capital a comprehensive pay scale of the commercial property debt industry.

Warning bells sounded over GFC-style leverage use

In a presentation at PERE Asia, the head of real estate at BPE Asia questioned the use of leverage by his competitors, suggesting similarities with pre-crisis behaviors.

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