News & Analysis

Institutional investors in real estate are becoming increasingly informed on the benefits of manager-led secondary deals in particular, writes James Jacobs, head of real estate for Lazard’s private capital advisory group.
The Boston-based manager has raised $1.65bn for its seventh opportunistic vehicle.
The Dallas-based manager, historically a shorter-term holder, is considering converting an existing closed-end fund to an open-ended structure as part of a plan to establish its first long-term hold strategy.
A core set of KPIs, selected by associations NCREIF and PREA from hundreds of metrics, is intended to address the ‘Wild Wild West’ of ESG reporting.
The New York manager’s $13bn purchase of the development-focused REIT takes the niche sector fully private in the US. Reaction to that is mixed.
The quarter saw the close of four $1bn-plus mezzanine/debt funds, which accounted for a bulk of the capital raised during this period.
Firms including KKR, Ares and Carlyle are buying or growing net lease investment platforms. Peter Benson investigates the reasons behind this high-profile interest.
PERE’s ranking of debt fund managers has grown in aggregate for a third straight year amid changing dynamics in the industry.
Real estate debt funds stand toe to toe with any other part of the growing alternative lending sector.

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