Four reasons why more family offices are entering the RE space

Tony James’ Jefferson River is part of an uptick in family offices seeking to invest in the asset class for the first time.

Global head of research Axford departs CBRE – Exclusive

CBRE’s long-serving senior executive Nick Axford left the firm in late June.

JLL taps Lazard exec for Americas fund advisory – Exclusive

The newly-created position is part of JLL’s ambitions to be the largest capital advisory firm by team members next year.

DRC Capital hires Natalie Howard to expand debt strategies

Former AgFe executive joins the London-based firm as partner.

GTIS launches infrastructure business

The real estate firm plans to makes its first investment in the asset class within nine months, targeting assets in Brazil as the country emerges from recession.

Oaktree promotes nine RE executives – Exclusive

The round of promotions is a result of the Los Angeles firm’s real estate platform growing tenfold in assets under management over the past 10 years.

ESR hires former Mesirow exec for senior role in Asia – Exclusive

Joshua Daitch is relocating to Singapore to join the pan-Asia logistics specialist.

Majority of investment industry remains ‘Anglo-Celtic and male dominated’

Heavyweight Australian investors back a new workplace diversity initiative as LPs admit the issue is a factor in their investment decision-making.

Hines execs join VC firm to launch direct RE investing platform

As new partners at AOL co-founder Steve Case’s firm, the pair will invest in real estate in non-gateway markets to support startup and growth firms.

WATCH: The best time for succession planning

Chris Merrill, who just sold a 75% stake in Harrison Street, said many firms only consider leadership transitions when business is bad.

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