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Mountains of lava and temples of doom 2006-02-01 Staff Writer Mammoth Mountain, one of the largest ski resorts in the Western US, does not owe its existence to snow, but rather, strangely enough, to fire. Approximately 200,000 years ago, a series of eruptions along the eastern edge of the Sierra Nevada range
As rising commodity prices and labor shortages push construction costs to 20-year highs, private equity firms are grappling with today's inflationary environment. By Paul Fruchbom
Dubai has ambitions to become the economic hub of the Middle East. Given the pace of recent activity, it's well on its way. By Jonn Elledge
Buoyed by the wealth generated from extensive natural resources and a loosening of foreign ownership laws, many Middle Eastern countries are transforming their local real estate markets.
For the past 40 years, Sam Zell has been one of the biggest and most successful players in the US real estate market. Always opinionated, never boring, Zell recently sat down with PERE to discuss his views on the global real estate market, his unconventional holiday gifts and why he likes Libya and Brazil. By Paul Fruchbom
New York-based alternative assets firm GSC Partners and property group Tishman Speyer are teaming up to invest in Shanghai and Beijing.
The biggest pension fund in the US likes China. How does the hype compare to the risk? By Aaron Lovell
Los Angeles-based CBRE Investors, the private equity investing arm of the international real estate group, recently closed its fourth diversified, USfocused value-add property vehicle.
Though real estate investors are predicting short-term gloom for Miami, a recent trip to the city highlights its long-term promise. By Paul Fruchbom
Ch?ch? changes 2006-02-01 Staff Writer Change, though it may be inevitable, is something few people feel comfortable accepting—which partially explains why almost every New Year's resolution ever made has inevitably failed.<br /> <br /> In an industry as dynamic as private equity real estate, h

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