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HFF acquisition continues JLL’s expansion march

The Chicago-based firm, which has been growing out its equity placement capabilities organically, has gone for a corporate acquisition to bolster its capital markets operation and take the fight to bigger rival CBRE.

C&W: Global RE investment appetite to power on

Last year saw a record $1.75trn in real estate investment, reports global brokerage Cushman and Wakefield. The firm predicts appetite for the asset class will remain strong in 2019.

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.

When the market ‘bobs along the top,’ it’s time to scratch beneath the surface

This week, about 700 private real estate executives spanning the sector’s investor, manager and advisor spectrums descended on Hong Kong’s Grand Hyatt hotel for four unadulterated days of presentations, declarations and warnings from PERE’s nominated roster of speakers. But it was the warnings that sounded the loudest. There was a common thread among the warnings […]

Investors want lower fees, more transparency

Costs and disclosures are the top concerns emerging from PERE's Investor Perspectives 2019 Survey.

Co-investment gains popularity with investors despite challenges

Sidecar investments have become more common and more sought out in recent years, but only certain investors can take advantage of them

What co-investing offers for the mid-sized manager

Looking to compete with the top equity firms, smaller managers are finding greater leverage when negotiating with investors by offering co-investments

Bigger, faster, smarter co-investors

Private real estate’s investors are staffing up and changing their policies to become more adept at using sidecars.

The art of co-investing in private real estate

Sidecars have become popular for investors looking to right-size their portfolio and for managers in need of capital. But there is little uniformity in how they are arranged.

DOWNLOAD: How co-investment in private real estate is evolving

Managers and investors alike are approaching sidecars more frequently, in different ways and for new reasons. This increase in popularity, though, has led to some uncertainty.

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