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Plugging property’s data hole

Firms chasing chief data officers are encountering a number of obstacles, including real estate’s perception as a tech laggard.

Macquarie bolsters real estate investing arm with GLL buy

The acquisition gives Macquarie a ‘very solid base of core and core-plus’ in Europe and the Americas, with potential to expand into other geographies and risk strategies.

Black Creek’s Dhanda: ‘You do all of this because of the growth opportunity’

Marketing a non-traded REIT product entails a ‘long process’ that is very different from that of a typical private real estate fundraise, the firm’s president tells PERE.

REEM Summit: What makes a successful emerging manager program

The structure of the program is a major factor in its effectiveness and longevity, according to three institutional investors at the event.

PERE Dubai: desert brainstorming

From Shariah-compliant debt to how to strategically partner with capital for African investments, PERE presents four insights from December’s Middle East forum.

BlackRock: Turning the page in Asia

John Saunders, BlackRock’s head of Asia-Pacific real estate, reflects on the sale of Asia Square as the firm’s strategy in the region.

Secondaries’ latest trend sees managers grow their offering

Fund recapitalisations are now better accepted by managers and investors alike and will form a more meaningful part of future secondaries deal flow as a consequence.

PERE America: Blackstone’s Meghji highlights US focuses

Urbanization and technology underpin the firm’s real estate strategy, its head of Americas said at last week’s annual New York conference.

MünchenerHyp re-enters US market

The German mortgage bank plans to lend again in the US through loan participations in the syndication market.

BlackRock calls time on fundraising for Asia Fund IV at $500m – Exclusive

The US asset manager has closed its first Asia higher-returning real estate fund since it took over MGPA in late 2013 at a just over $500m.