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Why the fall of Abraaj matters to real estate investors  

The troubles at the Middle East’s biggest private equity firm are relevant to investors in any private asset class, including ours.

Five ways to make private real estate CFOs’ and COOs’ lives easier

Private real estate’s finance and operating officers face myriad challenges, but many have a common solution, heard PERE’s audience at this week’s CFO/COO Forum.

Harrison Street hires Barings exec for Europe IR – Exclusive

In addition to the newly-created role, the firm held an interim closing for its second Europe-focused fund.

MIPIM 2018: winners and losers in global capital flows

Europe and Asia continued to knit tighter relationships, according to Cushman & Wakefield’s annual report.

In the event of an emergency, leave your real estate alone

Approximately $1.25trn was wiped from the value of US stocks on Monday alone, but way more damage would need to be inflicted before investors will be adjusting their bricks and mortar exposures.

LOOK AHEAD 2018: Middle Eastern hearts still trump minds when London is concerned

Whether its rejecting New York because of Trump or favouring London despite Brexit, Middle Eastern high net worth individuals and family offices will consider factors beyond property fundamentals when considering investments, writes Faisal Durrani, partner and head of research at London-based real estate property services firm Cluttons.

Saudi Arabia’s real estate offering to the world

As Blackstone and BlackRock reportedly bet on the country’s ambitious economic revival plan by opening offices in the kingdom, the real estate proposition right now is characterised by REIT regimes and ‘smart’ cities.

ADIA calls on its deputies

As its investment activities slow, the real estate and infrastructure department of sovereign wealth fund ADIA is taking the opportunity to address some key personnel situations. 

Is the QIA MIA?

The diplomatic assault on Qatar by its Gulf neighbors has left executives in the private real estate market wondering what it means for the country’s sovereign wealth fund.

Hungerford Properties raises C$210.9m

The Canadian investment manager closes second fund above target.

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