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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.

Hodes Weill completes EMEA rebuild with hire

Following two key departures in March, the capital advisory boutique is now back to full strength, according to partner Will Rowson. 

Intus Capital raises $120m

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Willis Towers: RE assets reached $1.4trn globally in 2016

Property accounted for the largest percentage of assets held by the world’s 100 largest alternative asset managers.

ADIA’s real estate investment pace slows

In its annual report, the preeminent sovereign wealth fund of the United Arab Emirates said it was focused on selling assets and refinancings as attractive global real estate opportunities become harder to source.

CPPIB names new global head of real assets

The Canadian pension plan has named a new executive to the role less than a year after announcing the formation of the real assets group and its first global head.

Investcorp makes Europe investment debut – Exclusive

The Bahrain-based alternative investment firm has purchased logistics assets in the UK as it looks to build an approximately $2.5bn exposure to real estate in the region.