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Hawaii ERS dismisses CIO

Vijoy Chattergy departs after 5 years with the ERS.

PSP names new heads of RE, natural resources – Exclusive

The Canadian pension has appointed replacements for Neil Cunningham, who served in a dual role before becoming president and chief executive earlier this month.

Greystar launches next US real estate fund – Exclusive

The Charleston, South Carolina-based multifamily real estate firm also recently closed on additional commitments for its US core-plus fund.

Connecticut Retirement seeks new real estate fund consultant

The firm is moving on from Townsend Group after a decade.

For Blackstone, two heads are better than one

Sharing roles can sometimes be a temporary arrangement, but the New York-based firm has good reasons for wanting to continue the dual leadership structure within its real estate business.

Rubenstein hires first IR head – Exclusive

The Philadelphia-based firm is building out its capital-raising capabilities for its equity and newly-launched debt arms.

Brookfield bids for REIT with “host of challenges”

The alternative asset manager is reportedly looking to take Forest City Realty Trust private, two months after bidding $14.8bn for another REIT.

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.

New York Life buys 40% Tristan stake leaving management in charge

While the US insurer has taken a strategic position, the London-based private equity real estate firm remains in the control of its management led by founder Ric Lewis.

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.