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All the King's men 2006-07-01 Staff Writer In Jim Jarmusch's 1989 cult film <italic>Mystery Train</italic>, a young Japanese couple visits Memphis, Tennessee. Enamored with Elvis Presley and 1950s American youth culture, the young couple wanders around Memphis, most likely making a stop at 3764 E
Landmark status 2006-07-01 Staff Writer The Great Pyramid of Giza, the last remaining of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, was built, by the most widely accepted archaeological accounts, for the Egyptian pharaoh Cheops and completed around 2560 BC. Though experts differ wildly on the number of laborers
As the US baby boomers retire, the senior housing sector is drawing renewed interest from investors. But as many learned in the 90s, senior housing isn't your typical real estate play. By Dave Keating
The battle for Toys “R” Us was one of the most hotly contested transactions of last year—can the victors walk away unscathed? By Paul Fruchbom
As more money flows into private equity real estate, placement agents, once merely matchmakers, are now finding themselves serving a variety of different functions. By Dave Keating
Raising a debut opportunity fund is an arduous undertaking, but with capital abundant, real estate hot, and investors eager, has the process gotten any easier? By Paul Fruchbom
The fundraising market for private equity real estate vehicles has reached record-setting levels over the past two years, creating new challenges— and opportunities—for GPs, LPs and placement agents alike.
As RLJ Development's debut lodging fund nears completion, firm co-founders Robert L. Johnson and Thomas Baltimore Jr. spoke with PERE about the value of personal relationships, mitigating risk in hotel investment and how real estate is like cable television. By Aaron Lovell
Foreign direct investment can mean many things to a country. For some reason, private equity and real estate funds conjure up especially intense feelings—and metaphors. By Aaron Lovell
Peter Land joins Harbert Management's London office as the firm continues to pursue its diversified strategy across the continent.

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