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There’s no need to beware of a logistics bubble… yet

Soaring values and investment volumes should give investors pause for thought, but European logistics fundamentals remain solid for now.

Where are all the global funds?

Private real estate investors lack choice when it comes to backing vehicles that span all regions. By Peter Hobbs, managing director and head of private markets, bfinance

PERE Europe: The end of real estate finance?

If commercial property becomes a service industry, asset-level finance will become less relevant

THRE’s forward guidance shows further support for WeWork

The investment manager’s claim at PERE Europe that it might not need the office-share firm to co-invest in their next joint venture is an example of how the disruptor is winning over institutional money.

The first real estate opportunity stemming from the Trump-Kim summit

The US president sees real estate development potential in North Korea. But the first opportunities for institutional money are more likely to come in north-east China.

Wafra case is private real estate’s next #MeToo reminder

Basic steps can help prevent harassment and the damage it does to women’s careers. It’s time firms in the sector took them.

Is KKR’s pursuit of CLSA’s real estate boss worth the trouble?

Only a successful Asian fundraise will vindicate the private equity giant’s call to raid the CITIC Securities-owned platform.

What we know (and don’t know) about HNA’s $1.5bn PE fund

The embattled Chinese conglomerate is said to be launching a fund to target real estate and other overseas investments, raising questions about potential investors and strategy.

We’re gonna need a bigger ranking

Among the takeaways from this year’s PERE 50 ranking is a consideration to double its size now more than 100 private equity real estate firms have raised more than $1 billion in the last five years.

How to think about GreenOak’s record European fundraising

This week, GreenOak Real Estate announced it closed on €911m for its second European property fund, almost 200% more than its 2015 first effort. But this is no fund series on steroids.

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