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Jan 20, 2017
Recent commercial real estate transactions
Areim raises $450m for third Nordic real estate fund
Rockwood fund holds $1.1b final close
AXA IM - Real Assets raises €1.4b for new real estate debt fund
Starwood Capital Group to buy Milestone Apartments REIT in $2.9b deal
Jan 13, 2017
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TH Real Estate launches Austria Investment Club
AMP Capital's global infrastructure platform exceeds $2b target
Maryland searches for real estate consultant
Russian real estate investment volume approaches €4b in 2016
Jan 06, 2017
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Argosy raises $110m for fourth real estate fund
Mesa West holds $900m final close for real estate debt fund
Texas County & District commits $75m to energy fund
AJ Capital launches real estate fund
Dec 30, 2016
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Massachusetts pension seeks real estate managers
RXR Realty raises $120m for third fund
RCG Longview raises $61m for multifamily fund
SWIB increases real estate allocation to 8%
Dec 23, 2016
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International Campus launches European student housing fund
AXA acquires €310m German healthcare portfolio
Oregon PERF commits $400m to infrastructure, real estate funds
State of Michigan commits $310m to infrastructure, real estate funds
Dec 16, 2016
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GLP raises $620m for U.S. industrial fund
Illinois Teachers commits $500m to real estate
Hines invests €220m in Milan office
Louisiana Teachers allocates 2% for REIT strategy
Dec 09, 2016
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TC Latin America Partners raises $268m for real estate
Louisiana Teachers' commits $100m to real estate funds
Oregon PERF to allocate $300m to core property fund
Brookfield launches third U.S. multifamily fund
Dec 02, 2016
Michael J. Humphrey, co-founder and managing partner of Courtland Partners, passes away
Recent commercial real estate transactions
U.K. pension merges direct property portfolio into core fund
North Carolina commits $200m to real estate
Swiss Life Asset Managers to launch German funds
Nov 23, 2016
Recent commercial real estate transactions
Two Seattle offices sale for $520m
Two L.A. office properties sell for $663m
Investcorp buys $250m portfolio in Boston and Denver
Diös buys €460m Nordic portfolio from Castellum
Nov 18, 2016
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German Estate Group buys Frankfurt office tower for €220m
Maine PERS commits €135m to infrastructure fund
Macquarie creates Chinese real estate platform
Warburg Pincus forms hospitality platform in Southeast Asia
Nov 11, 2016
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Chinese investor to buy office asset in Central Europe
International interest in Swedish listed real estate increases
Brookfield Asset Management forms real estate JV with Macy's
Texas Teachers commits $350m to AEW, Lone Star funds
Nov 04, 2016
Cromwell launches €2b core European property fund
JBG sells D.C. office asset for $142m, participates in $8.4b merger
Cindat Capital enters U.S. senior housing market
Alexandria to acquire San Francisco Tennis Club for $140m
Hines launches new European real estate fund
Oct 28, 2016
Blackstone acquires 80% stake in D.C. office building
JV sells Chinese mixed-use project for nearly $3b
Carlyle launches real estate fund
Atlanta office tower sells for $268m
Partners Group launches new real estate fund
Oct 21, 2016
Samsung SRA launches first U.S. office mezzanine debt fund
Korean investor enters Paris office market
CPPIB invests in Chinese retail market
Ohio P&F commits $50m to Brookfield fund
L.A. Fire & Police commits $40m to Lone Star debt fund
Oct 14, 2016
M7 holds €35m first close for Central European fund
PSERS commits $275m to real estate
Arkansas Teachers commits up to $105m to real estate
New Mexico PERA commits $150 to real assets
Lone Star fund nears $5b fundraising target
Oct 07, 2016
Long Wharf fund holds $438m final close
Singapore investor buys London asset
University of Vermont commits $5m to Starwood fund
Denver apartment complex sells for record $350m
Montana commits $25m to CBRE value-added fund
Sep 30, 2016
GIC buys U.K. student housing portfolio
Ohio P&F commits $50m to Asana fund
Alaska to shift $100m from REITs to open-end core fund
SWIB invests $150m in U.S. retail fund
NMERB commits $55m to real estate and energy
Sep 23, 2016
TH Real Estate launches U.S. Cities fund series
Ohio SERS commits $50m to infrastructure fund
Grosvenor Americas purchases San Francisco mixed-use asset
Norway's SWF acquires second D.C. office with MetLife
Taiwanese investor sells San Francisco retail property
Sep 16, 2016
CalPERS commits $1.32b to real estate
Paramount Group purchases San Francisco office for $512m
Real estate firms improve sustainability
Blackstone, ArcLight to buy four AEP power plants for $2.2b
Milestone raises $235m for fourth multifamily fund
Sep 09, 2016
PGIM Real Estate raises €457m for European Value Partners Fund
CBRE Global raises $606m for eighth U.S. Value fund
Strategic Partners Fund Solutions holds $1.3b final close
South Dakota Investment Council commits up to $150m to Starwood fund
Farallon Capital holds $400m final close
Sep 02, 2016
PCCP fund holds $600m close
Blackstone considers billion-dollar deals
Round Hill enters Nordic region
CPPIB acquires 50 percent interest in Canadian portfolio for C$1.2b
CIM Group buys Chicago office tower for $240m
Aug 26, 2016
Blackstone Group pays $620m for NYC apartment complex
Wheelock raises $409m for fifth fund
Chicago pension fund issues MWDBE real estate RFP
Georgia University plans $300m redevelopment
Foreign investors to construct £645m London tower
Aug 19, 2016
TIAA fund holds $1.25b close
U.K. investors win California infrastructure projects
CalPERS to change discretionary investment limits
Minnesota seeks general investment consultant
SFERS commits $100m to real assets
Aug 12, 2016
SL Green sells stake in Manhattan office
South Korean investor enters New Jersey office market
CalPERS invests $250m in Asia Pacific real estate
Scentre Group to purchase Sydney CBD office for A$360m
European investment decreases 12% in first half 2016
Aug 05, 2016
Berkshire launches fourth fund in series
Prime Finance markets fifth debt fund
Investment in Italian real estate rises to €3.4b in first half
Quantum launches new German residential fund
Industrial property performs robustly in second quarter
Jul 29, 2016
U.K. transaction volume drops substantially in first half 2016
NYCRS posts RFP for real estate consultant
Several Southern California assets sold
Crow Holdings launches second retail fund
Texas Permanent commits $75m to opportunistic debt
Jul 22, 2016
California developers show signs of pessimistic concerns
CalPERS real estate portfolio fails to meet benchmark
Arizona PSPRS commits $133m to real estate
Florida-based pension invests $20m in core-plus fund
Velocis closes second fund
Jul 15, 2016
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Texas Teachers commits $500m to real estate
CMBS issuance hits four-year low
Bay Area office buildings change hands
European property markets face uncertainty, strong appetites
Jul 08, 2016
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Rockbridge kicks off seventh hospitality fund with $140m haul
Bouwfonds IM launches second student housing fund
Eight U.K. property funds suspend trading
Zurich Italy launches €400m real estate fund
Jul 01, 2016
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Indiana pension fund commits $100m to industrial REITs
Global property market size increased in 2015
Houston Municipal pension fund commits $20m to real estate
Asia Pacific most improved region for real estate transparency
Jun 24, 2016
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Merlin and Metrovacesa to combine into €9.3b Spanish REIT
Chinese investor to buy San Francisco office building
Global foreign direct investment hits $1.76t in 2015
TA Associates fund raises $613m
Jun 17, 2016
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Blackstone raises $3.7b for debt fund
PSERS commits additional $75m to real estate debt fund
German investor buys Manhattan office
SilkRoad holds $456m final close for Asia fund
Jun 10, 2016
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M7 Real Estate fund holds €125m final close
Swift fund exceeds $400m target
Kildare Partners raises $1.1b for European fund
CalSTRS infrastructure portfolio manager to retire
Jun 03, 2016
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Real I.S. launches European real estate fund
New Mexico commits $75m to real estate debt fund
CalSTRS commits $311m to real estate
Actis raises $500m for African fund
May 27, 2016
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South Korean investor issues RFP
New Jersey commits $100m to real estate
AEW Europe fund holds €413m final close
Alaska Permanent Fund commits $500m to infrastructure
May 20, 2016
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DivcoWest raises $1b for fifth real estate fund
Sovran to buy LifeStorage in $1.3b deal
PECO raises $32m for third retail fund
Newcore launches second U.K. real estate fund
May 13, 2016
Recent commercial real estate transactions
Investor prudence felt in first quarter MSCI U.S. property index
Dome Equities raises $67.5m for multifamily fund
Savills Investment Management launches German retail fund
University of Texas to allocate $450m to real estate
May 06, 2016
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New York City office market bounces back in Q2
Rubenstein holds first close for real estate fund
University of California increases real estate allocation
Dallas office complex to sell for $825m
Apr 29, 2016
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Lone Star closes fund with $5.9b
Benson Elliot buys Italian shopping center
Meridiam holds final close of €1.3b for third European infrastructure fund
Carlyle seeks to raise at least $500m for China fund
Apr 22, 2016
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University of Michigan commits $44m to real estate
AllianceBernstein surpasses $1b target for debt fund
Houston Firefighters commits $25m to real estate
CalPERS to sell Seattle office asset for $387m
Apr 15, 2016
Recent commercial real estate transactions
CalPERS selects two finalists in search for real estate consultant
SFERS commits $75m to energy fund
AEW launches third senior housing fund
Chinese foreign investment in Australian property doubles
Apr 08, 2016
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Texas ERS commits $110m to real estate
Texas Teachers commits $100m to Asian real estate
Global real estate volumes fall
GIC buys stake in French property company
Apr 01, 2016
Recent commercial real estate transactions
Global property fund returns hit four-year high
Middle East investors turn to U.K. real estate
Private Chinese investor to buy London office for £220m
Blackstone raises $478m for Strategic Partners fund
Mar 25, 2016
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Real estate merger activity continues
Blackstone raises $5.9b for two funds
Cheyne Capital holds $770m final close of third real estate debt fund
New Jersey commits $200m to two real estate funds
Mar 18, 2016
Recent commercial real estate transactions
REIT industry pioneer Michael Oliver passes away
Australia tops China as the most attractive market for Asia Pacific investors
Goodman ends joint venture in Brazil
Ohio BWC commits $700m to real estate funds
Mar 11, 2016
Recent commercial real estate transactions
Revetas raises €120m for second fund
Northstar seeks $350m for value-added fund
Diamond Realty raises $167m for fourth fund
ADIA in deal to buy stake in Brazilian property group
Mar 04, 2016
Recent commercial real estate transactions
Morgan Stanley Infrastructure raises $3.6b
Brandywine Realty Trust forms $3.5b partnership
NMERB commits $40m to Lone Star fund
Dalian Wanda enters Paris market for €3b project
Feb 26, 2016
Recent commercial real estate transactions
Paladin Realty announces new Mexican home building platform
Sovereign wealth fund invests in €200m Paris asset, U.S. apartment portfolio
NYC investor buys Italian office portfolio
University of Houston commits $8m to Blackstone
Feb 19, 2016
Recent commercial real estate transactions
U.S. opportunity fund buys Dublin mixed-use asset for $210m
University of Michigan commits $93m to real estate
SFERS commits $50m to Brazilian real estate
CPPIB forms two global real estate JVs
Feb 12, 2016
Recent commercial real estate transactions
Ohio BWC commits $225m to core real estate
Oaktree to launch value-add real estate fund
SL Green sells Manhattan land for $453m
Los Angeles mixed-use property to change hands
Feb 05, 2016
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NYSCRF invests $1b in real estate
Thai hotel group enters Europe with €294m Portuguese deal
CMBS delinquency drops in January
Hersha sells seven Manhattan hotels for $571m
Jan 29, 2016
Recent commercial real estate transactions
Real estate secondaries transaction volume reaches $8.2b in 2015
JCR Capital holds final close of $329m
Dutch pension fund forms £600m U.K. residential JV
Montage Hotels & Resorts forms JV with Ares Management
Jan 22, 2016
Recent commercial real estate transactions
Texas Teachers commits $1.3b to emerging managers
Beacon to sell Paris skyscraper
New Hampshire pension fund hires real estate managers
Foreign investors buy Australian office assets for $475m
Jan 15, 2016
Recent commercial real estate transactions
Two infrastructure mega-funds hold closings
CBRE Global Investors closes multifamily development fund
Chinese company places London hotel on the market
LaSalle holds $300m first close for value-added fund
Jan 08, 2016
Recent commercial real estate transactions
Healthcare real estate fund raises $75m
Texas ERS commits $57m to two funds
California pension fund commits $25m to infrastructure
Brookfield and Korean investor to buy $1.4b German portfolio
Jan 01, 2016
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Lone Star seeks $5b for new real estate fund
Carroll Organization raises $6m for multifamily fund
LAFPP rehires investment consultant
South Korean investors buy Australian office building
Dec 25, 2015
Alcion Real Estate holds $500m final close
Three U.S. portfolios sell for $6.2b
OPERF commits $400m to infrastructure fund
Illinois Municipal commits $25m to real estate
EPISO IV makes second investment in the Netherlands
Dec 18, 2015
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Federal Reserve hikes interest rates
Japan Hotel REIT buys property for $141m
Ohio Police & Fire allocates up to $170m for noncore real estate
Spain investor to buy NYC office for $145m
Dec 11, 2015
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Washington state to invest $400m in infrastructure
PW Real Assets raises $565m for third fund
Michigan commits $100m to real estate in Q3
Swift Real Estate launches new fund
Dec 04, 2015
Recent commercial real estate transactions
Partners Group closes its latest global real estate program at $1.1b
Palmira Capital Partners launches first in-house pan-European logistics fund
Kansas commits $40m to real estate fund
Madison Realty Capital raises $485m for debt fund
Nov 27, 2015
Walton Street raises $689m for real estate fund
CalSTRS commits $756m to global real estate
ADIA buys hotel in Manhattan
Massachusetts retirement fund seeks infrastructure manager
Blackstone buys multifamily portfolios in U.S. and Japan
Nov 20, 2015
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Blackstone to launch European real estate fund
AEW Europe launches City Retail Fund
Nebraska commits $10m to real estate fund
Two European offices sell for €631m
Nov 13, 2015
Recent commercial real estate transactions
CalPERS agrees to sell $3b in nonstrategic real estate
Washington state to invest $1b in infrastructure
Two Austin office assets to sell for $515m
BNP Paribas raises €320m for real estate fund
Nov 06, 2015
Recent commercial real estate transactions
Two Asia Pacific investors invest billions into U.S. logistics
GreenOak JV buys Manhattan apartments for $390m
CMBS delinquency rate drops slightly in October
Rialto holds $510m first close
Oct 30, 2015
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Qatar and Brookfield form JV on $8.6b NYC development
NYSCRF buys stake in $1.6b office portfolio
Walton JV buys pan-European hotel portfolio for €420m
Massachusetts pension seeks value-added real estate fund
Oct 23, 2015
Recent commercial real estate transactions
Japanese pension funds could invest $1.8b in global real estate
Phoenix commits $25m to Brazilian real estate
Missouri pension fund invests $4m in core real estate
LACERS commits to €27m to European real estate
Oct 16, 2015
Recent commercial real estate transactions
NorthStar acquires majority stake in Townsend Group
Real estate outperforms for several public pension funds
Core, open-end fund returns dip in third quarter
Idaho Endowment Fund commits $150m to two open-end funds
Oct 09, 2015
Recent commercial real estate transactions
TPG raises more than $2b
Korean investor buys Manhattan building
Gerrity fund holds final close of $313.7m
CPPIB JV launches £1b U.K. logistics partnership
Oct 02, 2015
Recent commercial real estate transactions
Noble Hospitality Fund holds final close of $233m
Colorado pension fund commits $20m to real estate
GIC and Heitman form retail JVs with Macerich
KSL Capital Partners holds final close of $2.68b
Sep 25, 2015
Recent commercial real estate transactions
Two Asia-based investors buy and sell offices located in Chicago
New Mexico commits $75m to multifamily fund
Azerbaijan SWF makes first real estate investment in Japan
Texas Municipal searches for general investment consultant
Sep 18, 2015
Recent commercial real estate transactions
Two infrastructure funds hold closings
Middle Eastern developer eyes Chicago office
Office market fundamentals show moderate growth in major U.S. cities
Griffin-American JV to acquire Trilogy Health Services for $1.1b
Sep 11, 2015
Recent commercial real estate transactions
Michigan Retirement Systems commits $505m to real estate
AXA to build Spanish hospital for U.S. investors
Redevco forms €500m retail real estate JV
Blackstone buys Strategic Hotels for $6b
Sep 04, 2015
Recent commercial real estate transactions
Canadian property fund holds final close
Record Japan hotel portfolio deal closes
Patrizia invests €200m in Copenhagen property for German scheme
Singapore's GIC invests $300m in India JV
Aug 27, 2015
Recent commercial real estate transactions
Asia Pacific outlook remains positive
CalPERS JV sells Boston office for $300m
CalSTRS commits $850m to real estate
TIAA-CREF creates $4.8b European office JV
Aug 21, 2015
Recent commercial real estate transactions
Sharon Ballenger passes away
Virginia commits $100m to global real estate fund
U.S. firm buys more Portugal assets
Shanghai investor buys NYC property for $1b project
Aug 14, 2015
Recent commercial real estate transactions
Texas Municipal commits $783m to real estate
Foreign investors acquire three Manhattan buildings for $2.4b
Japanese REIT buys office property
CPPIB buys U.K. student-housing properties
Aug 07, 2015
Recent commercial real estate transactions
Hong Kong investor pays $390m for NYC office
Morgan Stanley raises $1.7b for global real estate fund
J.P. Morgan buys two assets for $1.1b
TIAA-CREF raises $3b for global agriculture investment
Jul 31, 2015
Recent commercial real estate transactions
CCCERA commits $100m to natural resources
Illinois Municipal searches for real estate manager of managers
Strategic Hotels purchases remaining stake in NYC hotel
Lone Star to buy U.K. property firm for $1.1b
Jul 24, 2015
Texas school fund commits to European property fund
Robert Weaver leaves TPG Real Estate
Energy fund holds final close
Mesa West launches real estate debt fund
KKR infrastructure fund invests in solar
Jul 17, 2015
Recent commercial real estate transactions
Hammes holds $430m final close for healthcare fund
Tristan Capital raises €1.5b for EPISO IV fund
Louisiana Teachers searches for investment consultant
Ford service center sells for $250m
Jul 10, 2015
Recent commercial real estate transactions
Two London offices sell for £430m
CBRE study points to upswing in Midwest secondary markets
Texas Teachers commits $450m to real estate
Skanska invests $281m in new office building in Boston
Jul 03, 2015
Recent commercial real estate transactions
CBRE Global Investors holds $1.3b final close
Torchlight raises $835m for debt fund
C-III Capital Partners launches real estate debt fund
Catalyst holds first close
Jun 26, 2015
Recent commercial real estate transactions
Four European portfolios sell for more than €2.5b
REITs invest $874m in senior housing
CBREGI raises $204m for fourth fund
Illinois commits $30m to real estate
Jun 17, 2015
Recent commercial real estate transactions
Sun Life to acquire Bentall Kennedy for C$560m
Kentucky Teachers commits $60m to real estate fund
Four of world's top five most expensive office markets are in Asia
REITs make portfolio buys worth $1.1b
Jun 12, 2015
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REITs buy U.S. property portfolios for $1b
Singapore complex sells for $1.27b
Nordic fund holds first close
CLSA Capital reaches $1b target
Jun 05, 2015
Recent commercial real estate transactions
Asian investor buys Seattle property
Berkshire fund holds final close
Mesirow Financial holds final close
Hospitality Properties Trust forms $397m sale-leaseback
May 29, 2015
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New York City attracts investment in new billion-dollar deals
Japanese investor sells D.C. office for $260m
Two senior housing portfolios change hands for $985m
First quarter sets highest fundraising volume since third quarter 2008
May 22, 2015
Recent commercial real estate transactions
Three NYC properties to sell for $2.9b
Chicago pension fund searches for infrastructure managers
CalPERS forms Asia Pacific infrastructure partnership
Maine commits $25m to real estate
May 15, 2015
Recent commercial real estate transactions
Texas Teachers commits $1.07b to real estate
Wisconsin commits $225m to two real estate funds
Lend Lease forms $1.5b Chicago development JV
Rubenstein Partners markets third fund
May 08, 2015
Recent commercial real estate transactions
Kayne Anderson closes fund with $1b
Oregon commits $150m to debt fund
Landmark fund holds $1.6b final close
European hotel segment sees soaring investment volume
May 01, 2015
Recent commercial real estate transactions
ADIA invests in Hong Kong hotels in $2.4b deal
Pan-Asian fund nears $1b target
Fed maintains interest rates at April meeting
PREI to purchase Florida mall
Apr 24, 2015
Recent commercial real estate transactions
Two billion dollar mergers announced with $8b price tag
Lone Star holds final close for real estate fund
Retail development growing, Russia number one retail market
GGP acquires NYC building for $1.8b
Apr 17, 2015
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BNP Paribas to develop U.K. residential project
Southwest fund raises $296m
South Dakota commits $334m to Blackstone fund
More than $20b worth of properties sold in NYC in Q1
Apr 10, 2015
Asia-focused fund holds final close
TH Real Estate exits German JV
Global real estate investment volume hits $148b in Q1
PATRIZIA holds two fund closes
Arkansas Teachers commits $30m to real estate fund
Apr 03, 2015
Recent commercial real estate transactions
Avik Mukhopadhyay named head of new J.P. Morgan direct investment platform
Mapletree holds final close for Japanese fund
CPPIB partners with Hermes Infrastructure in U.K. ports deal
Nordic fund exceeds equity target
Mar 27, 2015
Recent commercial real estate transactions
Andie Kang to leave NPS, join IGIS
Finnish consortium invests in shopping center development
Altarea Cogedim buys French mall from Orion for €400m
CarVal holds final close
Mar 20, 2015
Recent commercial real estate transactions
Two Boston offices sell for $580m
Infrastructure fund holds $1b final close
Fed maintains current rate, leaves door open for a change
Tristan launches EPISO 4
Mar 13, 2015
Recent commercial real estate transactions
Two more pension plans invest with Blackstone
Indiana invests $75m with Harrison
Two U.K. student housing portfolios sell for $2b
Starwood fund holds $5.6b final close
Mar 06, 2015
Recent commercial real estate transactions
Westbrook to purchase NYC portfolio for $650m
FCP markets third fund
Illinois Municipal commits $170m to real estate
Cortland pays $213m for apartment portfolio
Feb 27, 2015
Recent commercial real estate transactions
Investors in U.K. expand interest beyond London
Hispania forms hotel REIT, pays €322 for portfolio
Interest rate hike may come later this year
Cornerstone markets 10th real estate fund
Feb 20, 2015
Recent commercial real estate transactions
Alaska commits $150m to real assets
Australian investor buys London development site
Brooklyn apartments sell for $275m
AXA Real Estate raises more that €1.5b
Feb 13, 2015
Recent commercial real estate transactions
Blackstone to buy stake in $4b RXR portfolio
SFERS raises real assets target, commits $150m to Blackstone
Magna markets fifth hotel fund
Rockspring JV buys German retail warehouse portfolio
Feb 06, 2015
Recent commercial real estate transactions
Westfield portfolio sells for $925m
Tristan to buy German assets for €450m
Texas C&D commits $40m to opportunistic real estate
Orange County commits $175m to energy
Jan 30, 2015
Recent commercial real estate transactions
Westbrook fund holds first close
Blackstone sells Sydney property and European Valad
PGGM forms second partnership with Legal & General
CBRE Global Investment Partners fund exceeds $1.2b
Jan 23, 2015
Recent commercial real estate transactions
Lone Star launches $5b real estate fund
Chinese insurance company buys London office for £327m
Hong Kong offices are most expensive in the world
Northern Horizon launches niche real estate fund
Jan 16, 2015
Recent commercial real estate transactions
LaSalle holds $214m final close for fourth Canadian fund
WCP raises $250m for fourth fund
Sterling Organization markets new fund
Louisiana Teachers commits $70m to noncore real estate
Jan 09, 2015
Recent commercial real estate transactions
2014 proved to be stellar year for REITs
Spanish firm buys London office for £265m
New York City returns to top spot for foreign investors' capital
Energy Spectrum holds $1.2b final close for seventh fund
Jan 02, 2015
Sareb completes institutional transactions valued close to $1b
Related raises $117m for second real estate fund
Lone Star raises $1.3b for residential mortgage fund
Multifamily fund raises $198m
U.S. economy grows at fastest pace since 2003
Dec 26, 2014
Intu Properties acquires Puerto Venecia mall for €451m
Blackstone holds final close for Asia fund
Texas C&D commits $40m to real estate
Almanac nears $1b target
Two seniors living portfolio sold for $1.23b
Dec 19, 2014
Recent commercial real estate transactions
Sterling exceeds fundraising target
New Mexico commits $45m to niche real estate
North Carolina commits $550m to real estate
Townsend markets second real estate fund
Dec 12, 2014
Recent commercial real estate transactions
AEW Europe raises €1.3b for LOGISTIS
Ohio Police & Fire to commit up to $200m to real estate in 2015
OPERF invests $150m in real estate, plans alternatives commitments
PSERS commits $450m to energy, $200m to real estate
Dec 05, 2014
Recent commercial real estate transactions
Standard Life launches debt fund, holds final close
KPERS to commit up to $350m to real estate in 2015
REITs have steady yet positive November, led by infrastructure
Embarcadero Capital in talks to sell S.F. office for $215m
Nov 28, 2014
Gaw Capital buys another London office
North Dakota commits up to $105m to infrastructure
South Carolina to commit up to $900m to real estate separate accounts
GIC forms JV to invest $500m in Indonesia
Griffin Capital REIT to merge with Signature Office REIT
Nov 21, 2014
Recent commercial real estate transactions
Stephen Blank to retire from ULI
NMERB commits $65m to real estate, real assets
Carlyle raises an additional $600m
Louisiana Teachers commits to energy
Nov 14, 2014
Recent commercial real estate transactions
Third quarter fundraising totals
Hermes forms two new office investment ventures
TIAA-CREF sells office tower to Salesforce for $640m
Heitman launches European real estate fund
Nov 07, 2014
Recent commercial real estate transactions
NBIM invests in London office property
NMSIC commits $75m to Blackstone
CMBS delinquency rate sees biggest rise in two years
AMP Capital exceeds $1b target
Oct 31, 2014
Recent commercial real estate transactions
American Realty raises $4.3b for two funds
TH Real Estate makes second Australian investment
The Rockefeller Group to acquire majority interest in TA Realty
Dutch fund to invest €75m in residential mortgages instead of bonds
Oct 24, 2014
Recent commercial real estate transactions
UPDATED: CCCERA commits $240m to noncore real estate
LaSalle buys in Paris, sells in London and Japan
Hulic REIT buys seven properties for ¥47 billion
Stockland sells stake in Australian shopping center, buys another
Oct 17, 2014
Recent commercial real estate transactions
ECE holds €500m first close for second center fund
Unibail-Rodamco sells another six malls for €850m
China's retail sector continues rapid expansion, outlook 'cautiously optimistic'
Blackstone buys London office building for £175m
Oct 10, 2014
Recent commercial real estate transactions
Mega-funds continue to dominate fundraising
GIC pays $1.6b for Tokyo office component, sells London office for $945m
Parkway Properties buys and sells office assets
Iowa switches REIT managers
Oct 03, 2014
Recent commercial real estate transactions
Amstar holds $106m close
Lone Star buys apartment portfolio for $1.8b
Investors return to market while leasing activity increases
CMBS delinquency gets back on track in September
Sep 26, 2014
Recent commercial real estate transactions
Brookfield fund holds $805m close
Equus to launch 10th investment fund
Goldman Sachs buys South Towne Center for $250m
Stellar JV buys Manhattan apartment assets
Sep 19, 2014
Recent commercial real estate transactions
Multifamily fund holds $260m close
Core-plus fund holds $950m close
Tallahassee commits to forestland manager
Inland trusts sell and buy assets totaling $1.4b
Sep 12, 2014
Recent commercial real estate transactions
Commercial real estate industry improves sustainability
Townsend recommends LACERS invest $140m in core real estate
Retail REIT to invest in five properties in Japan
Three San Francisco office properties sell for $886m
Sep 05, 2014
Recent commercial real estate transactions
Cook County issues RFP for noncore real estate manager
LaSalle buys Chicago office property for $210m
NMSIC commits $75m to European fund
Stoltz launches $250m real estate fund
Aug 29, 2014
Recent commercial real estate transactions
Illinois TRS searches for real estate consultant, commits $300m to real estate
Savanna acquires controlling interest in Queens high-rise
LaSalle awarded $1b U.K. property mandate
CubeSmart buys 26 self-storage assets for $223m
Aug 22, 2014
Recent commercial real estate transactions
AEW Europe buys four offices for €301m
Harrison Street buys senior housing portfolio, sells healthcare portfolio
LaSalle receives $1b mandate, holds second close
Three Chinese development sites sell for $1b
Aug 15, 2014
Recent commercial real estate transactions
Crown Estate JVs purchase two London retail properties for $1.2b
Allianz buys two German assets for $429m
MassPRIM re-ups with Townsend for real estate, timber consulting services
Sacramento invests $85m between three commitments
Aug 08, 2014
Recent commercial real estate transactions
Spanish property assets change hands
Ivanhoé Cambridge, Sears Canada sell interests in Canadian shopping center
Mori Hills REIT buys Tokyo office for $744m
NYSTRS commits $350m to real estate during Q2
Aug 01, 2014
Recent commercial real estate transactions
JP Morgan buys Hawaiian retail mall for $700m
New York REIT pays $335m for Twitter HQ
Cousins buys North Carolina office property for $215m
Blackstone to buy two more assets in London
Jul 25, 2014
Recent commercial real estate transactions
Meridian launches second fund
CalSTRS to sell another asset
Lubert-Adler sells two shopping centers for $336m
Chicago Teachers searches for commodities manager
Jul 18, 2014
Recent commercial real estate transactions
Kimco buys 37 retail properties for $936m
Empire pays $734m for two Manhattan offices
CBRE sells 32 properties in the Netherlands to Lone Star
Iron Point raises $268m for third real estate fund
Jul 11, 2014
Recent commercial real estate transactions
UBS raises $380m for second infrastructure fund
Lone Star pays $233.5m for 15-property portfolio
Vornado buys another NYC property for $700m
AllianceBernstein raises $60m for second real estate fund
Jul 04, 2014
Recent commercial real estate transactions
Sparinvest holds €317m close for fund of funds
Ohio SERS to increase allocation to real assets, focus on core
Cypress Equities has $400m final close on retail fund
Lowe JV sells Seattle hotel for $127m
Jun 27, 2014
Recent commercial real estate transactions
Canadian pension funds buy Manhattan office properties
NBIM to invest $9b annually in real estate through 2016, begin investing in infrastructure
J.P. Morgan buys three San Francisco assets for $415m
Texas C&D commits $100m to real estate, $70m to infrastructure
Jun 20, 2014
Recent commercial real estate transactions
Pan-Asian real estate fund raises $537m
Two Hong Kong office developments sell for $1.12b
Invesco Office J-REIT buys Japanese office assets valued at $1.3b
LGT Clerestory raises $123m for fund of funds
Jun 13, 2014
Recent commercial real estate transactions
DDR and Blackstone form $2b retail JV to acquire shopping centers
Steen & Strøm sells five Swedish shopping centers for $486m
Green REIT acquires Irish portfolio for €375m
New Mexico commits $75m to real estate debt
Jun 06, 2014
Recent commercial real estate transactions
Oregon PERF approves $425m in noncore real estate commitments
LACERA increases real estate separate accounts, proposes updates to investment policy
Texas ERS commits $116m to European fund of funds
U.K. housing prices spike
May 30, 2014
Recent commercial real estate transactions
NYSCRF commits $500m to Artemis
MassPRIM considers commitment of $50m to DivcoWest co-investments
RockBridge raises $220m for hospitality fund
Chicago Teachers commits $50m to industrial real estate
May 23, 2014
Recent commercial real estate transactions
Texas ERS aims to commit $325m to real estate during fiscal year
Three NYC properties sell in two separate deals for $1.3b
GPT buys four Australian office assets for $900m
Morgan Stanley raises $138m for secondaries fund
May 16, 2014
Recent commercial real estate transactions
Blackstone buys Vegas resort for $1.7b
AXA JV pays €475m for office building in Belgium
Health Care REIT invests $386m in 10-property portfolio
Open-end funds down in first quarter
May 09, 2014
Recent commercial real estate transactions
Meadow Partners launches third fund
Delaware commits $40m to value-added real estate
Tishman pays $517m for London office
DivcoWest holds $976m final close for fourth fund
May 02, 2014
Recent commercial real estate transactions
Illinois Muni commits $208m to non-U.S. real estate
Kimco completes 24-property acquisition for $270 million
Wisconsin commits $80m to core JV with Essex
Apollo buys 35 properties in Europe
Apr 25, 2014
Recent commercial real estate transactions
U.S. industrial market continues recovery in first quarter 2014
Mexican reforms attract private infrastructure investors
Virginia commits $104m to value-add European RE
Embarcadero holds final close for fourth fund
Apr 18, 2014
Recent commercial real estate transactions
Blackstone to pay $410m for CBD Sydney office building
U.S. office market absorption increases significantly in first quarter 2014
LACERA to potentially invest $1.5b in real estate
New Mexico commits $185m to REITs, European real estate
Apr 11, 2014
Recent commercial real estate transactions
Walton Street launches first debt fund, receives TMRS commitment
Italian real estate group sells French assets for $1.7b
GIC buys Tokyo property for $1b
TH Real Estate replaces outlet mall fund
Apr 04, 2014
Recent commercial real estate transactions
TH Real Estate launches German retail fund
Swift holds $324m final close for value-added fund
Exeter raises $591m for third industrial fund
Alcion raises $269m for third distressed fund
Mar 28, 2014
Recent commercial real estate transactions
Blackstone holds $7b close
Post-crisis funds hold billion-dollar final closes
February transactions slow back down in 2014
Worthe buys Burbank office for $109m
Mar 21, 2014
Recent commercial real estate acquisitions
MassPRIM to vote on RFP for real estate consultant
J.P. Morgan buys Philadelphia apartment complex
Oaktree JV pays $103m for Florida office complex
PSERS invests $200m in real estate
Mar 14, 2014
Recent commercial real estate acquisitions
Chicago retirement fund issues industrial manager RFP
Ohio SERS searches for third REIT manager
LEM raises additional $15.5m for third debt fund
Brookfield marketing fourth debt fund
Mar 07, 2014
Recent commercial real estate acquisitions
Unemployment rate hangs steady, but labor participation rate at 35-year low
Two Californian firms buy Hawaiian resort property
OFS launches $175m energy fund
Crow Holdings buys historic Denver hotel
Feb 28, 2014
Recent commercial real estate acquisitions
CalSTRS commits $818m to real estate
Alaska Permanent Fund commits $200m to power infrastructure
Clarion and Campus raise $115m for student housing fund
Michigan retirement system invests $55m in real estate
Feb 21, 2014
Recent commercial real estate acquisitions
Blackstone's Asian fund nears $4b fundraising goal
Illinois Teachers increases real estate allocations
U.S. investors plan $48b in real estate commitments
Manhattan's Standard, High Line hotel changes hands
Feb 14, 2014
Recent commercial real estate acquisitions
Fresno County invests in infrastructure
Alaska Board commits $75m to real estate
MassPRIM sets aside $1b for real estate and timber in 2014
Lone Star launches ninth global debt fund
Feb 07, 2014
Recent commercial real estate acquisitions
Easterly raises $114m for fund targeting government tenants
Industry veterans form Coretrust Capital Partners
Global transaction volumes at highest level since 2007
Greenland Group buys L.A. plot
Jan 31, 2014
Recent commercial real estate acquisitions
Large funds dominate fundraising activity
Tristan Capital fund holds €950m close
New York Teachers commits $535m to real estate
Garrison Investment raises $153m for third fund
Jan 24, 2014
Recent commercial real estate acquisitions
Louisiana Teachers commit $175m to real assets
Chinese investors' international spending increases to $7b in 2013
Oklahoma Firefighters commits $15m to Hall Capital
Bridge Investment holds first close for senior housing fund
Jan 17, 2014
George Ahl leaves M3 Capital
JPMorgan's Anne Pfeiffer passes away
Recent commercial real estate acquisitions
StepStone hires three to run real assets program
WHI launches high-return property fund
Jan 10, 2014
Recent commercial real estate acquisitions
Rialto raises $1.3b for second debt fund
Artemis raises $423m for second fund
Alaska commits $150m to listed infrastructure
CDH closes opportunistic fund
Jan 03, 2014
Recent commercial real estate acquisitions
ARA sells China property for $413m
Virtu Investments markets third fund
REITs pile into public market in 2013
Big funds make splash in 2013
Dec 20, 2013
Recent commercial real estate acquisitions
Harbert raises $110m for latest fund
Florida to up real estate allocation
LACERA approves €100m European industrial commitment
Kentucky reaches target allocation to real estate
Dec 13, 2013
Recent commercial real estate acquisitions
CPPIB to acquire Saskatchewan farmland portfolio
Oklahoma Teachers to commit $338m to real estate
Rockland Capital closes second power fund
Bridge Investment raises fundraising target on senior housing fund
Dec 06, 2013
Recent commercial real estate acquisitions
Massachusetts PRIM makes follow-on commitment
Westfield buys World Trade Center mall stake for $800m
Allianz Real Estate acquires first U.S. retail property
Shui On sells Shanghai project for $545m
Nov 22, 2013
Recent commercial real estate acquisitions
Sacramento County invests in European debt
WTGoodman enters $1.4b Brazilian opportunity
Bridge enters senior housing and medical sectors
CIM Group raises $813m for eighth fund
Nov 15, 2013
Recent commercial real estate acquisitions
Texas TRS invests $219m in infrastructure
Principal Real Estate raises $258m for debt fund
Sparinvest raises capital for third property fund
GLP launches China logistics fund
Nov 08, 2013
Lone Star surpasses fundraising goal, raises $6.6b
Mesa West exceeds fundraising target in latest fund
Recent commercial real estate acquisitions
American Realty raises $3.9b for open-end funds
Goddard fund enters Atlanta market
Nov 01, 2013
Recent commercial real estate acquisitions
Pramerica closes fourth debt vehicle
Brookfield invests $1.4b to increase GGP interest
RDIF and Caisse des Depots launch Russia-France investment fund
Hines, Goldman partner with Pontiac Land on NYC development
Oct 25, 2013
Recent commercial real estate acquisitions
Harrison raises $748m for open-end fund
CPPIB forms $240m Brazilian residential venture
Berkshire names new president
NYRR buys Manhattan office building for $528m
Oct 18, 2013
Recent commercial real estate acquisitions
Lone Star real estate fund holds first close
JPMorgan sells Chase Manhattan Plaza for $725 million
Singerman holds final close for opportunistic fund
CBRE buys Chicago office building on behalf of Korean investors
Oct 11, 2013
Recent commercial real estate acquisitions
Crow Holdings fund holds $1.067 billion close
ASB buys San Francisco office building for $110 million
Ohio SERS commits $100 million to core, open-end fund
CBRE exceeds target with third multifamily development fund
Oct 04, 2013
Recent commercial real estate acquisitions
CBRE Capital Partners debt fund CIO and president leaves firm
California pension plans trade L.A. property in $900 million deal
Bridge Investment holds $595.5 million final close
Vermont seeks new noncore real estate manager
Sep 27, 2013
Recent commercial real estate acquisitions
SDCERS to invest $190 million in real estate by 2018
New Jersey invests in new China logistics fund
Alaska Retirement enters infrastructure sector
Regent holds first close for second office fund
Sep 20, 2013
Recent commercial real estate acquisitions
SFERS approves $25 million follow-on investment
The Townsend Group raises $252.3 million for first opportunistic fund
CRPTF plans to commit $250 million to open-end core funds
European real estate investment managers to merge
Sep 13, 2013
Recent commercial real estate acquisitions
DivcoWest launches fourth value-added fund
Merlone Geier holds final close
Pennsylvania SERS approves $50 million commitment
Montana State Board makes follow-on core investment
Sep 06, 2013
Recent commercial real estate acquisitions
Brookfield Infrastructure invests $490 million in Brazilian toll roads
Torchlight raises $420 million for fourth debt fund
Parkway Properties to acquire Thomas Properties in $1.2 billion merger
Brandywine acquires two Philadelphia towers for $331.8 million
Aug 30, 2013
Recent commercial real estate acquisitions
CalSTRS invests $620 million to real estate in second quarter
CCCERA invests $150 million in distressed real estate
NMERB makes first-time investment
CNL buys senior portfolio for $457 million
Aug 23, 2013
Recent commercial real estate acquisitions
Blackstone launches fourth European fund
SFERS approves first-time investment with Gaw Capital
Illinois TRS plans to invest $600 million in real estate
Mack Real Estate Group launches to invest in real estate
Aug 16, 2013
Recent commercial real estate acquisitions
SDCERS invests $20 million in European real estate fund
Bentall Kennedy hires Wes Ahrens for industrial asset management
Phoenix Property Investors raises additional capital for fifth Asian fund
PREI buys office portfolio from Blackstone for $400 million
Aug 09, 2013
Recent commercial real estate acquisitions
KTR Capital Partners closes third fund at $1.2 billion
Equity, AvalonBay prepare to sell German housing unit
KTB Asset Management sells office building in Seoul
ASB Real Estate spends $230 million for its core fund
Aug 02, 2013
Recent commercial real estate acquisitions
Square Mile hires new vice president
Chicago Park Employees enters infrastructure
Eric Adler named CEO of PREI
Liberty Property acquires operating partnership of Cabot fund
Jul 26, 2013
Recent commercial real estate acquisitions
Heitman raises additional $506.3 million for open-end fund
Brookfield closes Strategic Real Estate Partners Fund
APFC commits $100 million to U.S. industrial
Empire sells Safeway properties for $990 million
Jul 19, 2013
Recent commercial real estate acquisitions
Pennsylvania SERS approves $30 million investment
Ram Realty Partners III holds final close
Texas Teachers invests $550 million in real estate and infrastructure
Franklin Street buys Denver office for $213 million
Jul 12, 2013
Recent commercial real estate transactions
SEC lifts ban on general solicitation
CPPIB forms 50-50 London office partnership
Invesco raises $339 million for third fund
Asia-focused fund exceeds $1 billion target in final close
Jul 05, 2013
Recent commercial real estate transactions
CalPERS invests in two emerging managers through Canyon Catalyst Fund
Jim Hime leaves ADIA
Fir Tree raises $300 million for its third fund
J.P. Morgan appoints CIO for infrastructure division
Jun 28, 2013
Recent commercial real estate transactions
Almanac Realty invests $100 million with hotel finance firm
Oregon PERF commits $200 million to Amstar venture
Stonepeak exceeds $1 billion fundraising goal
PCCP raises $209 million for its sixth fund
Jun 21, 2013
Recent commercial real estate transactions
Illinois TRS commits additional $275 million to real estate
KBS REIT III acquires three office properties for $269 million
SDCERA issues real estate consultant RFP
Gaw Capital holds third close for opportunistic real estate fund
Jun 14, 2013
Blackstone raises $1.5 billion for Asia fund
LACERA approves $1.2 billion real estate plan
New Jersey Division of Investments to sell nearly $1 billion in secondaries
Recent commercial real estate transactions
Cypress raises $195 million for retail fund
Jun 07, 2013
Recent commercial real estate transactions
CCCERA invests $60 million in two real estate funds
Rockwood raises $511 million for ninth fund
Sovereign wealth funds in the Middle East shift attention to regional investments
CIM Group raises $450 million for seventh fund
May 31, 2013
Recent commercial real estate transactions
Texas ERS plans $345 million in real estate commitments in fiscal year 2014
New Mexico approves European investment
Tiziana Galassini joins LaSalle Investment Management
South Carolina invests in opportunistic real estate funds
May 24, 2013
Mexican REIT purchases industrial properties for $600 million
Asieh Mansour to retire from real estate research industry
Bentall Kennedy appoints new senior vice president
Recent commercial real estate acquisitions
Blackstone, Prologis acquire industrial portfolio
May 17, 2013
Hines sells three Southern California buildings for $550 million
CalSTRS looks for real estate portfolio manager
Recent commercial real estate acquisitions
DDR Corp. takes full control of Blackstone JV for $1.46 billion
LatAm IV makes Brazilian residential investment
May 10, 2013
Ares to buy AREA Property Partners
Recent commercial real estate acquisitions
LaSalle to sell logistics portfolio to Japanese investors
SFERS approves commitment to multifamily fund
LACERA hires three new separate account managers
May 03, 2013
Recent commercial real estate acquisitions
TA Associates Realty holds $1.56 billion final close for value-added fund
Ascott REIT to acquire properties in China and Japan for $287 million
Mariner holds final close for opportunistic fund
Argosy raises $26 million for opportunistic fund
Apr 26, 2013
PREI holds €560 million close for its third fund
NYSTRS invests $164.6 million in real estate
Blackstone raises $1.35 billion for second debt fund
Texas Permanent School Fund issues real estate consultant RFP
Henderson launches $200 million U.S. student housing fund
Apr 19, 2013
About $1.38 billion in commercial real estate traded hands in recent weeks
CalPERS acquires core apartment portfolio in Manhattan
LEM Capital raises $203.5 million for third high-yield debt fund
Spear Street agrees to buy Manhattan building for $250 million
GLP to invest $500 million to expand Brazil operations
Apr 12, 2013
Kayne Anderson raises $675 million for opportunistic fund
Prime Finance debt fund closes in excess of $600 million target
Senior housing market experiences stalled recovery
PCCP raises $212 million for second fund
Texas Teachers commits $465 million to real estate
Apr 05, 2013
REITs rise 8 percent in first quarter
Arkansas Teachers invests $20 million in real estate fund
Northern Virginia apartment towers trade for $322.2 million
Latitude Management raises $242.2 million for third fund
SEB raises $385 million from sale of three Berlin properties
Mar 29, 2013
LACERA commits additional $100 million to Capri Capital Partners
Massachusetts retirement system issues RFP for core managers
FSBA searches for real estate and strategic investments consultant
New Mexico Council commits $200 million to infrastructure
WHI Real Estate Partners hires managing principal
Mar 22, 2013
Illinois SURS commits $300 million to two core open-end funds
Lone Star raises $333.4 million for distressed debt fund
PSERS commits $150 million to value-added funds
CalPERS invests $250 million in industrial partnership
GTIS Partners raises $155.3 million for residential fund
Mar 15, 2013
Harrison Street holds first close for fourth fund in series
Indiana Public Retirement System invests $100 million in core fund
GEM Realty Capital seeks $750 million for fifth fund
CalSTRS invests $106 million in real estate
Oaktree JV buys $240 million office portfolio
Mar 08, 2013
Head of Towers Watson's real estate research team passes away
IPERS invests $200 million in real estate debt
FSBA hires two new firms for appraisal management administration
Dune Real Estate raises $175 million with latest fund
Alaska Retirement plans infrastructure manager search
Mar 01, 2013
Paladin holds $75 million first close for Latin America fund
AEW holds first close for opportunistic fund
Sony sells Tokyo property to Japanese REIT for $1.2 billion
Meyer Bergman raises $213 million for second fund
Illinois Teachers hires two advisers for real estate co-investment program
Feb 22, 2013
Ferrovial buys U.K. utility service company for $589 million
H/2 Capital raises $475 million for core real estate debt fund
Bascom raises $11.5 million for second fund
SFERS makes two separate real estate commitments
VRS invests $50 million in Japan-focused fund
Feb 21, 2013
3Q/2012 Capital Flows: Sales Dominate Activity
Feb 15, 2013
CalSTRS rehires Townsend Group as real estate consultant
Gigantic Blackstone fund boosts 2012 fundraising total
APFC seeks real estate investment analyst
OCERS transfers global REIT portfolio from LaSalle to BlackRock
Blackstone spends €240 million to enter Polish logistics market
Feb 08, 2013
TMRS searches for new real estate manager
Blackstone to buy stake in 40 U.S. shopping centers
Stockbridge names two new vice presidents, asset managers
NYSTRS commits $125 million to real estate
Avanti Strategic Land Investors VII closes at $137 million
Feb 01, 2013
LaSalle raises $283.3 million for value-added fund
Northwood raises more than $500 million in third close
Berkshire Multifamily Value Fund III holds first close
BWC makes first value-added real estate investment
Paladin Realty launches second Colombian venture
Jan 25, 2013
Colony American Homes nears final close
Pearlmark Real Estate launches debt fund
Macquarie Group launches third infrastructure fund in a series
New Jersey could sell $1 billion in real estate fund investments
KPERS invests $90 million in infrastructure and real estate funds
Jan 18, 2013
Hungerford Properties extends final close date for Western Canada fund
Hunt acquires $1.2 billion Tuckerman platform
TCRS invests $55 million in two real estate funds
Paul Dolinoy retires from Hunt Investment Management
J.P. Morgan hires new managing director and client portfolio manager
Aug 19, 2013
August 19, 2013: 1Q/2013 Capital Flows
Jun 11, 2013
May 21, 2013
4Q/2012 Capital Flows: Investors end 2012 with year-end buying spree
Jan 11, 2013
Florida commits $400 million to real estate and infrastructure
Cerberus Capital buys 877 supermarkets in $3.3 billion deal
Stonebridge Financial holds final close for first fund
Covenant Capital closes apartment fund
North Carolina Retirement invests $670 million in real estate
Jan 04, 2013
Nonfarm payroll employment rises by 155,000 in December
LaSalle acquires majority interest in Liberty Hotel in Boston
MHI Hospitality Corp. announces retirement of CFO, appoints successor
Simon Property Group and CalPERS affiliate IMI form joint venture
Brookfield raises $120 million for Brazil timber fund
Dec 31, 2012
Fortress holds $1.65 billion final close for Japan fund
Starwood Energy launches billion-dollar infrastructure fund
Crow Holdings Capital Partners
Indiana Retirement System commits $75 million to Stockbridge Fund
Harrison Street launches fourth opportunistic fund
Dec 17, 2012
Harbor Group and affiliates acquire 1 S. Wacker for $221 million
Cordea Savills buys two London assets
Ivanhoe forms partnership with Callahan Capital
Parmenter IV makes seventh acquisition
Rockspring holds final closing for TransEuropean Fund
Dec 10, 2012
Parkway purchases three office towers for $228 million
Ivanhoe Cambridge acquires interest in two London multifamily properties
Heitman acquires warsaw business park for €116 million
Primaris purchases two shopping centers for C$317.6 million
Illinois Teachers issues RFP, posts positive real estate returns
Dec 03, 2012
Lehman Brothers Holdings sells Archstone ownership
DivcoWest buys four-property office portfolio
Norwegian Pension Fund purchases first Swiss property for $1.03 billion
AP2 invests $325 million in U.S. properties
CalSTRS Invests $650 million in real estate
Nov 19, 2012
Harrison Street Raises $391 Million for Core Fund
Brilla Group appoints Luis Antonio Marquez-Heine
Douglas Lee joins Metropolitan Real Estate
Hines promotes Dan Eifert
Blankenship joins Cassidy Turley
Nov 12, 2012
Westbrook Holds $1.6 Billion Final Close
Walton Street Holds $710 Million First Close
Alaska Permanent Approves Follow-on $200 Million to Residential Real Estate
Paladin Makes First Investment in Uruguay
Hines promotes Todd Adams and hires Chris Keber
Nov 05, 2012
Thayer Holds $70 Million First Close for Sixth Fund
Kylie Rampa appointed to managing director
Cresa hires Dolores Minardi
Parmenter Realty hires new managing director
Hines promotes Mary McCarthy
Oct 29, 2012
New Mexico Commits $50 Million to Rockpoint
Starwood Buys InTown Suites Portfolio for $735 Million
American Campus Purchases Student Housing Portfolio
Macerich Pays $1.25 Billion for Two New York Shopping Centers
Hines and Boston finalize Transbay Tower project
Oct 22, 2012
Hines Holds $210 Million Final Close
USAA acquires industrial portfolio
Transwestern purchases 1100 E. Madison St.
Cedar Realty Trust sells Pennsylvania retail portfolio
Times Square development site sells for $430 million
Oct 15, 2012
Blackstone holds $13.3 billion close
AXA and NBIM buy German assets
Ivanhoe Cambridge expands presence in Silicon Valley
Great Eagle Group enters New York City with hotel buy
Excel Trust pays $262.8 million for shopping center portfolio
Oct 08, 2012
USAA Real Estate Aims to Raise $2 Billion for Government Fund
AXA Real Estate Raises €1.4 Billion for Debt Platform
Blackstone Launches Debt Fund
Founders Properties Raises $20 Million for Office Industrial Fund
Illinois SURS Issues Real Estate Manager RFP
Oct 01, 2012
OPIC Commits $100 Million to IndoSpace Park II
Bay Capital Plans to Launch $400 Million Fund
Blackstone Selling Irvine Mixed-Use Property
CalPERS Selects Manager to Head Real Estate Emerging Manager Program
Commercial Real Estate Activity Expectations Down, Housing Market Sentiment Up
Sep 24, 2012
Behringer Harvard REIT I Plans New Houston Office Tower
CalPERS Searches for Second Manager for $1.84 Billion Multifamily Program
CalSTRS and Thomas Properties Purchase Austin Office Portfolio
Iron Point Partners Holds $750 Million Final Close
Lionstone Group Raises $98.5 Million for Second U.S. Land Fund
Sep 17, 2012
Alinda Capital Partners Holds $250 Million First Close
Colony Capital Fund Raises $270 Million
GI Partners Acquires First Asset for CalPERS Account
Paladin Realty Passes 25,000-Home Milestone in Latin America
Pennsylvania SERS Makes $10 Million Follow-on Investment with BPG
Sep 10, 2012
16 Fund Closings in Second Quarter Total Only $7.6 Billion
SC Capital Partners Holds $530 Million Final Close
Realty Income Buys American Realty Capital in $1.2 Billion Deal
Almanac Holds Final Close
Lexington Realty Trust Acquires Net Lease Strategic Assets Fund
Sep 03, 2012
Acadia Realty Trust Closes Fourth Fund with $541 Million
Townsend Group Holds $87 Million First Close for Multi-Strategy Fund
Tishman Speyer Exceeds $400 Million Fundraising Goal
Royal Senior Care Sells Majority of its Senior Housing Facilities
Regional Investment and Real Estate Capital Launch $200 Million Development Fund
Aug 20, 2012
Alex. Brown Realty Closes ABR Chesapeake Fund IV at $276 Million
CalPERS Commits $530 Million to Asia Real Estate Funds
Cushman & Wakefield to Acquire Client Services Group
Davis Cos. Acquires Boston Office Building
Parmenter Realty Raises $253 Million for Value-Added Fund
Aug 13, 2012
Goodman and CPPIB Launch Industrial Joint Venture
Hackman Capital Purchases Industrial Portfolio
Harbor Group Buys Four-Property Multifamily Portfolio for $130.5 Million
Hines REIT Places Williams Tower on the Market
Ivanhoe Cambridge Makes C$132.8 Million Brazilian Retail Investment
Aug 06, 2012
American Assets Trusts Pays $229 Million for Seattle Area Office Tower
Archon Group Acquires Multifamily Portfolio
Commercial Real Estate Posts Positive Returns in Second Quarter
NYSTRS Commits $100 Million to Two Real Estate Funds
Pramerica Real Estate Investors to Manage and Expand U.K. Portfolio
Jul 30, 2012
Pennsylvania SERS Commits $50 Million to Oaktree Fund
CPPIB Expands U.S. Multifamily Portfolio
Equity International Pans to Sell its Ownership Interest in BFRE
GE Capital Real Estate Provides First Mortgage to Blackstone
SL Green Realty Corp. Closes $481 Million Office Sale
Jul 23, 2012
American Campus Communities Acquires 15 Student Housing Properties
Brookfield Real Estate Opportunity Fund II Acquires Dallas Office Campus
Digital Realty Trust Acquires London Based Data Center Portfolio
Hines Global REIT Acquires Office Property in Australia
Security Properties Fund Completes Third Closing
Jul 16, 2012
Andrew Graiser and Emilio Amendola Launch A&G Realty Partners
Aviva Investors, Secured Capital Hold Second Close for Japan Fund
Clarion Partners, Kettler Plan $154 Million Apartment Complex
CPPIB Invests A$2 Billion in Australian Office Towers
Dexus Completes $770 Million Sale to Blackstone Group
Jul 09, 2012
Amstar Closes Turkey Retail Fund with €95 Million
Hines/Oaktree JV Acquires South Towne Corporate Center
Ivanhoe Cambridge Plans to Invest C$178 for New Canadian Outlet Mall
Office Properties in Secondary Markets Generate Investor Interest
Wheelock Holds $525 Million Final Close
Jul 02, 2012
CalPERS Buys Ownership Interest in Bentall Kennedy
JD Carlisle and DLJ Real Estate Sell Multifamily Asset for $280 Million
Younan Properties Sells Younan West Loop South
Jun 25, 2012
Brookfield Office Properties Pays $829 Million for London Offices
Goodman Enters North American Market with $1.5 Billion Industrial Property Investment Partnership
MGPA Acquires Eight-Property Office Portfolio in Japan
City of New York Renews Lease on Office Building in Manhattan
OPIC Board Approves Investment in Sub-Saharan African Real Estate Fund
Jun 18, 2012
CalPERS Invests $1.75 Billion in U.S. Office Properties
Nebraska Investment Council Makes First Commitment to Rockwood
New Mexico PERA Makes Follow-on Investment in Rockwood Fund Series
Stockbridge Capital Group Sells Lake View at Fremont
Jun 11, 2012
CNL Enters Partnership to Acquire Seven Seniors Housing Communities
Invesco Real Estate Acquires Manhattan Property
Ohio PERS Shifts $160 Million to Value-Added/Opportunistic Investments from Core Strategies
Walton Street Transfers WCI Portfolio
Jun 04, 2012
Deutsche Bank Wins $911 Million Loan Portfolio
DRA Buys U.S. Industrial Portfolio for $382.4 Million
Encore to Launch Second Fund Targeting Housing Investment
Hawaii Commits $40 Million to Two Opportunistic Funds
Illinois Teachers Commits $75 Million to LaSalle Asia Fund
May 28, 2012
Cole Acquires California Mall for $147 Million
Blackstone Checks into $1.9 Billion Hotel Deal
CalSTRS Buys Stake in LCOR, Acquires Multifamily Portfolio
CBRE Global Investors sell R-15 Land Parcel at Atlantic Station
Franklin Templeton Exceeds Fundraising Goal
May 21, 2012
Americas Ranks Best Performing Global Region in First Quarter 2012
CalPERS to Invest $500 Million in Tech Real Estate
CBRE Global Investors Acquires Thames Court
Hearthstone Plans to Launch First Residential Property Fund in U.K.
Ivanhoe Cambridge and Hines Plan to Build Office Tower in Chicago
May 14, 2012
17 Funds Reach Final Close During First Quarter 2012
Apollo Management Exceeds $650 Million Target Goal
Connecticut Plan Approves Real Estate Consultant RFP
Harvest Properties and Invesco Buy Historic San Francisco Office Property
KBS Legacy Partners Apartment REIT Purchases Crescent Park
May 07, 2012
Forum Partners Closes Third Fund in Series
Industrial Demand Strengthens as U.S. Economy Recovers
John Hancock Adds Chicago Office Tower to Its Portfolio
LADWP Seeks Global Real Estate Securities Manager
LaSalle Australia Core Plus Fund Acquires The Village Upper Mount Gravatt
Apr 30, 2012
Granite Joint Venture to Design and Build Colorado Toll Road
Henderson and Investire Partner to Develop Property Funds
LaSalle Ends Role in Asia Property Fund
NMSIC Invests $110 Million to Real Estate
Northwestern Mutual Sells Russell Investments Center
Apr 23, 2012
Aberdeen Raises $242 Million in First Closing
Younan Properties Sells 200 N. LaSalle to Onni Group
PREI Raises $568 Million in Final Close
Orchard Street Teams Up with GIC for Second Property Joint Venture Fund
Manchester Pension Fund Commits $2 Million to Real Estate
Apr 09, 2012
Angelo Gordon Closes Two Funds with $2.28 Billion in Equity
Arkansas Teachers Commits $30 Million to Rockwood
BPG Properties Acquires First Multifamily Community for Its Fund IX
Cook County Seeks Value-added Real Estate
Florida State Board Approves $300 Million Investment to Blackstone
Apr 02, 2012
Brilla Group Closes First Colombian Private Equity Fund
Hines Signs New York Life as a Long-Term Tenant for the Phoenix Tower
Illinois Municipal Commits $65 Million to Real Estate
Inland American Real Estate Trust Purchases Five Hotels
ROC Bridge Partners to Hold First Close for Second Fund
Mar 26, 2012
CPPIB Board Acquires 50 Percent Stakes in Two Office Properties
Glimcher to Increase Interest in Hawaiian Shopping Mall
Minshall Stewart Properties Acquires Office Building in Washington, D.C.
Pramerica Ground Lease Fund Raises
San Bernardino County Commits $50 Million to Opportunistic Real Estate
Mar 19, 2012
Boston Properties Buys Office Tower In Boston from Bank of America
PSERS Approves $225 Million Commitment to Real Estate
Kennedy Wilson Joins with Fairfax
One Year Passes After Japan Earthquake and Tsunami
Hillwood and Brookfield Partner on Industrial Properties
Mar 12, 2012
OP&F Commits $30 Million to Japan Fund
Real Estate Secondary Market Transaction Volume Exceeds $2 Billion in 2011
Simon Property Acquires Stake in Kl
University of Michigan Commits to Chinese Real Estate Co-investment
USAA Acquires Interest in Square Mile Capital Management
Mar 05, 2012
Hunt Cos. Renames TRECAP
Paladin Realty Completes Creation of Orange Home-Building Platform
SL Green Realty Acquires Manhattan Office Building
Feb 27, 2012
General Growth to Buy 11 Sears Properties for $270 Million
LaSalle Invests Around the World
Montana Board Makes $10 Million Follow-on
Wisconsin Investment Board Invests in Cornerstone Enhanced Mortgage Fund
Feb 20, 2012
CPPIB Invests in $4.8 Billion U.S. Regional Mall Portfolio
Health Care REIT Expands to Canada, Invests in $925.2 Million Portfolio
Paladin Realty Completes First Investment in Colombia
Parkway Properties Purchases Hayden Ferry Lakeside II
Texas Employees Awards European Multi-Manager Mandate to Aberdeen
Feb 13, 2012
Arkansas Teacher Commits $34 Million to Energy Fund
CalSTRS Commits $500 Million to IFM for Infrastructure Investment
Charter Hall Group Completes A$150 Million Equity Raise
Illinois State Universities Invests in Two Multimanager Real Estate Funds
LaSalle and Quantum Form Core Real Estate Partnership
Feb 06, 2012
The Carlton Group Launches $300 Million Mortgage Fund
East Capital Launches New Baltic Real Estate Fund
Corestate Group Holds Final Close for German Fund
Jan 30, 2012
Blackstone Raises $6 Billion for Seventh Fund
SEB Launches Two Asian Property Funds
Related Cos. Holds $825 Million Final Close
PSERS Expands Real Estate Investments
Pennsylvania SERS Board Approves $20 Million Commitment
Jan 23, 2012
Brookdale Purchases Dallas Office Complex for $230 Million
CalPERS Sells Stake in U.S. Housing JV with Japanese Developer
CBRE Global Investors Purchases Heritage Creek
UDR Forms Second Real Estate Joint Venture with MetLife
Essex and Wisconsin Board Invest in $1.2 Billion Apartment Redevelopment
Jan 16, 2012
Artemis Real Estate Partners Raises $736 Million for Two Vehicles
Blackstone JV Purchases Retail Portfolio for $1.4 Billion
Canmarc REIT Acquires Three Buildings for C$213 Million
Shorenstein Buys Chicago Office from Vornado for $228 Million
Hudson Realty Capital Holds $250 Million Final Close
Jan 09, 2012
Carter Validus Purchases Data Center for $94.75 Million
Clarion Creates Venture to Invest in Brazil
Ruben Cos. Sells One Exeter Plaza
New Mexico Plan Sets 2012 Real Estate Targets
Morgan Stanley Acquires Australian Funds Management Business
Jan 02, 2012
ASR Holds First Closing of Dutch Retail Fund
Carr Properties Acquires Centerpointe I and II
Ventas Acquires Cogdell Spencer for $770 Million
M-M Properties and Invesco Real Estate Acquire Plaza of the Americas
U.S. Commercial Real Estate Is Positioned for Growth in 2012
Dec 26, 2011
Hiberno Announces £100 Million U.K. Property Fund Launch
Segro, Moorfield Purchase U.K. Logistics Fund for £314.7 Million
PS Business Parks Buys Industrial/Flex Portfolio for $520 Million
Prologis Transfers Mexican Industrial Portfolio
Paladin Plans to Launch Fourth Latin America Property Fund
Dec 12, 2011
Charter Hall Raises an Additional A$100 Million for Core-Plus Fund
Columbus Closes U.K. Real Estate Fund
Heitman Invests in Seniors Housing in the United Kingdom
Hines Achieves Largest Office Lease Transaction in 2011
MedProperties Aims to Add Three More Properties to Fund
Dec 05, 2011
CCCERA Commits $205 Million to Opportunistic Funds
Cousins Properties Buys Atlanta Office for $134.7 Million
HOOPP Acquires 33 Acres for $300 Million Construction Project
Maryland Retirement Closes Direct Equity Real Estate Program
MGPA Holds First Close for Fourth Europe Fund
Nov 21, 2011
Admiral Capital Real Estate Fund Acquires Equity Interest in Hilton Garden Inn
CITIC Raises $225 Million in First Close
Cofinimmo Launches €500 Million Healthcare JV
Norges Bank and AXA Acquire Paris Office Portfolio for €290 Million
NVCommercial Holds First Closing of Opportunity Fund
Nov 14, 2011
Fir Tree Raises $628 Million for Real Estate Opportunity Fund II
General Growth/Kimco Partnership to Redevelop Maryland Mall
Hines Global REIT Acquires Campus at Marlborough
Moscow Becomes the Most Attractive European City for Real Estate
MSIP Sells Its Interest in SAESA Group
Nov 07, 2011
Charter Sells Interest in JV with MPG Office Trust
EIF Closes Latest Fund on $1.713 Billion
Harrison Completes Acquisition of Eight-Property Seniors Housing Portfolio
JCR Signs $100 Million Separate Account to Make Bridge Loans
KBS Real Estate Investment Trust III Acquires Las Cimas IV
Oct 31, 2011
CubeSmart Acquires $560 Million Self-Storage Portfolio
Duke Realty Sells 82-Building Office Portfolio for $1 Billion
ICD, Brookfield Plan $1 Billion Dubai Property Fund
Survey Says: Investors Face a Long Grind in 2012 Next Year Is Not Going to Be as Strong as Most Investors Had Hoped
Seniors Housing Occupancy Rate Continues to Grow
Oct 24, 2011
Grosvenor Residential Fund Fully Invests $100 Million
Jersey City Office Sells for $377.5 Million
KAREA Exceeds Target on Closing of Second Fund at $575 Million
OMERS, CPPIB Form Partnership to Develop High-Rise
Parmenter Realty Partners Acquires Two New Properties
Oct 17, 2011
Illinois SURS Posts Opportunistic Real Estate RFP
JER Transfers European Operations
Pramerica Creates S$3 Billion Pramerica Asia Retail Fund
TIAA-CREF and CBL Close $1.09 Billion Real Estate JV
Tristan Capital Raises €300 Million in Second Closing
Oct 10, 2011
DRA Raises $1 Billion for Fund VII
Taconic Raises $220 Million for Investment Fund
SL Green Teams with Stonehenge to Acquire Retail/Residential Portfolio
Oregon Commits $150 Million to Infrastructure
OP&F Approves $110 Million into Real Estate Funds
Oct 03, 2011
Equity One Sells 36 Shopping Centers to Blackstone for $473 Million
General Growth Forms JV with CPPIB to Own Two St. Louis Malls
Henderson Raises First $105 Million for CASA V
ICA and HSA Launch Real Estate Equity Fund
National Storage and Heitman Enter Australian Self-Storage Sector Partnership
Sep 26, 2011
Green Courte Partners Closes Its Niche Real Estate Third Fund
JV Sells Boston Property to TIAA-CREF
Longbow Completes £242 Million Final Close for U.K. Debt Fund
Sep 19, 2011
Astrum Launches $110 Million U.S. Real Estate Fund
CalPERS Targets $800 Million for Investment in California Infrastructure
General Growth Refinances a Pair of Malls
Owners of Tower 42 Estate Sell Their Freehold Interest
Sparinvest Raises €200 Million for Fund of Funds
Sep 12, 2011
Avenida Launches First Institutional Fund
CommonWealth REIT Completes $390 Million Purchase
Hampshire Holds $339 Million Final Close
KKR and Sino-Ocean Establish $140 Million Partnership
Prudential Provides $200 Million for 601 Lexington Ave.
Sep 05, 2011
Five Mile, Westmont Partnership Acquires 143 Hotels
Lowe Launches $400 Million Value-Added Fund
San Joaquin Issues Real Estate Consultant Search
Townsend Group Sells Majority Stake
UDR Continues to Expand in New York with $325 Million Purchase
Aug 29, 2011
Blackstone Holds $4 Billion First Close
Starwood Buys 18-Property Hotel Portfolio
SOHO China Buys Shanghai Property for $500 Million
Prologis Sells 2.8 Million-Square-Foot Industrial Portfolio
Oxford Properties to Acquire Metro Toronto Convention Center
Aug 15, 2011
Chicago Laborers Seeks Real Estate Investment Management Services
CPPIB and MEPT to Invest in Seattle Apartment Development
Jones Lang LaSalle Acquires Indonesian Real Estate Company
New Jersey Searches for Real Estate Consultants
Aug 08, 2011
American Century Investments Launches Global Real Estate Fund
Rothschild Realty Fund Invests $200 Million in Westcore
Mapletree Investments Purchases Mall in Hong Kong
Intercontinental Real Estate Signs $215 Million Renovation Project
IBUS Launches European Retail Fund
Aug 01, 2011
Alcion Ventures Closes Fund II with $500 Million
JHM Interstate Hotels India Acquires Two More Hotels in India
Macerich Buys Niagara Falls Outlet Center for $200 Million
Pennsylvania SERS Commits $25 Million to Mezzanine Fund
RREEF Sells La Rinascente for €260 Million
Jul 25, 2011
Dundee Buys 29 Office Properties for C$831.8 Million
Grosvenor, CPPIB to Invest £200 Million in London Office Market
LaSalle Agrees to Acquire Trinity Funds Management
Walmart Buys Leased Texas Facility
YOUNIQ AG and MPC Capital to Launch Student Housing Funds
Jul 18, 2011
Aberdeen Launches Third Asia Pacific Property Fund of Funds
SFERS Seeks Senior Portfolio Manager for Real Estate
SDCERS Issues RFP for Real Estate Consultant
Jamestown Properties Buys City Hall East
Hermes, UOB Global Capital, and Hampshire Roll Out U.S. Income Fund
Jul 11, 2011
Chicago Teachers Hires Two Value-Added Real Estate Managers
CNL Fund to Invest $3 Billion in Commercial Real Estate
Cole Real Estate Investments Acquires Properties
CPPIB Acquires 50 Percent Interest in Hong Kong Interlink
Forest City, NREA Recapitalize Two NYC Apartment Buildings
Jul 04, 2011
ASR REIM Launches €1.1 Billion Seeded ASR Dutch Prime Retail Fund
OP&F Commits $35 Million to Apartment Fund
Tanger Acquires Outlet Center in Ohio for $134 Million
URDANG Buys Apartment Community in Houston
URDANG Buys Two Apartment Complexes
Jun 27, 2011
Henderson Launches Second Austrian Fund
Investors Aggressively Pursuing Deals
National Vacancy Rate Plunges
Jun 20, 2011
Kennedy Wilson Increases Assets Under Management to $9.8 Billion
Lowe Enterprises, Allstate, Guardian Life Enter Hotel Investment Venture
New York Remains Most Expensive Retail Location
NM State Investment Council Issues Real Estate Consultant RFP
PSERS Approves $500 Million to Blackstone and Carlyle
Jun 13, 2011
Harrison Street Completes Final Closing on Third Fund
Landmark Partners Closes Sixth Fund on $718 Million
Paladin Realty Holds Final Closing of Brazil Fund
SL Green Realty Corp. Refinances 919 Third Ave. in New York
Jun 06, 2011
May 30, 2011
Alaska Permanent Fund Adds $400 Million to Infrastructure
Texas TRS Commits Additional $200 Million to LaSalle
ORIX Launches $200 Million Infrastructure and Technology Fund
Mapletree Plans to Launch Three Property Funds
Japan's Economic Recovery Will Be Pushed Back to 2012 or 2013
May 23, 2011
Atrium Buys Warsaw Shopping Center for €169.5 Million
AXA Holds First Close for Japanese Debt Fund
DiamondRock Pays $335 Million for Midtown Manhattan Hotel
Equity One and NYCRF Form JV to Acquire Retail Centers
Fund-Raising Activity Picks Up in Early 2011
May 16, 2011
JCR Capital Launches Second Fund
ProLogis to Take Over ProLogis European Properties
San Antonio Fire & Police Plans to Invest $40 Million in 2011
TIAA-CREF Partners with CBL in $1.09 Billion Shopping Mall Venture
Virginia Retirement and AmCap Form JV to Buy Retail Centers
May 09, 2011
EIG Holds Final Closing of Energy Fund XV
First Industrial Closes $178 Million Secured Financing Transaction
Hines Closes Sale of Office Tower in Manhattan
Parmenter Realty Holds First Close for Fourth Fund
PREI Raises £492 Million for U.K.-based Debt Fund
May 02, 2011
Boston Properties Sells Carnegie Center
Caisse de depot Merges Real Estate Subsidiaries Under One Banner
CoStar Agrees to Buy LoopNet for $860 Million
L&B Realty Advisors Holds First Close for Core Open-End Fund
NCREIF Reports Fifth Consecutive Quarter of Positive Total Return
Apr 25, 2011
Chicago Teachers Seeks Commingled Fund Vehicle
China Investment Corp. Negotiates for Citigroup Tower in London
LaSalle Launches Sixth Fund in Series
Red Fort Closes Two Residential Deals in India
Virginia Retirement System Adds Timber Investment
Apr 18, 2011
CBRE Investors Buys New Jersey Office Buildings for $310 Million
CBRE Realty Trust Completes Second Phase of Duke Office JV
Illinois TRS Approves New Asset Allocation Plan
LaSalle Raises £150 Million for U.K. Junior Loan Program
Savills Forms U.S. Asset Management Firm with Silverpeak Real Estate
Apr 11, 2011
Apartment REITs Complete Asset Exchange
Arab Financing Facility Aims to Raise $1 Billion for Infrastructure Investing
Blackstone Closes $3.5 Billion Debt Strategies Fund
Chicago Municipal Approves Noncore Real Estate Search
Homburg Canada REIT Acquires Stake in Scotia Centre for $116 Million
Apr 04, 2011
Composition Capital Partners Launches Third Fund in Series
First and Second Swedish National Pension Funds Form New Company
ING REIM Transfers Management of Australian ING Office Fund to Investa
Jones Lang LaSalle Buys South African Firm
Madison International Buys Stake from Forest City in 15 Retail Centers
Mar 28, 2011
Asian Economies Potentially Harmed Following Earthquake in Japan
CalSTRS to Issue RFP for Core Account Managers
Cole Real Estate Investments Acquires Phoenix Office Complex
Jones Lang LaSalle Expands Operations in the Carolinas
Office Property in Singapore Changes Hands
Mar 21, 2011
Ashford, PREI JV Acquires Highland Hospitality Portfolio for $1.3 Billion
Duet Holds Second Close for European Real Estate Debt Fund
EPISO Forms €300 Million Joint Venture with Czech Developer
IPD Index Shows Positive Returns on U.S. Commercial Real Estate
Mar 14, 2011
AREA Forms Strategic Partnership with National Australia Bank
Bouwfonds Launches Second European Parking Fund
Dune and Pantzer Buy Multifamily Portfolio for $460 Million
Dutch Pension Fund Awards Real Estate Mandate to Aviva Investors
European Institutional Investor Awards
Mar 07, 2011
AMB and Allianz Real Estate Form a €470 Million Joint Venture
Future Fund Ups Property and Infrastructure Allocations
Invesco Plans to Hold First Close for Second Hotel Fund
JER Partners to Sell Real Estate Assets of Genesis HealthCare
State Pension Funds Aim to Fill $1 Trillion Gap
Feb 28, 2011
Canadian Commercial Real Estate Returns Rebound in 2010
CityView and Access Capital Advisers Form Urban Infrastructure Venture
Homburg Canada REIT Acquires Retail Properties
Madison International Closes $510 Million Real Estate Fund
Pensimo Management Awards Global Mandate to Partners Group
Feb 21, 2011
Corestate Group Completes Second Close
Mill Creek, Rockwood Capital Plan to Invest in Multifamily Real Estate
NYSTRS Commits $50 Million to Artemis Real Estate Fund I
USAA Real Estate Acquires Distribution Center in South Carolina
Feb 14, 2011
AXA Real Estate Raises
CalPERS to Adopt New Real Estate Strategy
Haddington Ventures to Purchase Continental Gas Storage Deutschland
L&B Realty Advisors Approaches Initial Closing for Core Open-End Fund
LaSalle Investment Management Opens Dubai Office
Feb 07, 2011
Bristol Holds First Close for High-Return Closed-end Fund
J.H. Snyder Co. Partners with Washington Capital Management
J.P. Morgan Asset Management Buys Office Space in Los Angeles
ProLogis and AMB to Merge as Equals
Real Estate Fundraising in 2010 Surpasses 2009 Total
Jan 31, 2011
Amero Global Launches Value-Added Fund
BPT Launches Baltic Property Fund
Chicago Municipal Employees Looks to Real Estate
Conundrum Holds First Close for $85 Million Fund
J.P Morgan Asset Management Launches Junius Real Estate Partners
Jan 24, 2011
AXA Real Estate Holds First Close for European Debt Fund
Banyan Tree Closes $214 Million Hospitality Fund
Cityline Partners and DLJ Real Estate Sell Seven-Building Portfolio
DiamondRock Buys Hotel Under Construction in Times Square
Equity One Buys Retail Properties with Vestar and Rockwood
Jan 17, 2011
CB Richard Ellis Investors Acquires Property in Atlanta
New York City Retirement Systems Searches for Real Estate Consultant
Oklahoma Law Enforcement to Issue RFP for Core Real Estate Manager
Wood Partners and CB Richard Ellis Form $400 Million Joint Venture
Jan 10, 2011
CalPERS Switches Real Estate Managers
Harrison Street Acquires Transwestern's REIT Securities Management Business
ING REIM Europe Holds First Close for European Shopping Center Fund
Stratford Land and Myrtle Beach Joint Venture to Acquire 15 Properties
U.S. Cities Attract Foreign Real Estate Investments
Jan 03, 2011
AMB Closes $422 Million Brazil Industrial Property Fund
Bristol Group Holds First Close of Industrial Property Fund
Dec 20, 2010
Brookfield Infrastructure Partners Completes Merger with Prime Infrastructure
CalPERS Changes Asset Allocation Strategy
HCP Buys Real Estate Assets of HCR ManorCare for $6.1 Billion
RREEF Completes Australian Deal for Asian Investor
Texas Municipal Plans First Real Estate Investment
Dec 13, 2010
BNP Paribas Raises €437 Million for Clean Energy Fund
BPT Asset Management and Savills Japan Ltd. Raise Equity for Asia Pacific Fund
Iowa Public Employees Seeks Real Estate Manager
Texas Employees Hires URDANG for Real Estate Securities Mandate
Ventas Acquires 58 Senior Living Communities From Sunrise Senior Living
Dec 06, 2010
APG and CPPIB to Buy Stake in Westfield Stratford City
Bentall Completes Merger with Kennedy Associates
Investors Launch $2.1 Billion Energy Infrastructure REIT
Mercer Investment Consulting Acquires Hammond Associates
Montana State Board of Investment Commits $71 Million to Real Estate
Nov 22, 2010
11 Funds Close in Third Quarter, Raising $7.3 Billion
Apollo Global Management Acquires Citi Property Investors
Brockton Capital Closes Second Fund
Capri Global Capital, Mara Group Join Together to Invest in Africa
Integrated Asset Management and GPM Investment Management Launch GPM Real Estate Fund
Nov 15, 2010
CB Richard Ellis Sells Stake in Manhattan Office Building
Kilroy Realty Purchases Two Buildings for $237.5 Million
Morningside and Harrison Street Real Form Senior Housing Venture
Glimcher and Blackstone Real Estate Advisors Purchase Pearlridge Center
Sniper Capital Launches $100 Million Macau Property Fund
Nov 08, 2010
Canada Pension Plan and LaSalle Buy German Shopping Mall
Grubb & Ellis Equity Advisors Terminates Relationship with Grubb & Ellis Apartment REIT
Illinois Teachers' Performance Exceeds Expectations
ING Closes Sale of Stake in Canadian Industrial Portfolio
NYSTRS Renews Three Investment Manager's Agreements
Nov 01, 2010
New York Common Searches for Real Estate Emerging Manager
Oct 25, 2010
Camden Property Trust and DRA Advisors to Sell Multifamily Portfolio
Former W. P. Carey Executives Launch Real Estate Sale-Leaseback Investment Firm
Pension Funds Investing More into Core, Core-Plus Investment Strategies
RREEF Buys Retail Property in Japan
Vornado Sells Stake in Two D.C. Office Buildings to Canada Pension Plan
Oct 18, 2010
Fayette County Searches for a Real Estate Manager
Goldman Sachs to Launch Core Real Estate Investment Business
Hines Consortium to Acquire California Government Buildings in Sale-Leaseback
Massachusetts Hires New Separate Account Manager
San Antonio Fire and Police Commits $40 Billion to Infrastructure
Oct 11, 2010
Blackstone and Patria Establish Partnership in Brazil
CalPERS Reorganizes $1.1 Billion Apartment Portfolio
JER Partners Closes Sale of Immobel SA
Joint Treasure International Buys Beverly Hills Property
Lennar Acquires Portfolio of Distressed Real Estate
Oct 04, 2010
Australian Retail Assets to Change Hands for $473 Million
Townsend Group Analysis Finds Challenging Fund-Raising Environment
Strategic Hotels & Resorts to Sell the InterContinental Prague
PREI Latin America Fund Closes with $293.3 Million
PRECP Launches Global Real Estate Investment Fund
Sep 27, 2010
CalPERS Makes Follow-on Commitment to Hines Brazil Real Estate Venture
Catalyst European Property Fund Acquires Stratford Shopping Center
ING REIM Buys Three U.K. Retail Assets for £142.7 Million
LaSalle Launches £100 Million U.K. Special Situations Fund
Pradera Europe Closes Central and Eastern European Fund
Sep 20, 2010
Former Bank of America Merrill Lynch Executives Launch Peakside Capital
Texas Teachers Invests in USAA Real Estate Fund
SouthernSun Asset Management Launches Opportunity Fund
Pennsylvania SERS Sees Signs of Real Estate Improvement
Macquarie to Buy Presidio Partners
Sep 13, 2010
Grubb & Ellis Co. Forms an alliance with Kettler Inc.
Health Care REIT Forms Partnership with Merrill Gardens
Invesco Holds First Close of U.K. Fund
Kennedy Wilson and Fairfax Financial Establish Partnership
LACERA Issues Debt Manager RFI
Sep 06, 2010
BRE Makes Two California Investments Totaling $185 Million
PSERS Reports Positive Investment Performance
MGPA Buys 140 Aldi Stores in Germany
LaSalle Buys Three Hotels for $292.5 Million
JER Sells Stake in Immobel
Aug 30, 2010
Delta Associates Suggest the Level of Distressed Properties Will Plateau
ING to Sell Stake in Canadian Property Portfolio for $1.5 Billion
North America Real Estate Markets Rank Most Attractive in the World
Aug 23, 2010
CPPI Reports Property Prices Falling
Fund-Raising Activity Picks Up in Second Quarter
PREIT Sells Shopping Centers to Cedar/RioCan JV
OPERS/PCCP JV to Originate First Mortgages
Kennedy Wilson Fund Closes on $125 Million
Aug 16, 2010
LaSalle Completes $345 Million of Transactions in Asia
Whitestone REIT Sells Class B Shares of Stock
Aug 09, 2010
Brookfield Properties Plans to Invest in Australia Office Property
Pirelli Real Estate Launches Two New Funds in Italy
Red Stone Rolls Out Multifamily Bond Fund
Tetragon Joins Ex-MSREF Trio to Form New Property Firm
Aug 02, 2010
Senior Housing Rents Rise Across Categories
Consortium Acquires Second Portfolio of Spanish Property
Jul 26, 2010
Alcion Ventures and Menkes Development Finalize Sale of TELUS Tower in Toronto
Partners Group Receives Investment Mandate from Korea Investment Corp.
Hewitt Associates Acquires Ennis Knupp
CPPIB Bids for Macquarie's Intoll
Cousins Properties Sells San Jose Office Property
Jul 19, 2010
AXA Raises $297.3 Million for Pan-European Development Fund
Davis Cos. Raises $230 Million for First Fund
NCREIF Releases Preliminary Second Quarter Data for NFI-ODCE
Pebblebrook Hotel Trust Purchases InterContinental Buckhead in Atlanta
Rockpoint Acquires $335 Million Stake in Manhattan’s Park Avenue Plaza
Jul 12, 2010
Aberdeen Report Shows Softening Recovery by Year-End
Guardian and Lowe Form Strategic Investment Partnership
Vornado Announces First Closing of Real Estate Investment Fund
CalPERS Acquires a Stake in London Gatwick Airport
Jul 05, 2010
CBRE Investors Closes $269 Million Asian Fund of Funds
Mesa West Closes $614.5 Million Real Estate Debt Fund
Protego Real Estate Investors Changes Name to Cornerstone Real Estate Advisers
Jun 28, 2010
BMB Group Invests in Alliance Capital Partners to Create New Firm
Henderson London Office Fund Holds First Close with $130 Million
Institutional Investors Increasing Focus on Alternative Investments
JCR Capital Holds Second Close for Distressed Real Estate Fund with $24 Million
Value of U.S. Distressed Commercial Real Estate is Decreasing
Jun 21, 2010
Harrison Street Real Estate Fund Holds First Close with $165 Million
Omega Healthcare Acquires 63 Long-Term Care Facilities for $293 Million
Apartment Rents Begin to Increase after Downturn
Total Value of U.S. Commercial Real Estate Market Tops $11.5 Trillion
Jun 14, 2010
M2 Recieves Building Permit For Shopping Center in Supernova Buzin
U.K. Pension Funds Plan to Increase Real Estate Exposure
CalSTRS Approves New Real Estate Investment Policy
Jun 07, 2010
Cornerstone Closes Core Mortgage Fund with $1.75 Billion
Kennedy Wilson, Fairfax Financial JV Targets $250 Million in Acquisitions
May 31, 2010
AbreIM Launches Core Open-End U.K. Property Fund
ING REIM Launches Pan-European Fund of Funds Strategy
Inland Western Retail Real Estate Trust and RioCan Form Joint Venture
RXR Realty Agrees to Purchase Interest in New York City Office Building
May 17, 2010
After Lengthy Slump, Global Property Markets May Be on the Rebound
Maryland Selects Pension Consulting Alliance as Real Estate Consultant
May 10, 2010
Senior Housing Occupancy Falls, Rents Increase During First Quarter
Quantum Equities Launches $100 Million Distressed Fund
May 03, 2010
Amstar Group and Chandler Partners JV Sells the Gardens at Wilshire Center
Henderson Reopens European Fund of Funds
SIGNA Closes €200 Million European Development Fund
Apr 26, 2010
Lend Lease Raises A$500 Million for Australian Prime Property Fund Retail
Apr 19, 2010
Kennedy Wilson Acquires Sachse Real Estate
LaSalle Holds Final Close on $230 Million Canada Property Fund
Three Real Estate Finance Executives Form New Firm Lucent Capital
Apr 12, 2010
Barcelona Hotel Group, Dow Hotel Co. Form Joint Venture
Holfidis Launches €100 Million European Retail Fund
SEB ImmoInvest Sells Shanghai Office Building for €200 Million
USAA, Crimson Launch Opportunistic U.S. Real Estate Fund
Apr 05, 2010
Consortium Invests in Asian Genco
DREAM Raises $253 Million for Logistics Fund
HIH Launches German Residential Fund
Morgan Stanley AIP Closes $370 Million Real Estate Secondaries Fund
TRECAP Partners Acquires Capmark Investments' Real Estate Advisory Business
Mar 22, 2010
KBS Capital Markets Group Launches Apartment, Opportunity REITs
Avestus Capital Partners Launches Real Estate Investment and Assest Manangement Services
Resolute Asset Management Launches Asset Management and Consultancy Services
CalPERS Plans to Invest $1.3 Billion in Infrastructure
Mar 15, 2010
JCR Capital Holds First Closing of Commercial Real Estate Opportunity Fund
Mar 08, 2010
Franklin Templeton Launches Asian Real Estate Fund of Funds
Mar 01, 2010
ING U.K. Property Income Fund Raises Additional £22.4 Million
Hunt Cos. Forms Joint Venture with TRECAP Partners
Senior Housing Occupancy Falls, Rents Increase During Fourth Quarter
Feb 22, 2010
360 Commercial Partners Focuses on Commercial Real Estate
Cornerstone Real Estate Advisers Completes Acquisition of Protego Real Estate Investors
Feb 15, 2010
Banks Resume Making Loans to Commercial Real Estate Despite Losses
CRE3 Launched to Serve Corporate and Commercial Real Estate Organizations
Elbit Plaza, Eastgate Property Form U.S. Property Joint Venture
Illinois SURS Commits $100 Million to UBS Trumbull Property Fund
Feb 08, 2010
Alinda Closes Infrastructure Fund II with $4 Billion
Benchmark Launched to Track Sustainability of Real Estate Investors
Commercial Real Estate Sector Faces Challenges
J.P. Morgan Closes $859 Million Asian Infrastructure Fund
Feb 01, 2010
2009 Was A Rough Year for Nation's Bankers
Jan 25, 2010
Fifield Realty Partners Launches $600 Million Apartment Acquisition Fund
KTR Capital Partners Closes on Behalf of Keystone Industrial Fund
Talisman Capital Focuses on U.K. Property Opportunities
South Carolina invests in opportunistic real estate funds
Jan 18, 2010
Ohio Police & Fire Commits $60 Million to LaSalle Fund
Equity Resource Investments Closes Real Estate Fund
Real Estate Investment Management Company CJK Investments Forms
Avison Young Forecasts North American Market Improvement During 2010
Jan 11, 2010
TIAA-CREF Sells Two Sacramento Office Buildings
Federal Capital Acquires American Community for $320 Million
Jan 04, 2010
Lend Lease to Develop Stage 1 of Barangaroo
Dec 21, 2009
CalPERS Selects Meketa as Infrastructure Consultant
Jones Lang LaSalle Will Open Real Estate Operation in Cairo
SEB Asset Management Purchases Japanese Shopping Center
Dec 14, 2009
Paladin Closes $454 Million Latin America Fund
Dec 07, 2009
CLSA Closes Asian Property Fund with $815 Million
Orion's Third Fund Holds Final Closing with €1.28 Billion
Rockspring Raises £152 Million for U.K. Value Fund
UrbanAmerica, Behringer Harvard Form Advisory Services Joint Venture
Nov 23, 2009
CIC Invests $1.6 Billion in Power Sector
Cornerstone, Babson, Protego Form Real Estate Platform
Evolve Launches U.K. Property Fund
Nov 16, 2009
Keppel, AEP Form Data Center Fund Manager Joint Venture
Nov 09, 2009
Brennan Investment Group Targets Industrial Properties
Nov 02, 2009
Apartment Market Seems to be Showing Signs of Improvement
Hines, ADNP Form JV to Provide Middle East Commercial Property Management
Oct 26, 2009
Behringer, Rahlfs Immobilien Form German Retail Assets Joint Venture
Europa Capital, M7 Target U.K. Light Industrial
Heitman Closes European Property Fund with €505 Million
Vision Closes Brazil Real Estate Fund with $210 Million
Oct 19, 2009
The Swing Co. and Capmark Investments' JV Acquires Multifamily Community
Oct 12, 2009
Brandywine Realty Trust Sells Two New Jersey Properties
Sparinvest Property Fund of Funds Holds First Close with €100 Million
URDANG Hires Eight Team Members from Capmark Investments
Oct 05, 2009
Euromena Launches $200 Million MENA Real Estate Fund
Investors Keeping Eye on Distressed Assets in Third Quarter
Rockspring Property Investment Managers Invests In Central London Trophy Assets
Sep 28, 2009
APREA Creates "Pension Fund" Membership Category
ClearRock Properties Focuses on Office Properties in Northeast U.S.
Fidelity Receives $230 Million CMBS Mandate
Sep 14, 2009
CB Richard Ellis and GFI Launch Property Match
Fubon Life Buys Shopping Mall in Taiwan for $304 Million
Macerich Sells Stake in Colorado Shopping Mall for $116 Million
MGPA Sells Hong Kong Office Space for $129 Million
Top Pension Fund Assets Dropped 13 Percent in 2008
Sep 07, 2009
ProLogis Forms Alliance with J-REIT
Stonemason Holds First Close for $100 Million Real Estate Fund
U.S. Investors Withdraw from European Property Market
Union Investment Buys German Shopping Center for €164 Million
Aug 24, 2009
CalSTRS Adds Infrastructure to Portfolio Mix
CalPERS Issues RFP for Real Estate Consultant Search
KBS REIT II Acquires Washington, D.C., Office Complex for $112 Million
NYSTRS Commits $100 Million to Infrastructure Fund
Secured Capital Japan Closes Fourth Opportunity Fund
Aug 17, 2009
Hines Launches $3.5 Billion Global REIT
Teachers' Retirement System of the State of Illinois Plans for the Year Ahead
U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Proposes New Rule
Waterton Launches $500 Million Property Fund
Aug 10, 2009
CalPERS and First Washington Realty JV Acquires Shopping Center
Capital Dynamics Completes HRJ Acquisition
Aug 03, 2009
Credit Suisse Veterans Form Independent Advisory and Investment Firm
iii-investments Launches €400 Million Green Building Fund
Enterprise Acquisition Agrees to $250 Million Merger with ARMOUR
Jul 27, 2009
Asia Pacific Property Investment Slows
Jul 20, 2009
New Mexico ERB Commits $80 Million to Real Estate
Multi-Housing Capital Advisors to Focus on Multifamily Brokerage
George Smith Partners, Manatt Combine to Form CMBS Advisory Service
Boston Capital Launches $150 Million Apartment Fund
Jul 13, 2009
Valad, Bank of Scotland Form European Property Joint Venture
Jul 06, 2009
Blackstone Holds Final Close for
Cassidy & Pinkard Colliers Secure Apartment Properties
USAA Launches $1.25 Billion U.S. Opportunity Fund
Jun 29, 2009
Encore Enterprises Closes $150 Million Opportunity Fund
Grubb & Ellis Forms Joint Venture with Meridian Cos.
Real Estate Industry Veterans Target Distressed Assets
Turner Development Closes Opportunity Fund
Jun 22, 2009
Quantum Equities Launches Real Estate Vulture Fund
Transaction Volume Declines Slightly in Second Quarter
Two Harbors Acquires Capitol Acquisition, Focuses on Debt
Jun 08, 2009
Aberdeen Wins Swedish Property Asset Management Mandate
Alcion Ventures, Golub & Co. Launch $100 Million Joint Venture
Inaugural IPD U.S. Annual Property Index Reveals Negative Capital Growth
Property Prices Down Across Board in March, Moody's/REAL Reports
Ric Lewis Launches Tristan Capital Partners
Jun 01, 2009
Alaska Permanent Fund Overhauls Asset Allocation
Asian Property Market Holding On
Henderson Launches Fund to Target Central London
Mountgrange Closes U.K. Real Estate Fund
SEB Launches Fund of Funds for Swedish Investors
May 25, 2009
Managers Face Challenging Fund-Raising Environment
Redwood Launches Residential Fund Targeting Bank-Owned Homes
May 18, 2009
AEW Europe Acquires European Logistics Properties
IPD to Launch First IPD U.S. Annual Property Index
Silo Financial, KPO Ventures Form $100 Million Joint Venture
May 11, 2009
A10 Capital Launches Lending Group to Fund Commercial Real Estate Loans
Hart Advisors Group Launches to Provide Advisory Services
Southern Bridge Targets $150 Million for Second Fund
May 04, 2009
Katz, Rosenberg Form New Commercial Brokerage Firm
Paladin, Construtora Altana Officially Launch $30 Million Joint Venture
Rockwood Closes $964 Million Real Estate Fund
Apr 27, 2009
Abu Dhabi Investor Plans Global Real Estate Fund
Maine PERS Increases Infrastructure Allocation, Nears Consultant Decision
Apr 20, 2009
Student Housing Fund Finances Development Projects
Kettler Expands Multifamily Property Management Division
L.A. Fire & Police Removes Adelante as REIT Manager
Multifamily Not Immune to Downturn
New Mexico ERB Commits $25 Million to ORG
Apr 13, 2009
AvalonBay Closes Fund II with $400 Million in Equity
Consultants Mercer, Callan Associates Call Off Merger
Illinois SURS Issues RFP for Infrastructure Manager
Norway's Ministry Delays Its Real Estate Plans
Starwood Land Ventures Forms JV with Taylor-Duncan Interests
Apr 06, 2009
Aquila Launches $400 Million Farm Development Fund
New York City
The Townsend Group Opens London Office
Wyoming Treasurer's Office Increases Allocation to Real Estate
Mar 23, 2009
Cypress Equities, SRS Real Estate Partners Form Consulting Business
Quantum Fund to Invest €300 Million in German Real Estate
Fresno County Hires Colony, Buchanan to Manage RE Mandates
Mar 16, 2009
NYCRF Invests $300 Million in Real Estate Fund
F&C, AREA Property Acquire Dawnay Day U.K. Portfolio
Mar 09, 2009
Baltic Property Trust Launches Fifth Nordic Fund
Heitman Raises €380 Million in European Fund First Close
Voit Launches Refocus and Rebranding of its Firm
Mar 02, 2009
CB Richard Ellis REIT Announces $3 Billion Second Offering
Commercial Real Estate Sales Tumbled in 2008
Friedman, Billings, Ramsey Group Changes Name to Arlington Asset Investment Corp.
Illinois TRS Terminates Real Estate Manager Commonwealth Realty
W. P. Carey and Harbert Management Form Self-Storage JV
Feb 23, 2009
Forum Partners Closes European Fund with
James O'Connell and Robert Crawford From Collateral Strategies
Paladin Realty Partners' Latin America Fund Acquires Interest in INPAR SA
Feb 09, 2009
China Housing, Prax Capital Form Development Joint Venture
Gilead Science Pays $137.5 Million for Silicon Valley Land and Office Building
JCR Capital Launches Two Commercial Real Estate Opportunity Funds
Property & Portfolio Research Predicts Commercial Property Market Conditions Will Worsen
Feb 06, 2009
Carlyle Acquires €337 Million Swedish Office and Residential Portfolio
Clarion Partners Acquires Office Buildings in Boston
Corestate Group Holds Final Close
East Capital Launches New Baltic Real Estate Fund
Feb 02, 2009
Holdfast Capital Launches Pan-Asian Fund
IDI Creates New Business Service and Investment Platform
Rogers Realty Advisors Launches Institutional Division
Staubach Retail Services Changes Name to SRS Real Estate Partners
Jan 26, 2009
Aerium Launches Swiss Real Estate Funds
Cross-Border Real Estate Investments to Increase in 2009
Doran Holds First Close of $600 Million Korean Property Fund
Forum Partners Launches $1 Billion Asian Fund
Jan 19, 2009
Wheelock Targets Real Estate Investment
FTSE EPRA/NAREIT Global Real Estate Index Series Adds 12 New Indices
Close Bros. Predicts Prices Will Fall Over the Next Four Years
Jan 12, 2009
Co-Founder of Grubb & Ellis Co. Dies
Silver Portal Capital Forms Real Estate Advisory Group
U.N. Pension Fund Searches for Real Assets Adviser
Oct 20, 2008
Buchanan Street Partners Expands and Refocuses
France Office Portfolio Changes Hands
Oct 13, 2008
CBRE Realty Trust, Duke Realty Joint Venture Acquires Four Properties for $139.1 Million
First Industrial Realty Trust Invests in a Business Park in Belgium
Henderson Invests €100 Million in Berlin Development
Quantum Forms Joint Venture to Invest in U.S. Real Estate
Sep 29, 2008
Heitman Fund Buys City Center Sofia Mall
Crow Holdings Closes Fund with $950 Million
Deka Buys U.K. Properties
European Investors Committed to Real Estate Investment
First Industrial Realty Trust Extends JV Agreements with CalSTRS
Sep 22, 2008
AMB Property Corp. Acquires Land for Second Phase of Development
Broadway Partners Sells Property in Boston for $167 Million
Hines Sells Stake in Two Boston Office Towers
ING Clarion Closes Opportunity Fund with $202 Million
Legacy Partners Closes $451 Million Real Estate Fund
Sep 15, 2008
Allianz Acquires 25% Stake in New York City Office Building
Behringer Harvard Announces Public Offering of Multifamily REIT
Buchanan Street Partners Finances a $218.4 Million Retail Construction Project
Guggenheim Partners to Launch $1.5 Billion Debt Fund
ING Real Estate Eurosiris Fund Reaches €750 Million
Sep 08, 2008
AvalonBay Closes Second Multifamily Fund with $333 Million
Health Care REIT to Buy Stake in Senior Housing Portfolio
Henderson Closes U.K. Fund Targeting Outlet Malls
LaSalle Closes Asian Property Fund with $3 Billion
STAG Capital Launches Single-Tenant Fund
Sep 01, 2008
Cogdell Spencer, Northwestern Mutual Form $350 Million JV
Senior Housing Properties Buys Health and Wellness Centers for $100 Million
Unite Group Sells Student Housing Assets
SHUAA Capital Holds First Closing with $240 Million
PSERS Commits $775 Million in Value-Added Real Estate
Aug 25, 2008
Apollo Raises Additional Capital for AREFIN Debt Fund
CalPERS Adopts Infrastructure Investment Policy
Japanese Commercial Property Market Continues to Slow Down
Lowe Invests in Beverly Hills Hotel Development
Mosaic Property Launches Central and Eastern European Real Estate Fund
Aug 18, 2008
Bentleyforbes Announces a Five-Year Portfolio Expansion Plan
Vornado Forms JV to Invest in Indian Retail
Union Investment Buys Retail Asset in Tokyo
TIAA-CREF Asset Management Opens New London Office
Three Affiliates of Colliers International Consolidate into a Single Holding Company
Aug 11, 2008
AEW Closes Asian Property Fund with $557.8 Million
AMP Fund Makes First Acquisition
First Quarter 2008 NCREIF Released
Illinois TRS Approves Changes to Real Estate Plan
Mass. PRIM Selects Real Estate, Timber and Debt Consultants
Aug 04, 2008
Meketa Conducts Global Listed Infrastructure Manager Search
Piedmont Office Realty Trust Obtains $250 Million Unsecured Term Loan
Landmark Mixed-Use Complex in Houston Listed After Renovation
Kilmartin, Revcap Launch London Fund
ING Real Estate Select Launches Global Fund of Funds
Jul 28, 2008
CPPI Reports Commercial Property Values Continue to Fall
UBS Global Asset Management Launches Inflation-Linked Property Fund
Talisman, CPIM Launch European Debt Fund
Perseus Realty Partners Launches $1 Billion Participating Loan Program
Meinl Stakeholders Approve Restructuring
Jul 21, 2008
Boston Capital Closes Tax Credit Fund with $150 Million
Capital Trust Closes CT Opportunity Partners I
Global Infrastructure Indexes Launched
NYCBERS to Allocate $130 Million to Real Estate
Pennsylvania SERS Commits $15 Million in Real Estate
Jul 14, 2008
Medical Properties Trust Invests in Five New Hospital Facilities
New Hampshire Selects Alternatives Consultant
Realstar Group Launches European Property Fund
Apollo Closes Fund with $758 Million
CalPERS Chooses Ridgeway Partners to Help Recruit New CIO
Jul 07, 2008
Broadway Sells Houston Office Tower for $131 Million
Carlyle, Extell and RREEF Secure $613 Million Loan for Residential Development
Commercial Property Market Downturn Persists in 2Q/08
ING Launches Healthcare Property Fund
Global Property Returns 11.5 Percent in 2007
Jun 23, 2008
Eastern Real Estate, Highfields Form $1 Billion JV
First Industrial Realty Trust Acquires Land in Joliet, Illinois
Jones Lang LaSalle to Acquire Staubach for $613 Million
LACERA Commits $100 Million to Global Hotel Fund
LaSalle Closes Income & Growth Fund V with $728 Million
Jun 16, 2008
American Campus Communities Acquires Student Housing Business
Avanath and MacFarlane/Costa Venture Acquire Simpson Housing Solutions
Buchanan Storage Capital Offers Services to Self-Storage Owners
Dividend Capital Launches Global Real Estate Fund of Funds
Essex, Mass., Invests in High-Return Real Estate
Jun 09, 2008
CalSTRS to Add Infrastructure
Pirelli RE to Launch Opportunity Fund
Union Investment Real Estate AG Purchases Office Building in Herdon, Virginia
UBS Wealth Management Forms $250 Million JV with Thomas Properties
Trump Entertainment Resorts Sells Trump Marina Hotel Casino
Jun 02, 2008
CORESTATE Raises €486 Million for German Residential Fund
Curzon/AEW Europe Closes European Real Estate Fund with
Ohio SERS Chooses Global Real Estate Securities Managers
Penn Square Closes Global Fund of Funds with $231.4 Million
PREI Closes Mexican Real Estate Fund with $868.5 Million
May 26, 2008
Aberdeen Asian Fund of Funds Raises $80 Million in Interim Close
Crescent to Sell Houston Office Tower
Illinois TRS Expands Emerging Managers Program
ING Real Estate Office Fund Acquires French Properties
JPMorgan Asset Management Closes Asian Real Estate Fund with $600 Million
May 19, 2008
Apple REIT 8 Acquires Two Southern California Hotels
Parkway Properties Office Fund II Plans to Acquire Multi-Tenant Office Properties
NYSTRS Commits $155 Million to Real Estate
Morgan Stanley Infrastructure Fund Raises $4 Billion
Harrison Street Holds Second Closing with $240 Million
May 12, 2008
International Housing Holds First Closing of South African Residential Fund
Western National Fund Completes First Close with $200 Million
UDR Inc. Breaks Ground on a Billion-Dollar Mixed-Use Development in Dallas
Tennessee Selects Real Estate Consultant
PSERS Invests $825 Million in Real Estate
May 05, 2008
Texas Teachers Invests $262.5 Million with Parkway Properties
RREEF Launches Indian Real Estate and Infrastructure Business
Protego to Invest in Vietnamese Residential Development
Pennsylvania SERS Invests $25 Million in Real Estate
Hines REIT Buys Houston Trophy Building for $271.5 Million
Apr 28, 2008
Chicago Teachers Commits $40 Million to Asian Real Estate
Hines, CalPERS Fund Brazilian Investment Program
L.A. Water and Power Employees Hires Consultant
LaSalle Launches Pan-European Opportunity Fund
Mass. PRIM Searches for Real Estate and Timber Consultants
Apr 21, 2008
Buchanan Street Acquires Advisory Contracts of Three Commingled Funds
Canyon-Johnson Fund Raises $1 Billion
Goodman Property Launches Asia Pacific Fund of Funds
Morley, Valad Property Complete Fund Refinancing
Shorenstein Reopens Ninth Fund
Apr 14, 2008
Ashkenazy, Carlyle Group Acquire Manhattan Office Tower for $680 Million
Texas Treasury Seeks Global Real Estate Securities Managers
Rayonier Purchases 56,300 Acres of Timberland in Washington
ProLogis Forms $1 Billion Middle East JV
Norwegian Government Pension Fund Adds Real Estate Allocation
Apr 07, 2008
New Hampshire Seeks Alternatives Consultant
San Francisco Commits $25 Million to Real Estate, Transfers Portfolio
SBCERA Commits $50 Million to Opportunity Funds
Unemployment Rises and Nonfarm Payroll Employment Declines
USAA Real Estate To Develop Mixed-Use Project in San Antonio
Mar 31, 2008
CalSTRS Invests $111.5 Million in Opportunity Fund
Chicago Teachers Invests $300 Million in Infrastructure
Host Hotels, GIC Real Estate Form $600 Million Asian JV
New Jersey Commits $100 Million to Global Real Estate Fund
SDCERA Targets Infrastructure
Mar 17, 2008
Harvard Business School Holds New Real Estate Education Program in India
LACERA Selects Manager, Commits to Cornerstone
Orchard Street, GIC Form U.K. Real Estate Venture
Pennsylvania SERS Invests $100 Million in Real Estate
PSERS Commits $532 Million to Real Estate
Mar 10, 2008
AVP Advisors Closes Fund of Funds with $400 Million
Capella Buys Hospitals for $315 Million
Colony Capital Raises $6.5 Billion in Three Real Estate Funds
First Industrial Realty Trust Acquires 61 Acres of Land in Toronto
HRJ Capital Closes Real Estate Fund of Funds with $155 Million
Mar 03, 2008
Canada Pension Plan Opens Hong Kong Office
Harbert Management Forms Industrial JVs in Spain, United States
Nationwide Health to Acquire Medical Office Portfolio for $915 Million
New Jersey Commits $250 Million to High-Return Real Estate
PSERS Approves $92 Million Bridge Loan to Centerline
Feb 25, 2008
CalPERS Adopts Policies for New Inflation-Linked Asset Class
Archstone-Smith Changes Name and Corporate Identity to Archstone
European Fund of Funds Completes Second Close
Hancock Timber to Buy TimberStar Southwest JV for $1.7 Billion
Interstate Hotels, JHM Hotels Form Indian Hotel JV
Feb 18, 2008
American Campus Agrees to Acquire GMH Communities
CB Richard Ellis Investors Closes Asian Fund with $400 Million
Global Property Transactions Top $1 Trillion in 2007
Home Properties Inc. Replaces Kellwood Co. in S&P SmallCap 600 Index
Interstate, FFC Capital Purchase 22 Midwestern Hotels
Feb 11, 2008
Canyon Capital Launches New Urban Fund
CPP Investment Board Acquires Stake in Canadian Office Tower
Meredith & Grew Joins Colliers International
Niam Closes Fourth Property Fund with €700 Million
NYSTRS Commits $347.5 Million to Real Estate
Feb 04, 2008
Bouwfonds, Catella Launch Open-End European Residential Fund
CalSTRS, Sealy Form $200 Million Industrial JV
Centerline Raises $140.4 Million Tax-Credit Fund
GE Pension Trust Acquires Paris Office Portfolio
L.A. Water and Power Employees' Searches for Real Estate Consultant
Jan 28, 2008
Crescent Hotels & Resorts Invests $600 Million in Capital for Hotel Acquisitions
Open-End Fund Acquires Stake in Paris Skyscraper
Pennsylvania SERS Invests $50 Million in Real Estate
Positive Outlook for Commercial Real Estate Hiring and Compensation in 2008
RREEF Buys Stake in Indian Real Estate Development Company
Jan 21, 2008
American Realty Launches Open-End Value-Added Fund
RREEF Launches Real Estate Securities Funds in Hong Kong
RLJ Closes Hotel Fund with $1.2 Billion
ProLogis Starts New Sustainablity Initiative
New Jersey Invests $100 Million in Core Real Estate
Jan 14, 2008
LACERA Invests in European Real Estate
Union Buys Italian Shopping Mall
SBCERA Commits $20 Million to Real Estate
ProLogis to Develop London Distribution Park
New City Holds Second Closing with $650 Million
Jan 07, 2008
AIMCO, JPMorgan Form $726 Million Multifamily JV
Forestar Real Estate Group Becomes An Independent Company
Royal Invest Buys 18 Commercial Assets in Europe for €100 Million
Hines, RREEF Acquire San Francisco Office Complex
IDR Launches Real Estate Fund of Funds