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Commercial Real Estate Week in Review

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Commercial Real Estate Week in Review for December 6-12: In Another Huge Deal, Blackstone Trades Northern CA Office Portfolio to Hudson Pacific for $3.5B: Alternative asset investor Blackstone (NYSE: BX) originally acquired the office portfolio through its acquisition of Equity Office Properties. Analyst:…

In Blackstone’s Shadow

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Today we’re talking private equity. Specifically, we’re talking about two of the heavy hitters from the PE world: former number-one alternative asset investor Carlyle Group (NASDAQ: CG) and current number-one alternative investor Blackstone Group (NYSE: BX). On the surface, these…

The Mensch & Schlemiel of the Week

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Mensch: Noun. A decent, upright, mature and responsible person. Schlemiel:  Noun, slang. An awkward, clumsy, or unlucky person whose endeavors tend to fail. A loser. Mensches of the Week: AustralianSuper and Principal Real Estate Advisors Today we recognize two mensches…

Commercial Real Estate Week in Review

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Week in Review for November 22-28: Can Black Friday Deliver Bang for the Buck to Stocks?: NASDAQ considers current retail fundamentals and examines the nation’s biggest shopping day for its stock market potential. Hudson’s Bay Arranges $1.25B Refinancing on its Saks…

Bargains in Spain

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The big news here in the U.S. has been the initial public offering of gateway office real estate investor Paramount Group (NYSE: PGRE), which set a REIT record when it raised $2.3 billion. This IPO far surpasses the previous largest…

Commercial Real Estate Week in Review

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Week in Review for August 30-September 5 Office Landlord Paramount Group Files for Massive IPO: The major real estate company, currently the largest privately owned real estate company in the U.S., holds trophy office assets in gateway CBDs such as Manhattan,…

Commercial Real Estate Week in Review

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Week in Review for August 16-22 UBS O’Connor Hedge Fund Sells U.S. REITs in Second Quarter: The $5.6 billion hedge-fund within the Switzerland bank sells the majority of its US REIT holdings during Q2. The fund cuts its holdings by more…