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Generation Gap

It’s an inevitable part of any real estate cycle: as one asset class loses strength, another grows to accommodate the shift in market demand and capital flow. Even though the downturn of 2008-09 had a devastating effect on every industry…

The Mensch & Schlemiel of the Week

Mensch: Noun, informal. A decent, upright, mature and responsible person. Schlemiel: Noun, slang. An awkward, clumsy, or unlucky person whose endeavors tend to fail; a loser. Mensch of the Week: Douglas Kinney, Carlyle Group Carlyle Group (NASDAQ: CG)’s newest hire…

Commercial Real Estate Week in Review

Week in Review for September 1 – 7: – A recent CoStar Group report shows strong growth in office and other commercial real estate demand among markets in the western U.S., particularly San Francisco, Seattle, and parts of Texas. The…

Top 10 CRE Fundraisers

From the PERE 30, here is a list of the Top 10 Fundraisers in the Past 5 years: 10. LaSalle Investment Management 9. Westbrook Partners 8. Beacon Capital Partners 7. Lone Star Funds 6. The Carlyle Group 5. Colony Capital 

Commercial Real Estate Week in Review

Week in Review for April 7 – 13: – Washington, D.C.-based alternatives manager Carlyle Group prepares for an IPO, which Reuters predicts could fetch as much as $800 million. The initial public offering would bring 10% of its management company to…

The Private Equity Perspective

On Tuesday, I had the opportunity to join Llenrock Group in attending the monthly Philadelphia-area meeting of the Cornell Real Estate Council. Among the many Cornellians in attendance was the event’s speaker, Thad Paul, who currently serves as a principal…