Tag: private equity

Reefer Madness Has Private Equity Investors Seeing Green

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Cannabis. Marijuana. Weed. Dope. Whatever you call it, Private Equity investors are looking to make a profit from it. It’s been a hot topic over more recent years and 23 states have laws legalizing marijuana in some form, whether for strictly…

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. Mensch of the Week: University of Notre Dame We have seen some strong university endowment…

Commercial Real Estate Week in Review

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Week in Review for October 24-30, 2015 Cash Is King as PE Firms Buy $20 Billion of Multifamily Property in Two Weeks: Move over REITs: huge multifamily portfolios are being acquired by America’s most active private equity firms, including Starwood…

Commercial Real Estate Week in Review

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Week in Review for October 17-23 Harrison Street Taking Campus Crest Communities Private in $1.9 Billion Transaction It’s Better for Millennials to Buy than Rent–For Now RealtyMogul.com Hits a High Point Hudson Yards, Future Home of Coach, Loreal, SAP Data…

Commercial Real Estate Week in Review

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Week in Review for May 2-8, 2015 Overseas Investors Accelerating CRE Property Price Gains: Llenrock Group’s blogger and director of communications contributes to this CoStar Group article on foreign capital and a looming CRE pricing bubble, despite his general lack…

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…

Top 10 Private Equity Firms by Capital Raised

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Today we’re looking at a ranking that relates to CRE investment a great deal: the private equity sector. There are a lot of ways we can rank and re-rank the major players in this industry (most assets under management, highest…

Commercial Real Estate Videos of the Week

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Hersha (NYSE: HT) CEO Jay Shah: Lodging Demand Fed by Millennials, Growing Global Middle Class, Urbanization: There’s a lot of liquidity in the market, says Steve Schwarzman, Blackstone (NYSE: BX) chairman & CEO, discussing deal making on Wall Street and the impact…