Tag: private equity

CRE Insights: What CRE Asset Class is Providing Most Opportunity?

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How Has Private Equity Changed? (Jake Reiter, Verde Capital) Jake Reiter, President of Verde Capital, talks about how Private Equity has changed over the years and strategic investment plans at the Philadelphia Capital Markets Conference. What CRE Asset Class is…

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…