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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…

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…

2014: The Year of the Hotel?

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It’s hard to believe it’s almost 2015. As we near December, we approach the season of year-end reviews and Top 10 lists and retrospectives analyzing the conditions and dynamics that made the past year what it was. Naturally, Llenrock Blog…

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. Mensch of the Week: Barry Sternlicht, Starwood Capital Group Today we have one Mensch and…

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 Videos of the Week

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Jonathan Gray, head of global real estate at Blackstone Group (NYSE: BX), discusses its Hilton Worldwide (NYSE: HLT) investment with CNBC: – In Florida, irate condo owners are suing investors who are attempting to convert their properties to apartments but offering…

Mensch & Schlemiel of the Week

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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: The Human Nose Yes, I know this is a bit of…