Stephanie Schwartz Driver

  • Blackstone creates $10.9bn real estate fund

    Blackstone creates $10.9bn real estate fund


    GLOBAL - The Blackstone Group has closed its latest real estate fund and achieved capital commitments totally $10.9bn (€6.93bn) - an impressive total during a difficult time for fund-raising.

  • Europe wins lion’s share of real estate inflows

    Europe wins lion’s share of real estate inflows


    EUROPE - Europe was the major target of global capital flows for real estate transactions in 2007, capturing 40% of the total $339bn (€215bn) in real estate transactions last year, according to data released by Real Capital Analytics (RCA).

  • US REITs see turnaround

    US REITs see turnaround


    US – Real Estate Investment Trusts may be staging an investment comeback and breaking out of the trough they were stuck in for the last three quarters of 2007, suggest figures released by the National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts (NAREIT).

  • News

    Pension Real Estate Association: Conference Report


    REAL ESTATE – The Pension Real Estate Association’s Spring Conference, organized around the theme "Public Real Estate and Private Market Implications," brought together almost 700 professionals for two days of discussions....