CDPQ’s real estate returns below benchmark but in line with expectations
Caisse de Depot et Placement du Quebec (CDPQ), a Canadian institutional investor that manages several…
Hammerson disposes of retail parks portfolio
Hammerson has exchanged unconditional contracts on the sale of a portfolio of seven retail parks…
Mississippi Employees’ brings on new chief investment officer
The Public Employees’ Retirement System of Mississippi (PERS) has named Robert Clark as chief investment…
South Korean buyers spend €16b in foreign real estate
South Korean investors have spent €16 billion ($17 billion) on real estate overseas during 2019, making the country Asia Pacific’s biggest cross-border property investor last year, according to Real Capital Analytics.
Rotterdam tops list for port logistics investment
According to new data from Savills, Rotterdam is the most attractive port in Europe for logistics investment, coming in ahead of Barcelona, Valencia, Antwerp and Hamburg.
Fourth quarter 2019 fundraising fizzles
During the fourth quarter 2019, 23 fund closings were recorded, representing an aggregate dollar volume…
Oregon State Treasury CIO to step down in March
John Skjervem, the chief investment officer at the Oregon State Treasury, has announced plans to…
Westbrook Partners acquires prominent Berlin property, near the Bundesrat and Potsdamer Platz
Westbrook Partners has acquired a predominantly office property in Berlin-Mitte. The vendor is a group of…
Big-box industrial demand sets record for Chicago
Demand for big-box industrial buildings in Chicago, as measured by net absorption — or the net change in occupancy — set a new record for the current cycle in 2019.
Commercial real estate record investment total €41b in France in 2019
Paris becomes the top European market for foreign investors, reported CBRE.