Ontario Teachers’ hits $207.4b in assets in 2019, posts 10.4% return
The Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan recorded a 10.4 percent net return for 2019, according to…
Citing pricing uncertainty, BlackRock and Schroders suspend trading in U.K. funds
BlackRock and Schroders have joined a host of major investors that have suspended trading in…
Accor closes more than half of its hotels worldwide
More than half of Accor-branded hotels worldwide are closed, which will likely rise to more…
Strong Q1 for Dublin office market ahead of COVID-19 uncertainty
Almost 100,000 square meters (1.08 million square feet) of office leasing transactions were signed in the Dublin market during first quarter 2020, according to CBRE.
CMBS Delinquency Rate ticks up, but a deluge is coming
The Trepp CMBS Delinquency Rate inched up in March, a rare break from the downward trend that has extended for almost three years.
Focus on Alternatives: Bill Shopoff on value-added real estate
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BF.capital secures €300m debt investment mandate
BF.capital GmbH, a subsidiary of BF.direkt AG and an investment company for institutional investors in…
Iowa Public Employee to welcome new CEO in May
This week Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds appointed Gregory Samorajski as CEO of the Iowa Public…
USAA, USAA Real Estate close transaction for new ownership structure
USAA has closed the sale of its controlling interest in USAA Real Estate to the…
European pension funds anticipate dramatic increase of investments in long-income property
Institutional pension fund investors say expected long-term performance is the thing they find most attractive about long-income properties, according to a new study by Alpha Real Capital, a specialist manager of long-income assets.
Q&A: Fred Pierce on coronavirus and student housing
Fred Pierce is the founder and CEO of Pierce Education Properties (PEP), a privately held owner/manager of student housing nationally. Founded in 1995, PEP has a portfolio of nearly $1 billion in student housing. Pierce discusses the coronavirus and its impact on college students. His company has more than 23,000 purpose-built student-housing beds in more than 23 cities and 24 major D-1 public universities.