Some pension funds are taking a bigger step into investment alternatives, looking to create efficiencies by rolling real estate into a larger “real assets” bucket.
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Managers are launching several new core open-end funds targeting Asia Pacific, signaling Asia Pacific real estate markets are maturing.
In this economic environment, growth in net operating income becomes the driving force in return.
For real estate GPs, forming institutional investment relationships has become more competitive, and the bar continues to be raised for managers.
Investors are finding suburban markets compelling, and they are shifting their focus in 2018.
John Levy, president of John B. Levy & Co. Levy, spoke about the recently launched the Giliberto-Levy High Yield Real Estate Debt Index.
When it comes to sharing information between fund managers and plan sponsors, the “normal” of today will not be the normal of the future.
With 2017 in the rearview mirror, let’s look at some highlights from the past year’s editorials that point to where our industry may be headed in the future.
The $346 billion California Public Employees’ Retirement System has come out swinging against a report on its ESG investing program.
TH Real Estate predicts the U.S. real estate cycle is on track to continue into 2018 and highlights four sectors that could provide opportunities for investors.
A booming stock market helped the solvency position of Canadian defined-benefit pension plans improve in 2017.
The U.S. economy added 148,000 new jobs in December 2017, and the unemployment rate was unchanged at 4.1 percent.
The past year was a memorable one for equity markets, but U.S. REITs had a total return of 8.7 percent in 2017.
The $346 billion California Public Employees’ Retirement System has established the asset allocation for its investment portfolio for the next four years.
Industrial has emerged as the strongest property sector and the new favorite among investors.
A joint venture between the C$328 billion ($262 billion) Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, Singapore’s $359 billion GIC and The Scion Group, has acquired a student-housing portfolio.
Only 19 funds have so far reported a final closing in fourth quarter 2017, raising an aggregate of $13.6 billion.