Canada Pension Plan Investment Board partnered with Welltower to buy a $555 million stake in Florida seniors housing properties, reports Pensions & Investments. Starwood Property Trust appointed a former JPMorgan exec as its head of originations, according to Bloomberg. These are among today’s must reads from around the commercial real estate industry.
ProLogis continues to see China as a growth market, according to CNBC. Secondary markets were hot investment plays in 2015, according to Pensions & Investments. Barclays is predicting turbulence for office and retail REITs, according to The Real Deal. These are among today’s must reads from around the commercial real estate industry.
The Wall Street Journal looks at a new type of security created by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to help transfer the costs of defaults to private investors. Marketwatch looks at how median incomes in the U.S. have finally returned to prerecession levels. These are among today’s 10 must reads from around the CRE sector.
The New York Post looks at how a Wall Street landmark is sitting vacant after its purchase by a Chinese billionaire. Early metrics show a health boost in holiday sales, according to Reuters. And The Wall Street Journal profiles the real estate saga of the Goldman family. These are among today’s 10 must reads from around the CRE sector.