Institutional Investors http://nreionline.com/taxonomy/term/7360/more en 10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (September 18, 2014) http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-september-18-2014 <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><span class='keyword_link'><a href="/markets-regions/california?intlink=incontent " title="California Commercial Real Estate">California</a></span>'s huge pension fund has turned to a trusted insider to take over the daunting job of directing almost $300 billion in investments. Nicholas Schorsch's vast web of businesses is untangled in this ‘simple’ visual of all entities under his purview. Inland American Real Estate Trust Inc., which is in the process of spinning off its hotel business, said today it is selling 52 hotels to a joint venture for about $1.1 billion. Japanese fashion retailer Uniqlo aims to turn a profit at its small but expanding U.S. network of stores within the next couple of years, the company's top U.S. executive, Larry Meyer, said. These are among today’s 10 must reads from around the commercial real estate sector.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-september-18-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-september-18-2014#comments Industry Buzz Institutional Investors New York REITs Retail Thu, 18 Sep 2014 15:17:00 +0000 1223251 at http://nreionline.com 10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (September 17, 2014) http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-september-17-2014 <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Can REIT performance actually predict when and how much interest rates will change? The California Public Employees' Retirement System pledged to invest upwards of $7 billion with real estate joint venture partners in July. Norway’s sovereign-wealth fund, the world’s largest, agreed to buy stakes in three prime U.S. office buildings for about $1.5 billion. These are among today’s 10 must reads from around the commercial real estate industry.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-september-17-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-september-17-2014#comments Industry Buzz Institutional Investors Multifamily REITs Technology Freemium Wed, 17 Sep 2014 15:30:00 +0000 1218501 at http://nreionline.com What Institutional Money Wants in Return as it Continues to Flow to Real Estate http://nreionline.com/institutional-investors/what-institutional-money-wants-return-it-continues-flow-real-estate <div class="field-byline"> Kelvin Tetz and John Mackel </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Pension funds, opportunity funds, hedge funds, and other institutional investors are continuing to turn their attention to real estate in the wake of the recession, particularly as returns on real estate have risen relative to bond yields and real estate proves attractive as a hedge against the risks in the equity markets.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/institutional-investors/what-institutional-money-wants-return-it-continues-flow-real-estate" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/institutional-investors/what-institutional-money-wants-return-it-continues-flow-real-estate#comments Institutional Investors News Private Equity Viewpoints Viewpoints Freemium Fri, 22 Aug 2014 19:11:00 +0000 1149391 at http://nreionline.com illustration: Martin Haake 10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (August 20, 2014) http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-august-20-2014 <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Texas-based private equity shop TPG Capital is reportedly in negotiations to acquire the commercial real estate <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/services/brokerage?intlink=incontent " title="Commercial Real Estate Brokerage">brokerage</a></span> and services firm Cassidy Turley. CalPERS' real estate consultant warned pension fund officials must maintain their ‘disciplined approach’ to underwriting in the ‘overheated market.’ Staples Inc. will shut about 140 locations this year, part of a store-closing plan announced earlier, as the world’s largest office-supply chain responds to online competition. These are among the 10 must reads from around the commercial real estate sector.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-august-20-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-august-20-2014#comments Brokerage Industry Buzz Institutional Investors Net Lease Retail Freemium Wed, 20 Aug 2014 15:09:00 +0000 1141201 at http://nreionline.com 10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (August 19, 2014) http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-august-19-2014 <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Sales to institutional investors—entities that purchase at least 10 properties in a calendar year accounted for 4.7 percent of all sales of single family homes and condos in the second quarter, the lowest level since the first quarter of 2012. Los Angeles commercial property landlord Evoq Properties Inc. has agreed to be sold for $357.4 million to a group of investors led by Atlas Capital Group of New York. CBRE has begun rolling out its new nationwide Technology & Media Practice. These are among the 10 must reads from around the commercial real estate sector today.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-august-19-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-august-19-2014#comments Hotel Industry Buzz Institutional Investors New York Single-Family Housing Freemium Tue, 19 Aug 2014 16:38:00 +0000 1137901 at http://nreionline.com 10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (August 13, 2014) http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-august-13-2014 <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Health Care REIT will spend as much as $2.3 billion on a deal that could give it more than 100 additional properties in the U.S. and Canada. Clarion Partners, has completed the sale of its 50% interest in a portfolio of nine class A Mexican shopping centers totaling 3.17 million square feet to Frisa, the current joint venture partner. A Goldman Sachs Group Inc unit is a final bidder for a Tokyo office tower in a deal that could fetch about $1.6 billion. These are among today’s 10 must reads from around the commercial real estate sector.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-august-13-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-august-13-2014#comments Industry Buzz Institutional Investors International REITs Seniors Housing Freemium Wed, 13 Aug 2014 15:42:00 +0000 1122921 at http://nreionline.com Private Buyers Crowd Out Institutions in Net Lease Market http://nreionline.com/net-lease/private-buyers-crowd-out-institutions-net-lease-market <div class="field-byline"> Randy Blankstein </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The retail sector experienced the third straight quarter of historically low cap rates as a result of increased demand and the continually growing investor pool seeking the stable yield of the asset class.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/net-lease/private-buyers-crowd-out-institutions-net-lease-market" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Institutional Investors Net Lease News Retail Viewpoints Viewpoints Freemium Fri, 25 Jul 2014 17:44:00 +0000 994791 at http://nreionline.com 10 Disrupters: Branching Out http://nreionline.com/people/10-disrupters-branching-out <div class="field-byline"> Elaine Misonzhnik </div> <div class="field-deck"> Ric Clark helps Brookfield diversify its CRE holdings. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Having too narrow of a focus can be risky in real estate, according to Richard (Ric) Clark, CEO of Brookfield Property Partners, the real estate investment arm of Brookfield Asset Management. That was part of the thinking that spurred Brookfield, which has traditionally been an office landlord, to start entering new property sectors in the past few years, including industrial, hotel and multifamily. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/people/10-disrupters-branching-out" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/people/10-disrupters-branching-out#comments Finance & Investment Institutional Investors International News People Freemium Fri, 18 Jul 2014 15:49:00 +0000 1039271 at http://nreionline.com Institutional Investors Try Their Hand at Running Single-Family Homes http://nreionline.com/single-family-housing/institutional-investors-try-their-hand-running-single-family-homes <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Overall, institutional investors bought approximately 368,000 single-family homes since 2011, according to housing data and analytics firm RealtyTrac. As recently as the beginning of 2012, no firm owned more than 1,000 single-family homes.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/single-family-housing/institutional-investors-try-their-hand-running-single-family-homes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/single-family-housing/institutional-investors-try-their-hand-running-single-family-homes#comments Institutional Investors News Private Equity REITs Single-Family Housing Freemium Wed, 16 Jul 2014 15:56:00 +0000 1039611 at http://nreionline.com Five Questions to Ask Your Fee Manager http://nreionline.com/viewpoints/five-questions-ask-your-fee-manager <div class="field-byline"> Michael V Davids, RPA </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Whether you are contracting for services on a new asset or trying to straighten out an existing relationship, here are five questions to ask your fee manager.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/viewpoints/five-questions-ask-your-fee-manager" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Institutional Investors News Viewpoints Viewpoints Freemium Tue, 08 Jul 2014 20:48:00 +0000 965881 at http://nreionline.com