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    7 Ways Emerging Managers Can Attract LPs

    Are you speaking the language of real estate LPs? Do you have a plan B if your plan A doesn’t work out? If not, you may not make it past the first meeting with an institutional investor.

    April 13, 2016
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    Why Asset Managers Should Be In On Acquisitions

    Asset managers are the unsung heroes of successful real estate investing and they need a seat at the deal table for every acquisition, argues TIAA-CREF’s chief of asset management, John Cornuke.

    January 25, 2016
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    Fund-of-funds Thrive on DC Cash

    Jack Foster, the man who created Franklin Templeton’s real assets multimanager business and REITs platform and is departing the firm this month, says it’s getting “harder and harder” for fund-of-funds shops to succeed.

    January 12, 2016
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    Malls Aren’t Dead, Even In LA

    Brick and mortar retail may be under attack from online rivals but for Laurus Corporation there’s still plenty of upside in mall investing, not least in Los Angeles’ Playa Vista neighborhood.

    January 12, 2016
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    How Property Manager Scorecards Boost Returns

    By adopting a data-driven property manager scorecard approach, firms such as TIAA-CREF are generating extra total returns for their assets.

    January 4, 2016
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    Inside Changing Pressures on Asset Managers

    ASB Real Estate’s managing director Jim Darcey talks about the role of asset managers today, and how changing tenant needs—and rising tenant improvement costs—are putting greater pressure on firms.

    November 30, 2015
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    Shipping Containers: The New Real Estate

    Shipping containers could prove to be the new niche real estate sector, as startups in the U.S. and other countries show the potential of using the steel box as hotel rooms, as well as for affordable and student housing.

    November 30, 2015
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    Expert Q&A: Stephen Tomlinson of Kirkland & Ellis

    Kirkland & Ellis’ Stephen Tomlinson discusses the influx of foreign capital into U.S. real estate, how foreign investor appetite is different, and the impact of growing co-investment rights on GPs.

    October 13, 2015
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    RE Commingled Fund Closings, Non-U.S. Investors Rise

    A rise in closings of commingled funds and an increase in non-U.S. investors in U.S. real estate are among the trends in private equity RE, says Matthew Giles, a partner in business law at Goodwin Procter.

    September 22, 2015
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    When Value-Add Means Buying 460,000 SF Of Vacancy

    Rubenstein Partners on finding deep value in U.S. office markets. From taking on a vacant 460,000-square-foot complex in a market with a 23% vacancy rate and a fully occupied office in a “messy” Boston neighborhood.

    May 11, 2015
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    Oregon’s Strategy for Long-Term Investing

    Anthony Breault, senior portfolio manager at the State of Oregon Treasury, explains how he invests for the long term in real estate, the challenges of redeploying capital in rising markets, and how JVs and open-ended funds are helping the pension achieve those goals.

    May 11, 2015
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    New Mexico On Dynamic Investing, Co-investments

    As institutional investors eye a maturing real estate cycle, many are asking how they can be more dynamic with their asset allocation tools. PrivcapRE spoke to New Mexico Educational Retirement Board about the challenges of being a more active investor, and how co-investments will play an increasingly critical role for the pension.

    April 15, 2015
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