Blackstone Closes Record $20.5B Real-Estate Fund

Blackstone Group Inc. has announced raising the largest-ever real estate fund of $20.5 billion to be invested in property assets around the world.

2019 Real Estate ETFs Will Equal Under-Profitization Q1

In 2018 global real estate market returns provided very little protection for investors intent on finding protection via diversification plays.

Minimizing Your Risk of Investment Ruin

Real Estate investing is not the same as professional gambling but there is a concept that gamblers use that real estate investors can learn from. It’s called “bankroll management”. The objective is identifying the amount of money a gambler can put at risk for a given game without risking that he or she will lose

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Commercial Real Estate Investment Through Real Estate Investment Trusts

Have you ever found yourself driving down the street and looking at different types of income producing properties while thinking to yourself, “I really wish I could own a piece of that shopping center, hospital, or apartment complex!”  For most potential investors who do not possess significant capital or access to a lot of cash,

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Newcastle Investment Corporation Public Offering Announced

Newcastle Investment Corp. (NYSE: NCT) has just announced plans for an upcoming public offering of 20,000,000 shares of their common stock. In connection with the offering, the Company intends to grant the underwriters an option for 30 days to purchase up to According to the news, underwriters will also be afforded a 30 day period for buying an additional 3,000,000 shares.

Value Place Secures $100 Million in Capital

One of America’s leading short term residential property franchisors, Value Place has announced having secured $100 million in capital investment from private equity firm Lindsay Goldberg LLC.

Canadian REIT NorthWest Announces Over-allotment Buyout

The NorthWest International Healthcare Properties Real Estate Investment Trust (TSXV: MOB.UN 2.24) has announced exercising their option to purchase over-allotted shares of their equity offering. The purchase at $2 per price of the 850,900 units remaining puts the purchase at $1.7 million.

Should I Choose My Own Title Company?

A title company facilitates a real estate transaction between a buyer and seller. The title company searches for any liens on the property, collects all of the funds and holds them in escrow, prepares all of the documentation to transfer title, disburses all of the funds to the appropriate parties at closing and insures the buyer against any claims to the title that may appear after the closing

Cornerstone Real Estate Advisers Taps Herubin as Portfolio Manager

One of the world’s top 10 real estate investment firms, Cornerstone Real Estate Advisers LLC, has named Terri Herubin Portfolio Manager of the $1.7 billion dollar Cornerstone Patriot Fund. Herubin takes the place of 13 year veteran Brain Murdy, according to the news from the firm.

LaSalle Leads Global Investment, Acquires Prime London Site

LaSalle Investment Management, Inc. has partnered with Curtis Real Estate (CRE) to acquire prime real estate at an industrial site on White Hart Lane in Tottenham, a district of North London. When the plan is approved, the seven acre site will be one of the first major industrial space developments in Greater London in many years.

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