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Invesco Real Estate Refis Houston Apartment Community With $68M Loan – Commercial Observer

A joint venture between the Carlyle Group and Trammell Crow Residential has sealed a $67.5 million debt package to refinance a Houston multifamily asset, Commercial Observer has learned. Invesco Real Estate supplied the floating-rate loan for the JV’s Alexan 5151 apartment community in Houston’s Galleria/Uptown area. Terms of the financing are three years with two […]

FinCEN expands GTOs on all-cash real estate transactions – HousingWire

In late October, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN), a bureau within the U.S. Treasury Department, announced its decision to again expand its Geographic Targeting Orders (GTOs). The new requirements go into effect on November 25, 2022, and the terms of the GTOs are effective through April 2023. In addition to Boston, Chicago, Dallas-Fort Worth, […]

Real Estate Remains a Haven Asset Class Amidst Market Volatility – Chief Investment Officer

The size of the professionally managed global real estate investment market surged to a whopping $11.4 trillion in 2021, while investors set a global record by completing real estate transactions totaling $2.1 trillion, according to research by Morgan Stanley Capital International. Thanh Bui, a portfolio manager at Clarion Partners, a private real estate investor, observed […]

Institutions’ target real estate allocations rising, study finds – Pensions & Investments

While capital deployment to real estate has slowed, institutional target allocations to it are growing, a Cornell University and Hodes Weill & Associates study found. The study found that the slowdown in capital deployment comes from overallocation and decreased conviction, or consistency, in outperforming benchmarks. The results come from the 2022 Institutional Real Estate Allocations […]

M&T Bank Names Sam Bluso as Head of Institutional Real Estate – PR Newswire

Bluso brings more than two decades of experience to newly created Institutional Real Estate Group BUFFALO, N.Y., Nov. 21, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — M&T Bank  (“M&T”) (NYSE: MTB) has appointed Sam Bluso to lead the bank’s new Institutional Real Estate Group focused on expanding M&T’s corporate real estate business. As Head of Institutional Real Estate for […]

FPI Purchases Real Estate Leased to Large Ag Equipment Dealer – Yahoo Finance

DENVER, November 21, 2022–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Farmland Partners Inc. (NYSE: FPI) (the “Company” or “FPI”) acquired, on November 18, four Ohio properties that house agricultural equipment dealerships for $17.2 million. The dealerships are operated by Ag-Pro, North America’s largest John Deere dealer. “Farmland is and will continue to be FPI’s primary business, but this deal provided several […]

ESG is as important in PRS as in other real estate sectors – Emerging Europe

There are enormous changes and challenges ahead for the real estate market, including the residential sector. With the European Union’s Green Deal policy, including the Fit for 55 programme and associated large-scale legislative actions, the issue of sustainability (environmental, social and governance – ESG) has become particularly important to the real estate industry. ESG is […]



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