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Canada Pension Plan adds US$334 million in multifamily investments
trueCanada Pension Plan Investment Board, Toronto, committed an additional US$334 million to multifamily luxury rental real estate developments in California, Georgia and Massachusetts through joint ventures.
Arizona PSPRS subpoena a public document, court rules
trueAn Arizona Superior Court has ruled that a federal grand jury subpoena received by the $7.9 billion Arizona Public Safety Personnel Retirement System is a public document and must be turned over to Judicial Watch, an open-government advocacy group in Washington.
Shadow capital's growth could change private equity, real estate
trueThe growing popularity of direct investment and co-investment in private equity and private equity real estate is threatening to change the general partner-limited partner relationship.
Taiwan's Public Service Pension Fund seeks real estate, infrastructure managers
trueTaiwan's NT$562.4 billion (US$18.7 billion) Public Service Pension Fund issued an RFP for global real estate equity and global infrastructure equity managers.
Inflation protection — better to be safe, not sorry
trueSometimes it takes a crisis to make us all realize that, yes, inflation can always be lurking just over the horizon.
Blackstone hires principal to oversee real estate secondaries business
trueMark Burton was hired as a principal in Blackstone Group's Strategic Partners business to oversee the firm's real estate secondaries business, said a statement today from Blackstone.
Private real estate gains 2.9% in second quarter
trueThe NCREIF Property index gained 2.9% in the second quarter of 2014, composed of 1.4% income return and 1.5% capital appreciation.
AustralianSuper taps ISPT, QIC for domestic residential property investments
trueAustralianSuper selected ISPT and QIC to manage the A$75 billion (US$71 billion), Melbourne-based industry superannuation fund's direct investments in residential property development projects in Australia.
Schroders adds real estate capital chief
trueChris Ludlam joined Schroder Property Investment Management as head of real estate capital, said a spokeswoman.
Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management names Japan real estate head
trueKoichiro Maeda joined Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management in Tokyo as managing director and head of real estate, Japan, a spokeswoman confirmed Wednesday.
Paladin hires senior analyst for Latin America
trueDaniel Sklar was named senior analyst at Paladin Realty Partners, said Alex J. Stockham, spokesman.
Farmland returns decline in second quarter
trueThe National Council of Real Estate Investment Fiduciaries index returned 1.73% in the second quarter, a decline from 2.41% in the first quarter and down from 1.97% in the second quarter of 2013.
Co-investing entering new arena: Hedge funds
trueInstitutional investors increasingly are translating co-investment experience in private equity, real estate, infrastructure and energy funds to their hedge fund portfolios.
Texas Permanent commits $225 million to 3 real estate funds
trueTexas State Board of Education approved the recommendation of its finance committee to commit a total of $225 million to three real estate managers from the $30.2 billion Texas Permanent School Fund, Austin.
Louisiana Teachers earmarks $200 million to 3 managers
trueLouisiana Teachers’ Retirement System, Baton Rouge, made three new commitments totaling up to $200 million, said Dana Brown, director of public markets.