Virginia Retirement Systems commits $125m to global fund

Virginia Retirement Systems has committed $125m to Westbrook Real Estate Fund XI, a global enhanced core real estate fund that is

CIT Group arranges Newark industrial loan

CIT Group Real Estate Finance division has served as the sole lead arranger of a $48.7m senior secured loan for

JLL Income sells San Francisco office

JLL Income Property Trust has sold 111 Sutter Street, the largest property in its $2.7bn portfolio, to a joint venture

B6 Real Estate Advisors shops rare Queens portfolio

Paul Massey’s B6 Real Estate Advisors jump-started marketing efforts this week for The Rego Park 18, an 18-building portfolio in

BKM shores up Western U.S. acquisitions

BKM Capital Partners, a Newport Beach, Calif.-based, institutional fund manager, acquired a 203,231-square-foot, five-building multi-tenant industrial property in Denver, Colorado

Nuveen launches U.S. Cities Multifamily Fund

Nuveen Real Estate has launched a U.S. Cities Multifamily Fund, with $550m at first close. The fund is anchored by a

Perkins Coie expands land use group

Perkins Coie has added Camarin Madigan to its real estate and land use practice. Madigan is based in San Francisco,

Investcorp acquires U.S. multifamily portfolio

Investcorp has acquired eight U.S. multifamily properties across the Southeast and Southwest for $330m. These properties, totaling 2,510 units, are

Landlords boost amenity game with package centers

Office owners are not just thinking about convenience when they’re trying to up their amenity game: they’re working to solve

UPDATED: Lowe Enterprises rebrands as Broadshore Capital

Lowe Enterprises Investors has rebranded as Broadshore Capital Partners, which reflects its broad focus across the U.S. The shift came after

Podcast: Servicing specialists discuss evolving CMBS

The commercial mortgage-backed securities servicing market is evolving in the longest credit cycle. One notable change comes via technology, one

Harbor Group seeks, seals versatile deals

Harbor Group International, which just completed the acquisition of a San Francisco office building in a partnership with Paramount Group,

KBS Realty treads carefully in late-cycle market

There’s been a projection that there will be softening in the commercial real estate market over the next three years.

Guest Column: Three Ways to Appease a Tenant Without Spending a Dime

By Joshua Rockoff It is a mistake most of us suffer. Regardless of position or business type, we tend to

REIT investment firm launches new performance-metric tool

Accre, a Seattle-based real estate investment management company, is preparing to launch a data model that provides comparative performance metrics

Resilient New York CRE pros downplay Amazon HQ loss

Amazon's decision to cancel its plans to move to Long Island City last week were largely downplayed by New York’s commercial

Debt funds set to dominate CRE landscape

Debt funds are expected to become a dominant player in the commercial real estate finance landscape, eventually becoming the top

MBA Conference: Multifamily players navigate amenities arms race

Amenities and technology continue to shake up the multifamily sector, with panelists at this week’s Mortgage Bankers Association’s CREF/Multifamily Housing