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October 15, 2021

How Blackstone Picks Proptech Firms To Fund And Where It Will Be Looking Next

[In-Person] Hear from Innovo Property Group & Clarion Partners Nov. 3 at Northeast Industrial & Urban Logistics

Every quarter, Blackstone gathers heads across the portfolio companies and asks them something simple: Where are all the challenges in the business? 

How Blackstone Picks Proptech Firms To Fund And Where It Will Be Looking Next

“We look at commonalities, whether it's building entry, tenant engagement, construction management, whatever it may be, and we start kind of distilling down to ‘OK, these are the biggest challenges we're seeing across our portfolio,’” John Fitzpatrick, Blackstone's chief technology officer of alternative asset management technology, told the audience at…

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Another skyscraper could be coming to Manhattan's West Side near the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center. The Peebles Corp., Exact Capital Group, the Witkoff Group and McKissack & McKissack have joined forces to propose development of a 1,500-foot skyscraper atop Site…

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CRE Leaders Growing More Alarmed By Climate Crisis, Other Social Problems And Say Action Is Needed

Hot sectors and rising markets typically highlight the Urban Land Institute’s annual Emerging Trends in Real Estate report, but the 2022 edition also emphasizes other major shifts in commercial real estate.

“The real estate industry is now being called to participate in the improvement of society,” PwC US Real Estate Leader Byron Carlock said.

Released Thursday during ULI’s fall meeting at the McCormick Convention Center in Chicago and jointly prepared with PwC, the report is a survey of more than 1,000 industry leaders and experts. Alongside thoughts about how well various cities’ office markets are progressing toward recovery or how supply chain bottlenecks may threaten new development, it reflects growing recognition that social problems, especially climate change, may now be the biggest threat.

“The rash of natural disasters and the obvious warming we’ve experienced in the past two to three years have really heightened sensitivity,” Carlock said.

CRE Leaders Growing More Alarmed By Climate Crisis, Other Social Problems And Say Action Is Needed

2021 saw devastating wildfires and drought afflict much of the U.S., while other nations, such as China and Germany, suffered deadly floods. That helps explain why more than 80% of survey respondents told ULI and PwC they consider environmental, social and governance issues before making major investment or development…

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Office leasing in the third quarter saw its first rays of sunshine since the coronavirus pandemic began, but the trajectory of the next few quarters is still clouded with uncertainty.

Net absorption for office buildings nationwide hit its best level since before the pandemic began in Q3, with quarterly research reports from JLL and Plante Moran Cresa finding negative absorption of between 7M and 13M SF, about a third of…

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‘There’s Not A Miracle Cure’: Port Experts Start Detailing Plans To Ease Supply Chain Disruptions

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Port experts have followed President Joe Biden's Wednesday announcement that the Port of Los Angeles would move to 24/7 operations with further solutions, some of which would get commercial real estate more directly involved in solving the problem. Biden made the announcement Wednesday to address…

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