AEW Looks to Grow Bay Area Portfolio

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By Jon Peterson   A Boston-based pension-fund manager that paid all cash late last year to buy a San Jose neighborhood shopping center says the deal is but the first of...

Behringer Harvard Gets New Funding Round For Apartments

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By Jon Peterson Texas-based real estate investor Behringer Harvard has secured $100 million in new equity from Dutch pension funds to buy U.S. apartments, including properties in the San Francisco...

Apple Expanding, Again

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By Sharon Simonson Cupertino-based Apple Inc. is pursuing $65 million in tenant improvements at three interconnected buildings on Vallco Parkway in its home city. The work is the latest expansion by...

CalPERS, Hines Take Another Real Estate Hit

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By Jon Peterson The largest public pension fund in the country and a former trailblazer for other U.S. pension funds has sold a Maryland office building for more than $50...

CalPERS Hires Quality Control

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By Jon Peterson The California Public Employees’ Retirement System is hiring a former real estate portfolio manager to fill a new position created to ensure the huge pension fund remains...

CalSTRS’ Real Estate Portfolio Drops 2.3 Percent in Third Quarter

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By Jon Peterson The California State Teachers’ Retirement System has reported a $327 million loss for its real estate portfolio during the third quarter, even as the value of its...

CalSTRS Wringing Risk from Real Estate Portfolio

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By Jon Peterson CalSTRS, the second-largest public pension fund in the United States, is directing changes to its real-estate investment policy that will increase its exposure to more stable assets...

CalPERS Endures $4.2 Billion Quarterly Loss in Real Estate

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By Jon Peterson The California Public Employees’ Retirement System lost $4.2 billion of value in its real-estate portfolio during the second quarter of 2009, according to new data released in...

CalPERS, CalSTRS Big Investors in New Private Equity and Real Estate Fund

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By Jon Peterson California’s two largest public pension systems have committed $900 million to the latest commingled investment fund of Menlo Park-based GI Partners. Their collective investment accounts for nearly half...

Broadreach To Raise Third Fund

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By Sharon Simonson Broadreach Capital Partners, the Palo Alto real estate investment company founded in 2002 by former executives of the hugely successful Spieker Properties Inc., intends to raise a...