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Union Investment buys 380 million shopping centre in Poland from Blackstone, IPE, December 14, 2017

Blackstone Buys Back Into Logicor as it Plays Nice with Beijing, Real Money, December 13, 2017

Blackstone's Real Estate Fund Buys 10% Stake in Logicor, Business Insider, December 12, 2017

Thor Secures 3 New Lessees in Houston, Commercial Property Executive, December 1, 2017

Upper Kirby Mixed-Use Project Inks First Office Leases, The Houston Chronicle, November 30, 2017

BBVA Sells Bulk of Real Estate Business to Cerberus, Highlighting Spanish Housing Rebound, Financial Times, November 29, 2017

BBVA Confirms in Talks to Sell Spain Real Estate Business to Cerberus, Fox Business, September 28, 2017

Admiral Tavnerns Snapped up by Joint Venture, Insider, September 5, 2017

Blackstone Sells London Office, IPE, August, 31, 2017

Cerberus Bags Five Shopping Centres, Real Estate Investment Times, August 29, 2017

Citycon Divests Non-Core Properties in Finland to Cerberus for EUR 167 million, Markets Insider, August 24, 2017

Thor Lands $310 Financing Package to Refi Madison Avenue Retail Condo, The Real Deal, August, 18, 2017

Bridges Sells "Green Hotel" to Cerberus, Property Week, June 14, 2017

Blackstone Sells Logicor to CIC for $13.8 billion, China Money Network, June 3, 2017

China's CIC Nears Takeover of Blackstone's Logicor, Financial Times, May 30, 2017

Blackstone Nears Sale of its Warehouse Business, The Telegraph, May 30, 2017

CIC Said Buying LogiCor from Blackstone for $13.4b, Miangtiandi, May 30, 2017

Sneek Peak:  Hard Hat Tour of Luxury Apartment Tower Under Construction in Upper Kirby, Houston Business Journal, May 11, 2017

Upper Kirby Mixed-Use Projects begins leasing Apartment Tower (video), Houston Business Journal, May 2, 2017

Developer More than Doubles Money with Phelan Sale, San Francisco Business Times, March 23, 2017

Blackstone Looks to Sell Europe Warehouse Platform, Market Watch, March 21, 2017

Retail Vacancies put the Squeeze on Sitt, Crain's, March 21, 2017

Thor Names Apollo Vet Fess Wofse new CFO, The Real Deal, March 20, 2017

Albertson's said to Weigh Merger with Organic Grocer Sprout's, Bloomberg, March 19, 2017

Talking Fifth Avenue Rents with Thor's Dana Baines, Commercial Observer, March 14, 2017

Blackstone Appoints More Banks to Prepare for Warehouse IPO, Reuters, March 20, 2017

Cerberus Loads Up on European Property Debt, The Wall Street Journal, February 6, 2017

Upper Kirby Mixed-Use Project's Residential Tower Reaches Highest Point (video), Houston Business Journal, February 6, 2017

Elliptical Tower in Upper Kirby Tops Out, The Houstson Chronicle, February 3, 2017

Tho's CFO Steps Down, The Real Deal, January 9, 2017

'Red Hoek Point' Development on its way to Fewer Parking Spaces, Patch.com, December 23, 2016

Blackstone Prepares to list European Warehouse Firm LogiCor, Reuters, December 9, 2016

Cerberus chosen as Preferred Bidder for NAMA's Project GEM Loan Portfolio, RT€ December 8, 2016   

"Red Hoek Point" Developer says Project holds 'Significant Benefits' for Community, Patch.com, December  5, 2016

As Red Hook's Norman Foster Project Office Complex Plans Move Forward, Local Residents Want More Input, 6sqft.com, December 5, 2016

Cerberus Firm Rakes €30m profits but pay thousands in Irish Tax, Independent, December 1, 2016'

Red Hoek Point' Developer Wants to Cut Parking Requirements Nearly in Half, Patch.com, December 1, 2016

"We Don't Have a President, We Have a King":   Joseph Sitt, The Real Deal, November 30, 2016

Thor Equities CEO Sitt:  Trump is a King, Not a President, Bloomberg, November 29, 2016

Thor Tops Out Office Tower in Houston, Commercial Property Executive, November 28, 2016

"Red Hoek Point' Developer Will Take Questions at Community Hearing, Patch.com, November 28, 2016

Thor Equities Tops Off Office Tower at Kirby Collection in Houston, RE Business Online, November 23, 2016

Trump in Talks with Blackstone's Gray for Treasury Secretary, The Real Deal, November 22, 2016

Trump Down to Two Choices for Treasury Secretary, CNN, November 21, 2016

Blackstone's Gray:  Trump win is a Game Changer for Real Estate, The Real Deal, November 17, 2016

Construction begins on Brooklyn Waterfront Office Campus, Commercial Property Executive, October 21, 2016

Work Begins on Red Hoek Point, mega-development in Red Hook, Brooklyn Reporter, October 21, 2016

Apex  Greets Veridea Sewer Agreement with Mixed  Reactions, The News & Observer, October 6, 2016

PTSB Shares hit five-month high as Cerberus picked for UK Loans, The Irish Times, October 5, 2016

Apex Planning Board advances bid to Allow Veridea's Architect Removal from Project, The News & Observer, September 19, 2016

Retail Wrap:  Bistro to bring along bowling and bocce in its debut, Houston Chronicle, September 17, 2106

Veridea Developers get tentative OK on Apex Wastewater Plan, The News & Observer, September 1, 2016

Thor Equities Sells Phelan Building in San Francisco for $375M, RE Business Online, August 30, 2016

Landmark Phelan Building sold in San Francisco for $375 million, Reuters, August 26, 2016

New York Developer Doubles its Money with $374M Office Sale, San Francisco Business Times, August 25, 2016

Tom Ford moving to Thor's 680 Madison, The Real Deal, August 9, 2016

Investors Seek to Remove Developer from Apex's Veridea Project, The News & Observer, July 18, 2016

Top 10 Biggest  Real Estate Projects Coming to NYC, The Real Deal, July 11, 2016

In a Post-Brexit World, Will Ireland's Real Estate Rush Fizzle?, The Wall Street Journal, July 5, 2016

Thor Sells 693 Fifth Avene for $525M (almost $5,000/ft), Real Estate Weekly, June 14, 2016

French Billionaire Closes on Thor's 693 Fifth, Real Deal, June 10, 2016

Thor Equities to Develop 7.7 acre Waterfront Property in Brooklyn, RE Business Online, June 2, 2016

Thor Planning Huge Redhook Waterfront Office Complex, The Real Deal, June 1, 2016

Blackstone mulls sale of 137M sf European warehouse portfolio, The Real Deal, May 20, 2016

Blackstone Looking to Sell Logicor for €11B, PERE, May 19, 2016

Blackstone Exploring Sale of $11-Billion Industrial Portfolio in Europe,  Crain's, May 19, 2016

Cerberus Capital Management Sees Five More Years of Buying Loans, Irish Examiner, May 6, 2016

Cerberus See Five More Years of Soured Loan Disposals in Europe, Bloomberg, May 5, 2016

Thor in Contract to Sell 693 Fifth Ave for $525M, The Real Deal, May 2, 2016

Thor Selling 693 Fifth Avenue at Four Times 2010 Price, The Commercial Observer, May 1, 2016

Thor Equities Developing Two Projects in Houston, TX, Chain Store Age, March 24, 2016

Thor Equities Marketing Three Midtown Properties, The Real Deal, March 9, 2016

Thor Lists Collins Avenue Retail Development for $17M, The Real Deal Deal, February 18, 2016

Upper Kirby Mixed Use is Trageting These Types of Office Tenants, Houston Business Journal, February 5, 2016

Thor Equities Pours Foundation for Kirby Collection Tower, Houston Chronicle, December 14, 2015

Loan System is Paying Off for Cerberus, The Irish Times, November 27, 2015

Boca Offices sell for $28M, Apartments Next Door get Loan for $63M, The Real Deal, November 20, 2015

Blackstone is now the 'Largest Owner of Real Estate in the World', Business Insider, November 15, 2015

Cerberus Capital Management Gambles on European Real Estate Recovery, Property Forum, November 13, 2015

Thor Equities Begins Construction on Mixed-Use Development in Houston, RE Business Online, November 4, 2015

Ireland's NAMA Sells Problem Loans to Cerberus, Reuters, October 23, 2015

Thor Sheds Retail Condominium in Midtown Manhattan, Commercial Property Executive, October 23, 2015

Harbour Group Buys Fifth Avenue Retail Condo for $68M, The Real Deal, October 21, 2015

Cerberus Leads Buyers as Europe Trims Bad Property-Debt Pile, Bloomberg, October 5, 2015

Thor Equities Mixes it up in Houston, Commercial Property Executive, October 1, 2015

Cerberus Capital Acquires Modified Mortgages, Bloomberg News, September 3, 2015

Goldman, Cerberus Said to Bid in Irish Bank's Biggest Sale, Bloomberg, August, 25, 2015

Van Lanschot to Sell Portfolio of CRE Loans to Cerberus Capital Management, Reuters, August, 6, 2015

Cerberus Leads U.S. Investors Gobbling Up Europe's Bank Loans, Reuters, July 28, 2015

Sitt's Thor Sells Midtown Site to Ceruzzi for $275M, The Real Deal, July 25, 2015

London-based Gallery Coming to Thor's 693 Fifty Avenue, Commercial Observer, July 22, 2015

European Banks aim to sell €74B of Real Estate Debt, The Irish Times, July 22, 2015

Cerberus Launches Sale of German Cash and Carry Markets, Reuters, July 20, 2015

Albertsons Bet May Pay Off for Cerberus, but IPO Buyers Beware, Forbes, July 9, 2015

Albertson's IPO Could Set Cerberus Up for Big Payoff, The Wall Street Journal, July 8, 2015

Albertson's, Big Grocery Chain, Files for IPO, New York Times, July 8, 2015

Cerberus Said to Buy 4,200 Rental Homes in Top U.S. Deal, Bloomberg, June 8,  2015

Brookfield, Blackstone Trace UK Centre Parcs Holiday Business, I&PE Real Estate, June 3, 2015

Thor Bringing Brioni Flagship to Madison Avenue Block, Real Estate  Weekly, May 15, 2015

Cerberus' Loan Deal in Northern Ireland is a Study in Time, BBC News, April 3, 2015

Exclusive:  NY developer unveils plans for massive Kirby mixed-use, Houston Business Journal, February 3, 2015

Thor, Taconic's $200M Sale of Meatpacking Building Sets Record, The Real Deal, January 28, 2015

Thor, Taconic look to sell Samsung offices in Meatpacking, The Real Deal, November 11, 2014

Thor, Taconic put Samsung-leased Building on Sales Block, Commercial Observer, November 11, 2014 

Valentino Arrives on Fifth Avenue, Wall Street Journal, August 3, 2014

Samsung Seals Deal at  847 Washington, Commercial Observor, July 15, 2014

Samsung Leases Entire Meatpacking Building, The Real Deal, July 15, 2014

NorthStar in Venture With Chatham to buy Hotels for $959 Million, Businesweek, May 9, 2014

Thor Equities Closes $64M Milford Retail Deal, Commercial Observer, April 8, 2014

Purchase of Thor Equities' 530 Broadway Closes at $326M, Commercial Observor, March 19, 2014

Pinnacle Group Buys Out Hudson in $208M Deal, Commercial Property Executive, March 18, 2014

Revised renderings revealed for Thor's 520 Fifth Ave, The Real Deal, February 11, 2014

Massive Kew Gardens Hills Apartment Complex Hits Market, DNA Info, February 6, 2014

Thor Signs Qatari designer in first 680 Madison deal, The Real Deal, January 7, 2014

Qatari clothier picks Madison Ave for first U.S. spot, Crain's, January 7, 2014

CIC Lines up £800m UK office park, PERE News, November 12, 2013

CIC lines up £800m UK office park, PERE News, November 12, 2013

China Investment Corporation to buy London Business Park, The Star Online, November 11, 2013

In Spain, Foreclosed Property Prices Down 70 Percent, World Property Channel, November 8, 2013 

Cerberus's German firm valued at €1bn in spin-off, Independent, October 17, 2013

Blackstone Targets Germany Growth With Warehouse Property Deal, Bloomberg, October 16, 2013

Cerberus German Store Spinoff Said to Form $1.4 Billion Company, Bloomberg, October 14, 2013

Blackstone Opens Europe Spigot as Distressed Deals Surge, Bloomberg BusinessWeek, October 2, 2013

Jeff Sutton is Broadway Bound, New York Post, September 17, 2013

Co-developers Taconic and Thor Equities top out 837 Washington; 55,000 s/f commercial and retail building designed by Morris Adjmi, New York Real Estate Journal, September 10, 2013

Property: A big bet pays off for shy Blackstone, London Evening Standard, September 5, 2013

Blackstone to sell Broadgate stake, Investors Chronicle, August 30, 2013 

Blackstone Said Near Takeover of Dutch Developer Multi, Bloomberg, August 29, 2013

Blackstone Group Said in Talks to Increase Irish Hotels Bet, Bloomberg, August 29, 2013

Praedium and GreyStar Sell Florida Apartment for $44.3 million, MultiHousingNews.com, August 23, 2013

The Praedium Groups Sell Two Buildings for $35M, Commercial Observer, August 22, 2013

Reports: Blackstone To Sell Broadgate Stake To Singapore's GIC For $2.7 Bln, RTT News, August 21, 2013

Blackstone Said to Sell Broadgate Stake for $2.7 Billion, Bloomberg, August 19, 2013

New Meatpacking District tower tops out, Real Estate Weekly, August 19, 2013

PRESS RELEASE: Praedium and NorthEnd Equities Sell 16 West 36th Street in Manhattan, National Real Estate Investor, August 14, 2013

Blackstone to Buy Madrid Apartments in Spain Property First, Businesweek, July 24, 2013

RCG Takes $60M position in Thor's Carlton House retail, Real Estate Weekly, July 10, 2013

Europe's Distorted Investment Universe, PERE, June 5, 2013

Taconic, Thor host look-see at 837 Washington, Real Estate Weekly, May 17, 2013

Streetwise Sitt Offers Up Advisors, Real Estate Weekly. May 15, 2013

Valentino to Pay $16M Rent for Thor Space, The Real Deal, May 9, 2013

Valentino Plans Fifth Avenue Flagship, Daily Front Row, May 7, 2013

Valentino Joins Fifth Avenue Next Year, The Shophound, May 7, 2013

Valentino's Fifth Avenue Flagship will probably be Glorious, Racked, May 7, 2013

Funds See Opportunity in Real Estate, Wall Street Journal, May 7, 2013

Cerberus Said to name Goldman, JP Morgan, BofA for IPO, Bloomberg, April 4, 2013

Blackstone Group LP Real Estate Arm Acquires Half of Multi-Corp's Debt, Realty Today, April 2, 2013

Blackstone, Canadian  fund buy more Gecina's debt, 4-Traders, March 11, 2013

Blackstone takes 80m risk on London park, The Telegraph, March 3, 2013

Club Monaco Signs 5100-square-foot Lease at 532 Broadway, Commercial Observer, February 21, 2013

Blackstone Said to Plan Sale of About 800 Berlin Apartments, Bloomberg, February 21, 2013

The Blackstone Group LP: Panatonni Europe sells Polish Logistics to LogiCor..., 4-Traders, February 4, 2013

Blackstone's James:  RE offers "the best bid to sell", PERE News, February 1,2013

Cerberus Said to  Consider IPO of German Retail Properties, Bloomberg, January 31, 2013

Blackstone hires Europe logistics property chief, PERE News, January 29, 2013

Mo Barzegar to join Blackstone Logistics Company LogiCor as President and CEO, The Herald, January 29, 2013

Blackstone set to cash in on Broadgate sale, City A.M., January 28, 2013

Starwood to buy LNR for $1bn, PERE News, January 25, 2013

Thor Equities Land Evan Williams' Obvious Corp for 75k Square Feet at 760 Market St., Digital Journal, January 18, 2013

Thor Equities and ASB Real Estate Investments pay $96.5 for Meatpacking Building, Commercial, Observer, January 17, 2013

NY Investor Buys Three Lincoln Road Properties, GlobeSt.com, January 4, 2013

Sovereign wealth funds vie for Blackstone office park, PERE News, January 3, 2013

New York real estate investor expands Lincoln Road presence,  The Miami Herald, January 3, 2013

Sitt breaks price records with Mad buy, Real Estate Weekly, January 3, 2013

Thor Equities Purchases 680 Madison..., Commercial Observer, January 2, 2013

Thor Equities Shells Out $277 million for Retail Block on Madison Ave., Realty Today, January 2, 2013

Keeping It Rich on Madison Avenue, Wall Street Journal, January 1, 2013

Gutsy Meatpacking Move for Thor, Taconic, Real Estate Weekly, Dec 12, 2012

US Group Blackstone buys Burlington Hotel for 67m euros, BBC, Nov 25, 2012

Blog:  Blackstone/Ivanhoe moves on French Gecina, Property Investor Europe, November 25, 2012

Blackstone buys loans backed by Paris's Gecina, Bloomberg, November 7, 2012

Starwood Capital to buy LNR Property for more than $1 billion:  WSJ, Reuters, October 26, 2012

Blackstone Collecting on $2bn Bets on London Projects that the Banks Shunned, Here Is The City, October 9, 2012 

Blackstone Said to Seek $1.3 Billion for London Office Park, Businessweek, October 5, 2012

American Real Estate Investors Seek Opportunities in European Debt Crisis, New York Times, September 18, 2012

Irwin Mitchell and Salans Guide Blackstone's Turkish Property Debut, The Lawyer, September 17, 2012

Berlin's Hot Housing Market, BusinessWeek, September 14, 2012

Blackstone Plots Exit from Properties as New Fund Invests, Bloomberg, September 4, 2012

Cantor Fitzgerald in the Bidding for LNR Property, Wall Street Journal, August 10, 2012

US investors target European commcercial property - report, Reuters, August 9, 2012

Cerberus Seeks to Shed Loan Servicer LNR, Wall Street Journal, August 7, 2012

Construction is on Schedule for Three New Apartment Buildings at Rosemont Square, Boston/SF, August 6, 2012

Joe Sitt:  International Man of Mystery, Commercial Observer, July 31, 2012

837 Washington Street nabs zoning approval, The Real Deal, July 30, 2012

Cerberus said buying 47 German retail assets from HRE bad bank, Property Investor Europe, July 16, 2012

Praedium Group acquires UWS buildings for $17M, The Real Deal, July 12, 2012

Investment group buys 312-unit residential property in off-market deal, Dallas Business Journal, July 6, 2012

Praedium/Milestone JV Pays $125.5M for Apt Portfolio, CoStar, July 5, 2012

Blackstone tees up first deal in Turkey, PERE News, July 3, 2012

Dutch Redevco Sell Turkish Property to Blackstone, Property Investor Europe, July 3, 2012

Praedium Pays $36M for Condo Project in San Rafael, CoStar, June 27, 2012

Cerberus agrees to buy Speymill Deutsche in Distressed Takeover, Bloomberg Businessweek, May 16, 2012

Cerberus closes German property deal, Reuters, May 16, 2012

Cerberus confirm 22,000 unit German residential deal, PERENews, May 16, 2012

Blackstone Picks UP London's Prime Devonshire Square for $549 Million, World Property Channel, May 11, 2012 

Sitt sets his sights high on 14th Street, Crain's New York Business, May 10, 2012

Blackstone buys London financial district complex:  source, Reuters, May 9, 2012

Blackstone buys London commercial park for 340m, PERENews, May 9, 2012

Alongside Mexican President Felipe Calderon, Carlos Slim, Thor Equities CEO Joseph Sitt Addresses ADI Conference in Mexico City, Digital Journal, May 8, 2012

Blackstone sells UK student housing business, PERE News, May 2, 2012

Thor files demolition plans for three adjacent Midtown properties, The Real Deal, April 26, 2012

Investors Eye Alternative Real Estate, Wall Street Journal, April 17, 2012

Is the Real Estate Recovery Really Here?, The Motley Fool, April 10, 2012

Cerberus pays $1.18bn for German multi-family units, PERENews, April 10, 2012

Blackstone to Invest EUR 2.6b in Europe in 2012, PropertyEU, April 6, 2012

Looking for the Next Generation in Private Equity, Deal Book, April 4, 2012

PE Funds focusing on real estate in U.S. and Abroad, Value Walk, April 3, 2012

302-Unit Complex goes to J.V. in first CRE Buy, Globe St, April 2, 2012

EU Lenders Kick Troubles Down the Road, Wall Street Journal, April 2, 2012

Praedium Group Goes for the Gold, Globe St, March 30, 2012

Mortgage Companies Look Ripe for Deals, PE Hub, March 26, 2012

News Analysis:  Blackstone Enlists UK Prime Minister, PERE, March 5, 2012

Chatham Lodging Trust Announces Distributions, BusinessWire, February 29, 2012

Chatham Lodging Trust Announces Fourth Quarter Results, Market Watch, February 22, 2012

Blackstone closes ProLogis Teal portfolio for162m Debt, CoStar.uk, February 2, 2012

Your Next Landlord Might be a Buy-Out Fund, Business Week, February 2, 2012

Thor Equities Restores Landmark Property, Sacramento Bee, January 20, 2012

Three Retailers Heading to 933 Broadway Space, CityBiz Real Estate, January 17, 2012

Meatpacking Rents Flip Shops, Wall Street Journal, January 3, 2012

U.S. Firms See Europe Woes as Opportunities, New York Times, December 25, 2011

Wloclawek Mall in the portfolio of King's Street Retail, Propery Magazine International, December 22, 2011

Thor Equities' Sitt on U.S. Commercial Real Estate, Bloomberg (TV), December 21, 2011

Buyer Back to Brooklyn, Wall Street Journal, December 20, 2011

Thor's Joseph Sitt, Sitting High, Women's Wear Daily, December 19, 2011

The Triumph of Blackstone on Wall Street, Fortune, December 15, 2011 

BarCap set for 1bn sale of German properties, Financial Times, December 15, 2011

Security Properties Inc. Investment Fund Acquires Four West Coast Multi-Family Properties in Key Markets, MarketWatch, December 8, 2011

Blackstone invests EUR 586m in idustrial sector:  report, Property EU, December 8, 2011

Two Deals for Thor Equities downtown, New York Post, December 8, 2011

Private equity chiefs eye European opportunities, Financial News, December 7, 2011

Fifth Avenue's New Anchor, Wall Street Journal, December 5, 2011

Blackstone's Schwarzman on Europe, S & P Ratings, Bloomberg (Video), November 30, 2011

France's SocGen seeks bids for property loans, Property Investor Europe, November 30, 2011

Lloyds near Project Royal property loan sale - Source, Reuters, November 28, 2011

Lloyds May Book 400 Million-Pound Loss on Loan Sale, Times Says, Bloomberg, November 27, 2011

Lennar:  Why It's The 1 Homebuilder You Should Buy Right Now, Seeking Alpha, November 23, 2011

European Banks Get 'False De-Leveraging in Seller-Financed Deals, Bloomberg, November 22, 2011

Blackstone fast-build Polish Mall portfolio near 300 Million euros, Property Investor Europe, November 21, 2011

Blackstone Doubles Down, Wall Street Journal, November 19, 2011

Cerberus, Chatham Hire CBRE To Market 11 Innkeeper USA Hotels, Businesweek, November 17, 2011

Commercial Morgages:  The Sector is slowly but steadily recovering, Richmond Times Dispatch, November 15, 2011

Polish malls prove attractive targets, Warsaw Business Journal, November 14, 2011

Ahead of New Rules, European Banks Go on Selling Spree, New York Times, November 10, 2011

Revisiting Radical Asset Allocation, Market Commentary by Byron Wien, Courtesy of the Blackstone Group, November 2011

Cerberus, Chatham acquire Innkeepers hotels for $1.02bn, PERENews.com,  October 27, 2011

Chatham, Cerberus buy 64 hotels from Innkeepers, Business Week, October 27, 2011

King's Street Retail to be officially launched at Mapic, Property Magazine, October 28, 2011

Chatham, Cerberus Close Innkeepers Acquisitions, October 27, 2011

Santander in talks to sell apartments to New York group, Tenerife Property, October 26, 2011

Santander seeks to offload 34B of property, Financial Times, October 26, 2011

Santander Seeks to Sell Repossessed Spanish Property, Times Says, Bloomberg, October 23, 2011

European Retail Real Estate See Strong Investment, Property Wire, October 21, 2011

Apartments Hit High Gear, but will the Engine Overheat?, GlobeSt.com, October 21, 2011

Innkeepers Settle, Sells Hotels to JV for $1B, GlobeSt.com, October 20, 2011

Blackstone reports a strong year for RE investment, PERENews.com, October 20, 2011

Innkeepers Reaches Settlement with Cerberus, Chatham Lodging, MarketWatch, October 19, 2011

Praedium Group JV Buys Orgegon Multi-Family Assets for $34.3 Million, CityBiz.com, October 18, 2011

Cerberus, Chatham reach new deal to buy Innkeepers, PERENews.com, October 14, 2011

North American Buyers Re-visit London, Wall Street Journal, October 12, 2011

Cerberus, InnKeepers in Talks to Close Deal at Lower Price, Wall Street Journal, October 11, 2011

Price, Praedium Acquire 500-unit Estancia, DallasRealEstate.com, October 11, 2011

Guardian to move into Onion's SoHo Building, TheRealDeal.com, October 10, 2011

Blackstone Sees Uptick in Commercial Real Estate:  CEO, CNBC, October 7, 2011

It's Hard to Be an Optimist, Market Commentary by Byron Wien, Courtesy of the Blackstone Group, October 2011

Blackstone expected to sell 50% interest in Broadgate, Business Standard, September 19, 2011

Blackstone Buys Mint Hotels for $950 Million, Wall Street Journal, September 16, 2011

Innkeepers Sues Cerberus over Deal Collapse, Wall Street Journal, August 30, 2011

Cerberus seeks lower price on Innkeepers, Reuters, August 25, 2011

Cerberus plans lower bid for Innkeepers hotels , PERENews, August 24, 2011

Chatham, Cerberus Terminate Innkeepers Agreement, MarketWatch, August 22, 2011

Bank of America Set to Slice Jobs, Wall Street Journal, August 19, 2011

Everbody Wants to be Jon Gray, and Here's Proof, New York Observer, August 18, 2011

Fortress, Colony Said to Seek Property Funds as Fees Shrink, BusinessWeek, August 17, 2011

BofA and Blackstone in Talks over $1B Merrill Portfolio, GlobeSt., August 17, 2011

Field Narrows in Race for Loans, Wall Street Journal, August 17, 2011

Blackstone bags Magnolia Mall in Wroclaw, PropertyEU, August, 16, 2011p

Praedium buys $500M Assets in 2011, CityBiz, August 15, 2011

Looking Beyond the Twin Crises, Market Commentary by Byron Wien, Courtesy of the Blackstone Group, August 2011

One of Poland's largest malls changes hands, Warsaw Business Journal, August 4, 2011

Blackstone Group in Talks to Buy U.K. Mint Hotels, Marketwatch.com, July 24, 2011

Blackstone closes in on 575m Mint Deal, Property Week, July 22, 2011

Everything Must Go, PEREnews, July 15, 2011

Bidders for Anglo Irish Portfolio Court Lenders, Commercial Mortgage Alert, July 15, 2011

Cerberus Revamps Hotel Debt, Wall Street Journal, July 13, 2011

The Smartest Man in Europe Is Very Cautious, Market Commentary by Byron Wien, Courtesy of the Blackstone Group July 2011

Technology Leads U.S. Office Rent Re-bound, Bloomberg, July 6, 2011

U.S. Home Prices Poised to Rise..., Bloomberg, July 3, 2011

Blackstone gets discount on RBS deal, Reuters, July 1, 2011

RBS selects Blackstone for 1.4B loan book offload, PERENews, July 1, 2011

Guardian Bypasses Old Observer Space, Picking Onion as its Neighbor, New York Observer, June 29, 2011

AIG Sells San Fran Area Multi-Family for $45M, CoStar, June 28, 2011

Commercial Lenders Take Step Into Riskier Deals, New York Times June 28, 2011

Praedium, Starpoint JV for $79M Apt Buy, GlobeSt.com, June 22, 2011

Berkely Acquisitions buys 53 Greene Street, Real Estate Weekly, June 16, 2011

As CRE Loan Stress Peaks, Debt Investment and Modifications Strategies Change, CoStar, June 15, 2011

British Land, Blackstone, to New Offices for UBS at 5 Broadgate, Wall Street Journal, June 15, 2011

Strip mall in central Nevada, 50% off!  Act now!, AllAboutAlpha.com, June 12, 2011

Anglo Irish in Sales Talks on $10 Billion Loan Book, Post Says, Bloomberg, June 12, 2011

Embassy Suites Valencia sold in auction, The Signal, June 10, 2011

Blackstone see 'trickle of deals' becoming a 'stream', PERE News.com, June 10, 2011

Big-Box Retailer BJ's Wholesale Club May be Coming Soon..., Brooklyn Daily Eagle, June 8, 2011

Innkeepers Creditors Delay Fight..., Bloomberg, June 7, 2011

Developers Bet Large on Big-Box Sites, Wall Street Journal, June 6, 2011

Blackstone Expects More Deals in 'Target Rich' U.S., Bloomberg, June 6, 2011

Joe Sitt among developers pushing to bring big box retailers to Brooklyn, The Real Deal, June 6, 2011

Lewisville apartments sold to investors, Dallas News, June 2, 2011

Investors Jump Back Into Re-bounding Hotel Market, CoStar News, June 1, 2011

US Commercial Real Estate Recovers, Financial Times, May 30, 2011

Irish Banks Shed U.S. Loan Holdings, Wall Street Journal, May 25, 2011

Blackstone Uses Clout on Hotel Debt, Wall Street Journal, May 18, 2011

Tribune, Borders, Innkeepers Bankruptcy, Business Week, May 17, 2011

Cerberus affiliate wraps Silverleaf Resorts Buyout, MSN Money, May 16 , 2011

Cerberus buys bulk of Innkeepers' hotels in $1.1B deal, PERENews.com, May 4, 2011

Cerberus Team Wins Auction of Innkeeper Hotels, Wall Street Journal, May 3, 2011

Cerberus, Chatham Win Innkeepers Hotels Auction for $1.13B, Bloomberg, May 3, 2011

Bellevue Galleria sold for $87.5M, The Seattle Times, April 28, 2011

Shopping Spree in Washington, Wall Street Journal, April 26, 2011

Property Giant Eyes Moscow, Property Magazine, April 22, 2011

Blackstone makes 1Q profit, To Retain Growth Capital , Wall Street Journal, April 21, 2011

Blackstone Group Buys London Business Park for $787m, Bloomberg, April 8, 2011

Cerberus bags Euro 1b portfolio from Metro shareholders, PropertyEU, April 1, 2011

Cerberus:  'European Real Estate is a Key Focus for us', PERENews, March 31, 2011

Cerberus seals the deal at Maxim, Eurocentral, ComPropScotland, March 17, 2011

Commercial Property Bounces Back, The Economist, March 3, 2011

LPs look to deploy larger amounts of capital to RE in 2011, PERE News, March 2, 2011

Invesco Acquires Retail Properties from Thor Equities, PR Newswire, February 28, 2011

US Office Market May Have Reached Bottom, PERE News, February 25, 2011

Blackstone:  real estate trumps private equity, PERE News, February 24, 2011

Blackstone deal may spark Europe CMBS Revival, Reuters, February 23, 2011

With Federal Help, 84 Lumber Pays Off $195m, 18% Loan, Builder, February 15, 2011

Haniel is in 'Advanced Talks' to sell Metro Real Estate, Bloomberg, February 14, 2011

U.S. Commercial Property Recovery Spares Economy Another Blow, Bloomberg, February 3, 2011

Cerberus to buy Silverleaf Resorts for $94mln, Reuters, February 3, 2011

It Could Be a Very Good Year Market Commentary by Byron Wien, Courtesy of The Blackstone Group, February 2011 

Blackstone Beats Estimates, Thanks to Real Estate Arm, Wall Street Journal, February 4, 2011

The Praedium Group Announces Promotion of Top Executives, CityBizList.com, January 31, 2011

Lloyds Offloads Maxim Loan at 65m Hit on Deal, Business.Scotsman.com, January 29, 2011

Global Property Deals up by 44%, PERENews.com, January 27, 2011

Warehouse Giant AMB Near Merger With Rival ProLogis, Wall Street Journal, January 27, 2011

RBS Closes In On Sale of Spanish Real Estate Book Loan-Source, Wall Street Journal, January 25, 2011

Analysis:  Blackstone bets big on industrial property rebound, Reuters, January 25, 2011

U.S. Mortgage bonds soar on recovery hopes, Financial Times, January 20, 2011

Ahead of the Bell:  Blackstone upgraded, Bloomberg, January 19, 2011

Retail Lenders Are Coming Back, As Is Their Appetite for Risk, Retail Traffic, January 12, 2011

New Names Are Moving Up the CMBS Charts, Wall Street Journal, January 12, 2011

RBS property sale gets luxury brand, London Evening Standard, January 11, 2011

Blackstone poised for UK return, PERENews.com, January 7, 2011

Blackstone set to buy London office park for 480m, Financial Times, January 6, 2011

The Surprises of 2011 Market Commentary by Byron Wien, Courtesy of The Blackstone Group, January 2011

Schwarzman's Real Estate Muscle Shows in Blackstone's Centro Bid, New York Times, December 29, 2010

From Debacle to Recovery in 2010, Wall Street Journal, December 28, 2010

Cerberus Said to Recoup 90% of Chrysler After Sale, Bloomberg, December 21, 2010

Riding the Unlikely Commercial Real Estate Rebound, Fortune, December 20, 2010

High-Line Condos Get a New Life, Wall Street Journal, December 17, 2010

Steve Schwarzman Is Unusually Bullish on America, Business Insider, December 16, 2010

German Investors Snap up All Saints Space for $55 M., New York Observer, December 13, 2010

'Special Servicers' Getting Creative, Wall Street Journal, December 8, 2010

Dwight's Norris sees further CMBS gains, Reuters, December 6, 2010

Byron Wien's December 2010 Commentary, courtesy of The Blackstone Group

After a Rough Night, Hotel Investors are Waking Up, New York Times, December 5, 2010

Blackstone's Chairman Schwarzman Said to Relocate to Europe Temporarily, Bloomberg, December 3, 2010

Hotels Attract JPMorgan as Loan Recoveries Beat other Properties,  Bloomberg, November 29, 2010

Low-Profile Portfolio (Cerberus), Boston Globe, November 28, 2010

Groups bid for UK Petrol Chains, Financial Times, November 25, 2010

European CMBS Still Comatose, Wall Street Jouranl, November 24, 2010

Chelsea Museum End Near, Wall Street Journal, November 23, 2010

Drago and Cerberus acquire 97 branches from Caja Madrid, Private Equity Wire UK, November 22, 2010

Cerberus and Drago buy in Spain, PERE News, November 22, 2010

Banks may reassess commcercial property in 2011, Reuters UK, November 20, 2010

Forever 21 to Fifth, But It's Temporary, Wall Street Journal, November 20, 2010

Cajas look to divest real estate assets, Financial Times, November 20, 2010

Blackstone invests $4b in real estate in past year, PERE News, November 18, 2010

Pit Bulls:  Cerberus Makes a Killing Again, Wall Street Journal, November 17, 2010

The Comeback of Commercial Real Estate:  Special Report, Business Week, November 4, 2010

'Undisciplined' lending fueling real estate bubble, PERE News, November 10, 2010

New Home for All Saints, New York Post, November 9, 2010

Commercial Real Estate's Uneven Rebound, Business Week, November 4, 2010

Rainieri:  US Securitisation Industry at "A Crossroads", PERENews.com, November 4, 2010

Blackstone's Wien Says Sell Treasuries, Buy Technology, Emerging Markets, Bloomberg, November 1, 2010

Schwarzman:  Real estate 'shake out' coming, PERENews.com, October 28, 2010

Blackstone profit, portfolio value rises, Reuters, October 28, 2010

Splintering 84 Lumber navigates rough seas, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, October 25, 2010

Meyer Bergman acquires Burlington Arcade for 104m with Thor Equities, Property Magazine International, October 25, 2010

U.S. Investor to Buy Burlington Arcade, Wall Street Journal, October 22, 2010

Chelsea Art Museum Could Close, Wall Street Journal, October 18, 2010

Blackstone has a rep for growing young talent, CNN Money, October 15, 2010

Core deals could be 'more risky' than value-add, PERENews.com, October 14, 2010

Future Opportunistic Returns in Mid-Teens, PERENews.com, October 13, 2010

Office leasing spikes in Manhattan, Crain's New York Business, October 13, 2010

U.S. Office and Industrial Vacancy Rates Decline for First Time in Three Years, ArgusSoftware, October 13, 2010

Bottom-fishing on a grand scale, Nashville Post, October 11, 2010

Extended Stay checks out of bankruptcy, Sacramento Business Journal, October 11, 2010

Funds tap interest in European property market, Financial Times, October 11, 2010 

ProLogis, Blackstone near $1B Property Agreement, Wall Street Journal, October 8, 2010

Normandy, Five Mile bank $270m profit on Boston Tower, PERENews.com, October 5, 2010

Forever 21 in Temporary Home on Fifth Avenue, Wall Street Journal, September 30, 2010

Blackstone forecasts return of $10 billion LBO, Reuters, September 23, 2010

Bank balance sheet loans next big issue for U.S. real estate, PERENews.com, September 22, 2010

CMBS Revival Marks Step Toward Recovery, Wall Street Journal, Septebmer 21, 2010

Pensions to allocate $440bn to RE over next 5 years but more needed, PERENews.com, September 21, 2010

Two-thirds of fund managers could disappear, PERENews.com, September 21, 2010

Future U.S. Real Estate returns will be in 'low double digits', PERE News, September 14, 2010 

Harvard Endowment Gets Middling Grade, Wall Street Journal, September 10, 2010

Americas Tipped Again as Best Location, PERE News, September 7, 2010

Hudson Realty Capital LLC Closes 2.8 Million Note Acquisition, Mortgage Q & A, September 6, 2010

Housing Woes Bring a New Cry - Let the Market Fall, New York Times, September 6, 2010

On the Horizon, a new Manhattan Skyline, Wall Street Journal, August 30, 2010

Praedium JV buys Illinois apartment complex for $46.3m, PEREnew.com, August 30, 2010

Blackstone Returns Fees in First Clawback Triggered at Firm, Bloomberg.com, August 26, 2010

Mega funds virtually disappear from fundraising map, PERE News, August 26, 2010

U.S. Hotel Profit Growth Returns in 2010, ArgusBlog/PKF Consulting, August 25, 2010

Nashville Makes $195M Commitments, emii.com, August 20, 2010

The Chelsea Art Museum Risks Losing Its Charter As A Museum, Art Knowledge News, August 2010

Chelsea Art Museum Shuts, Wall Street Journal, August 17, 2010

Mosaic Buys 248-Unit Complex Near USAA HQ, GlobeSt.com, August 13, 2010

As a Park Runs Above, Deals Stir Below, New York Times, August 10, 2010

Chelsea Museum Risks Losing Charter, Wall Street Journal, August 10, 2010

DLJ Real Estate poised for management takeover, PERENews.com, August 6, 2010

British Land to build UBS HQ, Wall Street Journal, August 4, 2010

UBS agrees deal to build London's largest office block, The Independent, August 3, 2010

LNR Property gets $417m shot in the arm, The Real Deal, August 2, 2010

Blackstone's earnings rise, real estate gain, Reuters, July 23, 2010

Korea's $242b pension fund plots 10% alternatives exposure, PERE News.com, July 21, 2010

Blackstone to Buy Morgan's Japan Loans, MarketWatch, July 21, 2010 

CalSTRS Reports 12.4% real estate loss, PERE News.com, July 20, 2010

Morgan Stanley Ponders Its Property, Wall Street Journal, July 20, 2010

Fifth Ave. retail spaces again the world's priciest, CrainsNewYork.com, July 16, 2010

The Accidental CMBS Recovery, CNN Money, July 13, 2010

On Fifth, A Facelift to Attract a New Retailer, Wall Street Journal, July 12, 2010

Renee Lewis Named Head of Hudson Realty Capital LLC's Asset Management Department, PRLog, July 9, 2010

Here's Why Commercial Real Estate Hasn't (Yet) Been a Disaster -- But Probably Will Be, Business Insider, July 8, 2010

To Fix Sour Property Deals, Lenders 'Extend and Pretend', Wall Street Journal, July 7, 2010

US Commercial Property Sales Trail Average as Supply Limited, Bloomberg, July 6, 2010

London poised for Significant Office Growth, REIT.com, June 25, 2010

Rothstein:  CMBS deals are an encouraging sign, REIT.com, June 24, 2010

Hotels hint at Turnaround, Wall Street Journal, June 23, 2010

Fundamentals, economy still a problem for CRE even as liquidity returns, CoStar Group, June 23, 2010

Moody's reports a rise in commercial real estate prices, Bloomberg Businessweek/The Associated Press, June 21, 2010

Study says the amount of distressed CRE in U.S. is declining, GlobeSt.com, June 21, 2010

Wasn't Commercial Real Estate Supposed to Crash?, CNNMoney.com, June 8, 2010

Blackstone invests $1.1b in real estate in Q1, PERE News.com, April 22, 2010

U.S. Real Esate to Return in "Snap", PERE News, December 8, 2009

2010 will be "Come to Jesus" Year in Real Estate, PERE News, December 3, 2009