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Jonathan Brasse

Jonathan Brasse is the Senior Editor, Real Estate for PEI Media’s real estate publications. He oversees the editorial output and leads the reporting team behind the sector-leading private real estate publication PERE as well as Real Estate Capital, the group’s real estate credit markets publication. Jonathan joined PEI in 2009 from UK commercial property magazine Property Week where he oversaw international news and analysis coverage.

Bruce Flatt: Oaktree offers relevance at every point in the cycle  

In buying Oaktree and capturing its credit business, Brookfield now has capital to serve its clients at all times, its chief executive Bruce Flatt says.

DOWNLOAD: Highest Q1 fundraising total since GFC

The $39bn raised for closed-end, private real estate funds in the first quarter of the year is the most raised in a first quarter since the global financial crisis. But mega-fundraising once again skewed the numbers.

How Korean investors priced WeWork risk in Dublin

Korean institutional investors have decided the co-working giant’s 20-year tenancy at Dublin’s Charlemont Exchange is worth another 70bps on the city’s prime yield average.

APG forecasts more investor-to-investor sales after CitizenM deal with GIC

Europe real estate head Robert-Jan Foortse says it makes sense to do more platform investments with like-minded investors.

‘Brook-tree’ is an outcome of what the money wants

Both institutional investors and equities shareholders have been pushing for consolidation in private markets in a bid to stabilize profits.

‘Brook-tree’ is an outcome of what the money wants

Both institutional investors and equities shareholders have been pushing for consolidation in private markets in a bid to stabilize profits.

DOWNLOAD: How does your compensation compare?

As March comes to an end, the dust is settling on compensation conversations at private real estate businesses around the world. Time to see how yours compares.

Blackstone bosses on the broad concept of disruption

When you are the world’s biggest manager and raiser of institutional capital for private real estate, your prognostications on the asset class tend to be heard. And so it proved at PERE’s Asia Summit in Hong Kong last week where Blackstone’s real estate co-heads Ken Caplan and Kathleen McCarthy joined PEI’s Real Estate Group senior […]

When the market ‘bobs along the top,’ it’s time to scratch beneath the surface

This week, about 700 private real estate executives spanning the sector’s investor, manager and advisor spectrums descended on Hong Kong’s Grand Hyatt hotel for four unadulterated days of presentations, declarations and warnings from PERE’s nominated roster of speakers. But it was the warnings that sounded the loudest. There was a common thread among the warnings […]

Warning bells sounded over GFC-style leverage use

In a presentation at PERE Asia, the head of real estate at BPE Asia questioned the use of leverage by his competitors, suggesting similarities with pre-crisis behaviors.
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