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The Comeback of Commercial Real Estate:  Special Report, 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