LaSalle Investment Management Awarded New Mandate to Invest $1 Billion of Equity in US Real Estate
21 August 2014 - LaSalle Investment Management, a leading global real estate investment manager, today announced the firm has been awarded $1 billion of equity to invest in US real estate by a large European institutional investor.
The new mandate will seek direct real estate investment opportunities across all property types in primary and top secondary markets in the US. “We are extremely pleased to be working with a global investor of this caliber to develop a customized investment program which fits their requirements,” says Jason Kern, LaSalle Americas CEO. “We continue to see strong interest from sophisticated investors from around the globe in more customized strategies like this one targeting the US commercial real estate market. We anticipate continued economic growth and improving real estate fundamentals over the next few years, and believe ongoing changes in demographics, technology and urbanization will provide attractive risk-adjusted investment returns across most major property types in the US.”
This new mandate follows quickly on the heels of LaSalle’s recent announcement that it has raised $1 billion in equity since the beginning of 2014 for Asia Pacific investment strategies.
About LaSalle Investment Management
LaSalle Investment Management, Inc. (together with its global investment advisory affiliates, “LaSalle”) is one of the world’s leading real estate investment managers. LaSalle on a global basis manages approximately $58 billion as of Q4 2017 of private and public equity and private debt investments. LaSalle’s diverse client base includes public and private pension funds, insurance companies, governments, corporations, endowments and private individuals from across the globe. LaSalle sponsors a complete range of investment vehicles including separate accounts, open- and closed-end funds, public securities and entity-level investments. LaSalle Investment Management, Inc. is a wholly-owned, operationally independent subsidiary of Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated (NYSE: JLL), one of the world’s largest real estate companies. For more information please visit www.lasalle.com.
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