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  • October 19, 2020

    LaSalle Acts Globally on Net Zero Carbon Commitment in Alignment ULI Greenprint Goal

    CHICAGO (October 19, 2020) — LaSalle today announced its commitment to the Urban Land Institute’s Greenprint Center for Building Performance Net Zero Carbon (“NZC”) Goal to reduce landlord-controlled operational carbon emissions of LaSalle’s global portfolio of managed assets to net zero by the year 2050.
  • October 07, 2020

    LaSalle E-REGI sells core logistics asset in Milan

    MILAN (October 07, 2020) — LaSalle has completed the sale of a core logistics asset in Greater Milan, Italy for €35 million to AXA Investment Management. The disposition follows a strategic decision of the Fund to exit the Italian market while creating superior investment performance.
  • October 05, 2020

    LaSalle announces €435 million first close of the fourth fund in its flagship European debt series

    LONDON (October 05, 2020) — LaSalle is pleased to announce the first close for LaSalle Real Estate Debt Strategies IV (“LREDS IV”), the fourth fund in its flagship LaSalle Real Estate Debt Strategies series (“LREDS”), with €435 million of aggregate commitments.  This strong first close puts the Fund on target for achieving a capital raise of €1 billion.
  • September 17, 2020

    LaSalle announces appointment of Philip La Pierre as CEO of Europe

    LONDON (September 17, 2020) — LaSalle Investment Management (“LaSalle”), today announces that Philip La Pierre has been appointed to the role of CEO of Europe, with effect from 1st October. He will oversee all operations and strategies across Europe.
  • September 15, 2020

    LaSalle Launches $500,000 Program to Award Real Estate Scholarships for Black and Latino/a Minorities

    CHICAGO (September 15, 2020) — LaSalle Investment Management (“LaSalle”) is pleased to announce the establishment of the LaSalle Real Estate Scholarship for Black and Latino/a Minorities. The scholarship program establishes a five-year, $100,000 per year commitment to provide rising Black and Latino/a college sophomores the opportunity to receive $10,000 toward their education. It will also include programmatic mentorship meetings with LaSalle executives designed to educate the scholarship recipient on careers in real estate investment management and the real estate industry in general.
  • September 07, 2020

    LaSalle E-REGI increases exposure to Nordics with acquisition of landmark Helsinki office

    HELSINKI (September 07, 2020) — LaSalle has advised the LaSalle E-REGI Fund on its acquisition of a landmark office building in central Helsinki, Finland’s most dynamic office market supported by one of the fastest growing populations in Europe. The asset, which is close to fully let to a diversified tenant base, has been acquired for €45.5 million.
  • September 07, 2020

    LaSalle Secures USD 456 Million from the Global Public Offering of LaSalle Logiport REIT in Japan

    TOKYO (September 07, 2020) — LaSalle Investment Management (“LaSalle”), the global real estate investment manager, today announced it has completed the global public offering of LaSalle Logiport REIT (“LLR”), raising newly issued equity capital of 48.5 billion yen (approximately USD 456 million) on the back of strong demand from Japanese institutional trusts, regional banks, international institutional investors and retail investors in Japan. This marks the first global public offering of a Japanese real estate investment trust (“J-REIT”) since the start of the global Covid-19 pandemic in early 2020.
  • August 17, 2020

    LaSalle Mid-Year ISA update: Asia Pacific is Likely to Lead Economic Recovery

    SINGAPORE (August 17, 2020) — Economies around the world have been damaged more severely than any peacetime event since World War II. Although none of us predicted a pandemic, it took this kind of tail-risk event to derail the Asia-Pacific region, the fastest growing region in the world. However, the combination of high levels of trust in Asia Pacific governments, an earlier start to the downturn and recovery, unprecedented monetary and fiscal stimulus packages, and the region’s important role in global supply chains, especially China lends resilience to the region. These macro factors, combined with high-frequency indicators, shed light upon our outlook for Asia Pacific economies and real estate markets, despite the uncertain duration of the pandemic, according to LaSalle’s mid-year Investment Strategy Annual (ISA) report.
  • August 14, 2020

    Volatility Expected for North America Property Markets Amid Start-Stop Economic Recovery, LaSalle Mid-Year Report Finds

    CHICAGO (August 14, 2020) — While robust fiscal and monetary policy support has helped mitigate the economic impact of the pandemic in North America thus far, the performance of property markets and asset classes across the U.S. and Canada over the near- and long-term will vary significantly. These variances will be attributed to divergent health policies, consumer behavior around disease mitigation strategies and shifting lifestyle preferences. Despite these uncertainties, real estate remains a shock absorber against economic volatility, and the benefits of real estate for portfolio diversification and risk management have shone through amid the turmoil.
  • August 10, 2020

    Brett Hopkins Joins LaSalle as U.S. Acquisitions Officer

    CHICAGO AND NEW YORK (August 10, 2020) — LaSalle Investment Management (“LaSalle”) today announced its U.S. Transactions Group has added veteran experience with the hiring of Brett Hopkins as Acquisitions Officer. Brett joins LaSalle from Torchlight Investors where he was a senior member of the acquisitions and originations team responsible for sourcing equity and high-yield debt opportunities.

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