Paul Bubny

Executive Bio

Paul Bubny is managing editor of Real Estate Forum. He has been reporting on business since 1988 and on commercial real estate since 2007. He is based at ALM Real Estate Media Group's offices in New York City. Contact Paul Bubny.

  • Pershing Square Sues US Over GSE Profit Sweeps

    WASHINGTON, DC—Led by William Ackman, the largest stockholder in Fannie and Freddie alleges in a lawsuit that the 2012 decision to divert both GSEs' profits to the US Treasury deprives common shareholders of “any economic value in their shares.”

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  • Birmingham and AR Metros Look Strong

    BIRMINGHAM, AL—Xceligent data on Alabama’s largest city and the two major population centers of Arkansas show that the Texas energy and tech powerhouses aren’t the only Southwest markets to have rebounded from the downturn.

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  • PE Makes Another Bet on Natural Gas Fields

    DALLAS—Vine Oil & Gas, headquartered here, is partnering with Blackstone Energy Partners for a $1.2-billion acquisition of assets in the Haynesville Shale basin.

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  • Transwestern Lines Up Funds on Galleria MF

    HOUSTON—Transwestern has arranged financing for developer Randall Davis’ 29-story Astoria project, to be built in the Galleria submarket, through the Houston EB5 Regional Center.

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  • Stewart Buys DataQuick’s Valuation Platform

    HOUSTON—First announced in April, the acquisition is envisioned to “create a leader in scale and scope of services for the mortgage services market,” in the words of Stewart president Jason Nadeau.

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  • PE Funds Hit New High for Capital Returns

    LONDON—Sixty-three percent of private equity real estate fund managers plan to invest more capital over the next 12 months than they did in the previous year, Preqin says.

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  • Beltway 8 Office Complex Trades

    HOUSTON—Transformed from the former Westwood Mall on Houston’s southwest side, the 525,580-square-foot property offers substantial value creation opportunity to its new owner, Omninet Capital.

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  • TAR Sells Off South TX Portfolio

    AUSTIN, TX—With more than 55,0000 net acres across four counties, and Eagle Ford and Austin Chalk oil shale development opportunities, the unnamed buyer “sees and embraces the upside the assets offer,” says CEO David Honeycutt.

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  • Q2 Results Show Broad Gains in Pricing

    WASHINGTON, DC—Higher prices “may be pushing investors out of primary markets as strengthening market fundamentals provide increased confidence to invest in more non-prime markets,” according to CoStar.

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  • CPPIB Widens Reach into US Multifamily

    TORONTO—The pension plan’s equity commitments to the US apartment sector now exceed $1 billion, with the addition of investments in Block 6 in San Francisco and five other projects.

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