Thursday, April 13, 2023
North America

Blackstone Raises a $30 Billion Investment Fund

  • Blackstone announced the final close of its Blackstone Real Estate Partners Xfund with $30.4 billion of total capital commitments, the largest real estate or private equity drawdown fund ever raised.
  • Truist lowered their target price on Pebblebrook Hotel Trust, saying they have concerns over 2024 San Francisco conventions along with rising hotel-level costs.
  • Celebrating its five-year anniversary, the Hard Rock Hotel Dayton Beach in Floridadebuted a multimillion renovation including refreshed guestrooms and youth club and revamped memorabilia.

The DJIA was up 383 points while Nasdaq was up 237, the S&P 500 rose 54 points and the 10-year treasury yield was up .02 to 3.44%. Lodging stocks were higher. SOND traded down to another all-time low but that doesn’t mean anything to the rest of the group. AHT was up 15% to lead the group while VCSA was up 6% on […]