Blackstone Real Estate Income Trust (BREIT) is a publicly registered non-traded real estate investment trust sponsored by private equity giant The Blackstone Group (NYSE:BX). As one of the world’s largest alternative asset managers with $545 billion of assets under management, few firms rival their depth of expertise across real estate, private equity, hedge fund solutions and credit capabilities. Since its founding in 1985, the firm has grown to nearly 2,500 employees in 24 offices worldwide. Their portfolio of companies employs over 400,000 people across the globe across several sectors and industries.
This access and scale has led Blackstone to become one of the largest real estate investors in the world with $154 billion of investor capital under management. Blackstone Real Estate Income Trust gives investors access to the Blackstone platform with a focus on two major themes: Industrial Distribution Centers (Online-Retail) and Multifamily Properties.
This meeting will touch on current real estate trends and what property types are best positioned to outperform in the wake of COVID.