Blackstone has made a late entry into the running to buy Brookfield’s €2bn-plus (£1.8bn) European logistics platform, IDI Gazeley. Its approach comes even before the private equity giant has completed the sale of its own €12.25bn Logicor platform, with a sale to China Investment Corporation due to complete next month. The move asserts Blackstone’s belief expressed throughout the Logicor disposal that the buoyant European logistics market still has a long way to run.
When Great Portland Estates announced Neil Thompson’s departure in December last year, its press statement had, instead of the typically anodyne tone that listed firms usually adopt, a bit of punch. “We were unable to find a role within the group that matched his career aspirations,” GPE’s chairman stated, leaving one of the capital’s most respected development experts just 18 days to work over the rest of the year, including the Christmas period.
Facebook’s head of real estate, Rob Cookson, is to be the headline speaker at the EG TechTalk Academy on 15 November. The social media giant’s property leader will be providing insights into the company’s occupational strategy, how the company looks to work with developers and its use of proptech. The evening event, in partnership with Pi Labs, CBRE and KPMG, will be held at British Land’s New Diorama Theatre at Regent’s Place, NW1. Entries to the event are still open.
Muck Rack makes it simple to find people, tweets, or articles that mention any name, keyword, company, hashtag etc. We've compiled this guide to help you make the most of your search.
Selecting a term
Start searching tweets, articles from media outlets, articles mentioned in tweets, journalists'
names, titles and bios with some suggested searches:
Companies or Topics (e.g. iPhone, Microsoft)
Phrases (e.g. "cloud computing") — use quotes to keep the terms together
Twitter handles (e.g. @username) — returns those who have mentioned or replied to
Names (e.g. "David Pogue")
Hashtags (e.g. #sxsw, #london2012)
Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
Muck Rack's Advanced Search allows for many boolean operators.
Find results that mention multiple specified terms, use AND or
+. For example, ensure each result contains both Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg by
searching Obama AND Romney or Obama + Romney.
Use the operators OR or , to broaden your search when you'd like either of
multiple terms to appear in results. (This is the default behavior of our search when no operators
are used.) For example, search for democrat OR republican to find results that refer to
Democrats and/or Republicans.
Use NOT or - to subtract results from your search. For
example, searching Disney will yield results about the Walt Disney Company as well as Walt Disney
World Resort. To exclude mentions of Disney World, search for Disney -World or Disney
When using one of these operators with a phrase, enclose it in quotation marks. For example, you can
find results about smartphones excluding Apple's iPhone 4S by searching smartphone -"iPhone
Exact case matching or punctuation
If you're searching for a brand name or keyword that relies on specific punctuation marks or capitalization, you can
find results that match your exact query by adding matchcase: before the keyword you're searching for, like matchcase:E*TRADE .
Use parentheses to separate multiple
boolean phrases. For example, to find journalists talking about having fun in Disney World or
Disneyland, search for ("disney world" OR disneyland) AND fun.
An asterisk can be used to search for any variation of a root word truncated by the asterisk. For example, searching for admin* will return results for administrator, administration, administer, administered, etc.
A near operator is an AND operator where you can control the distance between the words. You can vary the distance the near operation uses by adding a forward slash and number (between 0-99) such as strawberries NEAR/10 "whipped cream", which means the strawberries must exist within 10 words of "whipped cream".