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What the World’s Most Successful Real Estate Investor Is Buying

Jon Gray provides his views on a range of topics including the booming property market on “Bloomberg Wealth with David Rubenstein.”

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Why Blackstone's Gray Is Bullish on Real Estate

Blackstone Group Inc. President Jon Gray has some advice for investors looking to make sense of the wild real estate market in the U.S: Don’t fear a bust anytime soon.

Home prices have surged the most since 2005, cheap mortgages are encouraging buyers toward new homes, and building costs are spiking because of rising prices for raw materials. At the same time, a worker shortage means new construction is failing to keep up with soaring demand. And in commercial real estate, the wider acceptance of remote work during the Covid-19 pandemic is threatening to decimate office properties.