Blackstone to Buy PS Business Parks in $7.6 Billion Deal
April 25, 2022 – Blackstone Inc. said it has reached a deal to buy PS Business Parks Inc. for about $7.6 billion, including debt, in a bet on suburban office space and business parks after the Covid-19 pandemic upended the commercial real-estate market.
The deal is the latest by Blackstone on real estate across the U.S. as the pandemic shapes new norms. Last week, the private-equity firm agreed to buy student-housing owner American Campus Communities Inc. for about $12.8 billion, including debt, a bet on students’ return to campus. Read the full Wall Street Journal story here.