Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, the investment arm of the C$110.8 billion (US$95.2 billion) Canada Pension Plan, Ottawa, committed US$300 million to an office property joint venture with TIAA-CREF Asset Management, confirmed Graeme Eadie, senior vice president of real estate investments at CPPIB. TIAA-CREF is investing US$312 million in the venture. The board also made a US$200 million follow-on commitment to TIAA-CREF's institutional quality U.S. real asset strategy. He was unable to provide the amount of the fund's total investment in that strategy. As of Dec. 31, the CPP had C$5 billion in real estate investments.