LOS ANGELES, Sept. 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Standard Real Estate Investments, LP (Standard), a minority-owned real estate private equity firm focused on providing joint venture equity to developers, has formed a strategic investment program with Belay Investment Group, LLC (Belay). "We are proud to be aligned with Belay. They are a thoughtful, experienced team that shares our vision for how commercial investment actions can affect positive social change," said Jerome Nichols, President of Standard. "Only two percent of professionally managed real estate is managed by minorities or women. This needs to change.