APREA’s membership strength
ASIA PACIFIC REAL ESTATE ASSOCIATION
APREA is a not-for-profit association that champions
the property investment industry across AsiaPac.
Our members include prominent pension, insurance
and sovereign wealth funds, investment managers,
family office platforms, developers and respected
APREA's focus is cross-border real estate investment
across all sectors, styles and quadrants.
Our goals are to:
- help open-up and expand property investment markets
by working with governments to improve business
- assist members connect to cross-border commercial opportunities
- foster an informed, efficient, respected and transparent marketplace
INTRODUCING APREA’S 2018 SUMMIT KEYNOTE SPEAKER…
Listed by Wired Magazine as one of the top 100 most influential people in Europe (2015), Gerd Leonhard’s work focusses on the future of humanity and technology, digital transformation, the megashifts, artificial intelligence and robotics, media, content, marketing and advertising, telecommunications, culture and tourism, banking and financial services, government and leadership. In his keynotes, presentations, workshops and advisory sessions Gerd addresses topics such as the what it means to be human in a world of machines and algorithms, the coming redefinition of human-machine relationships, the future of work and jobs and many more. His presentations are renowned for a hard-hitting and provocative yet inspiring, humorous and motivating style.
Gerd's keynotes, speeches and presentations are renowned for their hard-hitting and provocative yet inspiring, often humorous and always personal motivational style. Gerd is highly regarded as a global influencer and has advised many business leaders and government officials around the globe.
….emerging markets shed negative investment stereotypes
(16 February 2018)
APREA’s recent cross-border investment seminar in Tokyo was full of positive surprises.
The focus was outbound opportunities in China, Indonesia, Malaysia and Vietnam and offered three take-outs.
First, governments are making it much easier to do business in these countries, even from a tax perspective. It transpires that much of the received wisdom about emerging real estate markets is obsolete.
Second, structuring is more important than ever. The complexities of partnering arrangements, capital stacks, tax and repatriation pathways grow as opportunities increase. As always, the key is to get the structure right from the outset.
….2017 listed real estate performance: Singapore, healthcare and India top the AsiaPac rankings
(4 February 2018)
The GPR/APREA roundup of AsiaPac listed real estate and REIT performance in 2017 reveals:
Singapore REITs were the outstanding performers (39 percent total return);
Although edged out for the top spot in 2017, Hong Kong REITs (29 percent) remain the top-ranked total return performer over three, five and ten years;
Healthcare (27 percent), followed by hotel assets (22 percent) were the apex total return REIT sectors for the year;
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