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Membership FAQ 

Who is the APREA member?

The company, fund, trust or partnership entity is the member of APREA. This means all staff employed by the member can access APREA’s membership

benefits, including deep member discounts on APREA’s activities.

 

Who represents your organisation?

Each member entity appoints both a principal and alternate contact, who are the primary liaison points. However, you can register as many staff as you wish to

receive APREA benefits.

 

Can individuals join APREA?

No. At present, all membership is at a corporate level.

 

What is APREA’s geographical coverage?

APREA’s activities encompass China, Japan, South East Asia, Australasia, India and the Middle East. At present, APREA operates chapters in China, India, 

Japan, Australia, the Philippines, Malaysia, Singapore and Hong Kong.

 

Do I need to join in every country where I own or manage property or operate a business?

No. One APREA membership covers the world.

 

How does APREA treat related organisations?

APREA takes a ‘family’ approach – when a company joins APREA, its directly-controlled subsidiaries can also access member benefits, unless they are

separate businesses. Membership rights travel downward in a corporate structure, not up to the parent or sideways.

 

How many types of membership are offered and what does membership cost?

APREA’s membership categories are: Full, Associate, Sovereign and Pension Fund, Government, and Academic. An explanation of these categories and fees

are provided in the attached brochure.

 

How is APREA governed?

APREA is governed by a board of directors that is elected from the membership. Also, each country chapter is led by a local advisory council.

 

Who sets APREA’s priorities?

The board of directors and chapter councils. In addition, APREA operates several member roundtables which develop, guide and implement priority programs. 

These roundtables are: Advocacy, Investor Interface & Leading Practices, Research & Market Intelligence, Sustainability & ESG, Membership, and Industry 

Networking.

 

How does APREA define ‘real estate’?

APREA treats real estate in the broadest sense, which means it covers traditional property investment – offices, shopping centres, logistics, plus 

all emerging/alternative or real asset formats, such as senior living, airports, child care, residential, tourism, student accommodation, rural, health care, 

renewables, storage, data centres, telco towers etc.  

 

Which other companies are members of APREA?

We would be delighted to provide you with a roster of current members.