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Commercial Property Valuation Fundamentals [Jan 2020]

RICS Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors

Saturday, January 18, 2020 from 9:30 AM to 5:30 PM (HKT)

Commercial Property Valuation Fundamentals [Jan 2020]

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Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Early bird discount (APC / RICS member)   more info Dec 21, 2019 HK$3,000.00 HK$0.00
Early bird discount - Non-member   more info Dec 21, 2019 HK$3,500.00 HK$0.00

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Event Details


Date: Saturday, 18 January 2020

Time: 9:30am to 5:30pm

Early bird discount: HK$3,000 (APC / RICS member); HK$3,500 (Non-member)
Standard fee: $3,500 (APC / RICS member) ;$4,000 (Non-member)
CPD hour: 6 hours


Event overview

The course aims to equip professionals with a comprehensive understanding of property valuation through detailed discussions of valuation techniques and principles, including rental and capital valuation methods. References towards the Red Book, IVS, key valuation standards and principles of valuation certainty will also be reviewed. After evaluating the context and background of the valuation practice, principles for market valuation, rental valuation methods, five capital valuation methods, professional standards, and approaches to risk analysis will be outlined. For those working towards their Assessment of Professional Competence (APC), this course provides the fundamental knowledge and skill-sets necessary to further develop in the field of valuation for commercial property. 



Learning objectives


  • Detail the common approaches to valuation and key investment appraisal principles

  • Apply the appropriate valuation methodology in different contexts and the best approach at analyzing risk

  • Interpret clients’ requirements, valuation standards and the professional requirements of valuers

  • Assess key market factors which influence value




After first looking at context and background to valuation practice this course will cover the principles of market valuation, rental valuation methods and the five capital valuation methods, professional standards, and how to handle uncertainty.


Who should attend


This course is suitable for anyone who would like to develop and improve valuation skills.  If you are working towards your Assessment of Professional Competence (APC), then this course will provide you with valuable knowledge and skills to assist you in developing your competency in this area.





Mr. Thomas Lam FRICS


Executive Director, Head of Valuation & Consultancy
Knight Frank Petty Limited

Thomas is the Executive Director, Head of Valuation & Consultancy at Knight Frank, with responsibilities of overseeing the General Valuation and Mortgage Valuation Departments for Hong Kong and Macau.


Prior to this role, he was the head of the company’s Research & Consultancy Department for Greater China (2011-2014). Thomas is a Fellow of The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, a Professional Member of The Hong Kong Institute of Surveyors, a Member of China Institute of Real Estate Appraisers, a Registered Professional Surveyor (General Practice Division), a Registered Business Valuer of the HK Business Valuation Forum and an Ordinary Member of Hong Kong Securities Institute.


He has extensive experience in the real estate industry, with expertise in market research, corporate advisory, valuation, real estate finance, investment advisory and business development for Asia Pacific markets (ex-Japan). Thomas is regularly featured in the media for his views on regional and global property markets.





Mr Peter Au, Business Development Manager

Tel: 2116 9719


Have questions about Commercial Property Valuation Fundamentals [Jan 2020]? Contact RICS Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors

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3707-09 37/F Hopewell Centre
183 Queen’s Road East
Wanchai, Hong Kong
Hong Kong SAR China

Saturday, January 18, 2020 from 9:30 AM to 5:30 PM (HKT)

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RICS Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors

RICS promotes and enforces the highest professional qualifications and standards in the development and management of land, real estate, construction and infrastructure. Our name promises the consistent delivery of standards – bringing confidence to the markets we serve.


We accredit 125,000 professionals and any individual or firm registered with RICS is subject to our quality assurance. Their expertise covers property, asset valuation, real estate management; the development of infrastructure; and the management of natural resources, such as mining, farms and woodland. From environmental assessments and building controls to negotiating land rights in an emerging economy; if our members are involved the same professional standards and ethics apply.

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