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Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) Advanced Course (with updates after COVID-19 pandemic)

RICS Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors

Saturday, July 4, 2020 from 9:30 AM to 5:30 PM (HKT)

Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) Advanced Course...

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Event Details

Date: Saturday, 4 July 2020

Time: 9:30am to 5:30pm 
CPD hour: 6 hours
Language: English




Real Estate Investment Trust (REITs) today have emerged as an easy exit option for asset owners. Large Asset owning businesses and Real Estate Private Equity firms look at REITs as an exit point. They have further facilitated the integration between Capital Markets and Real Estate Markets, than ever before, fulfilling their essential role in providing the opportunity to benefit from large, diversified holdings of real estate.


This course will take you through the transformational journey of REITs, giving you a detailed step-by-step approach, from understanding the dynamics of REITs, to building your assests in public markets.


In addition, this class will focus on REITs and the likely evolution path after the COVID-19 pandemic.




 Course agenda


REITs Refresher

  • Definition of REITs
  • Brief History of REITs
  • NAV & FV


Diversification of REITs

  • New Real Estate Asset Classes
  • Infrastructure as part of Real Assets World
  • China, India and other countries


Short Term Impact of Covid-19

  • REIT price movements during a crisis
  • Recession from Covid-19


Long Term Impact of Covid-19

  • Work from home will change office dynamics
  • Web retailing continued to eat into retail





Who Should Attend?


  • Developers/ Building Owners/Quantity Surveyors/ Property Managers/ Facility Managers
  • Investment Manager / Portfolio Managers or Anyone seeking to enhance knowledge and skills in REIT industry

Learning Objectives


After this programme, you will understand:


  • Basic Survey of REITs
  • The Operating, Investing, and Financing Strategies of REITs
  • Sharing Session with Current REIT Management
  • Sample Modeling of REIT valuation




Mr Victor Yeung MRICS
Chief Investment Officer, Admiral Investment Limited


Mr Victor Yeung is Admiral’s founding managing partner and chief investment officer. Since 2013, he has been responsible for our overall firm strategy and day-to-day management of the Admiral products. Since 2018, Victor has also been appointed as an Adjunct Associate Professor, Department of Real Estate and Construction at the University of Hong Kong.


From 2007 to 2013, Victor was with LaSalle Investment Management, where he managed the Asia Pacific portion of the USD 10 billion Global Real Estate Securities program and eventually became its Managing Director, Asia Pacific Securities. Victor started the Asia Pacific Securities office for LaSalle Investment. He also previously worked for Morgan Stanley and American Express.


Victor is a frequent speaker on real estate, with a long history of introducing REITs, high dividend stocks, and overseas property to the public. An overseas property book co-authored by Victor has been used for overseas property expos sponsored by Clipper REA, an Admiral advised company.





Mr Peter Au, Business Development Manager

Tel: 2116 9719




  • The organiser reserves the right to cancel or reschedule the training at its discretion.
  • No refund or cancellation will be accepted, but a substitute delegate is normally permitted. Please inform the organiser of your substitute delegate at least 5 days before the training.
  • If a typhoon signal no. 8 or above, or black rainstorm warning is in force at least 3 hours before the programme is scheduled to begin, the training will be postponed until further notice. Otherwise, it will continue as scheduled.
  • Registration will only be confirmed upon receipt of completed registration form and full payment.
  • Upon completion of this event, a CPD certificate will be granted. A payment receipt along with the CPD certificate will be sent to you by email with 10 business days after the training.
Have questions about Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) Advanced Course (with updates after COVID-19 pandemic)? Contact RICS Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors

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When & Where

RICS Office
Room 3707-09, Hopewell Centre
183 Queen's Road East
Hong Kong SAR China

Saturday, July 4, 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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