Skip Main Navigation
Page Content

Save This Event

Event Saved

RICS (Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors)

Real Estate Investment & Valuation (Nov 2019)

RICS Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors

Saturday, November 16, 2019 from 9:30 AM to 5:30 PM (HKT)

Real Estate Investment & Valuation (Nov 2019)

Share Real Estate Investment & Valuation (Nov 2019)

Event Details

Date: 16 November 2019
Time: 9:30am to 5:30pm 
Venue: Room 305, 3/F, Opulent Building, 402-406 Hennessy Road, Wanchai, Hong Kong
CPD hour: 6 hours
Language: English

Early bird discount: HK$3,000 (RICS Professionals); HK$3,500 (Non-RICS Professionals)
Course fee: $3,500 (RICS Professionals) ;$4,000 (Non-RICS Professionals)



The Real Estate Investment and Valuation course presents an opportunity for the participants to gain comprehensive insights into the dynamics and multiple options of investment in real estate as an asset class and apprises the participants with the popular approaches to real estate asset valuation.  Participants will be exposed to the concepts, principles, analytical methods and tools useful for making investment decisions regarding real estate assets. 

This course does a deep dive into multiple options to invest and participate in Real Estate in international markets.  Assess Real Estate investment opportunities vis-à-vis other investment avenues, exploring various Real Estate investment tools & strategies. In Phase II course will focus on real estate valuation by understanding popular valuation methodologies, with special focus on capitalisation method.

Why Should You Attend?

  • Understand the various investment routes to maximise your returns objective applying relevant investment strategies you can adopt
  • Expand your investment market by delving into multiple options to invest and participate in Real Estate in international markets.
  • Learn effective valuation and capitalisation method and techniques to determine required rate of returns of your commercial Real Estate Investment.
  • Know how to protect your Real Estate value.


Learning Objectives

After this programme, you will be able to:

  • List multiple routes to invest in Real Estate
  • Describe dynamics of Real Estate Investment in international Markets
  • Assess Real Estate investment opportunities and investment strategies
  • Apply key methodologies to value Real Estate assets
  • Value using the capitalisation method


Course Structure


Real Estate Investment Routes

• Types of Property

• Real Estate Investment – Direct & Indirect

• Value & Return in RE Investment

• Types of Investors

• Investment Routes

• RE Investment through Equity & Debts

• Routes to RE Investing – Pros & Cons

• Steps in Investment Decision Process vs. Value of expected benefit stream

• Advantages and Disadvantages on Investment in RE


Real Estate Investment in International Markets

• Why International Markets

• Global Real Estate Universe

• Listed RE Universe

• Major Signals to RE Investors

• Property Drivers in International Markets

• Global Stock Market Volatility

• Polarised RE Universe

• Where to Invest Today Within RE Universe

Real Estate Investment Strategies

• Strategies for Residential and Commercial RE Investment

• Universal Strategies


Approaches to Valuation

• Definition of market value

• Property Valuation Methodologies

• Market Comparison Approach •

 Cost Approach – Replacement Value

• Income Approach – Overall Capitalisation & DCF assumptions

• Types of Valuation Users

Commercial Property Valuation

• Cash flow/ Income •

 Income Sources – Office, Shopping Centre, Industrial

• Core Market Capitalisation

• Factors Impacting Valuation – Cap Rate, Leasing Downtime & Incentives, Capital Expenditure

Case Study – Valuation of an Office Building

Evaluating RE Investment Opportunities

• Methods of RE Evaluation – Quantitative & Qualitative Methods 

Time Value of Money

• Definition of Present Value

• Present Value Illustration, Future Cash Flow & Calculation



Who Should Attend?

  • Property Developers / Property Agents / Property Lawyers
  • Investment Managers / Portfolio Managers
  • Valuers / Investors 
  • Built Environment Professionals
  • APC Candidates
  • Any other professionals who want to build up his/her expertise in valuation



Adam Wellfair FRICS, BSc (Hons), IRRV

RICS Trainer, APC Chairperson, APC Guide, Mentor and Assessor, RICS (ACRE) Accredited Mediator.

Adam is an experienced property professional with over 20 years of international real estate experience. he is well versed in property development, disposal, acquisition, property management and valuation. As well as being a capable people developer and mentor.

Adam is dedicated to passing on his knowledge, experience and passionate about learning and development to both students and professionals alike. Adam is an entrusted, enthusiastic mentor, advisor and counsellor. Having had active roles in industry as a Managing Director/Partner and a professional career in excess of 20 years in the United Kingdom, Middle East and Far East. Adam has extensive practical business and property expertise forming a grounded trustworthy professional, trainer and business aide.

Specialist in valuation, advisory and consultancy roles focusing on RICS compliance, in particular to the Practice and Guidance notes produced by the RICS.





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 & Valuation (Nov 2019)? Contact RICS Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors

Save This Event

Event Saved

When & Where

Room 305,3rd Floor
Opulent Building
402-406 Hennessy Road
Wanchai, Hong Kong
Hong Kong SAR China

Saturday, November 16, 2019 from 9:30 AM to 5:30 PM (HKT)

  Add to my calendar


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.

  Contact the Organizer

Please log in or sign up

In order to purchase these tickets in installments, you'll need an Eventbrite account. Log in or sign up for a free account to continue.