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Real Estate Investment Trusts (REIT) Masterclass

By completing this two-day masterclass, you will gain comprehensive insight into the origin, evolution, industry landscape and growth of REIT, and learn how to interpret and analyse REIT financial statements, reports and valuation in detail.

Fri 24 May 2019 - Sat 25 May 2019
09:30 AM - 05:30 PM
RICS Hong Kong office, Room 3707-09, Hopewell Centre , 183 Queen's Road East , Wanchai, Hong Kong
12 hours CPD


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 two-day REITs masterclass 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 assets in public markets.

What to expect?

  • Lecture: An interactive series of presentation supported by in-depth group discussions.
  • Case studies and exercises: That allow you to apply new theory and concepts in real-life contexts.

Course outline

  • Gain comprehensive insight into the origin, evolution, industry landscape and growth of REIT.
  • Know how to interpret and analyse REIT financial statements, analysts/ Management reports and Valuation in detail
  • Understand the business model and market landscape of REIT Industry, particularly in perspective to Asia
  • Learn effective valuation methods and techniques to value REIT
  • Be enlightened with the philosophy of creating and taking REIT public


Day 1: 24 May 2019, 09:30 to 17:30

Day 2: 25 May 2019, 09:30 to 17:30

Learning Objectives

After this programme, you will be able to:

  • Explain REIT origins and its aggressive global growth.
  • Describe performance and trends of REIT in Asian Market.
  • Classify the nature of REIT you own.
  • Strategise the growth of your REIT and assets.
  • Define REIT complex terminologies.
  • Analyse REIT Performance through Financial Statements and Analyst reports.
  • Value your REIT assets by using different valuation methods.
  • Specify the benefits and process of making your REIT public.

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


Mr Victor Yeung MRICS
Chief Investment Officer, Admiral Investment Limited

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.


For enquiries or further information, please contact Mr Peter Au, RICS Business Development Manager, on +852 2116 9719 or

  • RICS Professionals Early bird
    Expires on 26 April 2019 HK$5000
  • RICS Professionals
    Standard fee HK$6000
  • Non-RICS Professionals Early bird
    Expires 26 April 2019 HK$6000
  • RICS Professionals
    Standard fee HK$7000
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