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The Association of Real Estate Funds

AREF is the body that represents the interests of its fund managers, those firms that advise and support them and the end customers that invest in our member funds.overview

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AREF is the body that represents the interests of its fund managers, those firms that advise and support them and the end customers that invest in our member funds. AREF brings together stakeholders from across the real state investment spectrum to discuss and debate topical issues, to learn and to network. With over 60 fund members, representing around £72bn AUM and our affiliate members, AREF acts as the collective voice of the real estate industry. The majority of AREF’s member funds choose to have their performance measured using the leading NAV-level AREF/IPD UK Quarterly Property Fund Index.

The AREF Quality Mark

AREF promotes the highest standards of transparency & corporate governance with the AREF Quality Mark 

Committees & Groups

AREF’s Committees & Working Groups are made up of a wide range of industry experts and specialists.

Investors

Our fund members and AREF have the end investor's best interests at heart.  Click the link below to view our dedicated Investors page.

Events

Retail: Dead or Alive? - A FutureGen Network Event30/10/2018
 Retail is at a crossroads: with whispers of CVA almost a daily occurrence, consumer habits...
AREF F-O-R-T Series - Event 1: Capital Gains Tax14/11/2018
This will be the first in a new and ongoing series of events called FORT, based on topical issues...
AREF F-O-R-T series - Event 2: Fund Structures07/02/2019
This will be the second in a new and ongoing series of events called FORT, based on topical...

PROPERTY FUND VISION

The quarterly PFV Handbook gives a comprehensive and detailed analysis of the AREF Member Funds.