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AREF Annual Dinner & Awards
The 2017 AREF Annual Dinner & Awards Ceremony will be held on 20th September 2017. All tables have now been sold for this year's event.For further information, please email: 
The Dorchester Hotel
Wednesday, 20 September, 2017 - 18:30
Driving Factors & the Future of Real Estate Fund Structures - Jersey Seminar
Which factors drive fund managers’ decisions & what is the business rationale behind their choices?How do investors choose their funds?What is the future of the real estate funds industry? This event will look at answering these questions, as well as discussing the various structures and jurisdictions used for real estate funds. Confirmed speakers/panellists:Cathryn Vanderspar, Partner, Eversheds Sutherland (link to biog)Jonathan Master, Partner, Eversheds Sutherland (link to biog)James...
The Pomme D'Or Hotel, Liberation Square, Jersey, JE1 3UF
Wednesday, 27 September, 2017 - 15:15
The Global Real Estate Market
 The Global Real Estate Market, with guest speaker, Andrew Baum of Property Funds Research. The event will discuss what is happening globally in the real estate market, particularly the re-emergence of interest in open-ended funds and recent launches. Full details of panellists and venue will be announced soon. To register your interest, please email:   
Thursday, 19 October, 2017 - 08:30
AREF Lunch Event: The Future of Real Estate Funds & Illiquid Assets
The UK property market faced a number of challenges as a result of the Brexit outcome of the EU referendum. One year on, this seminar offers the opportunity to hear from industry experts as they examine the industry’s response to the events and discuss the current issues affecting real estate funds.Registration 11:00 | Start 11:30 | Lunch 13:00 | Finish 14:00Confirmed speakers:Paolo Alonzi, Chief Operating Officer, Real Estate at Standard Life & Chair of AREF’s Public Affairs Committee (biography)Guy...
Standard Life, 30 St Mary Axe, London, EC3A 8EP
Tuesday, 4 July, 2017 - 11:00
AREF Members' Summer Drinks Reception
This event is only open to AREF Members. Download the invitation here.Email:
Tuesday, 6 June, 2017 - 18:00
Investing in European Real Estate
For Full Fund Members Only AREF Full Fund Members are invited to join AREF and Intertrust at the following seminar: 'Investing in European Real Estate' seminar on Wednesday 31 May at the Ham Yard Hotel, London. At the event Intertrust will reveal the key findings from their recent research, 'Investing in European Real Estate'. They'll share insights into what the research results mean for the real estate industry in the UK, and explore investors’ views and the drivers of...
Ham Yard Hotel, 1 Ham Yard, London, W1D 7DT
Wednesday, 31 May, 2017 - 16:00
A Review of Real Estate Fund Behaviour following the EU Referendum - Discussion Forum
Following the result of the EU Referendum in June last year, and the resultant impacts on many of the open-ended real estate funds available to retail investors, we commissioned John Forbes Consulting to undertake an independent review of the impact of the result on real estate funds, and to evaluate whether any improvements could be made to deal with market shocks in the future.  The review aims to assess the impact not only on clients but on the market as a whole, including: fund distributors,...
Eversheds Sutherland, 1 Wood Street, London, EC2V 7WS
Thursday, 30 March, 2017 - 08:30
AREF/IPF LGPS Seminar No.2 - Investment Pooling Update
Chair: John Forbes, John Forbes Consulting LLPSpeakers: Melville Rodrigues, Partner, CMS Cameron McKenna LLP & David Walker, Head of LGPS Investments, Hymans Robertson                    Panel: Jeff Houston, Head of Pensions, Local Government Association and Richard Tomlinson, Investment Manager, Lancashire County Pension Fund        Outline:In November 2016 the IPF and AREF ran a joint...
CMS Cameron Mckenna LLP, Cannon Place, 78 Cannon Street, London, EC4N 6AF
Tuesday, 21 March, 2017 - 08:30