The AREF FutureGen Committee has been set-up to raise awareness and engagement with the next generation of real estate professionals in our member firms. The Committee aims to create events capturing topics of interest for the future generation* in Real Estate.
*Future generation = staff in the first 10 years of their career / not in a senior management position
The FutureGen Educational Series, includes three series of events (nine events in total), organised by the FutureGen Committee and filmed over the last three years. The first series was named the Fund Life Cycle, the second was the Bricks & Mortar of Real Estate and finally, the third year was the Investor's Perspective.
The films are available to anyone from our Member firms to watch (you may have to log-in or request a password (link) to view. For full information, including what was covered and details of the expert speakers, click below:
In 2019 the FutureGen Network launched this ‘back to basics’ series aimed at providing an overview of a fund, from formation to liquidation.
Over three sessions, speakers covered: current structures available; regulation; product development; tax implications; and the launching & deployment of a new fund.
In this virtual series, the committee aimed to provid a comprehensive understanding of fund and portfolio management, what dictates strategy and an overview of the investment process. They were joined by a great selection of speakers.
In this virtual series, we provide a comprehensive overview of the role of the investment manager in an indirect real estate portfolio, from the beginning to the end of the process - including pitching to clients and agreeing a mandate, constructing a diversified portfolio and managing that portfolio once established.