Blog: The Professional Investor Fund (PIF) - A fund management perspective

A fascinating insight into the PIF from Emma Cullen, Chief Operating Officer at Fiera Real Estate

Post-event materials - AREF/IPF Webinar: PIF Proposal Explained

AREF Newsletter - June 2020

A message on Diversity & Inclusion from Paul Richards, MD

I want to focus this month on one particular theme that I outlined in January at the beginning of my tenure: Diversity & Inclusion. This is one of AREF’s five priorities and has been a concern of the Board for a number of years, but it is particularly appropriate to focus on it during Pride Month and in the light of the recent Black Lives Matter protests and the concurrent messages from black investment industry colleagues highlighting the racial discrimination that they have encountered. As a member organisation AREF inevitably reflects its members and the wider UK property investment industry and I’m therefore going to focus on two levels of activity: firstly, AREF itself and, secondly, what AREF can do within the wider industry. Click to read more...

Accounting issues in respect of the treatment of rental income & distributions for funds

In recent weeks a number of members have raised a possible accounting issue over the treatment of rental income and the impact on distributions. Click to read more...

Post-event materials - Webinar: COVID Forums #6

An early sample of the June quarter rents, what's occupying the panel now and a rather sombre look ahead. The last in AREF's excellent series of COVID Forums is available for all to view.

IA Brexit update: Ministerial Statement

Click to read an update from the IA on a major announcement from the Chancellor 23rd June on the future of FS regulation post-Brexit.

Welcome new FutureGen Committee Members

View our new committee members here.

Member only content

For member comment: Code of Practice for Commercial Property - Final version released

View the final version of this code, released by the Government