TORONTO, Feb. 13, 2012 /CNW/ -
|WHAT:||REALpac/IPD Canada Property Index Results Presentation. The Index allow investors, fund managers, researchers and consultants to track the performance of funds against like for like comparables, monitor risk and identify cost saving opportunities. The REALpac / IPD Canada Annual Property Index measured in excess of C$95 billion of gross market value of directly-held commercial real estate as of the end of 2011.|
|WHERE:||Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front Street West, Canadian Broadcasting Centre, Toronto, ON M5V 3G5.|
|WHEN:||Thursday February 16, 2011, 7:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m|
|7:30 - 8:20||Registration, Breakfast and Networking|
|8:20 - 8:30||Welcome and REALpac News|
|Carolyn Lane, VP, Membership, Marketing & Communications, REALpac|
|8:30 - 9:10||2011 Canada Results Presentation|
|Simon Fairchild, Managing Director, IPD North America|
|9:10 - 9:55||Panel Discussion|
|Moderated by Michael Brooks, REALpac|
| Peter Cuthbert, Head of Canada Real Estate; Standard Life Investments
Neil Downey, Managing Director, Global Equities Research; RBC Capital Markets
Colin Johnston, President, Research, Valuation & Advisory; Altus Group
Lisa Lafave, Senior Portfolio Manager, Real Estate; HOOPP
|During the panel discussion, the following questions will be addressed:|
|1.||Describe your business and how the IPD results are used by or relate to your organization.|
|2.||How does the Canadian market performance strike you? What differences between sectors and regions caught your attention?|
|3.||What about the 2011 mix between income gains and capital appreciation? Surprised? Will this be repeated in 2012? How does this compare with the real estate capital markets outlook?|
|4.||What asset strategies are vindicated by these results? For those who didn't have those strategies in 2011, what changes should one consider in portfolio strategy or investment options for 2012?|
|5.||How can we improve the IPD data set going forward?|
|6.||How do we attract the REITs, now reporting under IFRS, to participate in the Index?|
|7.|| Were you pleased or not with 2011 results? What is your estimate for 2012 (top line total return number)? Do you expect any surprises?
What is your 3-year prognostication for the Index?
|Michael Brooks, Chief Executive Officer, REALpac|
RSVP: Media please RSVP to Carolyn Lane, VP, Membership, Marketing & Communications by Wednesday, February 15, 2012, [email protected]. Please register and show your press identification at the Registration Desk.
IPD is a global information business, dedicated to the objective measurement of commercial real estate performance. As the world's number one provider of real estate performance analysis for funds, investors, managers and occupiers, IPD offers a full range of services including research, reporting, benchmarking, conferences and indices.
IPD operates on four continents in 25 countries. It covers 1,600 funds and 70,000 assets with an aggregate property value of over $2 trillion. For further information visit www.ipd.com and for IPD's News Centre visit www.ipd.com/news.
REALpac is Canada's premier industry association for investment real property leaders. Our mission is to collectively influence public policy, to educate government and the public, and to ensure stable and beneficial real estate capital and property markets in Canada. REALpac Members currently own over $180 billion in real estate assets located in the major centres across Canada. Members include real estate investment trusts, publicly traded and large private companies, banks, brokerages, crown corporations, investment dealers, life companies, lenders, and pension funds. Visit us at www.realpac.ca.
For further information:
Contact Carolyn Lane, VP, Membership, Marketing & Communications by Wednesday, February 15, 2012, [email protected].