TORONTO, Feb. 7, 2014 /CNW/ - WHAT: REALpac/IPD Canada Real Estate Investment Forum. The Index allows 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 Quarterly Property Index measured in excess of CAD $115 billion of gross market value of directly-held commercial real estate as of the end of 2013.
IPD's Simon Fairchild, Executive Director & Head of North America, will kick off the Forum with the presentation of the 2013 overall results of the REALpac/IPD Canada Quarterly Property Index. Immediately after, Michael Brooks, CEO of REALpac, will moderate a distinguished panel to assess the implications of the 2013 results. This year's panel will include:
- Marco Ding, Director, Real Estate Investments, CPPIB
- Blair McCreadie, Head of Canada Real Estate, Standard Life Investments (Real Estate)
- Ross Moore, Director of Research, Canada, CBRE
- Peter Sweeney, CFO & VP, Allied Properties REIT
WHERE: Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front Street West, Canadian Broadcasting Centre, Toronto, ON M5V 3G5.
WHEN: Tuesday, February 11, 2014, 3:15PM - 6:00PM
Registration: 3:15 - 3:45pm
Presentations: 3:45 - 5:00pm
Reception: 5:00 - 6:00pm
IPD provides real estate benchmarking and portfolio analysis services to clients in over 30 countries around the world. These services incorporate more than 1,500 funds containing nearly 77,000 assets, with a total capital value of over USD 1.9 trillion. Each year, IPD produces more than 120 indices helping real estate market transparency and performance comparisons, as well as nearly 600 benchmarks for client portfolios. IPD is a subsidiary of MSCI Inc., a leading provider of investment decision support tools to investors globally, and clients include real estate investors, managers, consultants, lenders and occupiers. For more information on IPD, please visit www.ipd.com.
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.
SOURCE: Real Property Association of Canada
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