CCIM to Hold International Conference Jointly with KED Real Estate Research Institutes

  • 2017-07-18

The Certified Commercial Investment Member, an American association of international real estate investment analysts, will jointly host the Asia Real Estate Summit that will be held concomitantly with the Korea Economic Daily’s Cityscape Korea 2017.

The summit, which will be held for two days from August 17 at Seoul’s COEX Convention Center (Hall E), will be participated by leading CCIM members who will make presentations on global real estate development market trends and opportunities.

The CCIM International Real Estate Conference to begin at 2 pm on the 18th will be organized by the CCIM Korea Association and the KED Real Estate Research Institute. Kim Yong-nam, president of the CCIM Korea Association, will make opening remarks, followed by a keynote speech by Konkuk University professor Cho Soo-hyun entitled “Current Trend in Overseas Real Estate Market.”

In the first session “Forecast of Individual Real Estate Markets and Opportunities,” CCIM members from different countries will make presentations, including Robbin Webb of the United States, Ellen Hsu of Canada, Goto Sato of Japan, Marris Hsieh of Taiwan, and Mark Kentwell of Australia.

The second session will consist of presentations with a theme of oversea real estate investment strategies and examples. Suh Bong-gyo, senior manager in charge of overseas investment for JR Investment Management, will explain the case of Japan while Park Chi-woo, overseas investment senior manager for KTB Asset Management, focuses on overseas real estate loan investment strategy.

CCIM, an organization originally established in the United States for commercial real estate investment analysts, has chapters in 57 major cities across the world. Its commercial real estate investment analysis techniques are as well regarded as to be adopted by the MIT and New York University in their regular curriculums. The association has 16,000 regular designees. In Asia, Korea was the second country to set up a CCIM branch office in September 2002 after China.

The conference, organized jointly by the Korea Economic Daily and Britain’s Informa Group, will be held together with Cityscape Korea 2017. It is estimated that the Cityscape exhibition will attract 30,000 guests who are interested in real estate investment and home buying. In the event, private and public sector participants from 20 countries around the world will take part in, with a variety of offers at the ready. For further information or registration for the event, call Cityscape Korea secretariat at 82-2-360-4313 and 4265 or visit the website (www.cityscapekorea.co.kr).

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