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Roadmap creation for listing public REITs

This one-day course will take you through the transformational journey of REITs, giving you a detailed step-by-step approach, from understanding the dynamics of REITs to building your REIT in capital markets.

Accredited with BOVAEA for 5 CPD hours

Tue 25 Sep 2018
09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Royal Institution of Surveyors Malaysia, Bangunan Juruukur, 64-66, Jalan 52/4, 46200 Petaling Jaya, Selangor Darul Ehsan
6 hours CPD



Real Estate Investment Trust (REITs) today have emerged as an exit option for asset owners. Large Asset owning businesses and Real Estate Private Equity firms look at REITs as an exit point. They have further facilitated the integration between Capital Markets and Real Estate Markets than ever before, fulfilling their essential role in providing the opportunity to benefit from large, diversified holdings of real estate.

This one-day course will take you through the transformational journey of REITs, giving you a detailed step by step approach, from understanding the dynamics of REITs to building your REIT in capital markets.

During the course, trainer will also be sharing on the latest updates for new guidelines on the listed Malaysia REITs with their applications and requirements. Case studies and examples from listed REITs in Malaysia will be discussed as well.


An understanding of real estate industry, property valuation principles and concepts.


Meet the trainer

Professor Sr Dr. Ting Kien Hwa, FRICS, FRISM, MMIPPM, MPEPS, Chartered Surveyor, Registered Valuer & Estate Agent

Professor Sr Dr. Ting Kien Hwa is currently the Head of Centre for Real Estate Research (CORE Research), Universiti Teknologi MARA, Shah Alam, Malaysia. He is also the Vice President of the Malaysian Institute of Professional Property Managers (MIPPM), Academic Member of Asia Public Real Estate Association (APREA), a Board member of the Pacific Rim Real Estate Society, RICS Malaysia Board member (2012-2019), a Council member of the Royal Institution of Surveyors Malaysia (2011-2016) and a member of the National NAPREC Expert Panel (INSPEN). Prof. Dr. Ting was the Editor of The Malaysian Surveyor and Founding Editor of International Surveying Research Journal of Royal Institution of Surveyors Malaysia (RISM).

Prof. Ting has been a writer, speaker and researcher on listed property trusts and REITs since 1999 and has published more than 50 articles in refereed journals, international and local professional publications such as Journal of Real Estate Literature (USA), Pacific Rim Property Research Journal (Australia), Journal of Valuation and Property Services, Australian Property Journal and The Malaysian Surveyor. Prof. Ting has supervised and graduated PhD students focusing on REIT topics.

He is also the external examiner of REIT PhD theses completed in Australia and Malaysian universities. He is frequently invited as a speaker and has presented more than 60 papers on REITS in national and international academic/public conferences, seminars and symposiums. He was invited by Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI), the Management Board of TA Global Bhd., Lembaga Kemajuan Pahang Tenggara and Avenue Securities Bhd. to speak on REITs.

Learning objectives

After the end of the programme, you will be able to:

  • Explain REITs origins and its aggressive global growth.
  • Describe performance and trends of REITs in Asian markets.
  • Define REITs complex terminologies, classifications and structure.
  • Value your REITs assets by using different valuation methods.
  • Specify the benefits and process of making your REITs public.
  • Understand and apply the new guidelines on listed REITs.



Course structure

  • Introduction to REITs nature and origin
  • Global REIT — evolution, growth, index, requirements and differences
  • REITs in Asia — case studies, landscape in Malaysia, real-life scenarios and emerging trends
  • REITs valuation — Asset, factors and techniques
  • Roadmap to REITs IPO — definition and trends
  • The process of REITs IPO, timeline and issues
  • Cross-border REITs listing strategies
  • New guidelines on listed REITs issued by Securities Commission Malaysia
  • Existing vs New guidelines, Shariah requirements to Islamic REITs

Who should attend?

  • Property developers / property consultants / property lawyers
  • Investment managers / portfolio managers / private equity real estate fund managers / valuers / investors
  • APC candidates
  • Any other professionals who want to build up his/her expertise in valuation




  • RICS professional MYR750
  • Non-RICS professional MYR900
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