Past Events


November 10, 2020



Ms. Jill Smith, CEO of Manulife US REIT (MUST) shared its business update and the future of office post the U.S. election during this pandemic at the webinar today.


October 13, 2020


Radio Interview

Ms Jill Smith, CEO of Manulife US REIT shared on the US property outlook amid stimulus and election uncertainty on Money FM 89.3 today.
Click on the bar above to listen to the recording.


October 08, 2020



As part of our effort to reach out to young investors to promote deeper understanding of Singapore REITs, REITAS organized a webinar for students at Singapore Management University yesterday. The presentation covered an overview of S-REITs by REITAS CEO Nupur Joshi and key considerations when investing in S-REITs by Mr. Chia Nam Toon, Assistant Group CEO; CEO, REITs & Business Development, ARA Asset Management Pte Ltd.

Many thanks to Professor Francis Koh and SMU Real Estate Club for the co-ordination and for the students for asking great questions! It was a pleasure to talk to you!


September 25, 2020



The REIT Association of Singapore (REITAS) held its 7th AGM virtually on 25 September to elect its new Executive Committee (Exco) members following the end of the two-year term of the preceding Exco.

The incoming Exco has elected Mr Jonathan Yap, President, CapitaLand Financial, CapitaLand Group as the new REITAS President following the end of term of current President Mr Andrew Lim, Group Chief Financial Officer, CapitaLand Limited.

REITAS Exco comprises of nine elected members and two co-opted members. For the 2020-22 term, the members are:

Mr Jonathan Yap (President)

Mr Jerry Koh (Secretary)

Mr Chia Nam Toon (Treasurer)

Ms Eng-Kwok Seat Moey (Vice President and Chair, Promotions sub-committee)

Mr Chua Hsien Yang  (Vice President and Chair, Regulatory sub-committee)

Mr Low Chee Wah (Vice President and Chair, Professional Development sub-committee)

Mr Tham Kuo Wei (Vice President and Chair, Education and Research sub-committee)

Mr Jonathan Quek (Member)

Ms Jill Smith (Member)

Ms Lim Gek Khim (Co-opted Member)

Mr Simon Garing (Co-opted Member)

The two co-opted members are Ms. Lim Gek Khim who also served on the previous Exco, and Mr. Simon Garing who is a new entrant to REITAS Exco. Mr. Garing is the CEO of Cromwell EREIT Management Pte. Ltd., the manager of Cromwell European REIT (CEREIT). The newly appointed Exco believes that inputs from the two co-opted members will be valuable when liaising with the authorities on tax and regulatory matters, crafting new initiatives and understanding the perspectives of REITs with properties overseas.

Click here to read their bios.

Notice of AGM here .


September 18, 2020 - September 19, 2020


Virtual Conference

The first online edition of REIT Symposium was conducted successfully over the weekend with more than 2,200 people logging in throughout the day via zoom for the day-long event comprising of presentations, fireside chats and panel discussion! This exceeds the ~1300 people who attended this event face to face in previous years – a clear advantage of going digital!

Many thanks to ShareInvestor Pte Ltd for their organization, SGX for being a steady supporter, Dinesh Dayani for great moderation and to all the presenters and participants. We hope the audience picked up some useful insights!

For more details, please check here