The Asian Public Real Estate Association (APREA) is the leading professional body representative of participants in the real estate sector throughout Asia.
Its membership comprises listed real estate companies, listed real estate trusts, unlisted property funds, investment managers, investment banks, property securities fund managers, institutional investors, real estate consultants, corporate advisors, stockbrokers, investment advisors and universities.
APREA's achievements in education and information dissemination, and focus on improving the general real estate operating environment, have firmly entrenched it as the leading representative body for the industry in the region. Its achievements in driving regulatory improvements within the real estate trust sector extend beyond existing markets and pave the way for the emergence of new markets in other Asian countries.
With over 47,000 members the CIOB is the international voice of the building professional, representing an unequalled body of knowledge concerning the management of the total building process.
CIOB members are skilled managers and professionals with a common commitment to achieving and maintaining the highest possible standards. Chartered Member status, represented by the designations MCIOB and FCIOB, is recognised internationally as the mark of a true professional in the construction industry.
With its increasing international membership and growing profile in the UK, the CIOB is making a hugely influential contribution to one of the world's most important industries.
Heriot-Watt University is one of the UK’s leading universities, recognised internationally for excellent teaching and research in our specialist areas of engineering, IT, business management and the built environment.
In Dubai, the School of the Built Environment offers both undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in real estate, construction project management, quantity surveying and facilities management. Individual programmes are professionally accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), allowing our graduates an achievable route to professional membership.
The School prides itself on the high degree of support that staff gives to students, its contacts with practising professionals, and the interactive nature of students’ learning experience.
Advancing standards in land, property and construction.
RICS is the world’s leading qualification when it comes to professional standards in land, property and construction.
In a world where more and more people, governments, banks and commercial organisations demand greater certainty of professional standards and ethics, attaining RICS status is the recognised mark of property professionalism.
Over 100 000 property professionals working in the major established and emerging economies of the world have already recognised the importance of securing RICS status by becoming members.
RICS is an independent professional body originally established in the UK by Royal Charter. Since 1868, RICS has been committed to setting and upholding the highest standards of excellence and integrity – providing impartial, authoritative advice on key issues affecting businesses and society.
RICS is a regulator of both its individual members and firms enabling it to maintain the highest standards and providing the basis for unparalleled client confidence in the sector.
RICS has a worldwide network. For further information simply contact the relevant RICS office or our Contact Centre.