Who are our Affiliate Members?

Our Affiliate Members are those firms that advise and support the fund managers, including lawyers, accountants, tax advisers, fund administrators, valuers, asset managers and building consultants. 

Our affiliates make a valuable contribution to AREF, actively involved, participating in committees, often contributing specialist knowledge, speaking at and regularly hosting our events.

Affiliate Membership benefits

AREF is widely recognised by policy makers, regulators and industry bodies as the leading voice of the real estate funds industry. Much like our Fund Members, through our Committees and Working Groups, Affiliate representatives can participate in the lobbying and consultation work that we undertake, to the direct benefit of their fund clients and to their own firms in the interaction with other individuals across the industry.

This interaction is also highly valued by affiliate firms, as they gain tremendous access to all those involved in the real estate funds industry through all our events – free to members. Firms are often pleased to provide venues and speakers for events and take advantage of the sponsorship opportunities that arise throughout the year.

Affiliate Members have a link from this site direct to their own web-site.

Affiliate Membership is at a corporate level, which means that all employees of the firm can enjoy full membership benefits - these include receiving our newsletter, invitations to seminars and social events affording multiple networking opportunities. Affiliates also gain access to other, member only areas of this website.

Affiliate Membership fees

£5,800 per annum (+VAT)

Renewals are due 1st November each year.

Fees are pro-rated accordingly to joining date

How to apply

If you are interested in joining AREF, please complete our 'Enquiry Form' and someone from the AREF Team will contact you.

The application process

  • Firm meets with a member of the AREF team.
  • Firm submits an Affiliate Member Application Form (this form will be emailed to you once you have spoken to one of our team).
  • Membership request submitted to AREF Board for approval.


Click to view our Affiliate Member list:


Membership enquiry

If you are interested in becoming a member, contact us today.