The AREF FutureGen Committee raises awareness and engagement with the next generation of real estate professionals in our member firms.  The Committee aims to create events capturing topics of interest for the future generation* in Real Estate.

FutureGen Committee Biographies

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FutureGen Past Events

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Upcoming Events open to FutureGen Members

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FutureGen Conference 2023 - Schedule

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*Future generation = staff in the first 10 years of their career / not in a senior management position

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13 Sep 2023

A glimpse of the FutureGen Conference 2023

FutureGen Education Series

The FutureGen Educational Series, sponsored by Carey Olsen, includes three series of events (nine events in total), organised by the FutureGen Committee and filmed over the last three years.  The first series was named the Fund Life Cycle, the second was the Bricks & Mortar of Real Estate and finally, the third year was the Investor's Perspective.

The films are available to anyone from our Member firms to watch (you may have to log-in or request a password (link) to view.  For full information, including what was covered and details of the expert speakers, click below:

23 Sep 2022

2022 FutureGen Educational Series: 'The Fund Lifecycle Revisited'

This year's series, 'The Fund Lifecycle Revisited' reviews and revisits the original series in 2020 with an updated look at an overview of a fund, from formation to liquidation. Thanks to Carey Olsen who are this years sponsors.

21 Jul 2021

2021 FutureGen Educational Series: 'Real Estate - The Investor's Perspective' Series!

11 Nov 2020

The FutureGen Educational Series 2020 'Bricks and Mortar of Real Estate'

View the videos and slides here!

07 Nov 2019

2019 FutureGen Educational Series: The Fund Life Cycle

Over three sessions, speakers covered: current structures available; regulation; product development; tax implications; and the launching & deployment of a new fund.


Topical Events from the FutureGen Committee

15 Jul 2022

FutureGen Summer Networking Event

01 May 2019

AREF FutureGen Network and E&T Committee joint event: Wellness in the Workplace

12 Nov 2019

Post event summary: How does Climate change affect our portfolios? Joint AREF FutureGen/BPF Futures Event - 7 November 2019

01 May 2019

The Wellness Trend - Event Materials

Member only content
30 Oct 2018

AREF FutureGen Network - Retail: Dead or Alive? (full event)

FutureGen Articles and Papers

13 Oct 2021

Thoughts from The FutureGen Committee : 18 months on from the start of the pandemic

22 Jun 2020

Remote working in a post-coronavirus environment: FutureGen Whitepaper