Food for Thought: Some Questions for the Editorial Advisory Board Meeting
Asia Pacific institutional investors along with real estate consultants, investment managers and fund of funds managers — some of which sponsor our publications — met at the InterContinental Hotel in Hong Kong on 15–17 November for our third annual Editorial Advisory Board meeting for The Institutional Real Estate Letter – Asia Pacific.
While we can’t disclose the specific discussions, or reveal who said what to whom, the following is a sampling of questions taken from our “food for thought.” The cover story for the February 2011 issue of The Letter – Asia Pacific will provide a summary of the main ideas and conclusions generated by board members during the meeting from our discussion of the questions below, which they themselves helped define prior to the event.
ASSET ALLOCATION POLICY AND REAL ESTATE’S ROLE IN THE PORTFOLIO:
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