Shop Talk: A Conversation with Lee Jun Ho
Lee Jun Hois director of Real Estate Corea (REC), which represents real estate investors for the European Union Chamber of Commerce in Korea (EUCCK). Lee recently spoke with Alex Eidlin, associate publisher of The Letter – Asia Pacificand managing director – Asia Pacific with Institutional Real Estate, Inc., about EUCCK’s mission, the efforts of Real Estate Corea and Korean investor intentions.
What is the history and mission of the European Union Chamber of Commerce in Korea?
The European Union Chamber of Commerce in Korea was formed in 1986 as a trade organization representing the interests of the E.U. business community in South Korea. With initial financial support from the European Commission, the European Economic Community Business Group in Korea was formed, with Walter Cozijnsen of ABN AMRO Bank as its first president.
In May 1986, the organization’s name was changed to European Communit