The Association of Real Estate Funds (AREF) is the voice of the real estate funds industry. We represent the interests of our fund managers, those firms that advise and support them and the end customers that invest in our member funds.
Our membership includes over sixty-five funds spanning the leading real estate fund management houses in the industry, through to smaller, specialist boutiques, with a collective net asset value of over £72bn. We have more than fifty Affiliate members, a number of Associate members and hundreds of Investor members.
We are recognized by policymakers, regulators, tax authorities and other official organizations as the leading spokesperson for real estate funds, so through bringing all stakeholders together we have the ability to influence the way our industry evolves.