SMUREAL (Real Estate & Alternative Investments)
We aim to develop a community of people with a firm foundation in finance, synergised with a unique perspective through real estate and alternative investments.
Expect to engage in finance based analysis of real estate sectors like Office, Hotel, Retail, and Data Centres, among others. Members will have to perform research on and complete a presentation on an assigned sector. This will be done with assistance from seniors.
- Local Real Estate Study Trip
Credit Suisse, YCH Supply Chain City, Tanjong Pagar Centre, URA Singapore City Gallery, Amazon (Logistic Facility), Mapletree Business City (including Fireside Chat with Mapletree Group Chief Executive Officer), Capitaland (Corporate Showsuite Tours @ Capital Tower [The Work Project, CapitaSpring, SG CBD Cinema]), Andaz Hotel
- Mapletree - SMU Real Estate forum
- Guest speaker and networking session with Google, McKinsey & Company, Barclay employees
- Site visit to Causeway Point, North Point and Paragon
- Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) Singapore City Gallery tour
- Mapletree Annual Lecture 2019
- Public seminar: Old Wives Tales in the Real Estate Market
- Fairmont Hotel site visit and learning about asset management from the -Director of Finance and Operations
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- Guest speaker session with Google, McKinsey & Company, Barclay employee
- Local Real Estate study trip in Feb 2020
Places of visit include:
• Credit Suisse
• YCH Supply Chain City
• Tanjong Pagar Centre
• URA Singapore City Gallery
• Amazon (Logistic Facility)
• Mapletree Business City (including Fireside Chat with Mapletree Group Chief Executive Officer)
• Capitaland (Corporate Showsuite Tours @ Capital Tower [The Work Project, CapitaSpring, SG CBD Cinema])
• Andaz Hotel
- Mapletree-SMU Real Estate forum: March 2020
DO I NEED TO AUDITION TO GET INTO THE CLUB?
Yes, we will need to assess the candidate’s resourcefulness and initiative in order to determine their commitment level and interest to ensure that they really want to be involved in the programme. Guidelines will be provided to get them started.
"My greatest takeaway from SMUREAL is the people. Through this CCA, I met like-minded seniors who could guide me. Moreover, we are the first batch in SMUREAL, hence it feels empowering to have the opportunity to shape the curriculum and culture for future batches, adding meaning to my SMU journey."
- Yue Rong, School of Economics, Year 2
"The club has given me the opportunity to learn about real estate investments and connect with peers that I can enjoy participating in competitions with. I feel that the curriculum is well-shaped and beneficial for anyone who just wants to learn more about finance and real estate without any obligations."
- Trevor, School of Business, Year 2
"SMUREAL has expanded my social circle as I got to meet industry players and corporate partners. Also, SMUREAL allowed me to further hone my leadership skills with my direct team and members. Lastly, this CCA provided me with an avenue to help juniors who seek guidance and experiences in SMU."
LKCSB: Year 4
"My greatest takeaway from SMUREAL is the people. Through this CCA, I've met like-minded seniors who could guide me. Moreover, since we are the first batch in SMUREAL, it feels empowering to have the opportunity to shape the curriculum and culture for future batches, adding meaning to my SMU journey."
SOE: Year 2
"I am interested in SMUREAL as I want to gain exposure to the real estate market in Singapore."
LKCSB: Year 1
Training sessions will be conducted by our training team, consisting of Year 2 and 3 (senior and EXCO) members.
Professor Ku Swee Yong, teaching Real Estate Finance & Investments module at SMU.
Year 1 members can expect to learn basic finance, how to analyse businesses and financial modelling, before moving on to real estate and alternative investments.
Passion and interest in real estate. You need not have a background in finance or real estate.
We are a vibrant club with members who are passionate about real estate!