Qualifications

Membership to the Association of Foreign Investors in Real Estate is exclusive and only available to qualified applicants. AFIRE offers four types of corporate membership.
 

Institutional

  • Foreign institution or its US-controlled subsidiaries engaged in international real estate investing.
  • Examples: pension funds, insurance companies, banks, large public and private companies
  • May send 2 delegates to a conference on a complimentary basis.  A third delegate may attend for the member meeting registration fee.
  • Annual Membership Fee: $9,500
 

Associate

  • Foreign or US institution actively engaged in managing and advising investment accounts for foreign institutions that are Institutional members or would qualify as such. Examples: investment banks, investment advisors, asset/portfolio managers, and REITs. 
  • Applicant must be sponsored by an AFIRE Institutional member and the Executive Committee must consider the applicant to be beneficial in the furtherance of the Association's goals.
  • Limited to a percentage of the Institutional membership.
  • May send up to 2 delegates to a conference who will each pay the member meeting registration fee.
  • Annual Membership Fee: $9,500
 

Supporting

  • Foreign or US accounting and law firms actively engaged in representing foreign institutions that would qualify as Institutional members.
  • Limited to 25 firms.
  • May send up to 2 delegates to a conference who will each pay the member meeting registration fee.
  • Annual Membership Fee: $9,500
 

Academic Circle

  • Leading real estate schools.
  • Members in this category agree to make contributions of research, speakers and published articles.
  • May send up to 1 delegate to a conference on a complimentary basis.
  • No annual membership fee


If you believe that you meet the qualifications for membership based on the listed requirements and would like to discuss membership, please contact Lexie Miller, Chief Operating Officer, at lmiller@afire.org.


Upcoming Events

2018 Annual Membership Meeting

The Mayflower Hotel
Washington, DC
September 5-7, 2018
 

2018 AFIRE Brunch at EXPO REAL

Käfer am See
Munich, Germany
October 9, 2018
 

2019 Winter Conference

Mandarin Oriental, NY
New York, NY
February 6-7, 2019
 

2019 European Conference

Steigenberger Frankfurter Hof
Frankfurt, Germany
June 4-5, 2019
 

2019 Annual Membership Meeting

Seattle Sheraton Hotel
Seattle, WA
September 10-12, 2019
 

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  • Sep
    05,
    2018

    AFIRE Annual Membership Meeting September 5-7, 2018 The Mayflower Hotel Washington, DC ...

  • Oct
    09,
    2018

    We hope to see you at our 2018 AFIRE Brunch at EXPO Real on Thursday, October 9, 2018! Ka...