Membership

Benefits | Qualifications
 

The Association of Foreign Investors in Real Estate represents the interests of foreign investment in the United States. It also provides its members with a high level environment where senior executives of real estate investment institutions can meet and exchange ideas. Membership is available to qualified applicants only and those members enjoy benefits, such as:
 
  •  High-level, informative meetings
  •  Exposure to key US policy makers and opinion leaders
  •  Cutting edge research
  •  Quarterly newsletters
  •  Periodic updates on important legislation and tax regulations
  •  Web site Members Only section
  •  The AFIRE Guide to US Real Estate Investing
  •  Professional relationships
  •  Annual foreign investor survey
  •  Private membership directory

Membership Qualifications
 
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.
  • Applicant must be sponsored by an AFIRE Institutional member and the Executive Committee must consider applicant to be beneficial in the furtherance of the Association's goals.
  • Limited to a percentage of the Institutional membership.
  • Examples: investment banks, investment advisors, asset/portfolio managers and REITs
  • 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.
 

If you believe you meet the AFIRE qualifications for membership and are interested in more information, please contact the AFIRE office by writing to lmiller@afire.org.

As a reminder, AFIRE has an exclusive membership and limited numbers of members. 



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    15,
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    09,
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AFIRE Upcoming
Events
2018 ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING
Washington, DC
The Mayflower Hotel
 
2018 AFIRE BRUNCH AT EXPO REAL
Munich, Germany
Käfer am See
October 9, 2018
 
2019 WINTER CONFERENCE
New York, NY
Mandarin Oriental, NY
February 6-7, 2019
 
2019 EUROPEAN CONFERENCE
Frankfurt, Germany
Steigenberger Frankfurter Hof
June 6-7, 2019
 
2019 ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING
Seattle, WA
Seattle Sheraton Hotel
September 10-12, 2019