The company we keep

To deliver the best possible strategy and results for your portfolio, we partner with best-in-class organizations that keep us grounded and deeply involved in the real estate investment industry. Here are just a few of those we’re heavily involved with—as a member organization, board members, regular contributors, and more.

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Association of Foreign Investors in Real Estate

AFIRE is the association for international real estate investors focused on commercial property in the United States. AFIRE is an essential forum for real estate investment thought leadership – AFIRE members gather throughout the year to help each other become Better Investors, Better Leaders, and Better Global Citizens.

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A pioneer of business-related learning since 1907, ESSEC’s mission is to respond to the challenges of the future. In an interconnected, technological, and uncertain world, where the tasks are increasingly complex, ESSEC offers a unique pedagogical approach.

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Global Real Estate Sustainability Benchmark

GRESB's mission is to assess and benchmark the Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) and other related performance of real assets, providing standardised and validated data to the capital markets.

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One of the world's best business schools, HEC Paris is a leader in research and education in management sciences. They offer a unique portfolio of programs designed for a carefully selected student body.

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INREV is the European Association for Investors in Non-Listed Real Estate Vehicles. It is Europe’s leading platform for sharing knowledge on the non-listed (unlisted) real estate industry. Their goal is to improve transparency, professionalism and best practices across the sector, making the asset class more accessible and attractive to investors.

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MIT Center for Real Estate

Envisioning the industry’s integrated stewardship of its land and products, the MIT Center for Real Estate provides tomorrow’s practitioners with the means to transform an ever more vital, complex and global market.

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MSCI is a leading provider of critical decision support tools and services for the global investment community. With over 50 years of expertise in research, data and technology, MSCI powers better investment decisions by enabling clients to understand and analyze key drivers of risk and return and confidently build more effective portfolios.

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Nature Conservancy of Canada

The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) is Canada's leading national land conservation organization. A private, non-profit organization, they partner with individuals, corporations, foundations, Indigenous communities and other non-profit organizations and governments at all levels to protect the natural areas that sustain Canada’s plants and wildlife.

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Paris Agreement

The Paris Agreement is a legally binding international treaty on climate change. It was adopted by 196 Parties at COP 21 in Paris, on 12 December 2015 and entered into force on 4 November 2016. Its goal is to limit global warming to well below 2, preferably to 1.5 degrees Celsius, compared to pre-industrial levels.

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The PRI is the world’s leading proponent of responsible investment. It works to understand the investment implications of environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors; and to support its international network of investor signatories.

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Real Estate Ryerson

Real Estate Ryerson is the official course union for the newly developed Real Estate Management major offered at the Ted Rogers School of Management. It seeks to act as a liaison between students and industry hosting events for these groups to meet and advance their respective interests.

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REALPAC is the national industry association dedicated to advancing the long-term vitality of Canada’s real property sector. Members include publicly traded real estate companies, real estate investment trusts (REITs), private companies, pension funds, banks and life insurance companies with investment real estate assets each in excess of $100 million.

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RICS delivers confidence through respected global standards, adopted and enforced by over 134,000 qualified and trainee professionals across the built and natural environment.

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Robert Toigo Foundation

Toigo seeks to inspire change by advancing diverse leadership. Their work is about both the institution and the individual—on building stronger, more diverse organizations through the inclusion and advancement of under-represented talent.

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The Financial Stability Board established the TCFD to develop recommendations for more effective climate-related disclosures that could promote more informed investment, credit, and insurance underwriting decisions and, in turn, enable stakeholders to understand better the concentrations of carbon-related assets in the financial sector and the financial system’s exposures to climate-related risks.

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ULI's Responsible Property Investment Council

The Responsible Property Investment Council (RPIC) aims to accelerate adoption and firmly embed “triple bottom line” principles as a core part of any real estate investment strategy and decision making process.

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Well Building Institute

WELL is the leading tool for advancing health and well-being in buildings globally. When you see the WELL Health-Safety seal, you can feel confident knowing the space you’re entering is putting your health first.

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World Green Build Council

The World Green Building Council (WorldGBC) catalyses the uptake of sustainable buildings for everyone, everywhere. Transforming the building and construction sector across three strategic areas—climate action, health & wellbeing, and resources & circularity—the WorldGBC is a global action network comprised of around 70 Green Building Councils around the globe.

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