Resurgence of REITs in Asia Pacific with George Hongchoy of LINK REIT

Episode 15,   May 05, 2021, 03:29 PM

Welcome to the APREA Podcast: Investing In Asian Real Assets. The theme of this series is “Resurgence of REITs in Asia Pacific”, featuring REITs CEOs highlighting markets’ opportunities, strategies, and their professional journey. This series is proudly brought to you by Link Asset Management Limited.

In this episode, journalist Mark Cooper speaks with George Hongchoy, the CEO of LINK REIT. George rose through the ranks from a professional banker to become the CEO of one of the world’s largest retail REITs in terms of market capitalisation. George shares his insights on the Asian REIT market and how he has been able to take the business from strength to strength even during such challenging times. George also reveals his commitment to education and his philosophy on Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). Listed in 2005 as the first REIT in Hong Kong, Link has been 100% held by public and institutional investors and is a Hang Seng Index constituent stock. From its home in Hong Kong, Link manages a diversified portfolio including retail facilities, car parks and offices spanning Hong Kong, Beijing, Guangzhou, Shanghai, Shenzhen, London and Sydney.