The Impact of Increasing Mainland Investment in Hong Kong Real Estate

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The Impact of Increasing Mainland Investment in Hong Kong Real Estate

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Demand for Hong Kong assets from mainland Chinese investors has been steadily rising as the need to diversify business operations and deploy capital outside of China has led ever-more firms to acquire physical real estate around the world.

Join us to discuss the kind of assets these companies are targeting, how the trend has impacted Hong Kong’s property markets and yields, and what the city’s real estate landscape will look like moving forward for both investors and occupiers.

About the speakers:

Jeremy Sheldon is the Managing Director of Markets and Integrated Portfolio Services (APAC) at JLL and oversees the firm’s regional office leasing and portfolio services businesses, providing strategic advice for client portfolios, advising on all manner of workplace, demographic and talent issues, and undertaking both lease and capital transactions and advisory across key Asia Pacific markets. During a career spanning more than 30 years in real estate in London, New York and Hong Kong, Jeremy has worked with key clients such as Citibank, Goldman Sachs, Amazon, Lenovo, Accenture, Huawei, WPP and Exxon Mobil. He is the Chairman of the British Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong’s Real Estate Committee and holds various external roles within local Hong Kong business and professional bodies.


Denis Ma is Head of Research for JLL in Hong Kong and leads a team of researchers providing in-depth intelligence on the Hong Kong real estate market. Since joining JLL in 2005, he has worked on a variety of research publications and consultancy assignments across China and the broader Asia Pacific region. As a designated spokesperson for the firm, he is a regular commentator on the Greater China property sector at investor conferences, in print and on television. He has contributed to articles in the Financial Times, the Wall Street Journal and more, and has appeared on Bloomberg, CNN and TVB Pearl amongst others. Denis also has experience working within government, academic and private sector institutions and on large scale infrastructure projects in Australia and the United States.


Member $ 400.00 HKD
Non-Member $ 470.00 HKD
  • Reservations in advance are required. Please consider your booking confirmed unless notified otherwise.
  • Business Attire is required by the Hong Kong Club. No jeans or sports shoes.
  • Cancellations must be made in writing 24 hours prior to the event. No shows will be charged.
  • This event is closed to the media.
  • The event will be cancelled if the No.8 Typhoon signal or the Black Rain Storm warning is in force.
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  • Please make cheques payable to: "The British Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong" & send it to Room 1201 Emperor Group Centre, 288 Hennessy Road, Hong Kong

The Impact of Increasing Mainland Investment in Hong Kong Real Estate

Wed, February 22, 2017
08:00 AM - 09:15 AM

Jeremy Sheldon, Managing Director, Markets and Integrated Portfolio Services, Asia Pacific, Jones Lang LaSalle


Denis Ma, Head of Research, Hong Kong, Jones Lang LaSalle

Harcourt Suite, The Hong Kong Club, 1 Jackson Rd, Central. Hosted by Andrew Seaton.
Contact Person:
Yammie Yuen
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