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Globally, real estate has played a significant role in private wealth creation. India’s real estate sector is a key contributor to job creation and is expected to be an important growth driver for the economy. With the increase in financial assets, real estate investments have become an important source of risk diversification as well. The question is whether the current crisis will change all this.

Learning outcomes:

  • Examine the real estate sector as an investment
  • Obtain a framework for understanding the impact of COVID-19, including:

             - supply and demand for subsectors

             - capital reallocations

             - social implications

  • Gain insight about real estate investment trusts
  • Discuss the biggest challenges and opportunities

Note: Members, please complete the following refresher reading on hedge fund strategies:

Private Real Estate Investments

This is the archived version of a live webinar that took place on 24 September 2020

About the Speaker(s)

Bhavesh Madeka Picture
Bhavesh Madeka

Mr. Madeka has over 36 years experience in finance, investments and strategy with 18 years in the Singapore market. In his previous roles, he was finance head for India operations, and business development head at Ascendas-Singbridge and deputy head at Mapletree India Management Services. He is a qualified Chartered Accountant along with training in General Law from the University of Mumbai.

Shreenivas Kunte
Shreenivas Kunte CFA, CIPM

Shreenivas Kunte, CFA, CIPM, is a director of professional learning and advocacy at CFA Institute. In this role, Mr. Kunte contributes to thought leadership in the investment profession. He writes on investing topics in leading publications and represents CFA Institute at conferences and forums. Mr. Kunte serves as an external research scholar at the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay. Previously, he worked as the country trading strategist for Citi in Tokyo, Japan. He holds a degree in computer engineering from the University of Mumbai.