SINGAPORE (Dec 3): According to the Monetary Authority of Singapore’s asset management survey 2017, Singapore attracted $2.3 trillion in assets under management (AUM) last year. Of this, 78% was sourced from outside the country and only 17% was invested in Singapore. Can the city state also be turned into a hub for real estate investment? The inaugural Mapletree real estate annual lecture and panel discussion held at the Singapore Management University (SMU) on Nov 26 titled “How to grow Singapore into a premier financial centre for real estate investment” attempted to answer this question.

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