Public-Private Partnership in Real Estate

Calendar 4 October 2018
Time 4.00 pm – 5.30 pm. Registration from 3.30pm, seated by 4.00pm 
Location  URA Function Hall, 5th Storey, The URA Centre, 45 Maxwell Road, Singapore 069118
Calendar Office Attire
rsvp Free event. Registration is full.
cpd 2 BOA-SIA CPD pts, 1 SILA CPD pt


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Various models of Private-Public-Partnerships have driven urban development, both in Singapore and globally. In this lecture, Dr Seek Ngee Huat critically reviews reviewing different local and overseas PPP projects. 

In particular, he will explore how the symbiotic relationship between the public and private sectors has contributed to Singapore’s urban transformation. Dr Seek will also discuss emerging PPP-related challenges and opportunities that Singapore may need to address.


Dr. Seek Ngee Huat 

Chairman, NUS Institute of Real Estate Studies  

Dr Seek Ngee Huat is the Chairman of the IRES at NUS, where he is also the Practice Professor of Real Estate.  He is the Chairman of the ULI Asia-Pacific, a board member of Brookfield Asset Management Inc., Canada and the Centre for Liveable Cities and a senior advisor to Frasers Property Ltd and the Canadian Pension Plan Investment Board. He served on the Advisory Councils of Guanghua School of Management and was a member of the real estate advisory boards of Cambridge University and Harvard University. 


Mr Sin Lye Chong

Group Director of Land Sales & Administration Group
Urban Redevelopment Authority 

Mr Sin Lye Chong graduated with a First Class Honours in Economics. He started his career as a Research Officer in URA, before doing a stint with Physical Planning Group. He was also seconded to the Ministry of Finance and Ministry of National Development. Mr Sin took on the current appointment of Group Director (Land Sales & Administration Group) in 2014. In this role, his main responsibilities are helping the Singapore Government formulate property market policies to promote a stable and sustainable property market, planning and implementing the Government Land Sales programme, as well as managing URA’s car park operations.