New arrival at property organisation

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The Property Industry Alliance has added another member to its ranks.

The industry body has announced that the Association of Real Estate Funds has joined the roster of its members.

The Property Industry Alliance brings together a wide range of bodies involved in commercial property.

The aim?

To develop a co-ordinated approach across the industry on issues including property debt and sustainability.

Property Industry Alliance membership currently consists of the British Council for Offices, British Council of Shopping Centres, British Property Federation, Investment Property Forum and the Royal Institute of Chartered Accountants.

The new addition to its rolls brings total membership of the organisation to six.

Association of Real Estate Funds lobbies on behalf of the real estate funds industry.