The Urban Land Institute (ULI) and the Women’s Leadership Initiative (WLI) recently partnered up in Singapore to determine what can be done to foster women’s career success.
The result of their discussions was a report, developed by global professional services firm EY, entitled Advancing Women in Real Estate which focussed on creating diverse and inclusive workplaces for women in Asia Pacific.
The research for the report drew from a survey of nearly 300 women who were real estate and development professionals in Australia, China, Hong Kong and Singapore.
These locations were chosen because they have the largest concentration of women working in real estate in the Asia Pacific region.
The WLI also conducted numerous one-on-one interviews with employees at major real estate and development organisations to developed a case study in each of the four locations.
Key findings from the study
The study also developed recommendations that organisations could adopt to create more inclusive workplaces. These recommendations include: