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Ada Choi

Ada Choi, CFA

Senior Director, Research, Hong Kong

Ada acts as the leader of real estate capital market analytics within the Asia Pacific team to assist the delivery of research-based strategic advice to key real estate investment clients. She is responsible for leading the team to monitor investment activity, including capital flow, price movement and investment strategy.

Ada Choi, CFA

Senior Director
Hong Kong
Research
+852 2820 2871
+852 2810 0830

Hong Kong Headquarter

Suite 1204-06 (Main Reception), 3/F & 4/F
Three Exchange Square
8 Connaught Place
Central
Hong Kong
+852 2820 2800
+852 2810 0830

Since she joined the team in 2005, she has been working closely with local research members in operating the Asia research platform, including fundamental research on different property sectors. She plays a major role in producing regional research publications and thought leadership papers. These papers include pan-Asia topics, such as “Asian REITs Return to Acquisition Mode”, as well as country-specific study, such as “China High-Speed Rail and the Promotion of Regional Urban Development”.


Professional Experience


Prior to joining CBRE, Ada developed her career in financial market research. She worked for Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing’s Planning and Research team, where she advised the company on financial market development trends and benchmark Hong Kong against leading financial centres.

Ada received her masters in Financial Engineering and Quantitative Analysis for Business from City University of Hong Kong and a bachelors degree of Business Administration from Chinese University of Hong Kong. She is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and a member of the Hong Kong Society of Financial Analysts.​​


Credentials


Education

  • Bachelor of Business Administration, Chinese University of Hong Kong
  • Master of Arts in Quantitative Analysis for Business, City University of Hong Kong
  • Master of Science in Financial Engineering, City University of Hong Kong

Professional Qualification

  • Chartered Financial Analyst

Significant Assignments


  • The Korean Real Estate Market: A New Climate Amid the Global Credit Squeeze
  • Emergence of Pearl River Delta Mega-Urban Region
  • Taiwan in the Post Presidential Election Period: Anticipating Investment Environment Change
  • The Impact of the Global Financial Tsunami on the Asian Real Estate Market
  • Hotel Operators in China: New Opportunities in a More Sophisticated Marketplace
  • Corporate Real Estate Strategies in Asia: Save for Now; Prepare for Growth
  • The Asian Office Occupier Market Under the Impact of the Global Economic Downturn
  • Success and Failure in Southern China Shopping Mall Development
  • China’s Logistics: Rising Demand but a Shortage of Supply
  • China’s High-speed Rail Network and the Promotion of Regional Urban Development

Ada Choi, CFA

Senior Director
Hong Kong
Research
+852 2820 2871
+852 2810 0830

Hong Kong Headquarter

Suite 1204-06 (Main Reception), 3/F & 4/F
Three Exchange Square
8 Connaught Place
Central
Hong Kong
+852 2820 2800
+852 2810 0830