• ACRES Event – Summer 2019 Happy Hour

    ACRES and AREAA Manhattan held our joint Summer 2019 Happy Hour Event at 230 Fifth Rooftop! It was a great evening of networking with industry friends and $1,000 in raffle prizes sponsored by Emerald Creek Capital!

  • ACRES June 2019 Event – Equity Round Table — Where do Opportunities Lie?

    Join ACRES for a thought-provoking conversation with industry leaders representing the equity side of Capital Markets on Tuesday, June 4th, 2019.

  • ACRES Feb 2019 Event – Celebrate Chinese New Years with ACRES!

    ACRES celebrated the Chinese New Year in the evening of February 19th! Chinese New Years, also known as the Spring Festival, is one of the most traditional and prominent festivals celebrated by China.

  • ACRES Sept 2018 Event – [Debt Round Table] Banks and the Rest of Lending World

    Join ACRES for a thought-provoking panel discussion with real estate leaders representing the debt side of Capital Markets on Tuesday, September 11th, 2018. How are lenders, institutional and private, coping with tightened regulations and are they good or bad for the industry? Are there more opportunities for alternative and non-traditional lenders in this market? How do lenders perceive the risks in specific markets and asset types? How are lenders dealing with the anticipated and realized interest rate rise? Are there any new and creative lending products coming online in the near future? What do we think about the effects of market-driving factors such as the rise of millennial, technology, global liquidity flows, etc.


    ACRES, Hartmann Doherty Rosa Berman & Bulbulia LLC, & Marks Paneth CPA LLP co-hosted a discussion on Foreign Investment in US Real Estate: Protecting Your Profit. The discussion provides with the opportunity to discuss the legal and tax issues with foreign investment in real estate with the legal and tax expertise.

  • ACRES Oct 2017 Educational Seminar – Rookie to Expert, Title Insurance and Its Role in Transactions

    We are pleased to announce that ACRES will host the second educational seminar–Rookie to Expert, Title Insurance and Its Role in Transactions. Dorian Lam, the VP with First Nationwide Title (an AmTrust Financial company), will provide useful references to stakeholders such as developers, owners, lenders, underwriters, etc., with real world examples and analysis. You will learn about how the title industry works in general as well.

  • ACRES June 2017 Breakfast Discussion – the Return of 421-a Tax Program

    ACRES hosted event with Herrick and AREAA for a breakfast discussion about the new Affordable New York program. Jennifer Dickson, Herrick’s Chief Planning and Development Specialist, explained how the new affordable housing program differs from the previous one, and the implications for developers, owners, lenders and the industry as a whole, a Q&A session followed.

  • ACRES Seminar Series (April 2017) – How to Navigate NYC Zoning?

    How To Navigate NYC Zoning in 2017? With the new zoning regulation and government administration, ACRES provides this seminar opportunity for you to discuss with Ronald Ying, project manager at the NYC Dept of City Planing.

  • ACRES Mar 2017 Event – How to prosper in 2017 (Real Estate Market Analysis Panel)

    How can we prosper in 2017? ACRES will host a panel to discuss all the market dynamics in commercial real estate.

  • ACRES Dec 2016 Event – Real Estate Investment Panel

    In Dec 2016, ACRES and Jewel Capital co-hosted a panel event with an interesting theme in real estate investment: The Path to Good Deals.

  • ACRES Jun 2016 Event – Celebration of Sales Opening at MiMA

    On Jun 29th, 2016, ACRES joined Kuafu Properties and Greater China Real Estate Investment Association co-hosted a celebration of Sales Opening at ‘Manhattan View at MiMA’

  • ACRES July 2017 Panel Series – Chinese Developers In New Jersey

    ACRES and DMG Investments co-host a panel discussion about Chinese Developers in New Jersey in July 2017. Chinese developers in the US market face many challenges and opportunities, from uncertainties around Chinese regulator capital controls to the US Condo market movement.

  • ACRES Mar 2016 Event – Market Discussion

    With the recent market volatility in mind, ACRES hosted a discussion about the U.S. and China real estate market at the Financial Times Office in downtown NYC

  • ACRES Sep 2015 Event – Long Island City Site Visit

    ACRES hosted a development site visit in Long Island City (LIC) neighborhood on Sept 27 (Sunday). The project is a residential condo development by Century Development Group.

Who We Are

The American Chinese Real Estate Society (ACRES) serves a growing number of bilingual real estate professionals who have interests and resources in both the US and China. An advocate for Chinese business groups as well as a leading facilitator of US-China cross-border transactions, ACRES strives to provide valuable connections, education, and experiences to local experts with a global reach. ACRES is headquartered in New York City.