The ABCs of Islamic Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs)



  • Refresher



  • 5 SIDC CPE points
  • 4 FIMM CPD points


ICF Competency Type / Title / Level

  • Foundational – Product / Islamic Capital Market Products / Level 2


Learning Outcome

  • Summarise the features of Islamic REITs
  • Compare and contrast Islamic REITs and other securities
  • Recognise the benefits and risks of investing in Islamic REITs
  • Explain the general requirements and Shariah parameters for Islamic REITs


Course Synopsis

This module is designed in such a manner to provide the participants with hands-on experience in Islamic Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) as well as Shariah parameters governing the administration, operations, compliance, risk management as well as products and investment procedures. Benefits and risks investing in Islamic REITs will be discussed together with relevant case studies.


Course Content

Total learning: 7 lessons / 5 quizzes Time: 60 minutes


Zairulnizad Shahrim

Zairulnizad Shahrim was the Chief Executive/Principal Officer of AmIslamic Funds Management Sdn Bhd (AIFM). He was also an Executive Director for AmIslamic Funds Management and responsible in driving the Shariah-compliant business and at the same time to ensure compliance on regulatory and Shariah related to the products and services offered by the organization. As an Islamic product specialist for the organization, he has over 20 years of experience in the Islamic capital market & investment banking, Islamic financial services and Islamic funds management industry. He has been involved in extensive number of Islamic syndications and capital markets transactions which includes Sukuk, private equity and venture capital, unit trust funds, Islamic REITs, derivatives and structured products issued by corporates, Government as well as GLCs . Zairulnizad graduated from University of Nottingham, United Kingdom with a Masters in Finance and Investment. He is a British Council Chevening and Securities Commission of Malaysia Scholar. He holds the Capital Markets Services Representative’s License for the regulated activity of Funds Management, license as a Unit Trust Consultant and Certified Islamic Financial Planner.


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  • 5 SIDC CPE points
  • 4 FIMM CPD points