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ARGUS Software Hosts Fourth Annual University Challenge

ARGUS Software Hosts Fourth Annual University Challenge 
Top Universities to Gain Real-World Experience Using the Most
Advanced Real Estate Analysis Tools 
TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwire) -- 01/30/13 -- Altus Group Limited
("Altus") (TSX:AIF) and ARGUS Software ("ARGUS") are pleased to
announce the fourth annual ARGUS Software University Challenge. This
unique challenge provides students with the opportunity to gain
valuable experience by solving real-world investment analysis
scenarios. As the next generation of real estate professionals
prepare to enter the marketplace, ARGUS Software is making ARGUS
Enterprise the system of choice for universities. This year the
challenge will incorporate ARGUS Enterprise, the next step in the
evolution of CRE analysis and asset management. Introduction of this
software reflects our commitment to universities to help prepare
their students for a successful career in today's commercial real
estate industry. 
"ARGUS is pleased to be an integral part of the real estate industry
education process with our powerful software platform being taught in
over 130 universities worldwide," said Lynn Clarke, Director of
Education and Training, ARGUS. "Through the University Challenge, we
aim to support future industry professionals; enhancing their
practical knowledge and teamwork skills as we continue to develop and
invest in our commitment to education." 
Each university can enter one team of three to five currently
registered students to participate in the challenge. Teams will
simulate a real-life investment analysis of a real estate property
using ARGUS DCF to model different scenarios based on the assumptions
provided. 
Teams will compete for a series of cash prizes. A panel of judges,
including leaders from the academic community, industry professionals
and ARGUS team members, will review the models submitted by the
student teams and select the winners. Winners will be announced April
2013.  
About ARGUS Software 
ARGUS Software is the leading provider of software and solutions for
analyzing and managing the value of real estate investments
worldwide. ARGUS Software has a world-class user base, consisting of
over 90,000 users, and has been focused solely on the commercial real
estate segment for over 20 years. The ARGUS Software portfolio
includes industry-standard products, including ARGUS Enterprise 9,
the most robust asset management solution in a single, integrated
platform. 
About Altus Group Limited 
Altus leads the global real estate industry in offering professional
real estate advisory services, data solutions and intelligence about
an organization's assets, generating a wealth of knowledge and
insight. With a staff of over 1,700, Altus has a network of over 50
offices in a number of countries worldwide, including Canada, the
United Kingdom, the United States, Australia and China. We operate
five interrelated Business Units, bringing years of experience and a
broad range of expertise together into one comprehensive platform:
Research, Valuation and Advisory; Cost Consulting and Project
Management; Realty Tax Consulting; Geomatics, and ARGUS Software.
Altus' clients include banks, financial institutions, governments,
pension funds, asset and fund managers, developers and landlords and
companies engaged in the oil and gas industry.
Contacts:
Altus Group Limited
Sayla Nordin
VP, Investor Relations and Corporate Communications
(416) 557-0939
www.altusgroup.com
 
 
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