09:00 - 09:10
Opening words by Csanád Csürös, Founder of Property Forum and Stefan de Goeij, the new Chairman of RICS in the Czech Republic. The host of the day will be London-based global proptech and innovation guru James Dearsley.
09:10 - 09:30
Economic outlook for 2022 – Will inflation be stopped?
Skyrocketing inflation, rising interest rates and the war in Ukraine are putting the post-pandemic economic recovery of Europe in question. London-based economist Tatha Ghose will summarise the growth prospects of the continent.
Tatha Ghose, Senior EM Strategist, Commerzbank AG
09:30 - 10:00
European property investment update – Where will capital flow going forward?
Economic challenges are also impacting real estate investment activity. Zürich-based research and investment expert Zoltan Szelyes will show the big picture on the potential development of transaction volumes, yields and rents in major European markets.
Zoltan Szelyes CFA, CAIA, Owner and CEO, Macro Real Estate AG
10:00 - 10:40
All eyes on ESG – Responsible investment strategies
Today, every discussion about a future-proof investment strategy starts with these three letters. Business leaders representing different market segments will discuss what ESG means for them and how they are implanting its criteria in their decision-making process.
Chair: Oana Stamatin, ESG Chief Officer | CEE & Romania, Colliers
11:10 - 11:50
Dealmakers’ discussion – What are investors buying in 2022?
Despite all challenges, CEE’s investment market remains strong with Czech investors playing an increasingly important role both in the domestic market and abroad. The most active investors, bankers and advisors will discuss what sells today and will drive market activity tomorrow.
Chair: Mark Richardson, Director, Head of Industrial and Investment Services, Colliers
11:50 - 12:30
Breaking all records – Czech logistics market update
The clear winner of the pandemic is logistics. The demand for logistics space is fueled by skyrocketing e-commerce and nearshoring. Is this a gold rush? Top developers will discuss the bright future of this sector.
Chair: James Fitzgerald, Director, Head of Industrial Agency, JLL
13:30 - 13:50
The real estate market needs more education
Jaroslav Kaizr MRICS, Expert Director, MBARE programme, VŠE
13:50 - 14:10
Data quality – The secret ingredient in real estate investing
Securing accurate, meaningful and timely data for real estate investment deals remains a challenge even today in the age of PropTech, Big Data and the Cloud. A few hands-on tips and observations from an industry veteran.
Andreas Kozma, Founder & CEO, iREMS International AG
14:10 - 14:50
Flexible and digital – The office of the future
What does the future hold for offices? This is a question everybody has an answer to. A diverse group of experts will discuss the key drivers of workplace strategies for the future with a focus on flexibility and technology.
Chair: Eduard Forejt, Development Director, PASSERINVEST Group
14:50 - 15:30
Build to rent or build to sell? – Residential market update
Residential markets in CEE are booming. Demand for high-quality apartments is rising and institutional capital is becoming more active in the region. Leading investors and developers will discuss growth opportunities in the Czech market.
Chair: Zuzana Chudoba, Founder, BTR Consulting
After a day of thought-provoking discussions, guests are invited to stay for a drink and continue networking in a more informal setting.
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