Property Investment Forum 2014

Date: 25th November 2014    Venue: Hotel InterContinental Budapest


I. Section: CEE and Hungary in a global context

09:00 - 09:20

CEE investment trends – Where is the money flowing these days?

09:20 - 10:00

Panel discussion: Is CEE still sexy? - Investment trends in the region

Chair: Michael Edwards MRICS, Head of Capital Markets (Hungary) / Valuation & Advisory (Central Europe), Cushman & Wakefield

Conversation participants:

10:00 - 10:40

Panel discussion: Hungarian investment market – Local funds running ahead

Chair: Csanád Csürös, CEO, Property Forum


10:40 - 11:00

Coffee Break

II. Section: Developments in Hungary

11:00 - 11:20

PV as a value-added investment for commercial properties

11:20 - 11:40

Innovation in the construction industry – Are we making progress at all?


11:40 - 12:00

London Olympics from a real estate perspective

12:00 - 12:50

Panel discussion: Sport developments in Hungary – UEFA Euro Cup 2020 and even Olympics?


12:50 - 13:40

Lunch Break

III/A. Section: Office Market

13:40 - 14:00

Collateral management in the construction industry

14:00 - 14:20

Impacts of rapid transit on the office market


14:20 - 15:10

Panel discussion: Decreasing vacancy, happy landlords?

Chair: Kata Mazsaroff, Director, Head of Occupier Services, Colliers International

Conversation participants:

III/B. Section: Facility Management - Property Management

13:40 - 14:00

Cost Iceberg - Corporate real estate in practice


14:00 - 14:20

Taking a complex approach for reduced energy bills – procurement, efficiency and alternative solutions

14:20 - 15:10

Panel discussion: Challenges and opportunities for FM and PM companies

Conversation participants:

III/C. Section: Housing market - Construction

13:40 - 14:00

Mortgage loans in Hungary - Are banks getting more active?

14:00 - 14:20

Snapshot of the Hungarian housing market

14:20 - 15:10

Panel discussion: Residential market getting busy – Will new developments arrive soon?


  • Gábor Kiss, Managing Director, Metrodom Kivitelező Kft.

15:10 - 15:30

Coffee Break

IV/A. Section: New projects

15:30 - 16:10

Project presentations – Speed session


16:10 - 17:00

Panel discussion: What makes a new project succesful – Different backgrounds, differenc views

Chair: Gábor Soóki-Tóth MRICS, Head of the Planning & Development Professional Group, RICS CEE

Conversation participants:

IV/B. Section: Urban planning - Regulation

15:30 - 16:20

Panel discussion: Budapest 2020 - City planners' roundtable

Chair: Gergely Ditróy, Analyst, Portfolio


  • Sándor Finta, Head Architect of Budapest, Fővárosi Önkormányzat
  • Balázs Fürjes, Budapestért és a fővárosi agglomerációért felelős államtitkár, Miniszterelnökség

16:20 - 17:00

Panel discussion: Decreasing VAT for residential real estate

Chair: Emese Horváth, Development Director, InfoGroup

Conversation participants:

IV/C. Section: E-Real Estate

15:30 - 15:50

Online hotel booking: impacts on the hotel market


  • Attila Hegedűs MRICS, partner, ügyvezető igazgató, BDO Magyarország Hotel és Ingatlan Szolgáltató Kft.

15:50 - 16:10

E-commerce: impacts on the retail and logistics market


16:10 - 17:00

Panel discussion: Impacts of e-commerce on hotel, retail and logistics

Conversation participants:

  • Anita Csörgő, Director, Head of Retail, CBRE
  • Attila Hegedűs MRICS, partner, ügyvezető igazgató, BDO Magyarország Hotel és Ingatlan Szolgáltató Kft.
  • Benedek Kis, Senior Manager Business Development Eastern Europe, Kühne + Nagel
  • Ákos Starcz, Managing Partner, Dialogue Creatives

Cocktail Reception

17:00 - 18:00

REsource Property Awards

18:00 - 21:00

Cocktail Reception

Champagne bar

Dinner, premium whiskey and pálinka tasting, networking

Zene: Dimofat feat. Timi Kullai

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