Property Investment Forum 2015

Date: 24th November 2015 Venue: Hotel InterContinental Budapest


Registration 08:30-09:00

Section I. Investment climate in CEE and Hungary

09:00 - 09:20

CEE in an international context – Focus on financing


Pál Dános MAISz, MRICS, Director, KPMG

09:20 - 10:10

Panel discussion: CEE investment round table

Chair: Noah Steinberg FRICS, Chairman & CEO, WING

Conversation participants:

10:10 - 11:00

Panel discussion: Investment opportunities in Hungary

Chair: Dr. Róbert Hermán MRICS, Hungary Board Member, RICS

Conversation participants:

11:00 - 11:20

Coffee Break

Section II. Infrastructure, developments

Chair: Csanád Csürös, CEO, Property Forum

11:20 - 11:40

Innovation and competitiveness in the construction industry


Marcell Pintyőke, marketing és kommunikációs igazgató, KÉSZ Holding

11:40 - 12:20

Development round table

Conversation participants:

12:20 - 13:00

Panel discussion: Housing market boom on the horizon?

Conversation participants:

13:00 - 14:00

Lunch Break

Section III/A. Office Market

Chair: Gergely Ditróy, Head of Real Estate Division, Portfolio

14:00 - 14:07

Project presentations – Speed session I.


Balázs Czár, Managing Partner, Horizon Development

14:07 - 14:14

Project presentations – Speed session II.


Mátyás Gereben MRICS, Country Manager, CPI Hungary

14:14 - 14:21

Project presentations – Speed session III.


Attila Kovács MRICS, Managing Partner, Horizon Development

14:21 - 14:28

Project presentations – Speed session IV.


Gábor Zoboki, Owner, ZDA-Zoboki Design & Architecture

14:28 - 15:20

Panel discussion: Turn of the market in Budapest? – Declining vacancy, increasing rental levels, happier landlords

Conversation participants:

Section III/B. Logistics

14:00 - 14:40

Panel discussion: Industrial market: BTS projects, green-field manufacturing developments

Chair: Ákos Budai, Editor-in-Chief, Property Forum

Conversation participants:

14:40 - 15:20

Panel discussion: The Airport Region – Business opportunities, expansion potentials

Chair: Gábor Soóki-Tóth MRICS, Head of CEE Residential Working Group, RICS

Conversation participants:

Section III/C. Retail Market

Chair: Zoltán Bán, CEO, Net Média Zrt. (Portfolio Csoport)

14:00 - 14:20

New retailer brands in Hungary - Future trends


Gábor Borbély MRICS, Director, CBRE

14:20 - 15:20

Tenant-landlord round table – Analyzing the consequences of Sunday closing

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Section III/D. Property Marketing Workshop

Chair: Bacsa Attila, Senior Sales Manager, Portfolio

14:00 - 14:20

Changes in customer journey due to the increasing importance of the Internet – Watch out for micro moments!


Ákos Starcz, Managing Partner, Dialogue Creatives

14:20 - 14:40

Successful media campaigns on regional levels


Brúnó Bitter, Next Wave Europe, CEU Business School

14:40 - 15:20

Panel discussion: The role of brands in the real estate industry

Conversation participants:

15:20 - 15:40

Coffee Break

Section IV/A. Investment

Chair: Csanád Csürös, CEO, Property Forum

15:40 - 16:00

Bad bank in Hungary to be launched


Zsolt Pilhál, üzleti vezérigazgató-helyettes, MARK Magyar Reorganizációs és Követeléskezelő Zrt.

16:00 - 16:20

Sale and acquisition of NPL portfolios


  • Dr. Gábor Erdős, Partner, Head of Deloitte Legal, Deloitte Legal Erdős és Társai Ügyvédi Iroda
  • Albert Márton, szenior menedzser, Deloitte Magyarország

16:20 - 17:00

Panel discussion: Investing in distressed assets

Conversation participants:

  • Pál Darida, Director of Financing and Transactions, Futureal Group
  • MRICS Michael Edwards MRICS, Head of Capital Markets (Hungary) / Valuation & Advisory (Central Europe), Cushman & Wakefield
  • Dr. Gábor Erdős, Partner, Head of Deloitte Legal, Deloitte Legal Erdős és Társai Ügyvédi Iroda
  • Nóra Sarlós MRICS, hitel- és vagyonértékelési főosztályvezető, MARK Magyar Reorganizációs és Követeléskezelő Zrt.
  • Miklós Szabó, Managing Partner, Reconcept Befektetési és Tanácsadó Kft.

Section IV/B. Hotel-Restaurant

Chair: Zoltán Bán, CEO, Net Média Zrt. (Portfolio Csoport)

15:40 - 16:00

Food-court trends in shopping malls


Szilárd Lászlók, Regional Manager, Eurest Kft. – Compass Group

16:00 - 17:00

Panel discussion: Succesful restaurant business models in Budapest

Chair: Mr. Attila Hegedűs MRICS, partner, ügyvezető, Dentons Europe Consulting Ingatlan és Turizmus Tanácsadó Kft.

Conversation participants:

Section IV/C. Facility Management - Property Management

Chair: J. Balázs Barts, CEO-Chairman, Budapest Főváros Vagyonkezelő Központ Zrt.

15:40 - 16:00

55 years of district heating in Hungary


Csaba Ujhelyi, Director, Főtáv

16:00 - 16:20

Issues of transparency and standards in FM and PM


Gábor Décsi MRICS, LEO, benchmarking group leader, DOME Facility Services Group, Managing Director

16:20 - 17:00

FM-PM round table

Conversation participants:

Networking Reception sponsored by TriGranit

17:00 - 18:00

Portfolio Property Awards ceremony

18:00 - 22:00

Networking reception

Champagne bar
Whiskey and pálinka tasting
The reception is hosted by Nóra Ördög

Proudly sponsored by



Csanád Csűrös
Business Development Director
Mobile: 428-9098
E-mail: csuros AT portfolio DOT hu


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