Hubert Abt has been working in the real estate industry for over 30 years. He worked in the land banking sector and provided equity and Mezzanine capital for various real estate projects.
In 2013 he founded NEW WORK Offices in Budapest, which provides various flexible office solutions. Since then he developed the business model further and grew the company to 25 locations in 5 countries making NEW WORK Offices the fastest growing workspace solution provider in the CEE.
He incorporated NEW WORK into a closed joint-stock company in 2018 and now leads the company as CEO while focusing investor relations, and developing NEW WORK Living and other innovative product lines.
CEO & Co-Founder,
Marton is the co-founder and CEO of UP2VR, a proptech startup specializing in 21st century architectural visualization solutions. By custom-creating interactive and immersive property walkthroughs in virtual reality, UP2VR took on a bold mission to create new and better tools for property developers to create a deeper connection between projects and investors, as well as next-generation marketing tools to spark the interest of potential buyers. The team behind UP2VR has also recently launched GRID, a startup supplying hyper reality games for escape rooms all around the world.
International Partner, Head of Capital Markets CEE,
Cushman & Wakefield
Jeff Alson joined Cushman & Wakefield’s growing Central and Eastern European Capital Markets team in 2016. Jeff is based in Prague and is part of the CE leadership team together with James Chapman. He is a Partner with the Firm as of 1st January 2016.
Jeff has 18 years of Real Estate experience including 12 years working in Central and Eastern Europe. He has held investment positions in CBRE in CEE and acted as principle in his capacity as Investment Acquisitions Director at Orco Property Group and Fund Manager at 3C Real Estate investment Management.
During this period Jeff has originated, executed or advised on ca. EUR 3 Billion of transactions across 5 countries. Including all major asset types and structures.
Jeff graduated from the Nottingham Trent University, United Kingdom (MSc.) and is Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (MRICS) since 2000.
<p>Romulus is just 50 years old out of which 23 years he has professionally devoted to the Romanian banking system. He went through the trading desk in Treasury, he was Branch Manager, Head of the Corporate Automotive unit, Head of Corporate Banking and Head of Structured Finance for different local and subsidiaries of international banks. Banca Transilvania, his current employer, is now the largest bank in Romania by assets.</p>
Andrejsek Tomáš B.
Tomáš has been in the field of interior design since 1998. In 2011 he joined company Bene Praha as Country Manager, and in 2014 he bought this company in management buy-out process. Since then, the company is known as ELAN Interior. Tomáš is a respected specialist in the field of modern trends in the working environment and regularly lectures on this topic. Besides his business activities, Tomáš also leads Czech Green Building Council as the Chairman of the Board.
Tomáš B. Andrejsek
Codrin is running the Property and Facility Management Division in Global Vision, as Executive Director. He has accumulated experience in corporate, office, residential and retail clients, covering surfaces of more than 1.000.000 sqm. He has graduated the Faculty of Civil Engineering and Building Services in Iasi and he believes in the people behind the positions, considering that the true added value services come from understanding each individual professional need.
Workplace Solutions and Project Management Associate,
Colliers International Croatia
Nikola joined Colliers in 2016 a Workplace Solutions and Project Management Associate focused on providing support in the field of office and retail development projects.
In 2016 he was awarded the title and trademark of an authorized architect, and at the age of 27 he was entered into the Chamber of Architects as the youngest architect in the history of the Chamber.
During his studies, he participated in several projects and in 2013 due to the project to build a private hospital in Baku, Azerbaijan, he found the architectural bureau which he leads today.
Today, the office of OCD Architects has 5 architects and many professional associates. Since its inception, the office has made over 60 projects, different typologies and uses. Apart from developing projects in the last two years, the office specializes in co-operating with clients of high status, and apart from architectural and interior projects, they develop comprehensive project management and project management from the first draft to the occupation.
In the past two years, the list of clients and associates includes many renowned companies such as Electrolux, KPMG, Colliers International, Medikol Grupa, Q-Software, Qarachay Holding (Azerbaijan) and numerous private clients.
Founder & Managing Partner,
Eric has over 22 years of experience in the real estate sector, principally as a developer and investor. He is a US national and spent the majority of the last 15 years in Europe, initially investing in Belgium, Germany, and the Slovak Republic. Eric has completed over €1 billion of real estate transactions throughout US and Europe.
In the 1990s, he founded and built the Gnome Group Inc into one of the most advanced data centre developers across the US and Europe. In 1999, Eric partnered with Morgan Stanley Real Estate Funds and served as Chairman and CEO of Metronexus, a real estate investment platform investing $300 million in 300,000 square metres of real estate in the US and Europe.
In 2002, he launched and built Bifrost Investment Group (predecessor to Revetas Capital) into a leading CEE investment and asset manager.
Since 2009, he has actively developed a platform to restructure and recapitalise distressed real estate in CEE. By early 2013, Eric successfully restructured and recapitalised over €200 million of debt leading to the formation of Revetas Capital.
Attard Montalto Peter
Executive Director and Senior Emerging Markets Economist and Strategist,
Attard Montalto Peter
Head of Capital Markets Czech Republic and Lead Director CEE,
As Head of Capital Markets for the Czech Republic and Lead Director for Central and Eastern Europe, Mike oversees a team of more than 30 capital markets experts across CEE. His responsibilities include setting overall business development strategy for JLL's capital markets activities in CEE and the Czech Republic specifically, working closely with local and regional teams. Mike brings to JLL more than 30 years of experience in international real estate consulting, including 13 years in Central Europe during which he was involved in some of the highest profile transactions across the region.
Managing Director International - Austria, Hungary,
<p>Christoph Augustin has been Managing Director of ECE Projektmanagement Budapest Kft. since 2006 and of ECE Projektmanagement Austria GmbH in Vienna since 2010. He is in charge in both countries, in particular for the Development Division. Previously, he had been active in the field of project development in Germany since 1993, working at ECE in Hamburg since 2002. Moreover Christoph Augustin was responsible as Managing Director of RGC Management A/S, the Danish subsidiary of ECE in Odense, from 2013 until the beginning of 2018 for inter alia the development of the national organization and the restructuring of the Rosengårdcentret. As Project Director, he realized together with his team the Shopping Center Adigeo in Verona, which was opened in 2017 and is the first own development of ECE in Italy. Since 2013 he has been committee member of the Austrian Council of Shopping Centers, where he served as a member of the Advisory Board from 2013 and 2015. Since 2015 he is member of the Executive Board.</p>
Owner & CEO,
Alpha Hotel Management
With 20+ years of hotel and resort industry experience including renowned international and regional groups in SE Europe such as Valamar Hotels & Resorts, Vienna International, Adriatic Luxury Hotels and MK Group hospitality, he brings know-how to all phases of hotel property management from concept and development to operational execution and long term planning. Nikola Avram is from 2019 a founder of Alpha Hotel Management and currently serves as CEO. He is responsible for the company vision, business development and operational execution.
Property Forum is a leading event hub in the CEE real estate industry with nearly 10 years of experience. We organise conferences, business breakfasts and workshops focused on real estate, in London, Vienna, Milan, Germany, Bucharest, Budapest, Belgrade, Bratislava and Prague.