Over 500 top real estate professionals are to gather in Paris on 4-5 February to discuss the industry outlook for 2014 and beyond. The Urban Land Institute Annual Conference and Dinner programme features sessions on the economic outlook, capital flows, Southern Europe, sustainability and healthy cities, etc. delivered by speakers of the highest calibre.
Pippa Malmgren, President of Principalis Asset Management, and a former Special Assistant to the US President, will deliver an outlook for the European and global economy on the opening morning of the conference. Her latest interview can be found in the ULI Newsletter
Industry’s heavyweight will discuss the CRE Loans and the panellists include Olivier Piani, CEO of Allianz Real Estate, Joe Azrack, MD Real Estate of Apollo Global Management and Peter Denton, Head of European Debt at Starwood Capital Group.
Read an article by Mr. Piani on commercial real estate debt issuance and the re-emergence of liquidity across Europe - click HERE
Panel of investors in Southern Europe including Pere Viñolas, CEO of Imnmobiliaria Colonial, Simon Blaxland the head of Investments Private Equity Funds of AEW Europe and other will discuss the rise of confidence in that part of the world and the opportunities that exist there. Read the recent article on the subject with Pere Viñolas, CEO of Inmobiliaria Colonial- click HERE.
In addition to topics looking at real estate finance and development, this big picture event features thought leaders on the topics such as “Healthy Cities” led by Sir Edward Lister of the Greater London Authority and lessons learned by Tony Malkin on Retrofitting of the Empire State Building.
Companies represented include Inmobiliaria Colonial, Hines, Apollo Global Management, Deutsche Pfandbriefbank, Allianz Real Estate, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, ECE Projektmanagement, Corio, Grosvenor, CBRE Global Investors and Tishman Speyer.
80% of the delegates are senior executives with over 25 counties present. Many of the industry leaders consider this event a fixed part of the annual industry calendar and an excellent opportunity to start the year informed and connected.
For the full programme, speaker biographies and more please visit www.parisconference.uli.org