The V edition of the Portugal Real Estate Summit starts this Wednesday, an event organized by Iberian Property in Estoril on the 29th and 30th of September which has already confirmed the presence of around 250 representatives of the real estate industry, including investors and developers from more than one country. from 10 countries.
With a full capacity, this meeting of professionals, which is already considered the most important in the real estate investment community in Iberia, hopes to receive players from Belgium, the United Kingdom, Germany, the Netherlands, Switzerland, France and Italy. The United States, Canada and Brazil will be other nationalities present at this meeting, whose main objective is to establish a map for the economic recovery of Iberia, proposing a careful look at the most diverse sectors of real estate.
Dominique Moerenhout, EPRA's CEO, kicks off this new edition of the Portugal Real Estate Summit, bringing a vision of the European market after the pandemic crisis to the stage. EPRA – European Public Real Estate Association is the association that brings together the REITs industry in Europe. The first day will also feature the presence of Ana Paula Serra, administrator of Banco de Portugal, and José Brandão de Brito, Chief Economist of Millennium bcp, who will give their perspective on the Portuguese market. The vision of the real estate market will be presented by the directors of consultants Cushman & Wakefield, CBRE and Savills, followed by a discussion panel on investment in which representatives from Nuveen, CBRE Global Investors, Merlin Properties, Square Asset Managemente and GNB RE will participate.
The first day of the conference will end with a panel exclusively dedicated to the tourism market, with the intervention of the President of Tourism of Portugal, Luís Araújo, to outline some trends and paths for the future for this sector particularly affected by the pandemic. The approach of investors and operators to tourism real estate will also be in evidence, with the debate table closing the opening day of the event with the participation of Explorer Investments, Norfin and Azora, in addition to AHP and Broadway Malyan.
On the 30th, the Portugal Real Estate Summit takes on a different format, with several meetings and parallel group sessions, with the aim of analyzing the main investment opportunities in Portugal. There are 5 sessions with different themes that will be repeated throughout the morning to allow participants to attend a greater variety of meetings. The legal and legal themes motivate the sessions organized by Abreu Advogados and Morais Leitão Advogados. CBRE will be in charge of the session on construction from scratch for rental and access to housing, while Savills will present the opportunities in the area of offices, without forgetting the current new work models and teleworking. Cushman & Wakefield will address the retail market and last-mill logistics. The first round of discussions will take place between 9:30 am and 10:30 am, followed by a second block between 10:40 and 11:40 am.
The Portugal Real Estate Summit closes at 12:45 pm with the presentation of the main conclusions of the event and with the presence of a representative of the Portuguese Government.
In the 2021 edition, the event includes those from Abreu Advogados, CBRE, Cushman & Wakefield, Explorer Investments, Morais Leitão, Savills and Square Asset Management. The SIL Group, Neoturis, Nhood, Merlin, Reify, GNB Real Estate and Engexpor are also associated with the Portugal Real Estate Summit, supporting the various moments of the event. Among the institutional sponsors are ACAI, APAF, APFIPP, APPII, ASPRIMA, EPRA, REFINITIV and RICS.
Learn more about the Portugal Real Estate Summit here.