13 Apr 2022

AREF Webcast Series: Real Estate Around the Globe

This new series, proudly sponsored by Crestbridge includes four podcasts, where specialists discuss real estate experiences from around the world, including current market conditions, how various countries are recovering from the pandemic and any specific effects it has had or continues to have on real estate.

Webcast #1 - Rest of Europe

Speakers:

Moderator: Kasia Dziewulska, Executive Director at CBRE Global Research

Speaker:  Jose Pellicer, Global Head of Investment Strategy at M&G

Speaker: Attila Molnar, Fund Manager, abrdn

Webcast #1 kicks off with our fantastic expert speakers discussing the situation post-Covid across European markets, specifically Southern Europe & Scandinavia. They touch on the effects of the war in Ukraine and consider the geopolitical and economic risks for the real estate markets across the EU, as well as sharing their thoughts on investment opportunities. 

Watch Webcast #1 by clicking the video below:

Webcast #2 - Asia

Speakers:

Moderator: Kasia Dziewulska, Executive Director at CBRE Global Research

Speaker: Henry Chin, Head of Research APAC/EMEA at CBRE Asia

Webcast #2 includes a really interesting conversation, where our expert speaker discussed the situation post-Covid across Asian and Asian Pacific markets. They discuss the ongoing affects of Covid on daily life, the economic situation and recovery, as well as sharing their thoughts on investment opportunities.

Watch Webcast #2 by clicking the video below:

Unfortunately, our speaker from Australia, Felicity Fowler, Head of Capital Markets at Patrizia, was unable to join the call on the day of filming podcast 2.  However, we hope to publish a conversation with Felicity soon.

Webcast #3 - USA & Germany  

Speakers:

Moderator: Kasia Dziewulska, Executive Director at CBRE Global Research

Speaker: Christina Ofschonka, Managing Director, Head of Core Funds at AEW Germany

Speaker: Christina Hill, Managing Director, Head of Americas Asset Management, Global Head, ESG at PGIM Real Estate USA

Webcast #3 includes an overview of public life in the US and Germany. Our speakers discuss workplace models, with hybrid-working being adopted widely post-pandemic. Our speakers touched on the benefits of returning to the office which allows more collaborative working.

The retail sector was also discussed, with the US having a strong return to pre-pandemic levels of in-person and online commerce, and how European markets could futureproof retail assets. 

Watch Webcast #3 by clicking the video below:

Webcast #4 - Australia & New Zealand - ** BONUS EPISODE **

Moderator: Kasia Dziewulska, Executive Director at CBRE Global Research

Speaker: Felicity Fowler, Head of Capital Markets at Patrizia

Webcast #4 includes an overview of public life in the Australia & New Zealand. Our expert speaker Felicity discusses how Australia are bouncing back after having one of the longest and toughest periods of lockdown. She also discussed how the office sector in Australia and New Zealand which has seen changes in working practices and the flight to quality buildings in the office market with ESG credentials. 

Watch Webcast #4 by clicking the video below:

A special thank you to all our speakers.

 

Proudly sponsored by Cresbridge.

 

 

Author

Eve Holloway

Eve Holloway

Marketing Executive, AREF

Eve helps with the administrative side of AREF, including running events, updating the website and marketing.

Eve previously worked for The Investment Association. She has worked in financial services since 2013.