Focus on real estate market trends at Abu Dhabi event
Filed on October 30, 2015 | Last updated on October 30, 2015 at 08.18 am
The seventh edition of the International Real Estate and Investment Show, or IREIS 2015, currently underway at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre, hosted an international conference to highlight key global and regional real estate market trends by convening panelists and experts from leading real estate firms across the region.
The day-long conference was headlined by key speakers from Bloom Holding, Abu Dhabi Finance, CBRE Middle East , JLL Mena, Prof Estate, Core – Savills, and Morningside.
The conference opened with session titled ‘Market Trends in Global Investment’, led by Simon Townsend, director of Strategy, CBRE Middle East. This was followed by a panel discussion on ‘Key Trends in the UAE Property Market’ moderated by Dr Hani Shammah, managing director, Morningside and headlined by eminent speakers including Sameh Muhtadi, CEO, Bloom Holding, John Kim, Partner at ae-7, David Dudley, International Director, Jll MENA and Anthony Mallows, director, Masdar City
The conference concluded with a panel discussion on ‘Fiscal and Business Considerations in Today’s Global Property World’ moderated by David Godchaux , CEO CORE – SAVILLS and headlined by Murray Strang, director, head of Investment and Agency, Cluttons, Chris Taylor, CEO, Abu Dhabi Finance, Andrzej Olejnik, CEO, Prof Estate and Carine Souaiby, managing partner, Knowledge Vision Consultancy
Dr Nick Coles, director, DOME Exhibitions, said: “This international conference provides an opportunity to gain vital insights into key trends in the UAE property market and beyond in low oil price economy, greatly enhancing the stature of IREIS 2015.”
Simon Townsend, director and head of Valuation and Consultancy, CBRE Middle East, said: “We are delighted to participate in IREIS 2015. The world-renowned exhibition has helped us meet a group of global investors with the common goal of gaining further insights and discussing local, regional and international real estate markets.”