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Attractiveness of Corporate Real Estate Investing in EU Cities


26 Nov 2012 11:00 to 14:00


European Parliament (Rue Wiertz 60, BXL), room P7C-050

Event Type

L - Conference, forum

Organiser type

Federations / Associations


Sustainable Dev.

Event Location


Event Description

Organised by URBAN Intergroup
Monday 26 November 2012

Mr. Oldřich Vlasák Vice-President of the European Parliament and RICS kindly invite you to this seminar.

  • Registration and welcome lunch: 1200
  • Start: 1300 - 1500
  • Venue: European Parliament (Rue Wiertz 60, BXL), room P7C-050
  • Entry: Altiero Spinelli from Place Luxembourg.

Attractiveness of Corporate Real Estate Investing in EU Cities
More than two-thirds of the European population lives in urban areas. Urban problems and challenges in cities are solved by new solutions and approaches, very often with the aim to boost the economy of the city. One of the demand-drivers is corporate occupiers, both for commercial and industrial real estate development. They are important to the economic success of a city and country and play a key role in the way a city functions and grows.

In order to better understand the economic success which stands behind some of the world cities we will discuss the findings of the RICS research report Corporate Real Estates: Investment in EU cities. We will look into what drives choice to invest in property in a certain city, as well as the impact EU legislation has on the real estate sector.

Event programme

  • 1200: Registration and welcome lunch
  • 1300: Welcome by Oldřich Vlasák, Vice-President of the European Parliament, and by Jan Olbrycht, President of the URBAN Intergroup
  • Presentation of the report by Sander Scheurwater, Head of EU Policy & Public Affairs (RICS)
  • Panel debate:
    • Moderator: Jan Olbrycht, President of the URBAN Intergroup
    • Jeff Rupp, Director Public Affairs (INREV)
    • Jennifer Johnson, Head of Legal (European Mortgage Federation)
    • Blanka Miksová, Head of Prague Regional Office, CzechInvest (tbc.)
    • Cédric Van Meerbeeck, Associate Director, Head of Belgium Research (DTZ)
  • 1500: End of seminar


Please complete the short online registration form by Friday 16 November 2012.

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