ULI Greece: Emerging Trends Europe 2014 – Positive Signs of Change in Greece

On 29 May 2014, ULI Greece, in cooperation with PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), presented the Emerging Trends in Real Estate Europe 2014 report and hosted a panel of experts who discussed European real estate trends in relation to the local Greek market. The event, which took place at the Bodossakis Foundation Building in Athens, also included a presentation by Lamda Development on the Ellinikon Project, a major urban regeneration project.

Emerging Trends is published annually in partnership with PwC and has become a useful investment barometer of the real estate market in Europe, Americas and Asia. The report provides an outlook on European real estate investment and development trends, real estate finance and capital markets, as well as trends by property sector and geographical area. It is based on the opinions of more than 500 internationally renowned real estate professionals, including investors, developers, lenders, agents and consultants.

Programme

Introduction of the ET by George Kaburopulos, Chair ULI Greece

Presentation of Emerging Trends in Real Estate 2014
The report presented by Vassilis Vyzas, Partner at PwC, who outlined this year’s findings and explained what it means for the real estate industry in Greece.

Panel Discussion
Moderator: Mr. Dimitris Andritsos – CEO of Eurobank Property Services

Dr. Aristotelis  Karytinos – CEO of NBG PANGAEA, Mr. George Chryssikos – CEO of Eurobank Properties REIC, Dr. Andreas Taprantzis – Executive Director of HRADF, Prof. George Papaioannou – Vice President & CEO of Piraeus Real Estate, Mr. George Poimenidis –Managing Director of Alpha Astika Akinita, Mr. Ioannis Ganos – Investment Manager of Bluehouse Capital.

The panel discussed how major investors and bankers evaluate the current Real Estate Market in Greece for investments and its opportunities and positive signs of recovery.

Presentation of the Ellinikon Project by Lamda Development