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Event Date Mon Dec 6 UTC - Wed Dec 8 UTC (in 1 day)
In your timezone (EST): Mon Dec 6 7:30am - Wed Dec 8 12:30pm
Location Online
Region EMEA

For the fourth successive quarter, a general optimism across the global commercial property sector continues to grow.

A gradual recovery in global occupier and investor sentiment continues to improve and now stands at its best level since Q4 2019, according to the latest RICS Q2 (2021) Global Commercial Property Monitor.

With global GDP growth forecast at 5% in 2022 (CBRE, 2021), the time is now for the sector to connect and analyse new impactful trends, the city centre return, asset class performance and devising new commercial real estate strategies for 2022 and beyond.

With 15 live sessions analysing regional and global markets, investment risks and new opportunities, post-pandemic valuation essentials, sustainable buildings, net zero missions, shifting occupier demands and repurposing space, the upcoming RICS Global Commercial Property Conference 2021 welcomes international speakers to voice their expert insights and discuss how the sector can emerge from lockdown to recovery.

Join RICS’ leading annual commercial property conference and network with our high-level global community of commercial real estate professionals, from investors to developers, agents to occupiers, surveyors to valuers as we prepare for a wave of new momentum.

Key topics to be discussed
• Economic and market radar: Global commercial real estate
• Office downturn or return? The future of real estate’s largest market
• New green values: Sustainability and ESG influences on commercial property valuation
• Net zero carbon targets in commercial real estate – what’s informing the agenda, how is real estate
• Meeting those challenges and who will pay for it?
• Online or offline? Re-imagining retail real estate – can physical stores evolve, survive and thrive?

Other highlights…
• The new look city centre: to redevelop or to repurpose existing commercial real estate?
• The golden market - will the industrial and logistics market continue to boom?
• Investor’s insight - is it time to leverage change and reshape real estate strategies?
• Improving performance - introducing the new RICS International Building Operations Standard
• Rethinking real estate – has the pandemic brought an opportunity to bring new life to commercial spaces?
• Spotlight session: Iconic and sustainable - Shanghai Towers, China
• CRE tech – why the future is bright for digital ecosystems in commercial real estate
• Green financing and green taxonomies – can sustainable financing accelerate a new era of real estate developments?

Why attend?
• First-hand practical insights and relevant case studies from top market leaders
• Network with like-minded professionals and maximise your participation
• Engage and interact with speakers and partners
• Visit virtual exhibition booths
• Access to content OnDemand, even after the conference
• Access from anywhere on any device


2021 Speakers

Alan Lau
Managing Director, Property & Buildings MEP, Mainland China, WSP

Alex Ionescu MRICS
General Manager & Registered Valuer, MD Properties

Alvin Leung MRICS
Director, Hong Kong Capital Markets, JLL

Andrew Carter
CEO, Centre for Cities

Bernie Devine
Regional Director Asia Pacific, Yardi

Charles Golding MRICS
Senior Specialist - Valuation & Investment Advisory, RICS

Christopher Chan
Principal, Shanghai Office, Moore Ruble Yudell Architects and Planners

Clement Lau FRICS
RICS President

Deb Noller
Chief Executive Officer, Switch Automation

Debbie Hobbs
Group Director of Sustainable Business, ISG

Dominic Curran
Policy Adviser – Property, British Retail Consortium

Dr Michael de Jong-Douglas MRICS
Senior Managing Director, ESR Singapore

Ender Jiang Shutao
Founder, Hiverlab

Eric Fong MRICS
Managing Director – North Asia, Rider Levett Bucknall

Gordon Marsden MRICS
Regional Director, Capital Markets, Asia Pacific, Cushman & Wakefield

Joanna Russell MRICS
General Manager- Retail Development, Frasers Property Australia

Kevin George FRICS
Executive General Manager, Office, Dexus

Kevin Mofid
Head of EMEA Industrial and Logistics Research, Savills

Margot Orr Jones
Future Cities Development Director, Jacobs

Maria Wiklund
Senior Analyst – EMEA Real Assets Research, CBRE Investment Management

Marie Hickey
Director - Commercial Research, Savills

Melanie Leech CBE
Chief Executive, British Property Federation

Paul Bagust
Head of Land & Property Standards, RICS

Professor Francois Viruly FRICS
Associate Professor, Department of Construction Economics and Management, University of Cape Town

Ravinder Kaur MRICS
Senior Surveyor – Valuation & Advisory, Qatar, Cushman & Wakefield

Sarah Ratcliffe
CEO, Better Buildings Partnership

Shaun Jenkinson
Head of Global Occupier Services, Asia Pacific, Cushman & Wakefield

Simon Rubinsohn
Chief Economist, RICS

Tony Mulhall MRICS
Senior Specialist, Land - Professional Standards, RICS

Sponsors & Partners

2021 Sponsors

• MRI Software
• Tata Realty
• Yardi
• Diversity Talks Real Estate