“Modern means of Investment in Real Estate”, Athens, June 6 & 7, 2007

June 14, 2007  |   Conferences   |

International Conference on Real Estate

‘Modern Means of Investment in Real Estate’

June 6 – 7, 2007

Grande Bretagne Hotel

Lykourezos Law Offices organized with great success the International Conference on “Modern Means of Investment in Real Estate” that was held on the 6th & 7th of June, 2007 at the Grand Bretagne Hotel in Athens.

Prominent participants from Greece and abroad attended the conference and distinguished speakers contributed to the successful presentations of very current matters that are of great interest to the Greek economy.

Current issues on Real Estate investment opportunities have been adequately presented such as the regulatory framework and the philosophy behind Real Estate Investment Trusts and Property Derivatives, the management and development opportunities of the public property through the launch of new leasing methods, namely the sale and lease back mechanism. On the other hand, the investment environment in the sectors of tourism, commercial and logistics centers have also been covered through a detailed presentation of the existing regulatory framework and its pros and cons. Last but not least, significant market players presented their big scale investment strategies in Greece, Cyprus and the rapidly growing Balkan real estate market.

At the Conference presentations were given by: The Deputy Minister of Economy and Finance, Mr. Petros Doukas, the famous architect Dr. David Fisher, the Cypriot real estate magnates Mr. Michalakis Leptos and Photos Photiades, Mr. Charis Kokkossis (E.T.A & Special Secretary for Strategic Planning, Ministry of Tourism), Mr. Makis Fokas (President of the Hellenic Chamber of Hotels), Mr. Clemente Pinedo (President of the Association of Foreign investors in Tourism), law, tax, and finance experts, Mr. Peter Damesick (CBRE Richard Ellis), Mr. Mark Abramson (Heitman International Real Estate Securities), Mr. Philip Ljubic (ABN AMRO), Mr. Georgios Provopoulos (Piraeus Real Estate Investment Company), Dr. Aristotelis Karitinos (EFG Eurobank Ergasias S.A), Mr. Cyril Cottu (Goldman Sachs), Mr. Nigel Heilpern (Fried Frank), Mr. Kyriakos Evaggelou (Eurohypo AG), Mr. Panayiotis Kamarinopoulos (Alpha Bank), Mr. Constantinos Gratzios (Hellenic Public Real Estate Corporation), Dr. George Mavraganis (KPMG Tax), Mr. George Konstantopoulos (Athmono Properties S.A), Mr. Theodoros Charagionis (Acropol Charagionis), Mr. Dimitris Vamvakopoulos (Thriassio S.A & GAIOSE), Mr. Ranald Hahn (Prologis), Mr. Brian Field (European Investment Bank), Ms. Ivana Bozjak (Global Finance), Mr. Elliot Glausiusz (DTZ UK), and Mr. Richard Hazell (Colliers International).






















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