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Third EE Real Estate Forum 2017 was held in Kiev

30 November 2017 | Thursday
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November, 23 in Kiev was held EE Real Estate Forum 2017 - the Third Forum in the field of real estate in Eastern Europe. Real estate markets of Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Moldova and Ukraine were presented by the first persons of more than 200 professional companies of the industry. In the framework of four discussion panels experts discussed the issues of investment opportunities in the region, legal aspects and communication with government agencies when dealing with investors, the trends in each of the segments of the real estate market and problems of urbanization and urban development.


At the opening ceremony Deputy Minister of Regional Development, Construction and Housing and Communal Services Lev Partskhaladze and URE Club Chairman of the Supervisory board and the the founder of the investment company VI2 Partners GmbH Aleksey Chernishov have spoken with welcoming remarks.

The first session united the issues of investment opportunities and the potential of the participating countries of the event and legal aspects of working with investors. The speakers of the panel were Yulia Stepanova, Senior Banker of the EBRD, Ivan Kompan, Managing Partner at Kompan Consulting, tutor of Finance course in Edinburgh Business School, Burak Pehlivan, President of TUID, Oleg Mistyuk, CEO in Kiev Investment Agency, Natalia Kochergina, Partner, Head of Real Estate Practice in DLA Piper Ukraine, Kirill Apanasevich, Managing Partner, Head of Real Estate and Construction Group SORAINEN BELARUS, and Olga Syvak, Director of the Investment Department of the Lviv City Council. The moderator of the session was Peter Dickinson, publisher of Business Ukraine magazine.

Forum experts took part in the press briefing, highlighting the current issues of the real estate market and important trends of the industry. In particular, the speakers shared their views on the possible interest of international investors in real estate projects in Ukraine, their perceived risks and opportunities of the market. In addition, experts commented on the development potential of certain segments of the industry, including residential, office and retail real estate.

The participants of the briefing was Natalia Kochergina, Partner, Head of real estate practice DLA Piper Ukraine, Vitaliy Boyko, CEO and founder of NAI Ukraine and Urban Experts,Alexey Chernyshov, the founder of the investment company VI2 Partners GmbH, Olga Syvak, Director of the Investment Department of the Lviv City Council, and Olga Solovey, managing partner of business associations real estate market URE Club. Marina Golub, CEO and founder of communication agency GOLUBi GROUP has become a moderator of the briefing.

The second session was devoted to urbanization, urban development and social projects. One of the main topics of the panel discussion - social projects can become a high-grade business and bring dividends to developers and project participants, without losing their social component. Speakers of the session were Maciej Jakub Zavadzki, Creative Director, KAMJZ Partner, Ilya Kenigshtein, Co-founder, Managing Partner of Creative Quarter, Maxim Bakhmatov, Managing Partner of UNIT.City, Yuri Filyuk, General Director, Teple Misto, and Fidan Celender, Sembol Construction Kazakhstan. The moderator of discussion - Vitaliy Boyko, CEO & Founder of NAI Ukraine and Urban Experts.

The third session - FLATFY DISCUSSION PANEL - was completely devoted to the trends of the residential real estate market. During the discussion, experts touched not only the current trends of the segment, but also practical issues of effective sales strategies for residential real estate. Panel speakers: Vasyl Rosada, Business Development Director, Real Estate Search Service Flatfy, Maria Ren, Founder of Homsters.kz, Alexander Popov, Partner and Director of Architectural Bureau "ARCHIMATIKA" and Andrey Vavrysh, General Director of Riverside Development. Moderator of the session was Olga Solovei, Managing Partner of the Business Association URE Club. 

International EE Awards and Forum are being held for the third year in a row, gathering leading experts of real estate market. The event was held at the Fairmont Grand Hotel Kyiv, more than 200 industry professionals from 12 countries took part in the forum.

About EE Real Estate Forum

The EE Real Estate Forum 2017 offical website

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