Managing Risks and Increasing Opportunities in Real Estate and Construction in Central and Southeas (Real Estate Construc)

Venue: Hotel Hyatt

Location: 11070 Belgrade, Serbia and Montenegro, -

Event Date/Time: May 26, 2005 End Date/Time: May 27, 2005
Registration Date: May 23, 2005
Early Registration Date: May 05, 2005
Paper Submission Date: May 10, 2005
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MANAGING RISKS AND INCREASING INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITIES
IN THE REAL ESTATE AND CONSTRUCTION SECTORS IN CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST EUROPE

26-27 May 2005
Hotel Hyatt
Belgrade, Serbia

www.realestate.easteurolink.co.uk
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Front Cover:

The forthcoming Ministerial Forum will focus on key challenges facing the Real Estate sector in Central and Southeast Europe, with an aim to explore the latest trends and strategies that influence the market development. The overall objective is to examine the extent to which the countries economic and legal framework shapes the interest of the investor. The forum will look at the latest sector development, risks and opportunities, the regional governments’ strategies, legislative incentives and property rights laws designed to attract the foreign investment.


Key Points to be discussed at the Forum include:

• Examining the market regulations and legislative developments in Southeast and Central Europe
• Financing mechanisms of real estate markets
• Case studies from successful real estate companies internationally
• Creating a dynamic real estate / construction market
• Preparing for an integrated real estate / construction market

Some of the high panel of speakers include:

• H.E. Velimir Ilic, Minister for Capital Investment, Serbia
• H.E. Ramiz Mehmedagic, Federal Minister for Planning and Environment, Bosnia-Herzegovina
• H.E. Stefan Kuzma, Secretary of State, Minister for Construction and Regional Development, Slovak Republic
• H.E. Xhemali Mehazi, Minister for Transport and Communications, Macedonia
• H.E. Valentin Ivanov Cerovski, Minister for Regional and Urban Development, Bulgaria
• Mr Csaba Sitery, Team Central and Eastern Europe, EUROHYPO A.G., Germany
• Mr Miljan Zdrale, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, Serbia
• Mr Johann Hoefler,S-Leasing D.O.O Belgrade., Serbia
• Mr Shachar Lemkin, General Manager, B.S.R. EUROPE Ltd., Israel
• Mr. Lambros G. Anagnostopoulos, LAMDA Development SA, Greece











Inside cover (page two and half of page three):

FORUM AGENDA


DAY ONE – 26 May 2005


18.00 WELCOME RECEPTION
18.00 – 18.10 Introductory Address
18.10 – 18.20 Welcome Speech from H.E. Velimir Ilic, Minister for Capital Investment, Serbia
18.20 – Gala Networking Ministerial Evening


DAY TWO – 27 May 2005

09.00
REGISTRATION AND COFFEE

09.00-09.10
CHAIR’S INTRODUCTION

09.10-09.20
WELCOME ADDRESS
H.E. Velimir Ilic, Minister for Capital Investment, Serbia

09.20-11.00
PANEL A: MINISTERIAL ADDRESS

INFLUENCE OF THE ECONOMIC AND LEGISLATIVE DEVELOPMENTS ON THE DYNAMICS OF THE REAL ESTATE/CONSTRUCTION MARKET

 Overview of the recent trends and developments in the Residential, Industrial and Commercial Property Market
 The latest updates on legislations and governments incentives design to attract foreign investment
 How the issues of land and property rights have been solved in countries in the CSEE?
 What regulations are being introduced to encourage development of the market?
 What is the effect of these regulations on the real estate sector in the region?

H.E. Velimir Ilic, Minister for Capital Investment, Serbia
H.E. Ramiz Mehmedagic, Federal Minister for Planning and Environment, Bosnia-Herzegovina
H.E. Xhemali Mehazi, Minister for Transport and Communications, Macedonia



11.00-11.30
NETWORKING REFRESHMENT BREAK




11.30-13.00
PANEL B: MINISTERIAL ADDRESS

MINIMISING RISK AND INCREASING INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITIES IN THE RESIDENTIAL, INDUSTRIAL AND COMMERCIAL PROPERTY MARKET

 The latest Real Estate opportunities: upcoming projects needing investment in residential, industrial and commercial property market
 What are the challenges facing the Western investor in the market?
 How can the government help the foreign investors minimise their investment risks

H.E. Stefan Kuzma, Secretary of State, Minister for Construction and Regional Development, Slovak Republic
H.E. Valentin Ivanov Cerovski, Minister for Regional and Urban Development, Bulgaria
H.E. Laszlo Borbely, Minister Delegate for Public Works and Territorial Planning, Ministry of Transport, Construction and Tourism, Romania

13.00
LUNCH

14.30-15.15
FINANCING REAL ESTATE DEVELOPMENT
 Financing mechanisms of real estate markets
 Experience of securitization in the central European countries, how successful is this method of raising finance?
 Impact of legal issues on structuring and availability of construction and real estate financing
 Construction and real estate financing - challenges and solutions

Mr Csaba Sitery, Team Central and Eastern Europe, EUROHYPO A.G., Germany
Mr Miljan Zdrale, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, Serbia


15.15-15.45
HOW TO CREATE A SUCCESSFUL COMPANY/BUSINESS – STARTING REAL ESTATE LEASING IN SERBIA
 Know-how in the area of real estate leasing
 Why there is no real estate leasing in Serbia yet – challenges and opportunities

Mr Johann Hoefler, IMMORENT A.G.


15.45-16.30
NETWORKING REFRESHMENT BREAK


16.30 -17.00
REAL ESTATE MARKET CHALLENGES IN SERBIA
 An overview of the current situation in real estate market in Serbia
 Supply and demand – limitations and opportunities
 Real estate consulting and counselling – value and necessity

CASE STUDY: COLLIERS INTERNATIONAL, BELGRADE


17.00-17.30
INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITIES AND RISKS
 Case studies from successful real estate companies internationally
 Real estate consulting and counseling - value and necessity – new business opportunities

Mr Shachar Lemkin, General Manager, B.S.R. EUROPE Ltd., Israel


17:30-18:00
CASE STUDY: LAKE VIEW CONDOMINIUM
 Case studies from successful real estate companies internationally
 Real estate consulting and counseling - value and necessity – new business opportunities
 How to avoid giving away services for free

Mr. Lambros G. Anagnostopoulos, LAMDA DEVELOPMENT SA, Greece


18.00-18.30
CREATING DYNAMIC CONSTRUCTION MARKET – OPPORTUNITIES AND CHALLENGES
 Meeting the needs of national and international markets
 East versus West - adjusting to developing economies

SOLEL BONEH INTERNATIONAL GROUP


18.30-19.00
PREPARING FOR AN INTEGRATED REAL ESTATE / CONSTRUCTION MARKET
 Sourcing or limiting ownership rights and the effect on the real estate / construction market
 Professional qualifications regarded as basic standard on the open, common real estate market
 Professional liability insurance

ORCO PROPERTY GROUP

18.00
CHAIR’S CLOSING ADDRESS

18.15
COCKTAIL RECEPTION

Venue

Hotel Hyatt
Milentija Popovica 5
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Additional Information

Registration Fee: FULL FEE: GBP £1150.00 The fee includes attendance at all sessions, documentation, CDs with speakers’ presentations, brochures with speakers’ profiles, refreshments, luncheons and entry to social functions, cocktail receptions and gala dinners when organized. The fees quoted are inclusive of taxes. Multiple Bookings: For details contact EastEuro Link. Where more than one discount is applicable, delegates can only make use of one discount per each delegate registered Accommodation and Travel: The registration fee does not include hotel accommodation and travel. We have arranged special, reduced accommodation rates for EastEuro Link delegates, should you wish to stay in the conference venue, Hotel Hyatt, Belgrade, Serbia and Montenegro, please contact EastEuro Link.

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