‘North Amsterdam is a great development opportunity’

Adam Irányi, Head of Investment, Europe II, Union Investment Real Estate GmbH

Adam Irányi, Head of Investment, Europe II, Union Investment Real Estate GmbH

Adam Irányi, Head of Investment, Europe II, Union Investment Real Estate GmbH, tells The Real Estate Day that the area is an attractive location for resi, hotel and offices because the river is a natural border but it is close to the city centre and it takes 3 minutes on the ferry to get to Central Station


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‘Resi is the biggest asset class to invest in at the moment’

Dirk Bakker, Head of EMEA Hotels, Colliers International

Dirk Bakker, Head of EMEA Hotels, Colliers International

Dirk Bakker, Head of EMEA Hotels, Colliers International, tells The Real Estate Day that in the Netherlands residential is top of the list, offices are in demand but supply is limited, while retail is undergoing big changes and more F&B offering is needed in Amsterdam


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‘The senior housing sector will explode’

Ron van Bloois, Partner, HEVO

Ron van Bloois, Partner, HEVO

Ron van Bloois, Partner, HEVO, tells The Real Estate Day that deal flow will be over €1 bln in the Netherlands alone as more investors focus their attention on nursing homes and medical office buildings, following a trend that’s been seen in the UK and in Germany


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‘The new land tax in Germany updates valuations’

Dr Claus Herrmann, Prokurist, Tax & Legal, PwC

Dr. Claus Herrmann, Prokurist, Tax & Legal, PwC

Dr Claus Herrmann, Prokurist, Tax & Legal, PwC, tells The Real Estate Day that both Houses have approved the new regime as requested by the Constitutional Court to bring up to date valuations that were stuck at 1964 so now all will be updated to January 1st 2022.


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‘A huge number of opportunities in Italy’

Lia Turri, Partner, Real Estate Leader PwC

Lia Turri, Partner, Real Estate Leader PwC

Lia Turri, Partner, Real Estate Leader PwC, tells The Real Estate Day that repurposing assets is the best bets for investors as many obsolete office buildings will need to be converted into residential and also state assets coming to the market will have to be regenerated


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‘We take sustainability very seriously’

Lars Schnidrig, CEO, CORESTATE Capital Group

Lars Schnidrig, CEO, CORESTATE Capital Group

Lars Schnidrig, CEO, CORESTATE Capital Group, tells The Real Estate Day that means being able to quantify what they plan to achieve, which is a 20% reduction in emissions, waste and water consumption by 2025 as well as a 30% increase in energy efficiency


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‘Significant progress on the homogenisation of data’

Cassian Scott, Senior Vice President, EMEA & APAC Sales, Altus Group

Cassian Scott, Senior Vice President, EMEA & APAC Sales, Altus Group

Cassian Scott, Senior Vice President, EMEA & APAC Sales, Altus Group, tells The Real Estate Day that a key trend in Continental Europe is cooperation at all levels among investors and investment managers to find the best data solutions, which they have been working on for four years


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‘Our two priorities are circularity and connection of data’

Norman Meyer, Head of Digital Services, Drees & Sommer

Norman Meyer, Head of Digital Services, Drees & Sommer

Norman Meyer, Head of Digital Services, Drees & Sommer, tells The Real Estate Day that to avoid waste buildings must be seen as materials banks that can be re-used, while to improve knowledge and information sharing the data from different sources which are now in silos must be connected


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‘Technology can help solve social challenges’

Menno Lammers, Initiator & Chief Proptech Officer, PropTechNL

Menno Lammers, Initiator & Chief Proptech Officer, PropTechNL

Menno Lammers, Initiator & Chief Proptech Officer, PropTechNL, tells The Real Estate Day that the new Society 5.0 is about people rather than individuals and cooperation rather than profit and the aim is the integration of physical and virtual space


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‘The hotel sector in Europe will keep growing’

Damian Harrington, Director, Head of EMEA Research Colliers International

Damian Harrington, Director, Head of EMEA Research Colliers International

Damian Harrington, Director, Head of EMEA Research Colliers International, tells The Real Estate Day that the huge increase in tourist numbers will continue and it will support the hotel sector, which is undersupplied in many places in the Continent


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