ULI New York-Germany Exchange: Cross Border Investments & Global Innovation
Join ULI New York and ULI Germany for a special global exchange opportunity and conversation on real estate investments, capital flows, and urban development in a transatlantic context. ULI leaders from New York and Germany will share their insights on the latest trends in cross-border investment, economic challenges, and market opportunities. Learn more about the German market, Europe’s strongest economy, and discover how global networks could impact your business.
8:00 AM – 8:30 AM Networking Breakfast
8:30 AM – 8:45 AM Welcoming Remarks
8:45 AM – 9:00 AM “Why Germany?” Christoph Schumacher | Chief Executive Officer | Union Investment
9:00 AM – 9:25 AM Economic Outlook: Presentation on US/NYC & European/German Real Estate Markets and Economics by Mark Roberts | Global Head of Research | RREEF
9:25 AM – 10:15 AM Panel Discussion: Cross Border Investment Opportunities & Capital Flows
This session will take a closer look at capital market flows between the US and Germany. Senior industry leaders will discuss their investment strategies; safe havens and secondary and tertiary market opportunities in Germany and New York; and lessons learned on cross-border joint ventures.
Darcy Stacom | Vice Chairman, Investment Properties | CBRE
Jürgen Fenk | Member of the Board | Landesbank Hessen Thüringen (Helaba)| Chairman, ULI Germany
Christoph Schumacher | Chief Executive Officer | Union Investment
Ravi Sinha | Senior Advisor| Corestate Capital
David Zobel | Vice President, Acquisitions and Strategic Relationships | Paramount
10:15 AM – 10:30 AM Networking Break
10:30 AM – 10:50 AM Keynote address: How 24 hour cities can drive economic development and attract investment by Hugh F. Kelly, PhD | Clinical Professor of Real Estate | NYU Schack Institute of Real Estate
10:50 AM – 11:45 AM Panel Discussion: The Future of Cities in the US and Germany
As the global economy evolves, cities need to become dynamic hubs that drive sustainable economical growth and attract human capital and investment in order to remain competitive. How can the real estate industry participate in these processes and gain helpful insights? What characteristics define the world’s most innovative global cities?
Peter Miscovich | Managing Director | Jones Lang LaSalle
Jürgen Bruns-Berentelg | Chief Executive Officer | HafenCity Hamburg
Vishaan Chakrabarti | Founder and CEO | Partnership for Architecture and Urbanism
Hugh F. Kelly, PhD | Clinical Professor of Real Estate | NYU Schack Institute of Real Estate
Markus Wiedenmann | Managing Partner | Art-Invest Real Estate Management
11:45 AM – 12:00 PM Closing remarks
12:00 – 1:00 Networking Lunch (Optional)