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Europe GRI 2018, 20th edition

Our law firm participates in discussions on the real estate market


The 20th edition of Europe GRI 2018 will take place from 5 to 6 September 2018 at the Hotel le Collectionneur in Paris. Our law firm, represented by Pierre Popesco, partner specialised in real estate & construction law will be moderator "Future of French Real Estate - Bright, bullish or beware the bubble? " round table. It will take place on Wednesday 5th September from 14:00 to 15:15.

Come and understand the real estate market with our law firm

On this occasion, the most experienced investors, lenders and property developers in Europe will gather in Paris. The goal of these two days? Share analysis, trends and feedback along an optimal networking to understand the facts and challenges of the real estate market. On the agenda: conferences and informal discussions organized by country, asset class, type of investor or other issues of real estate transactions. This event represents an ideal opportunity to understand the real estate market through a global and segmented approach, nourished by professionals’ experience.

Other round tables will be hosted by CMS partners:

  • Opportunistic investors - Rare race or the only way to prosper in the current cycle ?, with the participation of Ciaran Carvalho, partner at CMS UK, on ​​September 5, 2018 from 14:00 to 15:15
  • Investment Strategies - Is it time to sell or double? with the participation of Heinz-Joachim Kummer, partner at CMS Germany, on 6 September 2018 from 11:45 to 13:00

What are the trends and news of the real estate market?

2017 was a record year in terms of investment volumes. 1Q 2018 having been slightly calm, the second quarter was marked by a strong growth, with transactions in excess of 100 million euros. An economic growth of around 1.8%, a steadiness or gradual rise in interest rates, and an increase of foreign investors have all contributed to further investments.

In a context of exceptionally high prices in the Paris CBD, the question arises for investors to know if it is the end of the cycle and how to adjust their investment policy. The discussion group "The future of French real estate" will try to find the answers.

With more than 80 lawyers specializing in real estate and construction law, our law firm has one of the largest teams in the French real estate market. The real estate team works in close collaboration with more than 200 lawyers of the firm in related expertise: tax law, Corporate / Mergers and acquisitions, Private Equity...