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"Ask the Experts" at MIPIM Asia

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Got a burning question about Asian real estate?

This year, MIPIM Asia invites you to submit your questions to industry-recognised real estate experts. Have your say and learn more about the subjects that really interest you.

- Enter the contest by submitting your query by October 24th
(maximum of one question per topic)
- Generate buzz around your queries by sharing them online.
- The public can then vote for their preferred questions in each category until October 27th.
- The 3 most popular questions per category will enter the final selection to be chosen by our juries.

Winning queries will be given the exposure they deserve during the 5 conference tracks and debated live on site. (See full program here)

Our five winners will also receive 2 tickets to our prestigious Awards Gala Dinner.

Good luck!


APAC

Opportunity in developing vs. matured REIT markets
The session will cover the relative strengths and weaknesses of REITs compared to other real estate investment vehicles, REIT performance prospects, expected return profiles for 2012-13, and advice on investing in foreign-managed REITS.

Moderated by Peter Hobbs, Senior Director, IPD (UK) with speaker Kumar Tharmalingam, CEO, Malaysia Property Incorporated (Malaysia)

China 2

Real estate dragon spreads its wings
Learn about the rise of the Chinese institutional investor, the recent relaxation of regulations that granted Chinese insurance companies permission to invest into non-operational real estate, and the role of the State-owned Enterprise in domestic development and investment.

Moderated by Stuart Jackson, Head of Real Estate, InfraRed Capital Partners (Hong Kong SAR)  with speaker Edward K.C. Cheung, CEO of Greater China, DTZ

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What Makes a City Smart?
See how the well being and quality of life of city residents will be enhanced, including the importance of an integrated approach covering energy efficiency and management, alternative energy sources, clean tech, recycling and waste management, smart grid initiatives and alternative forms of transportation.

Moderated by Nick Brooke, Chairman, Professional Property Service Limited (Hong Kong SAR)

Finance & Investment

Asian Eye
Assess and address trends in funding sources for real estate investments and types of products available in the Asian market. The speakers will analyse, in detail, the prime conditions and costs of obtaining funding, sources of equity, available financing and rising trends in separate accounts and club deals.

Moderated by Morgan Laughlin, Managing Director, Asia Pacific, Grosvenor Fund Management Japan Limited

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Globalisation of Retail Brands In and Out of China
The session will address challenges faced by companies new to the market, including the adaptation of branding and marketing, and will incorporate local retail developer perspectives on shopping center layout and tenant mix.

Moderated by James Hawkey, Executive Director – Retail China Cushman & Wakefield with speaker Richard David, CEO Treasury China Trust (Singapore)

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Do we give ourselves the means of our ambitions?

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Do we give ourselves the means of our ambitions?

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The New South China Mall is largely vacant, with almost 99% vacancy since its opening. Are there more of these to come in China?

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The New South China Mall is largely vacant, with almost 99% vacancy since its opening. Are there more of these to come in China?

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With such as vast expansion of retail malls and shops, will there be issues in maintenance of buildings and resources for asset management in a few years time?

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With such as vast expansion of retail malls and shops, will there be issues in maintenance of buildings and resources for asset management in a few years time?

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Reports show property sales falling in China, is this one of the tell-tale effects of 'bubble burst'?

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Reports show property sales falling in China, is this one of the tell-tale effects of 'bubble burst'?

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