The Investment & Technology 2006 conference –‘A New Paradigm in Funds Management’ – is to be held at the Sydney Hilton Hotel on February 7, with about 30 speakers covering 22 sessions in one day. A special half-day workshop on multi-manager management, conducted by Cerulli Associates, will be held the following day.
While hospitality assets that were convention oriented will probably take longer to recover back to pre-COVID levels, these activities will come back and this mega trend will continue, Blackstone's Kathleen McCarthy says.
The dislocation caused by Covid will push along growth in specialty real estate fundamentals at the same time as managers are improving their systems and liquidity enters the market, Heitman's Caleb Mercer says.
It's the inefficiency inherent in real estate that provides opportunities for investors to take advantage of illiquidity and price discovery at certain inflection points, AXA's Justin Curlow explains.