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European Real Estate Day 2019


On September 26, 2019, the AEB held its conference “European Real Estate Day 2019”, prepared by Real Estate Committee.

The conference was moderated by Tatiana Kovalenko, AEB Real Estate Committee Chair, Deputy Managing Director, OOO SENDLER & COMPANY and opened by Frank Schauff, AEB CEO and Maurice Leroy, Deputy Director General for international affairs and prospective projects, AO “Mosinzhproekt”, Former French Minister of urban affairs. 


The 1st sessionHow to Invest in the digital era? Transformation of real estate and construction market in Russia” was moderated by Olga Arkhangelskaya, Partner, Head of Real Estate, Hospitality & Construction Services, Head of the Transportation, Infrastructure and Government & Public Group in the CIS, EY. 

The 1st session speakers focused on the following issues:

 - Propotech is it a hype or our best future?
 - Trends, technologies – the main thing is to adjust the filter.
 - Developers are selling not only square meters, but also services. 
 - Crowdinvesting and co-working  
 - SOK – a platform for innovative companies, 70% are corporate clients 


Photos: L-R:  Olga Arkhangelskaya, Partner, Head of Real Estate, Hospitality & Construction Services, Head of the Transportation, Infrastructure and Government & Public Group in the CIS, EY; Andrey Savchenko, Investment director, Skolkovo Ventures; Denis Sokolov, FRICS, Partner, Head of Research and Insight for Central and Eastern Europe,  Cushman & Wakefield; Mikhail Brodnikov, Managing Director, SOK; Olga Koroleva, MRICS, Head of PropTech consulting PwC Russia; Igor Temnyshev, Head of PropTech, Colliers International; Alexey Bogdanov, Managing Partner, S.A. Ricci.

The 2nd sessionInnovation in design and construction” was moderated by Steffen Sendler, Managing Partner, SENDLER & COMPANY.

The 2nd session speakers focused on the following issues:

 - Law at the head of the table - the lawyer’s view on BIM;
 -  First BIM court cases 
 - Construction is the most conservative industry 
 - Open workshops in the Osnova group of companies 
 - Where can we receive the models? Digital twins is the answer
 - BIM – construction control is it expensive and fashionable? Moscow experience. 
 - BIM at the city level
 - Total cost of ownership as a key driver of innovation in development
 - Digitalization in project management
 - Technological approach to warehouse development for quick decision making!
 - Smart city is more about the approach
 - Qualified customer able to order innovation is one of the main difficulties in the market
 - VR in urban projects is important!
 - Where developers use BIM today – collision and tender documentation


Photo: L-R: Kamil Karibov, Partner, BEITEN BURKHARDT; Vadim Voronin, Adviser to the Chairman of the Board of Directors for Investments, OSNOVA Group of companies; Sergey Volkov, Head of experimental design and construction organization Department State Budget Institution “Mosstroyrazvitie". The Department of urban planning policy of Moscow; Andrey Kharitonov, Head of construction project management, EY; Alexey Romantsov, Investment Director, Radius Group; Alexey Merkulov, Chief Digital Officer, PMK Group; Konstantin Koshman, General Director, INGRAD Project; Steffen Sendler, Managing Partner, SENDLER & COMPANY.

The 3d sessionCan operation and management be innovative?” was moderated by Kirill Malyshev, Managing Partner, Proptech Russia. 

The 3d session speakers focused on the following issues:

1. Property management 
2. Asset management 
3. Facility management

 - How does asset management work in terms of technology?
 - Execute asset management actions that maximizes the return
 - Communication via notes when we speak about asset management 
 - Customer experience is where to start 
 - The cost of adapting to the needs of the customer is one of the problems
 - Old and good excel file cannot be replaced.
 - Drivers of changes: date, business models, artificial intelligence, life cycle - how much my asset costs today, offices - which are changing 
 - How Facility Management has evolved from electronic magazines to artificial intelligence?
 - Service desk as the main interactive with the client
 - Operational activity vs technology implementation
 - Development or still ready-made solutions? 


Photos: L-R:  Kirill Malyshev, Managing Partner, Proptech Russia; Lev Varnazov, Independent expert; Markus Asikainen, CEO, Exquance; Aleksander Gelik, CEO, Instate; Konstantin Lebedev, ASA MRICS RSA CCIM, Partner, Head of Department Valuation and Advisory, Cushman & Wakefield; Vyacheslav Pak, Managing director, Apleona HSG; Alexander Tishkov, Independent Expert; Artem Pichugov, Director, Property management, Radius Group

For more photos, please visit the AEB Facebook page.  

Kirill Malyshev, moderator of the 3rd session, about the conference: 

Presentations are available HERE