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Master of Ceremonies - Wole Famurewa, TV Presenter, CNBC

Session start time
Wed 27-Nov-19 @ 08:30
End time
Wed 27-Nov-19 @ 08:40
Host(s)
API Events
Venue
Eko Hotel & Suites, 1415 Adetokunbo Ademola Street, Victoria Island, Lagos, Nigeria
Sessions on the same day
07:30 - REGISTRATION & BREAKFAST
08:40 - PERFORMANCE OF WEST AFRICAN REAL ESTATE
IN AN AFRICAN AND GLOBAL CONTEXT & WEST AFRICAN REAL ESTATE MARKET MATURITY & PERFORMANCE A DEVELOPERS PERSPECTIVE: What stage of maturity is the West African real estate market, how has it performed and what are the challenges and expectations going forward? What are the requirements and challenges of being a regional player and what are the regional linkages and untapped opportunities? Presented and Moderated by: Tayo Odunsi, CEO, Northcourt Panelists: Chinwe Ajene-Sagna, Head Business Development Africa, Rendeavour Mustapha Njei, CEO, TAF Homes Femi Akintunde, GMD, Alpha Mead Group Paul Onwuanibe , Group CEO, Landmark, Nigeria
09:40 - GLOBAL REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT TRENDS,
REITS AND THE EFFECTS ON WEST AFRICAN REAL ESTATE: how does West Africa compare to the rest of the continent and emerging global markets? What is the appetite for international investment in West Africa? The South African REITS market, the journey, the foundations and the evolution. What can West Africa learn from the South African REITS market and how can REITS be used to drive investment in West Africa. Presented by: Garreth Elston, CIO, Reitway Global, South Africa
10:10 - WEST AFRICAN REAL ESTATE ACQUISITIONS AND INVESTMENT OVERVIEW
A Grit based case study focusing on Ghana and Senegal Presented by: Anisha Kutowaroo, Investment Manager, Grit
10:30 - TEA & COFFEE BREAK
11:00 - THE ROLE OF PENSION & SOVEREIGN WEALTH FUNDS,
AND DFIs IN FINANCING INFRASTRUCTURE AND REAL ESTATE PROJECTS IN GHANA, NIGERIA, AND ENGLISH SPEAKING WEST AFRICA Moderator: Tayo Odunsi, CEO, Northcourt Panelists: Solomon Asamoah, CEO, Ghana Infrastructure Investment Fund (GIIF) Kofi Addo, Head of Strategic Anchor Projects , Ministry of Trade and Industry Ghana Titi Odunfa Adeoye, Managing Director, Sankore Investments Adeniyi Falade, Managing Director, Crusader Sterling Pension, Nigeria Samuel Ogbu, Chief Executive Officer, Old Mutual West Africa
11:40 - INNOVATIVE FINANCING FOR PROPERTY DEVELOPMENTS
A Western African perspective on: Traditional Financing Methods and their limitations Accessing Green Money and its challenges Is there a space for re-defining the Return on Investment when making investment decisions Building to the Market and the yearning for environmental friendly developments – A West African Perspective Presented by: Olawale Opayinka, CEO, Eko Development Company
12:00 - NEW MONEY
CAPITAL MARKETS, REITS AND ALTERNATIVE FUNDING METHODS FOR WEST AFRICA’S HOUSING AND REAL ESTATE MARKETS: Securitization, Bonds, Loans, Sukuks, SACCO’s and more New funding avenues are available, how successful has their implementation been and will they be more broadly used? There is a strong political will to implement REIT legislation in Ghana – is this enough? and what other key measures are being put in place to drive the regional REIT Agenda in Nigeria and Ghana? Moderator: Hakeem Ogunniran, Founder/Chief Executive Officer, Eximia Realty & Home4Me, Nigeria Panelists: Dr. Olufemi Johnson, MD/CEO, Homebase Mortgage Kehinde Ogundimu, CEO, NMRC Mayowa Ogunwemimo, Managing Director, FSDH Asset Management Egie Akpata, Director, Union Capital Markets Limited
12:40 - PROPTECH AND ITS IMPACT ON WEST AFRICAN CAREERS AND BUSINESSES:
PropTech is fundamentally reshaping the global property market. It is having an impact on the way businesses are run, the way that the property industry interact with its customers and most importantly, it is influencing the industry’s future careers. Presented by: James Dearsley, Co-Founder, Unissu, UK
13:10 - LEVERAGING OFF PROPERTY TECHNOLOGY FOR BETTER RETURNS
A LOOK AT PRACTICAL IMPLICATIONS & REGIONAL CASE STUDIES: How can smart buildings and technology help boost your yield? Is the ROI worth the initial investment? and how can new technologies help developers better manage their buildings and bring down operating costs? Presented by: Luqman Edu, Managing Director, FilmoRealty

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The West Africa Property Investment Summit is a high-calibre two-day real estate focused conference. Leveraging off a global network and strategic local partners; the forum provides an unmatched platform for discussion and deal making for 450 delegates representing over 250 companies from investors, developers, operators, property experts, practitioners, the public sector and more. The summit focuses on overcoming current obstacles in the West African Property Market whilst uncovering the market opportunities across Nigeria and Ghana. The conference will offer insights, thought-leadership and solution-focused tools ultimately driving further development and investment in the local and regional real estate market.

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Host
API Events
Venue
Eko Hotel & Suites, 1415 Adetokunbo Ademola Street, Victoria Island, Lagos
Event start date
Nov 26, 2019 @ 07:30
End date
Nov 27, 2019 @ 18:00