Global property portal Lamudi is to hold worldwide conferences in many of its countries at the end of November. The focus of the event is to discuss how real estate is changing in the emerging markets.
Lamudi is to release a white paper focusing on the property industry in these markets: how it has changed over the last year, and future predictions for 2015. By speaking to top real estate professionals, and surveying developers, brokers, agents, as well as customers, the company has developed a research paper that ensures that countries understand to what extent the real estate market is developing across the world.
Kian Moini, Co-Founder and Managing Director at Lamudi, commented on the company’s global event: “After spending the last couple of months working on the white paper, we realised that the best way to share this information with the local countries was through a conference. We want to ensure that our knowledge on the future of real estate in the emerging markets one that educates not just our clients but current and future customers too. We are lucky to have the opportunity to be present in over 27 countries worldwide, which means we have a great deal of local market knowledge. For us, it is important to share this with stakeholders globally.”
Lamudi Bangladesh has organized the first ever “Real Estate Summit 2014” in partnership with Cityscape in Bangladesh. This was the most unique rendezvous of leading minds and thought leaders from property sector.
Rajesh Grover, Co-Founder & Managing Director, Lamudi Bangladesh has started the summit with unveiling the “White paper research findings”. Mr. Nahid Sarwar, Managing Director, Cityscape International Limited, Aftab Mahmud Khurshid, Group Chief Marketing Officer, SSG and Abu Sayeed M. Ahmed, PhD, President, Institute of Architect Bangladesh also has presented different issues, strategies, development process and case studies about national and international property business trends.
Rajesh Grover, Co-Founder & Managing Director, Lamudi Bangladesh commented on the company’s first ever Real Estate Summit, “We wanted to share the learning of the global research paper with our real estate partners and also find new ways to work together and help the real estate sector to grow.”
Nahid Sarwar, Managing Director, Cityscape International Limited said, “Green construction is not only a progressive choice but also a smart investment. Considering the spiraling cost of energy and scarcity of natural resources, it is becoming a necessity for our country.”
Liakat Ali Bhuiyan, Vice President, REHAB has nominated Dhaka and Chittagong as the top investment opportunities in the country. He said, “These are the cities that have multiple advantages such as roads, flyovers, train services and more. These cities are also important for commercial purposes, and the middle class is growing fast in both of these cities.”
Aftab Mahmud Khurshid, Group Chief Marketing Officer, SSG, said: “In a broader sense the property sector in Bangladesh needs positive brand image, nurturing the corporate culture and property management services for NRB’s.”
Abu Sayeed M. Ahmed, PhD, President, Institute of Architect Bangladesh and Head, Department of Architecture, University of Asia Pacific, said: “We still have the opportunity to transform Dhaka into an environment friendly city.”
A panel discussion with the presence of Mr. Liakat Ali Bhuiyan, Vice President, REHAB, Rajesh Grover, Nahid Sarwar, Aftab Mahmud Khurshid, Abu Sayeed M. Ahmed took place in relation to various strategic issues, impact of new ideas, trends, professionalism and explained the current phenomenon and future trends of Real Estate in Bangladesh.
The conference was held over the last week in November across: Asia, the Middle East, Latin America and Africa, with speakers from some of the top real estate agencies and firms in the regions.
It was thoroughly wonderful to bring together the movers & shakers of property sector and industry experts under one roof.