Stakeholders to chart new course for real estate sector
All is set for stakeholders to deepen on-going discussions, stimulate measurable actions and provide the most inclusive to the housing issues in the country. They will meet at a two-day Nigeria Real Estate Summit and Expo (NIRESE) in Lagos, which will draw the most influential real estate players, industry professionals and policy makers.
The programme includes expert-led conferences and tailored networking events to learn, share, discuss and chart a new path for the Nigerian real estate industry, according to the summit director, Mr. Ike Steve.
He said the programme will also address the impact of the geopolitical, economic and societal challenges facing the real estate industry and create new sources of growth, stakeholders need to adapt and rethink their strategies by collaborating with fellow players and creating new forms of philosophies.
The NIRESE summit themed “Collaborating, innovating and growing to achieve adequate and affordable housing delivery in Nigeria”, will proffer clear, sustainable, realistic and strategic blueprint to achieve this objective as well as offer insights, inspiration and solution-oriented tools to turn these philosophies into actions.
The summit will co-host five powerful sub-events including the Nigerian Women in Real Estate Forum, The Digital Real Estate Forum, The Smart Building Expo and the Nigeria Real Estate Awards.
According to Ike, over 60 of Nigeria’s leading organizations within the industry have already signed up for the event which will feature over 40 speakers, 12 plenary sessions, master classes and break away sessions.
The summit will witness 400 delegates, over 2,500 investment-ready visitors, 200 C-level executives, more than 100 top government functionaries, in addition to the over N20 billion real estate deals expected to be struck over the 2-day event.
According to Mr. Ike, one of the key objectives of the summit will be to bring together housing practitioners and leading policy makers from the private and public sector to discuss issues of housing finance facing the sector.
The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola will lead a number of high powered policy makers and experts at the event. “Policy makers, investors, professionals in the built industry, banking institutions and the Capital Market players will form part of discussants at the summit,’’ the statement said.