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Kinstellar Managing Partner in Romania, Victor Constantinescu, speaks at Virtual Property Forum 2020, the first exclusively online property conference, on “Investment strategies in the post-lockdown world”

June 2020 – Victor Constantinescu, Managing Partner of Kinstellar’s Bucharest office and Co-head of the firm-wide Real Estate sector, participated as a speaker in one of the senior investment panels at Virtual Property Forum 2020, the first exclusively online conference covering the region’s real estate market. The event, which took place on 9 June 2020, was organised by our longstanding partners Property Forum Events, a leading event hub for the CEE real estate industry with nearly 10 years of experience in the field.

The conference—involving 74 speakers and over 400 attendees—was the first entirely digital event to borrow features from offline events such as a stage and keynote speeches, panel discussions and virtual booths. The professional program’s topics included: “Economic outlook for 2020–2021: Can we still hope for a V-shaped recovery?”; “Europe property market update”; “Investment strategies for the post-lockdown world”; “Workplace strategies post-COVID-19”; “CEE residential market update”; “Retail market update: New reality and new opportunities”; and “Investment & development updates for the Baltics, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Romania, Slovakia and Southeast Europe”. Kinstellar is proud to have been one of the sponsors of the event.

Victor was invited to discuss various investment strategies in the post-lockdown CEE environment and to shed light on the challenges and opportunities in the region together with other exceptional panellists: Balázs Gál (Erste Group Bank AG); Adam Irányi (Union Investment Real Estate); Tina Paillet, FRICS (Generali Real Estate and RICS Board in Europe); Otis Spencer, MRICS, (chair of the panel, P3 Logistic Parks); Noah Steinberg, FRICS (WING); and Bryan Wilson (Wilsons).

Victor highlighted: "While delays and price negotiations due to question marks over the future and valuations have become common during the COVID-19 crisis, there have been exceptions and people are confident that the rebound will happen sooner rather than later. Fundamentals for CEE are solid.”

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