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2019 THEME: WHERE TO NEXT?

In an environment of rising debt levels and interest rates, this year’s ZamReal forum will explore how industry stakeholders are operating in the current climate and how the development of critically needed transport networks (Road & Air) can provide the impetus needed to drive the sector forward.

ZAMREAL BY NUMBERS

WHY ATTEND?

  • Interact face-to-face with top local and regional property developers, investors, construction specialists and real estate experts
  • Receive expert advice on legal, tax and financing solutions relating to Zambia’s real estate sector
  • Get a regional perspective on what international investors are seeking in-order to deploy capital in the local property market
  • Gain access to proven success strategies for investing and developing across the local built environment spectrum
  • Receive global best practice solutions adapted to local market realities
  • Grasp how new financing strategies and instruments will impact the real estate market
  • Acquire critical risk management strategies for property investment and development in Zambia

2019 KEY FOCUS AREAS:

REAL ESTATE MARKET OVERVIEW:

 

Have we hit the bottom; or are we still falling? Where to next for Zambian real estate?

 

 TRANSPORT AND ROAD INFRASTRUCTURE:

 

Key roads and airports driving the next wave of property development and investment. How and where can developers take advantage?

DEBT & EQUITY FUNDING:

 

Impact of rising debt levels and interest rate hikes – how are stakeholders adjusting their strategies to weather the storm.

GST, ITS IMPACT ON THE REAL ESTATE SECTOR & COST IMPLICATIONS FOR INVESTORS & PROJECT OWNERS

REVEALED: THE COPPERBELT PROPERTY MARKET REPORT:

 

A return to good fortunes for the Copperbelt?

STUDENT HOUSING:

 

Leveraging off regional case studies for future growth. Will local universities finally be convinced to commit to long-term leases?

THE REGIONAL PERSPECTIVE: UNPACKING THE ZAMBIAN INVESTMENT CASE

 

We look at strategic land banking, developing integrated farming projects and more.

ZAMBIA HOTELS REPORT REVEALED:

 

A look at current activity, pipeline projects and future opportunities

 

HOUSING:

 

FX concerns, delay in the harmonization between selling prices and rentals as well oversupply in the mid to high-end segment. What’s next for Zambia’s residential market?

 

UNCOVERING THE INVESTMENT CASE: MICE, EDUCATIONAL FACILITIES, HEALTHCARE AND MORE

 

 

RETAIL REVIEW:

 

Is slow take up and delayed shop fit-outs a sign of worse to come? Or is this the new norm? How are developers renegotiating leases? Is there an investment case for the potential roll-out of multiple small format convenience retail centers in high density areas around Lusaka and the Copperbelt? We look at what’s next for Zambia’s retail market?

 

THE USD MORTGAGE FINANCING SOLUTION:

 

A Zambia Home Loans based case study revealed. Is this the way forward for local housing finance?