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Since the masterplan to transform the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area (GBA) into a global economic powerhouse was announced two years ago, a much-anticipated blueprint for the region was finally released by the Chinese government in February. Over the past two years, there has been an explosion of investor interest in the area. The combined transaction volume of RMB 17.5 billion (in 2016) in Guangzhou and Shenzhen has increased threefold (reaching RMB 54.6 billion in 2018) since the announcement of the initiative. Now that a clearer picture has been formed by the blueprint, the momentum of investment interest is expected to be maintained and expanded in the days ahead.

The Chamber is delighted to have invited Reed Hatcher, Head of Research, and Queeny So, Executive Director of Capital Markets, China from Cushman & Wakefield to speak on the most exciting markets and asset classes to watch for in the real estate investment scene. In their presentations, the speakers will cover some noteworthy opportunities brought on by the vibrant Tier-1 cities in the GBA including Hong Kong, Shenzhen and Guangzhou. They will also share some of their insights on property investment trends in the GBA, as well as the reasons behind the rising investment interest for properties, particularly in Shenzhen and Guangzhou, arising from the government blueprint.

This event is a can't-miss for those who are looking to seize the investment opportunities brought by the GBA. Register early to avoid disappointment!

Speaker(s) Mr Reed Hatcher, Head of Research, Cushman & Wakefield

As Head of Research for Hong Kong, Mr Reed Hatcher leads a team that covers the territory's dynamic property markets in producing regular market commentary and presenting to the firm's investor, developer, and corporate clients. Reed has over 16 years' real estate advisory experience in Greater China, leading real estate trend analysis, strategic consulting, and investment due diligence engagements across office, retail, residential, and industrial markets. Past clients include Morgan Stanley, JPMorgan Chase, Citigroup, Lendlease, and Keppel Land. Mr Hatcher graduated from the Trinity College, USA, with a degree in economics.

Ms Queeny So, Executive Director, Capital Markets, China, Cushman & Wakefield

Ms Queeny So is responsible for Capital Market's China businesses in Cushman & Wakefield. Queeny provides investment transactional services from deal origination, market analysis and negotiation to transaction conclusion. Queeny is also experienced in providing joint venture investment and financing advisory services for sovereign funds, institutional clients and local developers.

Queeny successfully developed an all round platform where flows of market intelligence and investment opportunities have increased significantly. The well-established relationships with international institutional investors, Hong Kong and Mainland developers, corporate clients as well as local private investors
Language English
Date and Time 2019/07/16 12:30 to 14:00
Venue Chamber Theatre, 22/F United Centre
Media Closed to media
Enquiries Ian Li
Tel: 2823 1242
Fee Members @ HK$190 / Non-Members @ HK$400
+$50 for booking offline
This event accepts Chamber Coupon (terms and conditions)
Members enjoy 30% discount with BOC HKGCC VISA Card
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