Speaking Engagement

Trends and Hot Topics in Real Estate

14th Annual IBA Real Estate Investments Conference

Tivoli Avenida Liberdade Lisboa
Av. da Liberdade 185
1269-050 Lisbon, Portugal

Blank Rome partner Massimo F. D’Angelo will serve as a panelist at the International Bar Association’s (“IBA”) 14th Annual Real Estate Investments Conference, being held April 10 through 12, 2024, in Lisbon, Portugal.

Massimo’s session, “Trends and Hot Topics in Real Estate,” will take place on Thursday, April 11, from 9:00 to 10:00 a.m. He will join Mario Paura (Stikeman Elliott, Toronto, Ontario, Canada; Co-Chair, IBA Real Estate Section Servicing Industry Subcommittee) for the “Restrictions on foreign real estate ownership: How liberal is your county?” segment of the session. The expanded panel will discuss these additional “hot topics”:

  • Social media and real estate
  • Smart use of AI by real estate lawyers: efficiency, quality of results, confidentiality
  • Real estate and money laundering
  • Major issue causing concern in the real estate industry in 2024
  • Trends in leisure industry
  • Offices: worldwide trends
  • Private ownership in real estate: direct or indirect holding?

Other conference sessions include:

  • Plan your future—how will real estate develop in the next 30 years. Look into the future of real estate with Teo Nicolais from Harvard University
  • Digital nomads: are they reshaping the residential and the office real estate business?
  • Real estate economics and finance: what really is driving the real estate market
  • Building for the middle classes: the housing crisis and how to address it
  • Renaissance of shopping centres—current trends and developments
  • How design is responding to the toughest challenges facing cities
  • Cultivating wellbeing in the real estate profession: overcoming downward spirals
  • Picking up the pieces: real estate redevelopment after disaster strikes
  • Is the Data Centre Market a new investment trend?

For more information and to register, please visit the conference webpage.