SCSI Annual Conference at Croke Park

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Áine Myler, Acting SCSI DG, Dermot O’Leary, Goodbody Economist, Claire Solon, SCSI President, Shane Coleman, Newstalk and Alexandra Notay, Independent Advisor

The SCSI Annual Conference took place this year on Thursday, 10th November at Croke Park.

This year the Society looked at the issues facing the future of property. The changes in how we live and work which will shape the demands on residential and commercial property and how global trends and challenges are likely to change how businesses need to look at their services and portfolios.

Over 250 people within the property industry attended the sold out event, a great turnout for the Society first ever conference at Croke Park.

Alexandra Notay spoke on the Build to Rent model as a potential solution to Ireland’s housing supply shortage and to hold steady spiralling rent costs in the process.

James Maddock of Cushman and Wakefield delivered an interesting presentation on futurology, the changes to how we will live, work and play in the future. While Eamon Ryan, Leader of the Green Party predicts a the government is likely to stay in power until Summer 2018.

Shane Coleman, Newstalk interviewed Stephen Vernon of Green REIT/ Green Property on his life and career in property and his decision to leave his solid job in London for property investment in Ireland. Economist Dermot O’Leary spoke on US investment and how Trump policies may impact Ireland.

Áine Myler, Acting Director General closed the conference, thanking both the speakers for their insight and the members for their attendance.

 

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