Date: 21 February 2019
Venue: DLA Piper, 160 Aldersgate, London, EC1A 4HT
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21 February 2019
Discussion points to include:
– How important has sustainability become for commercial real estate investors as well as tenants?
– How important are sustainability standards, such as BREEAM and LEED, for investors?
– How much of an effect does sustainability have on rents and values?
– What role does technology play in developing green buildings? Who else has a role to play? (cities? investors?)
– What does `green office buildings’ mean? What does `green buildings’ mean for other asset classes – such as retail, hospitality or residential?
08:00 Networking & Snacks
09:00 Panel discussion
Etienne Cadestin, Founder and Managing Director (U.K.), Longevity Partners
Etienne founded Longevity Partners in 2015. Prior to that, Etienne worked at Knight Frank, JLL and the United Nations Environment Programme (the leading global environmental authority that sets the global environmental agendas).
Etienne has more than a decade of experience in sustainable property investment and strategy. He currently advises the largest property investment companies in Europe. He regularly speaks at high-level events, giving his vision for smart cities, carbon neutral buildings, wellbeing in the work place and the future of the real estate industry.
Paul Jayson, Partner, DLA Piper
Paul is based in the London office and has experience in all aspects of commercial real estate, with particular emphasis on investment and corporate occupier work. He advises a wide range of clients on their real estate transactions and strategy and often leads multi practice teams of lawyers on complex deals. Paul is heavily involved in cross border work in the Americas, EMEA and Asia Pac.
Paul has a special interest in sustainability in the built environment and disruption in the real estate industry. He leads DLA Piper’s Green Real Estate team, innovating and developing suites of documentation and best practice in this dynamic area, including the creation of a UK Green Lease and advising both investors and occupiers on their sustainability strategy.
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