Agenda – Commercial Real Estate Asia

Site Visit : 10 September 2019

9.30 am – 12.30 pm
Paya Lebar Quarter

The Paya Lebar Quarter (PLQ) is an SGD3.2 billion mixed-use urban regeneration project and a key catalyst to Singapore’s masterplan to transform the precinct into a bustling, dynamic lifestyle and business hub with a distinctive cultural identity. Centrally located and highly-connected, this development is an interconnected office, residential and retail hub that features numerous urban spaces for community and social interactions, flexible workspace facilities and more.

  • Tour of office towers and csuites, PLQ’s next-generation flexible workspace
  • Smart technologies live at PLQ for building optimisationand tenant experience
  • Urban areas for the community and a look at points of interconnectivity at PLQ

Day 1 : 11 September 2019

0900
Chairperson’s Opening Remarks

0910
KEYNOTE ADDRESS
Buildings Finally Get a Brain

  • How are machine learning and AI impacting building operations?
  • How is data being collected and used to make buildings more efficient?
  • How is the real estate industry utilizing new tools to enhance the tenant experience?

John Gilbert, Executive Vice President, Chief Operating and Technology Officer, Rudin, United States

0940
Property Developers’ Roundtable: Responding to Disruption and Transformation

  • The impact of a new global trade regime on real estate
  • Government masterplans and transformation roadmaps
  • Trends in Utilisation and Yields, and what to expect
  • How will tech and digitalization shape the industry across all asset classes
  • Investor sentiment

Moderator:
Bernie Devine, Regional Director, Asia, Yardi Systems, Singapore

Panellists:
Chris Marriott, Chief Executive Officer, South East Asia, Savills, Singapore
Mohammad Fairuz Mohd Radi, Chief Transformation Officer and Head of Group Managing Director’s Office, Sime Darby Property, Malaysia
John Millar, Chief Strategy Development Officer, Ananda Development, Thailand
Ismail Ibrahim, Chief Executive officer, Iskandar Regional Development Authority, Malaysia

1030
Morning Networking and Refreshment Break


Commercial Real Estate Asia Summit commences


1055
Chairperson’s Opening Remarks


KEY DRIVERS & MARKET OUTLOOK IN COMMERCIAL PROPERTY LANDSCAPE


1100
Asia Commercial Real Estate Market Outlook, and Singapore in Context

  • Investment trends and economic factors impacting the industry
  • Outlook by the sectors – Office, retails, investments and logistics
  • Market opportunities and challenges in 2019 and beyond
  • Where do we see the stronger structural investments in the region?

Vikram Kohli, Chief Operating Officer, Southeast Asia, CBRE, Singapore

1130
South Korea’s Grand Development Project: Saemangeum, A Hub of Asia, A Heart of Future

  • What makes the future of global economic hub?
  • Saemangeum investment environment
  • Introduction to Saemangeum’s Smart Waterfront City and tourism leisure project

Bae Ho-yeol, Director General for Development Strategy Bureau, Saemangeum Development and Investment Agency, Korea

1200
Hong Kong and The Far East:
Commercial Real Estate Opportunities in SEA – From Belt and Road to the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) Development Project

  • Capturing opportunities arising from the Belt and Road initiative and EEC policy
  • Case study of commercial properties landscape in Thailand then and now
  • China’s infrastructure investments – how it is impacting the commercial real estate market in SEA
  • Case study: How to strategize development plan in CRE businesses

Eric Huang, Deputy Chief Executive Officer and Thailand Country Head, King Wai Group, Hong Kong

1230
Malaysia:
Iskandar Regional Development Authority’s Upcoming Plans

  • Future cities and commercial real estate market in Iskandar Malaysia – Realising the smart investment vision
  • Government policies and regulatory frameworks – transparency, taxation, valuation and investment
  • Investment opportunities

Ismail Ibrahim, Chief Executive officer, Iskandar Regional Development Authority, Malaysia

1300
Networking Lunch

1400
Finding Innovative Solutions for Corporate Development in the Commercial Real Estate Sector

  • How Ananda Development incorporating the best innovation culture into its growth as a brick and mortar company
  • The strategic shift from ‘Asset Management’ to ‘Access Management’ through the internet
  • Introducing the UrbanTech Ecosystem Support – building stronger connection and relationship among stakeholders for improvement in business process and developing new business opportunities

John Millar, Chief Strategy Development Officer, Ananda Development, Thailand

1430
Indonesia’s CRE Investment Opportunity – Utilizing Commercial Space for Portfolio Diversification

  • Commercial real estate trends in Indonesia
  • Post-election real estate investment laws and land development policies
  • Sinar Mas Land’s current and upcoming projects for sustainable investment
  • Listing and investment updates in China and Europe

Ferdinand Sadeli, Executive Director and Chief Financial Officer, Sinar Mas Land, Indonesia

1500
Industry Panel:
Commercial Real Estate Investment Strategies and Opportunities in Asia Pacific – Where Do We Go Next?

  • The regional hotspots and market segments
  • Capitalising on new opportunities
  • Redefining investment strategies for current markets
  • Risks and how are they evolving

Panellists:
Eric Huang, Executive Director & Chief Executive Officer, King Wai Group, Hong Kong
Ferdinand Sadeli, Executive Director & Chief Financial Officer, Sinar Mas Land, Indonesia
John Millar, Chief Strategy Development Officer, Ananda Development, Thailand
Ismail Ibrahim, Chief Executive officer, Iskandar Regional Development Authority, Malaysia

1540
Afternoon Networking & Refreshment Break


OFFICE SPACE EVOLUTION AND THE ECONOMICS BEHIND


1610
Commercial Trends in Co-working spaces

  • Addressing office markets potential in India and Asia
  • Current market investment trends
  • Future outlook

Neeraj Bansal, Head of Building, Construction and Real Estate, and ASEAN, Hong Kong & Taiwan Corridor Leader, KPMG, India

1640
Workspace Evolution – How Co-working is Transforming Economies in the Next 5 Years

  • Flexible working market uptake in 2019 and beyond
  • How digital revolution works in favor for property developers?
  • Market trends and investment uptakes
  • Core x Flexi strategy

Samit Chopra, Executive Vice President, Enterprise & Sales, International Workplace Group, Singapore

1710
Chairperson’s Summary & End of Conference Day One

Day 2 : 12 September 2019

0900
Chairperson’s Opening Remarks


THE DEVELOPERS’ TALK: RETAIL INNOVATION AND MIXED-USE REVOLUTION


0910
Mixed-Use Case Study:
Guoco Midtown A Comprehensive Integrated Mixed-use Project Over All Asset Classes

  • Innovative strategies and challenges for a mixed-use development
  • Amenities and place making– building for tenants’ experience and communities

Valerie Wong, General Manager, Commercial, GuocoLand, Singapore

0940
Retail Evolution & Innovation – Creating Centre of Life & Community

  • Retail innovations in the new economy – Taking Thailand as case study
  • The essence of personalisation in placemaking
  • Creating active lifestyle communities

Shun Wong, Senior Vice President of Corporate Strategy, Central Pattana, Thailand

1010
Searching for Right Tenants – Tenant Management and Increasing Retention

  • How to search for the right tenant and its challenges
  • Taking Gamuda Walk as case study
  • Exploring the retailing strategy for Quayside Mall

Herbie Tan, Director of Leasing, Retail and Malls, Gamuda Land, Malaysia

1040
Morning Networking and Refreshment Break

1110
The ‘Live, Work, Play’ Future – Building and Financing Mixed-use Development in APAC

  • Commercial property landscape – where are the investments going into
  • Future projects to be mixed-use in nature? How do we strategize these developments?
  • Featuring upcoming projects and opportunities of Mah Sing Group

Benjamin Ong, Chief Operating Officer (Southern Region), Mah Sing Group, Malaysia

1140
Industry Panel:
Mixed-use Commercial Developments – Growth Demands and Investment Opportunities

  • Mixed-use market potential and tapping it efficiently
  • The future of regional mixed-use developments and where do we see opportunities?

Moderator:
Elaine Chow, Principal and Managing Director, Trinity Capital, Hong Kong

Panellists:
Yu Shi Ming, Head of Department of Real Estate, National University of Singapore, Singapore
Desmond Sim, Head of Research, Southeast Asia, CBRE, Singapore
Joanne Kua, Managing Director of KSK Land, KSK Group, Malaysia


TAPPING INTO INDUSTRIL AND LOGISTICS MARKET GROWTH


1210
Industrial and Logistics Market in Malaysia – Upcoming Trends and Opportunities

  • The landscape of industrial demand and supply in Malaysia and across APAC
  • Key reason why Johor should be considered for investors
  • Feature and benefit of SILC and Afiat

Kenny Wong, Chief Marketing Officer, UEM Sunrise, Malaysia

1240
Networking Lunch

1345
Growing Real Estate Logistics in Asia – AyalaLand Logistics Strategies

Patrick Avila, Head of Logistics and Industrial Parks Unit, AyalaLand Logistics Holdings Corp, Philippines


CAPITAL INVESTMENTS AND VALUATION IN COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE


1415
Asia Pacific Commercial Real Estate Capital Markets Outlook 2020

Nicholas Wilson, Head of Capital Markets Research APAC, JLL, Singapore

1445
The Forest City – China’s Megacity Investment in ASEAN Region

  • Country Garden and Forest City – Updated on commercial properties
  • Malaysia as a gateway to ASEAN real estate market – addressing current laws and investment assurances landscape
  • Economy impact analysis for CRE markets

Senior representative, Country Garden Pacific View, Malaysia

1530
Afternoon Networking & Refreshment Break

1630
Investment Panel:
Financing and Project Risk Management Trends in Commercial Real Estate

  • Rate of returns compared, and implications for financing
  • How does real estate investment financing differ within the Asia region?
  • Lenders’ views on underwriting investment
  • Dealing with regulatory and market risks during the course of project development
  • Overview of financing models for real estate projects in the region

Moderator:
Senior representative, Country Garden Pacific View, Malaysia

Panellists:
Sajit Sankar, Vice President of Real Estate Services Asia Pacific, Mastercard, Singapore
Benjamin Ong, Chief Operating Officer (Southern Region), Mah Sing Group, Malaysia

1710
Chairperson’s Summary & End of Main Conference