A post COVID-19 retail real estate online discussion
Retail real estate is fundamentally changing. In the post-COVID era industry challenges have been magnified resulting in a sector under increasing pressure to change and adapt to the future. As retail investors, developers, landlords and tenants continue to navigate through this challenging period what can be learned from the structural disruption, downsizing, repositioning due to changing consumer demands, and the rise of e-commerce?
This forum will assess the state of the retail sector and discover sentiment from asset owners, tenants and investors in order to understand what to buy, sell, reposition and avoid as the current situation unfolds.
Online forum discussion topics
How were different retail asset classes affected by the crisis? Which were the winners and losers?
Is the industry going through a major rethink? Has retail fundamentally changed?
Were specific locations/countries affected differently? If they were, why?
How does the industry rebuild? To what degree should re-purposing be used?
How is the retail investment sector evolving – are asset prices dropping? will this present major buying opportunities?
Which collaboration activities are landlords and tenants pursuing (rent adjustments, cooperation models, digital marketing strategies)?
What about the brands? Who are the winners and losers?
Which strategies should retail owners pursue? What innovations can get the developments “back to normal”?
Join top-level CEE real estate professionals to discuss and debate the CEE retail real estate markets, as well as the current and future position of the sector in the region.