Agenda

2 – 3 OCTOBER 2019, SANDTON CONVENTION CENTRE,
JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA

BEHIND THE AGENDA

The API agenda is curated with careful consideration, after a process of research, discussion and the expertise of our team, sponsors and partners. Each presentation and discussion aims to speak to this goal by providing a diverse number of topics which allow for deep, nuanced conversation from our high quality speakers. Our team comprises of property professionals with their finger on the pulse of the continent’s developments and an understanding of how best to package these ideas to serve our delegates, partners and sponsors. Our agenda is based on relevant, topical issues facing the region, and we bring together the best voices possible on each subject.

2 – 3 OCTOBER 2019, SANDTON CONVENTION CENTRE,
JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA

THE LAST DECADE: AFRICAN PROPERTY INVESTMENT RE-INSPIRED: A detailed journey of the last decade – how far have we come and where are we going?

KEYNOTE PRESENTATION: THE GEOGRAPHY OF AFRICAN INVESTMENT: A State of African Cities Report

A PAN-AFRICAN GROWTH STORY: Road to becoming a $2bn Africa Real Estate Fund

10 YEARS ON: THE EVOLUTION OF AFRICAN REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT & DEVELOPMENT-WHERE TO NEXT? A round table discussion with African real estate’s pioneers – how has the African real estate market evolved since 2009; has the market bottomed out and is it time to invest again?

AFRICAN REAL ESTATE ASSET SEGMENTS & SECTORS REVIEWED: Insulating existing and future assets from emerging market volatility and making them more secure and commercially sustainable in the short and long term.

CAPITAL PROVIDERS: OVERCOMING A CONSTRAINING ENVIRONMENT: Looking at the uniqueness and evolution of individual African capital markets in terms of property asset allocations from an investor and investee perspective. Where will the new sources of capital come from? And how will future developments and investments be structured and financed?

MASTER PLANNING AFRICA’S MOMENTUM: A definition of private sector led Smart Cities, their goals and key success factors in the African context.

AFRICAN BUILDINGS & CONSTRUCTION: THINKING DIFFERENTLY & DRIVING DOWN COST -IMPLICATIONS FOR INVESTORS AND DEVELOPERS: A detailed history and cost comparison of SSA’s leading markets – how much progress have we made? And what does the future of Africa’s built-environment look like?

MOROCCO: THE INVESTMENT CASE: A presentation by Grit Real Estate Income Group

FOCUS ZIMBABWE: Market Update?

GLOBAL CAPITAL & LIQUIDITY TRENDS AND THEIR IMPACT ON SUB-SAHARAN CAPITAL MARKETS: Africa Vs Asia Pacific, Eastern Europe and other emerging markets.

INDUSTRIAL, LOGISTICS & WAREHOUSING ROUND TABLE: In discussion with the trail-blazers – Africa Logistics Properties, Agility, Bollore, BlackIvy and Improvon

SUCCESS STORY: Home Financing: A South Africa Home Loans Base Case Study

2 – 3 OCTOBER 2019, SANDTON CONVENTION CENTRE,
JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA