Adjacent Spaces will be held at The Pullman Hotel Berlin Schweizerhof on Tuesday 3rd March 2020 during the IHIF programme and will discuss adjacent concepts including; hostels, co-living, co-working, student accommodation, serviced apartments, senior living, and more. This event will explore investing beyond the hotel room and is open to all registered delegates of IHIF.
For more information on Adjacent Spaces, click here.
09:00 - 09:30
An Overview of the adjacent spaces market opportunities, where they fit in with other asset classes, which are growing fastest by market, performance overview
09:30 - 10:15
The meteoric growth in the now busy hotel sector has led investors to look sideways at alternative opportunites, but which ones are presenting the best opportunities? And why?
Rami Badr – Managing Director, Orion Capital Managers
Managing Director, Orion Capital Managers
Rami is a Partner and Managing Director of Orion and is primarily located in London. Since joining Orion in 2002, he has been involved in acquisitions, asset management and realisations for the Orion European RE Funds across Europe with a particular focus on larger corporate transactions, pan-European portfolios, debt acquisitions, restructurings and retail investments. This includes active involvement in investments such as Infracity in Stockholm, Puerto Venecia in Spain, the equity participation in Société Foncière Lyonnaise, the debt acquisition and restructuring of the Spanish company Inmobiliara Colonial or the Sotogrande resort relaunch. Before joining Orion he was an associate at Arthur Andersen within the transaction support team, advising large corporations on their RE strategies. Rami is a graduate of Ecole Polytechnique.
Erik Jacobs – Founder, HORECA Investment Partners
Founder, HORECA Investment Partners
Erik founded HORECA Investment Partners, an investment platform exclusively representing a family conglomerate based in Asia. HORECA targets investments into the hospitality and real estate sectors, ranging from asset level investments (on a sole basis or through joint-venture agreements) to corporate investments into companies that have strong growth potential.
Erik has a strong mix of experience in both the principal investment arena as well as in the transaction advisory space. Most recently Erik was responsible for European Capital Markets at JLL Hospitality Group.
Prior to JLL, Erik was responsible for European hotel investments at Invesco Real Estate. At Invesco Erik executed various hotel transactions throughout Europe. This covered a large variety of investment ranging from very institutional leases to operationally geared portfolios, from corporate investments in hotel companies to loan investments with hotels as collateral.Prior to Invesco Erik was responsible for hotel transactions and asset management at Morgan Stanley for the opportunistic Morgan Stanley Real Estate funds.
Puneet Kanuga – Head of Hospitality Investments, Queensgate Investments LLP
Head of Hospitality Investments, Queensgate Investments LLP
Mr Kanuga is Head of Hospitality Investments at Queensgate Investments LLP, focusing on acquisitions in Europe and the US. Mr Kanuga joined Queensgate from the Rosewood Hotel Group, where he led the growth for Pentahotels, a global lifestyle hospitality platform. Prior to that, Mr Kanuga was Director at HVS Hodges Ward Elliott, a brokerage and investment advisory firm specialising in hotel M&A.
10:15 - 11:00
A delve into the emerging sources of debt and loan structures which are becoming more readily available for alternative assets.
11:00 - 11:30
11:30 - 12:00
Experience the birth of an alternatve asset development and the journey to exit from the perspective of someone who has lived it.
12:00 - 13:00
The student housing market in Europe is going from strength to strength, this session will focus on the reasons why this happened and how it has been possible and how some developers have fallen in love with this alternative sector.
Niamh O'Connor – CEO, Summix Capital Limited
CEO, Summix Capital Limited
13:00 - 14:00
14:00 - 14:45
The hospitality sector has fully embraced co-working. Offices spaces are experiencing a 'hotelification' trend while hotel lobbies have become informal working spaces. But how can hotels best approach the co-working trend and generate profits?
Guy Ivesha – CEO & Founder, Maslow’s
CEO & Founder, Maslow’s
Guy Ivesha is the CEO of Maslow’s, the hospitality-led, workspace and lifestyle concept that launched its first property, Mortimer House, in London’s Fitzrovia in late 2017. Previously Guy was Head of Acquisitions and Development for PPHE Hotel Group, the largest owner,
developer and operator of hotels in London. Guy was instrumental in the growth and success of the company, which have enabled it to achieve and exceed its expansion plans and financial objectives. In addition, Guy was responsible for establishing the group’s entire restaurant and bar operation and concept creation with great success.
Prior to joining PPHE Hotel Group Guy was the Director of Hotel Development for El-Ad Properties NY from 2005-2009, a major real estate development firm based in New York, where he oversaw the re-development, re-opening and asset management of the iconic Plaza Hotel. Earlier in his career, Guy was a consultant at TRI Hospitality Consulting Ltd. (acquired by CBRE Hotels). Guy and members of his family are shareholders in PPHE Hotel Group Limited.
With hospitality at his heart Guy has pioneered the creation of Maslow’s whose first project Mortimer House and Kitchen sits within a six-storey Art Deco building in London’s Fitzrovia. Built upon Maslow’s principles and hierarchy of needs - a philosophy of human motivation and happiness that is central to its existence - Mortimer House is a private community with an all-encompassing gamut of work areas, a restaurant and bar, gym, yoga studio, communal lounge, bar and loft space with adedicated meditation room set over eight floors. The community generates a monthly calendar of events for members drawing direction from Maslow’s founding principles.
14:45 - 15:15
This session will look at how professional operators can take advantage of the massive ageing market to deliver reliability and profits while minimizing risk. And which segment is likely to yield better results.
15:15 - 16:00
As an innovative accommodation concept, is co-living likely to disrupt the serviced apartment concept? How can serviced apartment companies adapt to this demand? Is it worth the investment?
16:00 - 16:45
Hostels are no longer the reserve of backpackers: new hostel brands are offering something from everyone, from low-budget groups to discerning travellers looking for better design on a budget. What's the investment opportunity, and is this maturing market getting better at meeting the needs of investors?
Mai-Lan de Marcilly – Mai-Lan de Marcilly, Director and Head of Hotels Europe, KKR
Mai-Lan de Marcilly
Mai-Lan de Marcilly, Director and Head of Hotels Europe, KKR
Mai-Lan de Marcilly joined KKR’s real estate team in 2013 and is in charge of France and hospitality investments. Prior to joining KKR, Ms. de Marcilly was at PGIM in London where she focused on pan-European opportunistic and value added investments across sectors. Ms. de Marcilly also worked at LaSalle IM, Morgan Stanley Real Estate Funds, and RBS in Paris and London. Ms. de Marcilly holds an MBA from ESSEC Business School, Paris.
Henri Wilmes – Chief Investment Officer, A&O
Chief Investment Officer, A&O
16:45 - 17:15
In the face of challenging corporate conditions, is the secret to further growth to nurture the leisure market? This session will offer tips on how to tread carefully and take advantage of the leisure market.
17:15 - 17:30
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