1 March

Guild of Managers and Developers to Organize MIPIM events

(Virtual Press Office) - The Guild of Managers and Developers (GUD) organizes the delegation of the Russian Real Estate Business community to take part in one of the biggest international real estate investment shows MIPIM 2012. The Russian delegation consists of more than 150 representatives of real estate business and investors from Moscow, Saint Petersburg, Yekaterinburg, Kazan und Helsinki.

This year GUD organizes an extensive business program during MIPIM 2012 for Saint Petersburg Administration, Astrakhan Administration, Ulyanovsk Oblast Administration, Russian Housing Development Foundation (RHDF), as well as for GUD members. On the initiative of GUD a whole series of meetings between representatives of Russian regions and international business community will be held. Heads of administrative and business structures of Novgorod, Kaluga, Sverdlovsk and Samara regions will take part in the discussion. Events, concerning the actual situation of investment and construction sectors of economy will take place during the whole period of MIPIM 2012.

Saint Petersburg business program, organized by GUD is to reflect the main priorities for Saint Petersburg. The representatives of City Administration will present Strategy of city development till 2020, the program of development of the historic city center, the concept of development of creative cluster, the program of reducing administrative barriers and the activity of Saint Petersburg Investment Agency.

This year GUD is the official organizer of RHDF Conference “Russia – country of opportunities. Housing Development Projects”. The participants are going to discuss the main mechanisms of Russian development institutions to reduce investment risks and bureaucrat barriers in real estate business, conditions for attracting foreign investments, the experience of business interactions between Russian and foreign investors. The participants will pay a special attention to discussion of investing into housing development projects in order to build a comfortable, ecological, energy-efficient middle-class housing.

On the second day of MIPIM 2012 GUD will held Investors Club, co-organized by Skolkovo Innovation Center. The world-class experts will participate in the meeting and will analyze and try to predict the investments inflow into Russian real estate business. Traditionally, the experts will give a piece of practical advice to developers from Russia.
VI International Real Estate Investment Forum PROEstate 2012 will be held on 12-14 September 2012 in Saint Petersburg. The first workshop of the Organizing Committee will take place during the International Real Estate Show for Professionals MIPIM 2012 in French Cannes. The participants of the workshop are going to set a strategy for development of the upcoming PROEstate forum, such as mobilization of regional delegations, key topics and events.

Guild of Property Managers and Developers (GMD or GUD) is the association of real estate professionals of Russia and CIS countries. GMD was founded in 2002 and since then it has grown into the large association with offices in 9 cities of Russia and cooperative agreements with 12 regional administrations. At present the GMD numbers about 350 companies from 35 cities of Russia and CIS. The Guild brings large groups of professionals to MIPIM and Expo Real, has an extensive program of business tours and other international activities. Main event is PROEstate Forum in St. Petersburg.

For more information please contact:
Marina Larkina, press-secretary,
press-center@proestate.ru, +7-921-798-13-98
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