11th East Africa Property Investment Summit Set to Happen in Nairobi on April 17th & 18th, 2024

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THE EAST AFRICA PROPERTY INVESTMENT SUMMIT 2024, SET TO HELD IN NAIROBI, KENYA, AIMS TO BRING TOGETHER INDUSTRY LEADERS AND STAKEHOLDERS TO DISCUSS KEY ISSUES SHAPING THE REGION’S REAL ESTATE LANDSCAPE.

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The 11th annual East Africa Property Investment (EAPI) Summit is set to take place on April 17th and 18th, 2024, in Nairobi, Kenya. With a focus on housing, hospitality, retail, and proptech, EAPI 2024 promises to be the largest and most influential gathering yet, bringing together over 500 attendees from 15 countries.

East Africa’s dynamic and evolving economies are driving investment and development across the real estate value chain. The summit expects participation from more than 200 companies, reflecting the region’s pivotal role in shaping the global real estate landscape.

Absa Group, Mi Vida, and Standard Bank Group lead the sponsorship lineup, emphasizing their dedication to fostering sustainable partnerships and supporting the growth of East Africa’s real estate sector. Their involvement also underscores the collaborative efforts driving Africa’s future trajectory.

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Comprehensive Agenda of EAPI 2024

Under the theme “Inspire, Imagine, Invest,” EAPI 2024 will offer an extensive agenda with sessions covering a wide range of topics. Experts will share various facets of the real estate sector, providing attendees with actionable insights and networking opportunities.

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  • Notable sessions include a deep dive into “East Africa’s Position in a Changing World Order,” focusing on major macroeconomic factors shaping the region’s built environment.
  • Another highlight is the comprehensive review titled “The Institutionalization of Real Estate in East Africa,” aiming to explore both the triumphs and challenges encountered in leading projects development. This session will shed light on the preferences of investors, tenants, or buyers regarding real estate opportunities.
  • An interactive Q&A session on “Global Monetary Policy” will provide insights into the implications of fluctuating interest rates on the regional economy, sovereign debt, and the built environment, offering attendees a deeper understanding of financial dynamics impacting the real estate sector.
  • Focusing on the hospitality sector, the “Hotels: Coastal Trends” session will explore opportunities and challenges along the East African coast, addressing aspects such as leisure and lodges. Additionally, a session on “Hotels: Short Term Rentals & Residences Market in East Africa” will delve into demand, supply, management, design, and off-takers, reflecting the growing importance of this segment.
  • Discussions on retail property will cover topics such as international franchise penetration and the potential for growth in the “Retail: Neighbourhood Convenience” session. Attendees will gain valuable insights into the advantages of convenience stores versus traditional malls, offering valuable perspectives for retail real estate development.

Expanded Program EAPI 2024

In addition to the core forums will introduce new additions to the program, including the Retail and Concept Forum, the expanded Hospitality Forum, and dedicated sessions on Proptech and Affordable Housing.

The following major topics will be discussed. as a part of expanded programs for this annual EAPI 2024:

  • Market supply dynamics: The influx of new properties into the market and their impact on pricing and demand.
  • Financing strategies: Options for funding new projects, including traditional banking, private equity, and alternative financing models.
  • AI integration in marketing: Artificial intelligence tools for targeted marketing campaigns and customer engagement.
  • Sustainability initiatives: Moreover, sustainable development practices and their importance in the context of environmental responsibility and long-term viability.
  • Sovereign wealth fund influence: The role of sovereign wealth funds in driving investment and development within the hospitality sector.

Final Words

With an exclusive in-person format at Radisson Blu, Upper Hill, Nairobi, the East Africa Property Investment Summit 2024 emerges as a pivotal platform for industry stakeholders to connect, collaborate, and shape the future of real estate in the region. Don’t miss this opportunity to engage with thought leaders and drive meaningful change.

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