The Society of Property Researchers, Germany (gif) hosted this week's gif Research Day 2023.
The venue was the Haus am Dom, the Diocese of Limburg conference center directly across from the Kaiserdom in Frankfurt.
Helaba's chief economist, Dr. Gertrud Traud, made the most important forecast for the industry in her presentation. She estimates the European Central Bank will lower the interest rate in the summer of 2024.
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Holger Wallbaum (Chalmers University of Technology) spoke about the heat transition, and Dr. Lena Reiß (Drees & Sommer SE) explained how well-being and health influence the economy in the working environment.
A panel around Dr. Ulrich von Creytz, Managing Director of DWS Real Estate GmbH, discussed the real estate industry - what we are doing now and what we can do next.
The event's highlight was the presentation of the gif Real Estate Research Award 2023.
The gif Prize for Real Estate Journalism 2023 was also awarded.
The gif Executive Board and Presidium Prof. Dr. Björn-Martin Kurzrock, Prof. Dr. Verena Rock, and Brigitte Adam moderated the event.
After the many new impulses, a friendly get-together at the end of the event encouraged exchange among the participants.
Congratulations to all the award winners, and many thanks to the organizers for an exciting event with lots of food for thought.