Thursday 9 May 2019, 8:30 – 17:00,
followed by drinks reception

Pre-Event 8 May 15:30 – 18:30
(More information below)


Scandic Park, Mannerheimintie 46, Helsinki, Finland
(Map and directions)


Download program here



Standard conference fee:
EUR 650 + VAT

Fee for MSCI/KTI clients:
EUR 550 + VAT

Registration is now closed. In case you are still interested to register, please contact KTI by email: kti(a)kti.fi, thank you!


Session 1: On economic growth, cyclicality and trends in real estate investments

Rollover or Recession? Cyclical or Structural? What should European real estate investors be preparing for?

Sabina Kalyan
Global Co-Head of Research and
Global Chief Economist,
CBRE Global Investors


Håvard Bjorå
Head of Research,
Cushman & Wakefield


Tero Lehtonen
Head of Advisory,


Antti Palkén
Partner, Leader at Fund
and Debt Advisory Services,


David Hedalen
Head Real Estate Investment Strategy,
Aberdeen Standard Investments

Session 2: Data and technology enabling better real estate analytics

Will the new wave of PropTech companies change the industry from art to a science?

Magnus Svantegård
Global Head of Product Management,

Real Estate ‘as a Service’ – the importance of Data

Antony Slumbers
Founder & Evangelist,
Estates Today

Digitalization in the Real World

Andreas Wallén

Session 3: Cash flow and valuations as drivers of investment performance in the evolving investment landscape

Behavioural Economics In CRE Markets – How Our Behaviours Can Impact Investment & Valuation Decisions

Matthew Richardson
MGR Strategic Consulting Limited

Measuring real estate capital growth isn’t rocket science, is it?

Will Robson
Executive Director &
Head of Real Estate Solutions Research,
MSCI Real Estate

Trends in property valuations in the Nordics

Jan Rosengren
Senior Advisor,

Session 4: Investment themes and opportunities in the Nordic property markets

Logistics trends in the Nordics in a wider European context

Dirk Sosef
Vice President, Research and Strategy,

Views on the Nordic market from an international investor

Victor Persson
Vice President,
BlackRock Real Assets

A local perspective on investment opportunities in the Nordics

Jani Nokkanen


Conference sponsors:

For sponsorship opportunities, please contact Markus Steinby (markus.steinby(a)kti.fi) at KTI or Sasha Thomas (sasha.thomas(a)msci.com) at MSCI. For more information on the organisers, please visit www.kti.fi or www.msci.com.


The conference venue is located in hotel Scandic Park. The conference price for a single room is 139 euros/night and for a double room 159 euros/night (prices include breakfast). Please book your room at the hotel website. Please use the code FIARB at the time of booking. We strongly recommend booking the room soon, as we cannot guarantee the availability of the rooms.

MSCI/KTI Nordic Property Seminar Pre-Event

Pre-Event is held on 8th of May and it is organized by KTI, BlackRock and Trevian. The venue is the legendary Erottaja2 Renaissance Palace (Erottajankatu 2, Helsinki), the event time is 15.30–18.30. The program consists of a mini-seminar where you can listen to presentations on 4 interesting topics in just over an hour.

The event is free and the participation in the Pre-Event does not require participation in the Nordic seminar itself and it is open to everyone. This is your opportunity to explore the Customs Board House before its complete renovation start.


  • Hanna Kaleva, Managing Director, KTI:  “Outlook and Trends in the Finnish Property Investment Market”
  • Victor Persson, Vice President, BlackRock: “Finland as a real estate investment market”
  • Risto Vuorenrinne, Investment Director, Trevian: “Retail – where are we going to”
  • Jussipekka Aumo, Sales Director, Trevian Funds AIFM: “Trevian Carbon Sink Initiative”
  • Cocktails

Pre-Event has aroused a lot of interest and is fully booked. Thank you for your interest!