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Joint-Chamber Event: Retail Real Estate in China – at a Crossroads?

12:00 PM - 2:00 AM, Thursday, January 22, 2015 - Amcham Conference Center

China is looking to consumption as a key driver for future economic growth. The retail real estate world is facing headwinds from large volumes of new supply, the rise of e-commerce, and slower economic growth. The significance of online shopping was underscored by Alibaba’s IPO in September 2014. Shopping centers have been facing fierce competition and they are looking at ways to future-proof themselves against the changing industry. Meanwhile, retailers still see opportunity in the market. What does this mean for retailers, developers, and investors?

Amcham China and Australian Chamber invite key consultants from the real estate industry to share their views on what’s ahead for the shopping center world.

Main topics of discussion for the group:

- Is there an oversupply problem with retail real estate?
- What has changed in the luxury industry in China in recent times?
- How retailers are thinking about expansion in China
- The rise of suburban mega-malls to serve the new middle class consumer
- How shopping centers can deal with the rise of e-commerce

Speakers:
Billy Lo, General Manager, Cushman & Wakefield
Steven McCord, Head of Research, North China, Jones Lang LeSalle
Timothy Coghlan, Associate Director, Retail Services, Savills
Graham Majorhart, Manager, Retail Services, CBRE

Moderator: Eric Hirsch, Amcham China Real Estate Forum Chair, Head of Markets, Jones Lang LeSalle

Venue:
The Office Park, Tower AB, 6th Floor No. 10 Jintongxi Road
北京市金桐西路10号 远洋光华国际 AB座6层

Program:
12-12:30pm - Registration
12:30-1:30pm - Panel Discussion and Q&A
1:30- 2:00pm - Networking

Registration:
Cardholding members advanced discounted online price: RMB 150
Cardholding members at the door: RMB 150
Non-cardholding employees of member companies: RMB 150
Non-members: RMB 250

AmCham China Events:
Events have limited seating so to ensure your attendance we encourage advance online registration and payment for ALL events. We cannot guarantee entry to anyone not registered in advance. All AmCham China events are in English unless stated otherwise. Please also be aware that the Member Advanced Price is only for members who register AND pay online prior to the closing date and time for this event. Members who do not register and pay online will be charged the At-The-Door price.

This event is off-the-record.

For more information, please contact: Sujing Wang, Tel: 8519-0862, Email: [email protected].

Cancellation Policy:
If you cannot attend an event for which you have registered, please cancel your registration no later than one business day prior to the event. If you fail to notify AmCham China of your cancellation in a timely fashion, you will be charged for event costs.

To cancel you can 1) call 8519-0828 and leave a voicemail message including your name, and event title and date, 2) email [email protected], or 3) cancel online if you registered for the event through the website. Thank you for your cooperation and helping AmCham China maintain the quality of its events.

Receipts:
Please note: Requests for official payment receipts for 2013 (fapiao) must be submitted to AmCham China before December 25, 2013. Requests made after that time will not be accommodated. Please contact [email protected].


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