Cass Real Estate Club

2018 Events

Real Estate and the Return to the Old Normal?

The Cass Real Estate Club would like to invite you to join us for the third event of 2017/2018 on the 29th of March. This time, we are bringing you a panel discussion entitled “Real Estate and the Return to the Old Normal?”. We will be discussing the prospects for the sector in an era of rising interest rates, potential inflation, and changing monetary policy.

The panel is scheduled to take place in Room LG002/3.

The panelists will include:

– Bill Hughes, Head of Real Assets, Legal & General Investment Management

– Roger Bootle, the Wolfson Economic Prize-winning founder of Capital Economics

– Dale Lattanzio, Managing Director of DRC Capital, Chairman of CREFC Europe

Before we dive into the panel discussion, will be lead off by Peter Cosmetatos, CEO of CRE Financial Council (CREFC), who will give an introduction and overview of CREFC and Young Professionals in Real Estate Finance (YPREF).

The panelists are leaders in their fields who bring years of knowledge and experience to the Cass stage, so we look forward to seeing you all at this unique opportunity!

After the discussion, we invite everyone to stay and network, with drinks and nibbles provided by the Cass Real Estate Club.

For more on our speakers:

Roger Bootle –

Bill Hughes –

Dale Lattanzio –



Guest Speaker – Patrik Schumacher

The Cass Real Estate Club would like to invite you to join us for the second event of 2017/2018 on 26th of February.

This time, we are bringing you a lecture by Patrik Schumacher, the Principal Designer of the world-renowned Zaha Hadid Architects. Patrik’s completed projects include the 2010 Stirling Prize winning MAXXI Centre of Contemporary Art and Architecture, Rome and he is currently engaged in several master plan projects around the globe.

The architectural theorist is coming to deliver an exclusive lecture regarding key ideas of urban planning and market based urban order. Both concepts are important not only to the real estate industry but to society as a whole.

This will be a one of a kind opportunity to hear from a world-renowned leader in the field.

Event details:

26th of February 2018
Lecture/Q&A: 6.30pm – 7.45 pm
Drinks & Nibbles: 7.50pm – 9.00pm
Room LG002/3, Cass Business School, 106 Bunhill Road, EC1Y 8TZ.

Please RSVP and feel free to invite anyone you think would enjoy this talk at:

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Technology in Real Estate: Future Trends Affecting Real Estate

The Cass Real Estate Club presents the first-panel talk of 2017/2018.

Technology has an important role in every company as it continues to grow and challenge businesses worldwide. The real estate industry is no exception as innovative high-tech property concepts are creating exciting new opportunities in the market.

Guest panellists include:

Christian Armstrong (COO, Get Living)

Charlie Foster (Managing Director, Canaccord Genuity)

Tahir Farooqui (CEO & Founder, Canopy)

Ryan Loftus (Director, JLL)
Panel talk: 6.30 pm – 7.30 pm
Drinks & Nibbles: 8.00 pm – 9.00 pm
Cass Business School, 106 Bunhill Road | Room: The Hub (3rd floor)

Future leading real estate technology speakers will be announced very soon. Please check our social media pages (Facebook and LinkedIn) for regular updates and photos.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us on [email protected]