Episode 12: The impact on the real estate sector
As the effects of COVID-19 are felt around the world, real estate and construction companies are being impacted in many different ways. They face huge challenges around return-to-work protocols, the impact on construction costs and market uncertainty about volumes and value. The latest episode of our Succeeding in uncertainty webcast looks at those challenges in detail.
Our Deals partner Mark McEnroe is joined by three experts from the industry who share their experience and insights into how real estate can form the foundation of the restarting economy.
- CEO of Cairn Homes Michael Stanley discusses how his organisation is navigating the challenges of large scale construction in a COVID-19 environment, including the operational and market-focused changes required in the wake of the crisis
- CEO of the European Urban Land Institute Lisette Van Doorn talks about the issues regarding affordable housing in cities throughout Europe and the recently launched ULI report on the provision of affordable housing
- Chairman of Sherry FitzGerald Mark FitzGerald reflects on the effect that COVID-19 has had on the residential marketplace and how it can rebuild after the pandemic