Regional property Investors pledge to stimulate economic growth

Local and regional major players in the  real estate sector will on Wednesday meet at a local hotel to develop a strategic road-map to stimulate economic growth through property investment and development, Zim Morning Post has learnt.

The one day forum is under the banner ZIMREAL Property Investment Forum and is centred around the Zimbabwean real estate sector.

According to a statement released by the organisers, the forum is a much needed think tank for senior local and regional investors, developers and practitioners together with their public sector counterparts to develop a strategic roadmap to stimulate economic growth through property investment and development.

“The forum will feature keynote addresses, interactive panel discussions and case studies from local and regional experts, this high-calibre event provides the premier platform for networking, deal making and insights for the local property market,” read part of the statement.

The forum will be held under the theme, “Navigating Opportunities Within The Built Environment.”

The conference will have a star studded line-up of speakers of industry gurus including Zimbabwe Tourism Authority chief operating officer Givemore Chidzidzi, Chilufya Lombe, Director, Solid Green Consulting, South Africa, and Mashonaland Holdings managing director Gibson Mapfidza among others.

 Chidzidzi will present on what lies ahead of tourism and the opportunities in property investment in the sector

The conference will also address the issues of power shortages and how our economy can adapt to new sources of power.

“With Zimbabwe recently experiencing widespread load shedding for up to 8 hours a day, should the country pay more attention to sustainable and green solutions to the power crisis?

“Is Zimbabwe open to developing more buildings that can operate fully off solar and still be economically viable,” further reads the statement