Silesia in demand – Housemarket Forum Silesia

4 February 2019

Silesia in demand – Housemarket Forum Silesia

The economic development of Upper Silesia has whetted the developers' appetite. As the largest housing markets in Poland fall out of favour due to shortage of investment land and contractors, as well as rising prices, the Silesian agglomeration seems to be attracting more and more investors, who are brave in their endeavours and build large.

What are the strengths of Katowice and the region? What are their weaknesses? Can the vision of the officials, expectations of the citizens and plans of the developers be reconciled?

On 24–27 January 2019, the 4th edition of 4 Design Days will take place at the International Congress Centre and Spodek Arena in Katowice. It’s the most important real estate, architecture, interior design and design event in this part of Europe. Housemarket Silesia Forum is an important part of the event. It is addressed to the representatives of development companies, professionals operating on the residential real estate market in this region as well as self-governments and market experts.

The opening session Silesia in demand. Key challenges for the Silesian housing market will start with a talk by Kazimierz Kirejczyk, Vice President of the Management Board of JLL and the chief expert of REAS | JLL Residential Advisory. He will present the current situation on the housing market in Katowice and compare it to the largest Polish cities, and then join the panellists to answer questions about the future of this sector in the region and the potential threats to its development.

The discussion will be moderated by Katarzyna Kasprzyk-Skaba, a journalist. Her questions will be answered by:

  • Jan Dziekoński, CEO of Mzuri Investments,
  • Nikodem Iskra, CEO of Murapol SA,
  • Kazimierz Kirejczyk, Vice President of the Management Board of JLL,
  • Arie Koren, CEO of Okam,
  • Maciej Wójcik, Managing Partner at TDJ SA

The competition finals and the 2019 Housemarket Silesia Awards ceremony will take place at the end of the opening session. The discussion will start on 25 January at 9:30 a.m. in Ballroom B of the International Congress Centre in Katowice.