The first FIABCI Central Asia International Investment Forum was held in Astana on October 20. The forum’s motto is “Strategies. Investment. Technologies” and it was these topics that were revealed during the sessions and business discussions.
At the beginning of the Forum, the grand opening of the new chapter – FIABCI Central Asia took place. The ribbon–cutting ceremony was attended by Narek Arakelyan, FIABCI Secretary General, Kabdol Bauyrzhan Zhaleluly, Deputy Chairman of the Committee for Construction and Housing and Communal Services of the Ministry of Industry and Infrastructure Development of the Republic of Kazakhstan and Aliya Serikpaeva, Head of the FIABCI Central Asia Office, Director of Kazakhstan Networking Partners.
The Forum was also attended by guests from other countries. Among them Sergio Grazioli is a member of the Board of FIABCI Italy, Felice Tufano is the director and founder of Tufano Capital, Vice President of the World Marketing and Networking Committee of FIABCI International, Vice President of FIABCI Spain, Alice Bankovskaya, CEO of SYNCHRO SPACE Innovation Hub for cities (Ukraine), Viktor Zaboenko, Managing Partner of EverPoint, ex-Sales Director of Saga Development (Ukraine), Hussein Nower – Development Director of Koch Construction (Uzbekistan).
The main purpose of the Forums and business meetings held by our company is to create long–term and mutually beneficial deals, agreements and establish contacts. In this regard, we are especially pleased to announce that a memorandum of cooperation has been signed between Swiss International School of Business and Kazakhstan REAL Estate Business School. This opens up new opportunities for market professionals to grow and develop in their industry.
After the completion of the official part of the Forum, the Central Asia Property Awards 2022 award ceremony was held. The winners in their nominations from FIABCI were:
Redevelopment of the year – Qamqor City Shopping Center (Astana)
Hotel real estate: Farovon Hotel Complex (Davlatov Industries, Khiva, Uzbekistan)
Industrial real estate – Rainbow Logistics 2 (Universal warehouse of the Build-To-Suit format for food and non-food products in Astana”)
Office real estate – Capital Tower Business Center (Property Management Group, Almaty)
Best architectural and construction project – Piramit Residence & Office & Mall (Koç Construction, Tashkent, Uzbekistan)
The winners in these nominations get the opportunity to participate in the international stage of the FIABCI Prixd’Excellence Competition. In addition, special nominations were also provided, in which the winners were:
The best management company – Property Management Group (Astana, Almaty)
Consultant of the Year (company) – Retail Space Global (Almaty, Nur-Sultan, Aktau, Karaganda, Shymkent, Bishkek, Tashkent)
Broker of the Year (person) – Salitova Zhuldyz (arenda.kz )
Broker of the Year (company) – Lynks Property Management
Manager of the Year – Murat Saurambayev (Property Management Group)
Coworking of the year: the best agile space – SmArt.Point (Almaty)
Coworking of the year: design and engineering – Jas Coworking (Almaty)
The best large shopping center – Mega Silkway (Astana)
The best small shopping center – MOSCOW Metropolitan (Almaty)
There was an atmosphere of unity and benefit from a common cause at the event. The participants were once again convinced that networking is extremely important and necessary for the community of real estate professionals.