Andrea Carpenter | Author & Founder, Women Talk Real Estate


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Does the history of the European Real Estate market hold any clues for the direction of the future?

My guest today is Andrea Carpenter, a communications consultant in the property industry, founder & director of this podcast’s partner, the non-profit Women Talk Real Estate, and author of the new book High Rise and Fall: The Making of the Modern Real Estate Industry.

Andrea began her career as a journalist at Property Week before moving on to be editor of EuroProperty. Following this she worked for various organisations, including: Urban Land Institute, INREV and ANREV in Hong Kong. She most recently worked as Head of Marketing and Communications EMEA at CBRE Global Investors.

In this podcast:

  • What were driving forces behind the creation of the modern European Real Estate industry?
  • What went wrong in 2008?
  • Has the investment industry learned it's lessons or is history in danger of rhyming once again?
  • How has the way the industry has developed and been funded influenced our built environments?
  • What is Women Talk Real Estate? Who is it for and how can people get involved?

Andrea's favourite Real Estate innovation is What3Words which has simplified talking about location by giving every 3x3m grid on earth a unique location code, comprising of 3 words...

This episode is brought to you in partnership with Women Talk Real Estate who connect female real estate professionals with speaking and media opportunities across Europe and provide training for successful stage and media presence.

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