14th - 15th November

RE Finland - The Finnish Real Estate Summit

What is RE Finland?

RE Finland (formerly The Annual Convention of Property Investment Prospects) is the biggest event for the Finnish real estate business. The topics of the one and a half day seminar range from investment and financing to construction and services. RE Finland combines current issues and interesting presentations with efficient networking in a relaxed athmosphere. It is all about the challenges, fresh solutions and finding guidelines to the future.

Who will be there?

The participants are executive and expert level representatives of real estate related businesses in Finland. The list of participants will be published in October 2018.

Why participate?

If your business involves buildings, offices, warehouses, housing – investing, financing, providing services or using them, RE Finland is the only place where you have the possibility to meet all your old and new partners, cliens and competitors under the same roof.


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On-site registration opens at the loggy of the Tampere Hall. After registration move on to Piazza for breakfast.


Moderator: Maija Lehmusvirta


A few words from the organiser: Jarno Tuimala, Managing Director, Kiinko


Keynote by Oona Horx-Strathern, followed by a panel discussion.


Hanna Kaleva, Managing Director, KTI Property Information Ltd.

Oona Horx-Strathern, CEO, Zukunftsinstitut Horx


Pekka Helin, Senior Vice President, Housing Business Development, YIT Group Oyj


Jani Nieminen, Managing Director, Kojamo Oy



Tapani  Piri, Managing Director, JLL FInland

Achieving genuine diversification for investors through the real estate cycle

Craig Wright, Senior Real Estate Investment Analyst - Europe, Aberdeen Standard Investments

  • The evolution of new real estate sectors and the perils of looking backwards
  • The fund manager’s tool-box and the management of risk
  • How investible are different types of property in Europe and how can they impact performance? The case of long-income assets.
  • Meeting investor requirements: not all portfolios need to be balanced, but all portfolios need to have clear objectives

Role of geographical diversification

Hela Hinrichs, National Director, EMEA Research, JLL

  • Different investment strategies and (geographical) portfolio diversification
  • Identifying the successful cities of the future
  • Current market conditions & exploiting different phases in cycles
  • The position of the Nordic / Finnish cities in the wider European context

How does an institutional investor manage its portfolio?

Dr Ilkka Tomperi, FRICS, Investment Director, Real Estate, Varma Mutual Pension Insurance Company

  • Identifying and managing real estate risk in institutional investment portfolio
  • The evolving landscape / new sources for risks – how to incorporate these in investment strategy
  • Drivers for portfolio allocation decisions going forward
  • diversification across sectors / locations / investment vehicles


Ann Marie Aguilar, WELL Faculty, WELL AP, Director of Operations, Europe, International WELL Building Institute

Robbie McGrath, Sustainability Manager, Granlundd Consulting Oy


Dinner at Sokos Hotel Torni.

Confirmed Speakers