Property Marketing and Property Finance

Host: Gloria Zeng – Barfoot and Thompson
Gloria Zeng is an experienced and professional property marketing specialist who works to achieve the best results for her clients. Before joining the real estate industry in 2003, Gloria completed a Bachelor of Commerce in the University of Auckland. She also has experience in teaching, accounting and finance. Gloria gained many transferable skills in her previous careers and has developed a high standard of business ethics. Her integrity and professionalism is highly regarded by many of her clients. Gloria is also excellent negotiator and communicator, with knowledge of English, Mandarin and Cantonese ensuring every deal is a smooth transaction. Her mixture of experience and enthusiasm enables Gloria to effectively bring the best service and the outcome for her transactions.

Current Apartment and Commercial Development Trends
How to arrange finance for apartment or commercial projects

Executive Summary:

There past few years has seen a huge increase in the number of apartment blocks being sold in Auckland, especially off plans. This growth reflects a change in buyers perceptions of apartments, from being only an investment to an attractive option for owner occupiers. The discussion will focus on
• The current and upcoming trends in apartment developments
• Pricing and supply forecasting
• How to use innovative marketing to beat the market slowdown
In the last 2 years, we found so many failure of apartment developments, mainly due to the miss-management around the funding. The workshop will also discuss how to arrange finance / funding for apartment or commercial development projects, including what can be done to deal with the current tough market conditions and what alternative solutions developers can access