Health-Care roundtable with General Director of Insurance Company of the Ministry of Interior David Kostka
AmCham held its annual Czech real estate update "2018-2019 Commercial Real Estate Review and Outlook" on February 20, featuring Bert Hesselink, CTP, Kevin Turpin, JLL, Katarina Wojtusiak and Klara Bejblova, CBRE, Lenka Sindelarova, BNP Paribas Real Estate. Czech Republic has had great ratings lately and it does not make investors nervous or unsecure. The investors are not afraid of the Czech Republic, which is opposite. There is plenty of money, there is cca 3 times more in the stock than demand to buy. In 2018 50% of stock was bought by the Czech domestic capital. Czech capital became very strong and competitive. In 2019, the volumes are expected to be around the similar level as 2018, constrained a bit by availability and expectations of sellers.
Current Master Plan of Prague outlines the growth of the city only to its borders. We need to include the outskirts in order to let Prague grow sustainably. On February 8, Adam Scheinherr, Prague’s Deputy Mayor for Transportation, and City Councillor Lenka Burgerová (both Praha Sobě) were our guests at another round of AmCham talks with City Hall representatives on key issues.
On January 23, AT&T Brno and Faculty of Electrical Engineering VUT Brno opened a laboratory where students have the opportunity to work on solutions that are ahead of what is currently available on the market. The areas for research and development include 5G Communications, IoT, Industry 4.0, Big Data and Aerial vehicles.