Mexico as a tourist destination routinely figures in the top 10 list of the most popular locations in the world. With its natural beauty and scenic landscape, various developments are taking shape in the country. The destination is exhibiting great potential in the real estate sector as many visitors have expressed their desire to make it their second home. Investors and developers both local and international are taking great interest in the unique opportunities available across residential, commercial, industrial and agricultural sectors.
To inform interested parties about such opportunities, the IBA Real Estate Section is organizing the 5th Annual Real Estate Investments Conference on 2nd and 3rd May 2013 in Mexico City. This event is supported by the North American Regional Forum.

The conference will focus on the following topics:

  • The real estate market: current trends, key players and opportunities
  • Project and infrastructure as they relate to real estate
  • Cross-border real estate investments and restructuring: hot topics in round tables
  • Hotel real estate market: transactions in mature destinations
  • Shopping centers: the tenant/landlord relationship – a difficult balance?
  • Environment and real estate transactions: current and future challenges
  • How to effectively solve real estate disputes: dispute resolution and real estate

The event will be attended by lawyers in private practice, in-house counsels, bankers active in the real estate industry, fund managers, senior managers in real estate companies, accountants, brokers and other service providers to the industry.

Established in 1947, the International Bar Association (IBA) is the world’s leading organization of international legal practitioners, bar associations and law societies with membership of more than 45,000 individual lawyers and over 200 bar associations and law societies spanning all continents.  The IBA is responsible for the development of international law reforms and shaping the future of the legal profession throughout the world.