The Future of Real Estate & Property – keynote speaker Ross Dawson 

Ross Dawson is a globally recognized keynote speaker and futurist. He has delivered keynotes for a wide variety of real estate and property companies, including real estate agent networks, major developers of residential, commercial, and industrial property, real estate investment funds, and property industry associations.

Keynote speaker topic – The Future of Real Estate & Property


The world is of real estate is being dramatically disrupted, not just by information technologies from smart homes to digital twins, but also demographic shifts, changes in the nature of work, major shifts in the retail and leisure sectors, new local transport options, the reshaping of cities, the increasing impact of climate change, and a powerful evolution of the industrial and logistics industries. This creates challenges, but also major opportunities. A more fluid population and economy reconfigures the role of real estate in the economy, with new possibilities emerging for value creation and growth. Those who are are leaders in the industry will reap the rewards of change.
This keynote can be tailored to a wide variety of different audiences, ranging from across clients and sales in residential, commercial, and industrial property, as well as adjacent industries.


Ross Dawson gave the keynote to kick off a strategy offsite for the top 80 executives of a real estate investment management company managing a portfolio of over $50 billiion. The intention was to provoke thinking about the next decade and the implications for the company’s property investment strategies, requested by the chairman of the board. Ross also helped design and moderate the strategic discussions following his keynote. Below are the slides from his keynote, designed to accompany the speech and are not intended to be useful on their own. However, they have been provided for illustrative purposes.

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