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The Agency Venice Discusses the Future of Real Estate with BABC LA

by | Oct 20, 2023

In the ever-evolving world of real estate, staying ahead of the curve is crucial. Last week, Bianca Boey, a member of The Agency Venice and the British American Business Council (BABC), hosted an exciting panel event that delved into a hot topic: the future of real estate. The event took place on Thursday, September 21 at The Agency’s Beverly Hills Office, bringing together professionals and experts to discuss the latest trends and insights in the industry.


Intriguing Insights and a Collaborative Spirit

The Agency Venice Discusses the Future of Real Estate with BABC LA

The panel event was the first in a series of discussions initiated by the BABC LA, focusing on “The Future of” various industries. This inaugural event centered on “The Future of Real Estate,” providing a platform for insightful conversations about where the industry is heading. Bianca took on the role of moderator, skillfully guiding the discussion, while the panel featured distinguished experts in the real estate field:


Jean Baptiste Rugiero

Global Real Estate Advisor for The Agency

Rachel Guerin 

Relocation Director for The Agency

Steven Maizes 

Senior Vice President of Mortgage Lending at Cross Country Mortgage


The panel addressed several intriguing topics that are currently shaping and reshaping the real estate landscape, including:


  • The Impact of Rising Interest Rates
  • Changing Behaviors in International Relocation
  • The Future of Airbnb and Short-Term Rentals
  • Technological Advancements


Attendees had the opportunity to connect with like-minded professionals, exchange ideas, and build networks that are essential for thriving in today’s dynamic business world. James Langridge, the President of the BABC LA, was also in attendance. 


The BABC LA: Connecting Businesses Across the Atlantic

The event was not just about sharing knowledge; it was a testament to the collaborative spirit that BABC LA fosters. This non-profit organization plays a pivotal role in fostering economic growth and friendship between the United Kingdom and California. BABC LA is committed to principles such as free trade, open markets, and promoting bilateral trade and investment. They work closely with the governments of both the UK and the US and have established local, regional, and global alliances to fulfill their objectives.

As we continue to navigate a rapidly changing world, events like this one are invaluable in shaping the future of real estate and international business connections—and sharing knowledge is what The Agency is all about.

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