Eric Rosedale Addresses Impact of Millennials on Retail Sector; Qatari Diar Hosts Presentation

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Eric Rosedale, Chair of International Real Estate at global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP, recently led a presentation on the growing influence of millennials and new technologies on the retail sector. The presentation was hosted by Qatari Diar in Doha on October 11.

Eric Rosedale, Chair of International Real Estate at global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP, recently led a presentation on the growing influence of millennials and new technologies on the retail sector. The presentation was hosted by Qatari Diar in Doha on October 11.

"Millennials continue to influence the real estate industry, and the retail and hospitality sectors are being revolutionized as a result," Rosedale said. "In the retail sector, the intersection of technology and buildings are raising a host of legal issues being driven by millennial demographics. It's an emerging area of law with a proliferation of global, national and local regulations and voluntary certifications schemes."

Rosedale a recognized leader in the legal issues impacting real estate in emerging markets and retail developments, focused on the shopping habits and preferences of millennials and resulting impacts on retail. Rosedale also zeroed in on sustainability, the growth in e-commerce, cybersecurity and evolving bricks and mortar retail business models.

“As these trends increasingly shape the retail industry, they bring a wide range of legal implications for developers, owners and operators of retail assets,” Rosedale said.

About Qatari Diar Real Estate Investment Company

Qatari Diar Real Estate Investment Company was established in 2005 to support Qatar’s growing economy and to coordinate the country’s real estate development priorities. Now wholly owned by the Qatar Investment Authority, the State of Qatar’s sovereign wealth fund, Qatari Diar’s mission is to build distinguished real estate developments worldwide for people to live, work and thrive while respecting local norms and generating profit.

About Greenberg Traurig’s Global Real Estate Practice

A cornerstone of the firm and recognized leader in the industry, Greenberg Traurig’s Global Real Estate Practice fields one of the largest teams amongst global law firms and has grown significantly inside and outside of the U.S. as institutional real estate investors continue to rotate more of their assets under management into the real estate sector. The firm’s real estate attorneys deliver diversified and comprehensive legal solutions for property acquisition and investment, development, management and leasing, financing, restructuring, and disposition of all asset classes of real estate. The team draws upon the knowledge and experience of nearly 500 real estate lawyers from around the world, serving clients from key markets in the United States, Europe, the Middle East, and Latin America. The group’s clientele includes a broad range of property developers, lenders, investment managers, private equity funds, REITs, and private owners. The firm’s real estate team advises clients on a variety of matters across a broad spectrum of commercial, recreational, and residential real estate, including structured equity and debt and the hybrids.

About Greenberg Traurig, LLP

Greenberg Traurig, LLP is an international, multi-practice law firm with approximately 1900 attorneys serving clients from 38 offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. The firm is No 1. on the 2015 Law360 Most Charitable Firms list, third largest in the U.S. on the 2015 Law360 400, Top 20 on the 2015 Am Law Global 100, and among the 2015 BTI Brand Elite. More information at: http://www.gtlaw.com/.

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