Our latest Property Influencer Jacqueline Faisant is chairman of BNP Paribas REIM in France. She has held various positions in finance at the Credit Local de France, Caisse des Dépôts group, and AEW Europe.
As Managing Director of BNP Paribas Estate Investment Management, Faisant is responsible for all operational teams, including mutual funds, private equity, product development and investor relationships.
She was in attendance at MAPIC, where she shared her insights on Europe’s retail real estate market in this exclusive video interview. According to Faisant, opportunities still await in pockets of Europe, especially in areas which may not be trendy, but offer lucrative investment possibilities.
She’s also a firm believer in the future of integrated online and physical shopping, and says smart retailers must recognise this market evolution, or risk being left behind.[youtube]A2_CtQJu1Hs[/youtube]
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