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DTZ Ukraine confirms participation in ‘Game ON’

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8 October 2015; Kyiv, Ukraine. DTZ Ukraine, a global leader in property services, has become one of the speakers of the Game ON Conference, which will be held on 13-14 October in Kyiv.

DTZ Ukraine confirms participation in ‘Game ON’DTZ has an established research and consultancy department able to assist operators in district analysis and site selection in conjunction with its office and retail leasing teams. As the only real estate consultancy in the country to have a dedicated land department, DTZ experts also uniquely placed in assisting operators in identifying suitable development sites for bespoke complexes as well as attracting local development partners where needed.

Nick Cotton, Managing Director at DTZ Ukraine, said: “Properly regulated gambling operations would provide a powerful boost to the Ukrainian economy through increased employment and tax revenues as well as to the commercial real estate market which has been hit so hard over the course of the last 18 months. The real estate market could potentially benefit through increased demand for high street / mall based casinos in existing premises as well as the opportunity for the development of standalone facilities in more strategic locations. They can also be seen as a catalyst to enable the development of mixed use complexes such as hotels and entertainment complexes that might otherwise be unviable to develop. With occupational rent levels, capital and land values at historically low levels coupled with high competition in the construction industry, this presents casino operators and developers with a very favorable time at which to enter this market.”

Glyn Thomas, co-owner of ACE Publishing Ltd., organiser of Game ON, comments:  “DTZ Ukraine brings to the Conference its extensive and oftentimes unique expertise on the local real estate market. After its re-launch, the gaming industry and international operators in particular will need top consultancy services to be able to navigate through intricacies of local property legislation and get best fitting recommendations for the location of their businesses. The Game ON Conference will serve as a unique networking platform in this regard giving the industry a head start.”

Game ON is an industry-wide programme of events and initiatives which will open with a two-day Conference in Kyiv bringing together top officials and international gambling industry. Presentations and discussions will focus on how Ukraine can have a rejuvenated gaming industry that is transparent and fair to all involved, while providing a sizeable contribution towards the country’s economy and meeting the modern social objectives set by the State and the industry.

DTZ is a global leader in property services. The company provides occupiers and investors around the world with industry-leading, end-to-end property solutions comprised of leasing agency and brokerage, integrated property and facilities management, capital markets, investment and asset management, valuation, building consultancy and project management. In addition, DTZ’s award winning research and consulting services provide clients with global and local market knowledge, forecasting and trend analysis to make the best long-term decisions for their continuous success far into the future. DTZ has 28,200 employees operating across 265 offices in 50 countries.

Registration of delegates for Game ON Conference is open on the official web site of the Conference at http://www.ukrainegaming.com/

About ACE Publishing Ltd.

ACE Publishing Ltd. is the publisher of Casino Life and Bingo Life magazines and organiser of specialist B2B conferences and events worldwide. Working from offices in the UK and Kyiv, Ukraine, the company has unrivalled access to on-the-spot information from operators, regulators and manufacturers affecting gaming trends around the world. For more information, please visit: http://www.ukrainegaming.com/

For further inquiries, please contact:

Whites Communication

Elena Luzhanovskaya

+38 044 536 1508

luzhanovskaya.elena@wipr.com.ua

About DTZ Ukraine:

DTZ is a global leader in property services. Today, the company serves clients around the world with a full spectrum of solutions for owners, tenants and investors. With 265 offices in 50 countries, DTZ offers a complete range of tailored services on any scale, across multiple service lines and geographies. For further information, visit: www.dtz.com

For further inquiries, please contact:

For property services inquiries: Nick Cotton, Managing Director, DTZ Ukraine

Tel.: +380 (44) 220 30 60 or e-mail: Nick.Cotton@dtz.kiev.ua

For media related inquiries: Kateryna Kotelnikova, PR Manager, DTZ Ukraine

Tel.: +380 (44) 220 30 60 or e-mail: kateryna.kotelnikova@dtz.kiev.ua

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