The Real Estate Industry Event-Parquet.


Currently, a great many interesting national and international events for the real estate industry are taking place every year – be it trade fairs, conferences or networking evenings. Here are just a few of the events where you can meet us:

 

 

8.-10. June

66. Österreichischer Städtetag - Tyrol - Austria

7.-9. June EXPO Italia Real - Milano - Italy
16.-17. June CRE - International Conference - Berlin - Germany
2. July RICS Residential Property Conference - London - UK
25.-27. July 2016

Appraisal Institute Annual Meeting - Charlotte - USA

30. August - 1. September Economic Symposium Alpbach - Tyrol - Austria
1. - 2. September Financial Symposium Alpbach - Tyrol - Austria
25.-28. September CRE - Annual Convention 2016 - Washington - USA
4.-6. October 2016 EXPO Real 2016 - Munich - Germany

Cooperation Talks

07/05/2016

The “Ritz-Carlton” in Budapest played host to a meeting between the owner of the said hotel, Khalaf Ahmad Al Habtoor, and Prof. Alfons Metzger. In the coming years, the billionaire native of Dubai, who also owns the Hotel Imperial in Vienna among others, has plans to acquire various properties in Europe (see interview on page 8). During the talks between Khalaf Ahmad Al Habtoor and Prof. Alfons Metzger, the possibility of the two companies cooperating as regards further investments in Europe was discussed.

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The Fundraising Dinner 2016

21/04/2016

In April, the Director of the Albertina, Dr. Klaus Albrecht Schröder, together with Dr. Christian Konrad, President of the Friends of the Albertina, extended invitation to the 2016 festive Fundraising Dinner. Among the, approximately 300, prominent guests from business, politics, culture and society were also Prof. Alfons Metzger and his wife Silvya Metzger-Petz as sponsors. On this evening, among the guests of the couple were Volksoper Director Robert Meyer and his wife, as well as Dr. Johannes Jarolim, Member of the National Assembly, and Univ. Prof. Dr. Bob Djavan, also both with their wives.The proceeds of this year’s fundraising dinner are to be used to purchase a central and exceptional work by Anselm Kiefer: “Der gestirnte Himmel über mir und das moralische Gesetz in mir.” (“The starry heavens above me and the moral law within me.”)

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Charity Event for Children

08/04/2016

In early April a very special event was held in the elegant setting of the Park Hyatt Vienna. “Treasures for Children” was not only a terrific spring ball, but also an important charity event, which Prof. Alfons Metzger and his wife Silvya Metzger-Petz not only attended but also supported financially. Guests at their table were: Gen. Dir. Ing. Wolfgang Hesoun with his wife, as well as former Federal Minister Rudolf Hundstorfer and Attorney at Law Dr. Peter Oberlechner with their partners. The net proceeds of the evening were donated to UNICEF, the United Nations Children’s Fund. As the theme of the evening already said, these will be used for “Treasures for Children”. And these will go to countries situated in southeastern Africa, such as Malawi, in the form of children’s exercise books and pencils. These can be considered as real treasures as these will allow them opportunities for a better life.

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Albertina Fundraising Dinner

17/06/2015

Albertina Fundraising Dinner

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FIABCI World Kongress in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

26/05/2015

FIABCI World Congress in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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Summery Supper

20/05/2015

Summery Supper

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Real Estate Breakfast at the Gloriette

12/05/2015

Real Estate Breakfast at the Gloriette

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prrc - Product Presentation

16/03/2015

Many years of work and decades of experience went in to developing the prrc Rating Model from the Metzger Real Estate Group.

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Consul of the red cross

26/02/2015

In late February, Prof Alfons Metzger was presented with the "Consul" award during an event.

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The Night of the Viennese Economy

14/02/2015

Once again, one of the most popular celebrations of the ball season this year was the 12th "Night of the Viennese Economy" in the Vienna Town Hall. Under the patronage of the Mayor of Vienna, Dr Michael Häupl, prominent VIPs from the economic sector came together such as ÖBB GD Mag. Christian Kern, DI Hansjörg Tengg, Hans Peter Spak, Ali Rahimi, Hans Schmid as well as local government representatives.

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FIABCI Meeting Chicago

03/12/2014

200 members from all over the world took up the invitation to the FIABCI Business Meeting in the USA.

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World Bank Dinner

03/12/2014

During the FIABCI Meetings in Chicago, a private reception at the Australian Embassy took place as well as a Gala Dinner at the invitation of the World Bank.

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Baden Season Opening

26/06/2014

In the meantime, Baden bei Wien saw the 121st season opening of its Harness Race Track, which this year went under the title of Artists Helping Artists and International Opening Prize.

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Grand Opening of the Park Hyatt Vienna

26/06/2014

The luxury Park Hyatt Vienna Hotel was officially opened in the former Länderbank headquarter at the court with a festive gala event.

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Summery Souper

21/06/2014

This summer the Vienna Volksoper provided a very special evening for all lovers of art.

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Networking Breakfast

06/06/2014

For the second time, Austrian Real Estate GmbH (ARE), together with DMV Publishers, extended an invitation to attend the Strandbar Herrmann for breakfast.

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Albertina Fundraising Dinner 2014

08/05/2014

The Albertina fundraising dinner was a resounding success.

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Opera Premiere at Bilbao

26/04/2014

Star tenor José Carreras returned to the world opera stage with the EL JUEZ (los ninos perdidos) opera which was especially composed for him personally.

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11. Nacht der Wiener Wirtschaft

11/03/2014

The 11th Nacht der Wiener Wirtschaft took place in aid of the “Against Violence” campaign.

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Jägerball 2014

07/03/2014

As the name suggests, this evening is a fixed date for friends of hunting and traditional garb. The Board of Directors of the MRG Metzger Real Estate Group let the traditional 28th ball of the Vienna State Association begin with a dinner in a small circle.

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€ 40.000 for School Project

28/01/2014

As chairman of the “Friends of Africa Education in Vienna” Society Vice Mayor Renate Brauner, together with Silvya Metzger, presented Ndaba Ntsele, the President of “Education Africa”, with a check for €40,000.

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Immobilienball 2014

23/01/2014

The 2014 Real Estate Ball took place in the historic rooms of the Vienna Hofburg to mark the official “beginning of the new real estate industry year”. Meanwhile, it is the ninth ball and once again about 2,000 guests took up the invitation again including many international industry representatives.

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CRE Meeting in Vienna

09/12/2013

The members of this exclusive organisation, which was founded in the USA in 1952, met in Vienna at the invitation of Kenn Riggs, the President of the CRE Counselors of Real Estate organisation, and Art Pasquarella, the Chairman of the International Committee.

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FIABCI Meeting in Dublin 2013

06/12/2013

In December of 2013 the FIABCI Winter Business Meeting took place. Once again about 200 participants from all over the world met in Dublin to exchange ideas in various official meetings and personal interviews.

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Hauskonzert 2013

01/12/2013

Friends, clients and personalities from the arts, culture and political scenes met again at the Metzger residence to the sound of the traditional chamber concert. Prof. Alfons Metzger and his wife Silvya extended invitation to a concert from the “Vienna Youth Philharmonic” with music by Handel, Popper, Mozart, Shostakovich, Puccini, Verdi, Liszt and Boccherini.

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Ganslessen 2013

14/11/2013

...at the Heurigen Welser. One keeps the faith with the traditional events even if the location is different. So this year the MRG "Ganslessen" was held at the Heurigen Welser in Döbling, Vienna. Few guests passed up the opportunity of a jovial get-together in a relaxed atmosphere with superb dining.

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NAR India Convention 2013

03/07/2013

Whilst on a business trip to India KR Prof. Alfons Metzger was, among many other international companies from the real estate industry, present as a guest and speaker at the National Association of Realtors (NAR) in New Delhi, India.

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Erste Bank Private Banking Club

05/06/2013

During the Erste Bank Private Banking event the MRG Metzger Real Estate Group gave a presentation on national and international real estate investment and its risks and opportunities.

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Knize Polo Cup 2013

26/05/2013

The MRG Metzger Real Estate Group was also active this year as a sponsor of the Knize & Comp fashion ateliers annual polo cup at Schloss Niederweiden.

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CRE Meeting 2013 @ MRG

28/04/2013

This time the Board Meeting of the CRE Counselors of Real Estate to establish the European Chapter was held in the premises of the MRG Metzger Real Estate Group.

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CRE – The Counselors of Real Estate 2013 Midyear Meeting

28/04/2013

This year the annual midyear meeting of the Counselors of Real Estate (CRE) took place in New York again. The delegates of the European Chapter were Leopold Kühmayer, Alexander Benedetti, Guniz Celen, Nicholas Chatzitsolis, Bruno Ettenauer, Alain Donnadieu, Michael Reinberg and Alfons Metzger. A magnificently interesting lecture and discussion was held by Larry A. Silverstein, president and CEO of Silverstein Properties Inc. and constructor of the World Trade Center Towers.

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Real Talks Discussion „Due Diligence“

23/04/2013

“Due Diligence – just an alibi?” – The organiser of the podium discussion, Michael Buchmeier (MRG Metzger Real Estate Group), debates this subject together with Zoltán Gálffy (FAL-CON HOLDING GmbH Steuerberatungsgesellschaft), Ernst Vejdovszky (S IMMO AG) and also Gerhard Haumer (PORREAL Gruppe) under the moderation of Gerhard Rodler.

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Albertina Fundraising Dinner

18/04/2013

In order to support the Albertina in the purchase of works of art, the MRG Metzger Real Estate Group participated in a fund raising dinner at the Albertina. Among those invited by Prof. Alfons Metzger and Mag. Michael Buchmeier were the former Chancellor Franz as well as Christine Vranitzky, Stephan and Ulrike Weninger (SIVBEG GmbH), Eva and Stefan Wierzbinski (Granite Real Estate), Barbara and Heinz Redl (BHR Management Consult GmbH), Thomas Dänemark (Friends of the Vienna

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Immobilienball 2013

24/01/2013

Following tradition, Matthias and Eva Rant, Heribert and Elena Smolé, Peter Oberlechner and Renate Bittinger, Heinz and Barbara Redl, Tomas Ctibor, Claudia Knehs-Vranitzy and Joachim Knehs, Gabriel Lansky and Elizaveta Dubrovskaya got into the spirit over a delicious dinner in the former residence of Anna Demel, the Café Demel.

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Hauskonzert 2012

02/12/2012

On the 12th November 2012 a private concert was hosted by Sylvia and Alfons Metzger. Under the direction of Dr. Michael Lessky the “Youth Philharmonic” offered a medley of various classical composers consisting of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Giacomo Puccini, Richard Strauss and George Bizet. Daniel Serafin (baritone), Alina Pinkas (violin) and Sieglinde Feldhofer (sopran, Opernhaus Graz) ensured the strongvoiced and musical performance.

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MRG Ganslessen 2012

14/11/2012

The annual MRG Metzger Real Estate Group "Ganslessen" took place on the 14th of November 2012 at the Zimmermann Inn. Nearly 200 people from business, culture and television gathered for the occasion to spend a genial evening with punch, goose and wine. Gabriele Domschitz, Bruno Ettenauer, Wolfgang Hesoun, Sissy Mayerhofer and former Chancellor Franz Vranitzky are just a few of the guests of the evening.

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40 Years of Excellence

23/05/2012

“40 Years of Excellence” – this was the motto of the 40th anniversary of the founding of the Metzger Real Estate Group. 300 guests accepted an invitation from the heads of the company Professor Alfons Metzger and Michael Buchmeier to a gala evening in the Redoutensäle of Vienna’s Hofburg. The Who’s Who from the worlds of both art and Viennese business who lined up to celebrate alongside the birthday boy included Karl-Heinz Strauß/Porr, Wolfgang Hesoun/Siemens, Franz Vranitzky, Harald Serafin, Hans-Jörgen Manstein, Klaus Wildbolz, Bruno Ettenauer/CA Immo, Michael Griesmayr/IC Projektentwicklung and Peter Zöllner/Austrian National Bank – to name but a few.

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Haiti - Haus der Hoffnung

24/04/2010

In April of 2010, a charity concert in the Vienna Musikverein was held, organized by Mr. KR Prof. Metzger (MRG Metzger Real Estate Group), Mrs Mag. Fuhrmann (TPA Horwath) and Dr. Oberlechner (Wolf Theiss Legal Practitioners). Conducted by Principal Conductor Michael Lessky, the "Youth Philharmonic" Orchestra concerted Dvorak’s 9th Symphony with Concert Master Albena Dainalova playing a solo violin concerto by Mendelssohn-Bartholdy. Special thanks go to the sponsors from the real estate industry. Their donations contributed significantly to the success of the event raising a net profit of € 202,000. Following the stabilization of the situation in Haiti, we now discuss the use of the funds earmarked for the construction of a youth and education hostel.

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High Season for the Restructuring of Hotels

The subject of restructuring and renovation of hotels, the specifics of hotel evaluation as well as the associated difficulties was discussed by Martina Maly (Michaeler & Partner GmbH), Olivier André Frühwirth (RE-STRUCTURE Real Estate Restructuring GmbH) and Erik Steger (Wolf Theiss Rechtsanwälte GmbH) in the experts group. The discussion is led by Alfons Metzger (MRG Metzger Real Estate Group).

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