#31: Andrea Pizziconi | Real estate development as a catalyst for social change

#31: Andrea Pizziconi | Real estate development as a catalyst for social change

Can real estate development deliver social justice?

Andrea Pizziconi is a singer, songwriter and social entrepreneur. She is the founder of the Christie Company (a pioneer in affordable, mixed-use developments) and of Africa Integras (financier of education infrastructure in Africa) as well as the co-founder of Compositions for a Cause, which creates cause-related music to inspire activism for social justice.

In this podcast:

  • Educational infrastructure & real estate as a catalyst for regeneration

  • Funding with social capital - how to do it

  • Is private capital the answer to social issues?

  • The impact of building design on learning faculties and the role that taking care of other social needs plays

  • Looking beyond student housing when it come to educational real estate investment

  • Combining careers in music and real estate

Vanessa’s recommended books are:

Her favourite buildings are:

Andrea’s technology to watch out for is those that can empower the end user of the built environment. Her company, Girls First Finance, is certainly one to watch in this regard.

#30: Vanessa Hale | Director of Research, BNP Paribas & Chair, ULI UK

#30: Vanessa Hale | Director of Research, BNP Paribas & Chair, ULI UK