Event Details

AmCham Shanghai 's Real Estate, Design and Construction Committee invites you to join our webinar for a review of the property market in Q1 and the discussion of the impact of COVID-19 on April 7th, from 2:30-3:30 pm. Speakers will provide their updated outlook on Shanghai and the YRD's retail, office, residential, industrial and hospitality market based their first-hand data.


James MacDonald, Head of Savills Research, China

Shaun Brodie, Head of Occupier Research, Greater China, Senior Director Head of Research, East China, Cushman & Wakefield Shanghai

Luis Keats MSc MRICS MCR, Director, Markets, JLL Shanghai


2:30 pm: Opening and Introduction

2:35 pm: Presentations

3:15 pm: Open Discussion and Q & A

3:30 pm: Webinar Ends

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  • Shaun Francis Vere Brodie (Head of Occupier Research, Greater China, Senior Director Head of Research, East China at Cushman & Wakefield)

    Shaun Francis Vere Brodie

    Head of Occupier Research, Greater China, Senior Director Head of Research, East China at Cushman & Wakefield

    Shaun Brodie is the Head of Occupier Research, Greater China and the Head of Research, East China.

    With 18 years of experience in China, Shaun has a deep understanding of the country and its property market. In his role as Head of Occupier Research for the Greater China region, Shaun works closely with Cushman & Wakefield's Occupier Services Group in China and its Global Occupier Services Group to produce timely whitepaper's for the company's occupier clients. Recent topics covered include, Blockchain and its impact on commercial property, lease accounting changes and urban renewal, looking specifically at how best practice urban renewal in China can help cities in the region in their quest to become ‘excellent global cities’.
    In his role as Head of Research, East China, Shaun is in charge of data collection, data analysis and the publication of quarterly reports on the property sector in Shanghai and the major second-tier cities within the Yangtze River Delta region.
    As Vice Chairman of the American Chamber of Commerce’s Real Estate and Construction Committee in Shanghai, Shaun is a regular guest speaker at property-related seminars and conferences. He also contributes articles to trade publications, journals and newspapers pertaining to his areas of expertise.

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  • James Macdonald (Head of Research, China at Savills)

    James Macdonald

    Head of Research, China at Savills

    James Macdonald was appointed as Head of Savills Research, China in 2007. He has the overall responsibility to ensure the successful delivery and expansion of Savills research capabilities as well as to consolidate and integrate all research activities across mainland China. The research team covers a wide range of cities and assets classes.

    The increased capabilities of the Research department will support the continuing expansion of the company in one of the world’s fastest developing nations, securing Savills position as a dominant player in the China real estate market.

    As the head of research James has spoken at numerous conferences hosted by PERE, REIW, MIPIM and ULI as well as various other chambers of commerce and investment banks, he is also frequently cited in both the trade press and mainstream business press.

    Originally from London, UK, James has lived and worked in Shanghai since 2002. Since joining Savills that year, James has been actively involved in the growth of the Research department, advising and liaising with numerous international and domestic developers, and financial institutions.

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  • Luis Keats (Director of Markets, JLL Shanghai)

    Luis Keats

    Director of Markets, JLL Shanghai

    Luis has been supporting his clients’ office needs in SH for 15 years. He is a member of the RICS. He blends profound local knowledge with deep analytical skills to provide best-in-class services to clients that enable them to make informed decisions for their real estate portfolios. Luis is a contributor to primary and secondary data points to research projects and reports relating to commercial real estate in China.

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