On diversity, MIPIM can be part of the solution

MIPIM 2018 COMMENT: In a few days’ time, 25,000 leaders from the international real estate community, city administrators and politicians from 100 countries will gather in Cannes to attend MIPIM, writes Filippo Rean, real estate division director, Reed MIDEM. This year, the world’s largest real estate event takes place against a backdrop of introspection, not only within the property sector, but across many other industries, as attitudes towards equality, diversity and behavioural norms in the workplace come under scrutiny. In the weeks preceding MIPIM, we have had many conversations with clients, many of whom acknowledged that the real estate industry