The Legit Ledger Episode 9: Tokenized Real Estate and Metaverse Land with Laura Pamatian and Jared Wachtler
In this episode of The Legit Ledger, Laura Pamatian, founder of the oldest independent advisory firm in the blockchain space to focus strictly on real estate HeightZero Real Estate, and real estate attorney Jared Wachtler, a member of Sheppard Mullin's Blockchain Team, discuss tokenized real estate and metaverse land, including the advantages of tokenization in the real estate space, high-level regulatory and legal concerns, and the concept of virtualized land in metaverses.
What We Discussed in This Episode
- Can you describe the scope of what HeightZero Real Estate does in the blockchain space?
- In addition to tokenization, what are some of the trends you're seeing related to real estate and blockchain?
- What are the advantages of tokenization in the real estate space?
- What are some noteworthy tokenization projects currently underway?
- How do you see tokenization evolving in the future?
- What are some high-level legal and regulatory issues people should be aware of?
- What is the biggest hurdle to implementation on a large scale?
- Can you explain the concept of virtual real estate in metaverses?
- Why would anyone want to buy virtual real estate?
- How is VR tech poised to change the overall real estate industry?
About Laura Pamatian
Laura Pamatian is the founder of the oldest independent advisory firm in the blockchain space to focus strictly on real estate. She has 20 years of experience in the domestic and international marketing and sales of luxury resort and vertical real estate development. Specializing in investment product, she has represented numerous 5-star, globally recognized brands, including; The Ritz Carlton, Mandarin Oriental, Auberge Resorts, and Grand Hyatt.
As a key member of the growing FIBREE Miami Chapter (Foundation for International Blockchain and Real Estate Expertise - fibree.org), Laura is instrumental in branding FIBREE throughout Florida. She is also a member of GBA (Government Blockchain Association - gbaglobal.org) and the Chair of FBBA's Real Estate Committee (Florida Blockchain Business Association - fbba.io). She works closely with thought leaders in the space to organize initiatives and events to create more public, and private sector awareness and understanding of the transformative technology blockchain brings to the real estate industry.
About Jared Wachtler
Jared Wachtler is an associate in Sheppard Mullin’s Real Estate, Energy, Land Use & Environmental Practice Group in the firm’s New York office. He advises clients in varying economic situations and guides them in their needs and decisions regarding all aspects of real estate finance, development, acquisitions, sales and leasing, and land use matters. As a member of the firm's Blockchain and FinTech team, he also helps bridge the intersection between blockchain, FinTech, and Real Estate.
Jared's clients include private equity funds, investors, developers, lenders, family offices, crowdfunding vehicles, and other owners with real estate transaction needs in New York and throughout the United States. He also represents the buyers and sellers of commercial properties, including residential, retail, industrial, and office projects.
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