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Cambridge Real Estate Research Centre

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The Cambridge Real Estate Research Centre was established in 2013 to respond to the expanding national and international research agenda in real estate and to bridge the gap between academic theory and commercial practice in the sector. The Centre is one of the dedicated research centres at Cambridge University and contributes to the world class status of research at the University. We are a non‐profit making organisation with any surpluses used to support further research and education in the Centre and the Department.

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The overall aim of the Centre is to focus and coordinate commercial real estate and real asset research within the Department of Land Economy and to raise the profile of that research in the wider academic and business community ................

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Research Projects

The Centre has a number of current ongoing projects which include Studies on investment, the link between sustainablility and property performance, the relationship between leverage, decision making and performance for real estate funds and property companies/REITs........

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Research Focus

Research within the Centre and the department on real estate is broad ranging and international in scope. The Centre's main areas of research activity relate ......

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Working Papers

The centre regulary publishes working papers on the latest topics, issues and challenges in the field of Real Estate and Finance..................

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The Future of Real Estate - Panel Discussion 19th September 2019

Jul 19, 2019

Flexible working, environmental protection and vehicle automation are just some of the trends that will impact commercial real estate markets over the next five years.

Women in Real Estate Seminar

May 02, 2019

A packed audience recently filled the Principal's Lodge at Newnham College to hear Prof Sofia Dermisi from the University of Washington, and Cambridge's Prof Siqi Zheng talk about career opportunities in real estate in the university sector and what personally shaped their own careers.

Cambridge Real Estate Research Club 2019

Mar 25, 2019

This year's CRERC Cambridge Real Estate Research Club was held at Trinity Hall's WYNG Gardens on 1st May.

Real Estate Finance & Investment Symposium September 2019

Mar 11, 2019

CRERC, the University of Florida, and the National University of Singapore are pleased to announce their joint 2019 Real Estate Finance and Investment Symposium will be held in Cambridge this September.

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CULS is hosting a panel discussion on Thursday 19th September, examining how flexible working, environmental protection and vehicle automation are just some of the trends that will impact commercial real estate markets over the next five years.


The Cambridge International Behavioural Sciences and Urban Studies Symposium was recently hosted by CRERC and the University's Department of Land Economy at Newnham College.

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This year's Postgraduate Open Day will be on Friday 1st November.

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Applications for the 2019 intake of our MSt are now closed, but if you are interested in applying for 2020 details can be found on the course webpage

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