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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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Behavioural Science and Housing Decision Making

Feb 28, 2020

This new publication by Helen Bao takes a behavioural approach to examine six important housing questions: tenure decision, gentrification, place attachment, housing bubbles, housing wealth, and residential satisfaction

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Applications for the new 2021 intake are now open on the ICE website and the new prospectus is available too. If you have any further questions about the course please email

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Interview with MSt graduate Elizabeth Smart

This year's event was successfully held virtually between 24th September and 1st October. For a full list of papers and speakers visit the Symposium website.


For a snapshot of life in CRERC under lockdown see our latest newsletter

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