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Cambridge Real Estate Research Centre

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The Cambridge Real Estate Research Centre was formed 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........

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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Call for Papers - Cambridge International Behavioural Sciences and Urban Studies Symposium 2019

Dec 11, 2018

The Cambridge Real Estate Research Centre is pleased to announce a symposium on Behavioural Sciences and Urban Studies that will be hosted by the Department of Land Economy at University of Cambridge between 19 and 22 May 2019.

Cambridge Future Cities Conference 2018

Jan 19, 2018

Date announced for the Cambridge Future Cities Conference 2018

US Department of Energy workshop on green real estate economics

Nov 30, 2017

Dr Franz Fuerst, Reader in Housing and Real Estate Finance at the Department, participated in a workshop jointly hosted by the US Department of Energy and the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory that took place in Chapel Hill, North Carolina on 6th and 7th October.

Horizon 2020 project hosts national advisory board expert seminar at Silver Street

Nov 30, 2017

The Land Economy project team in the Horizon 2020 EU project convened a national advisory board meeting and expert seminar at the Department on 29 September 2017.

Risk analysis of green retrofits presented at FRAP international finance conference

Nov 30, 2017

The research team led by Dr Franz Fuerst in the Horizon 2020 EU project "Incentives through Transparency: European Rental Housing Framework for the Profitability Calculation of Retrofitting Investments (RentalCal)" presented their preliminary findings at the 16th FRAP Finance, Risk and Accounting Perspective and 2nd SSFII - Social and Sustainable Finance and Impact Investing conferences in Cambridge from 25 to 27 September 2017.

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