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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........

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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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Cambridge to launch lectureship in Chinese urban development

Sep 26, 2017

The creation of the lectureship, based at the Department of Land Economy, was announced at a signing ceremony held in Hong Kong.

“Land Assembly in Amsterdam, 1832-2015”, paper by Dr Thies Lindenthal

Apr 11, 2017

Dr Thies Lindenthal, Department of Land Economy and Centre for Real Estate Research - New research paper on, “Land Assembly in Amsterdam, 1832-2015” published in The Journal of Regional Science and Urban Economics [RSUE].

Cambridge hosts Real Estate Finance and Investment research symposium

Oct 11, 2016

The Land Economy department hosted the first Real Estate Finance and Investment in Cambridge last month.

Future Cities Conference Success

Jul 21, 2016

Future Cities Conference 2016 - Conference Summary Report available to download...........

Future Cities Programme unveiled by The University of Cambridge supported by Capco

May 04, 2016

The University of Cambridge has launched a new three-year research and fellow programme led by the Department of Land Economy on the topic of ‘Future Cities’. The programme, supported by London property company Capital and Counties Properties PLC (Capco), comprises an annual conference, a visiting fellowship by an expert in the field, and a grant for eight postgraduate fellows to conduct bespoke research on issues shaping future cities and related policy.

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