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Cambridge to launch lectureship in Chinese urban development

Cambridge to launch lectureship in Chinese urban development

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

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

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

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].

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Cambridge hosts Real Estate Finance and Investment research symposium

Cambridge hosts Real Estate Finance and Investment research symposium

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

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Future Cities Conference Success

Future Cities Conference Success

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

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

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

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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Call for Papers - Real Estate Finance and Investment Symposium

Call for Papers - Real Estate Finance and Investment Symposium

The University of Cambridge, the University of Florida, and the National University of Singapore announce a call for papers for their joint 2016 Real Estate Finance and Investment Symposium, 23rd to 24th September in Cambridge.

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Domain Name Scarcity

Domain Name Scarcity

'Sorry Kids, all the good usernames are gone' - A recent column in The Financial Times quotes from the latest paper on domain name scarcity by Thies Lindenthal of Cambridge Real Estate Research Centre, Department of Land Economy at The University of Cambridge.

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Cornell International Real Estate Case Competition

Cornell International Real Estate Case Competition

A team of six final year undergraduates went to New York to take part in the Cornell Real Estate Case Competition in early November and described it as, "a fantastic learning opportunity"

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New CRERC research:  Connections are more important than performance

New CRERC research: Connections are more important than performance

A new study by Dr Franz Fuerst of CRERC and Sebastian Krautz, a visiting scholar at the Cambridge Real Estate Research Centre, shows that connections and company size are more important for successful fundraising in the private equity real estate sector than skill and performance track records.

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World Economic Forum Abu Dhabi 2015

World Economic Forum Abu Dhabi 2015

World Economic Forum participants battle it out at Yas Marina Circuit, Abu Dhabi.

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Cambridge Real Estate Long Term Investor Event 2015

Cambridge Real Estate Long Term Investor Event 2015

The Cambridge Real Estate Research Centre hosts the 2015 Long Term Investor Event an annual event for Sovereign Wealth Funds and similar long-term investors.........

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British Land Flagship Leadership Development Programme

British Land Flagship Leadership Development Programme

Some of the brightest managers and executives from across British Land came to Cambridge for BL’s flagship leadership development programme. A tailor made programme run by the Cambridge Real Estate Research Centre in conjunction with colleagues from the Judge Business School.

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Sustainable Buildings Pay Of For Real Estate Investors

Sustainable Buildings Pay Of For Real Estate Investors

Green buildings perform better in the stock market, according to a study led by Dr Franz Fuerst, of The Cambridge Real Estate Research Centre, Department of Land Economy at the University of Cambridge. The study titled, ‘The Financial Rewards of Sustainability: A Global Performance Study of Real Estate Investment Trusts’, was commissioned by the Carbon War Room.

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Horizon 2020 grant for Dr Franz Fuerst

Horizon 2020 grant for Dr Franz Fuerst

Dr Franz Fuerst has been awarded a Horizon 2020 EU grant, "Incentives through Transparency: European Rental Housing Framework for the Profitability Calculation of Retrofitting Investments (RentalCal)"

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Land Economists win awards for real estate research

Land Economists win awards for real estate research

Dr Eva Steiner and Miss Klara Kan are the recipients of two Aareal Awards of Excellence in recognition of outstanding scientific research in real estate economics.

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Capital structure used to gauge firms' foundations

Capital structure used to gauge firms' foundations

Patterns in the financing activities of firms could be used as a litmus-test to determine company value, according to a new report.

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Mansford Prize is awarded to Nick Worsley

Mansford Prize is awarded to Nick Worsley

We are delighted to announce that Nick Worsley (pictured) has won the Mansford Prize for 2014 for his dissertation on hotels in a mixed real estate portfolio.

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Colin Lizieri to Chair World Economic Forum Industry Agenda Council

Colin Lizieri to Chair World Economic Forum Industry Agenda Council

Colin Lizieri, Grosvenor Professor of Real Estate Finance and Director of the Real Estate Research Centre, has been invited to chair the World Economic Forum’s Industry Agenda Council on the Future of Real Estate and Urbanization.

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RERC hosts long term investor event

RERC hosts long term investor event

The Real Estate Research Centre hosted a small private event for long-term investors on the 23rd and 24th June with senior representatives from sovereign wealth funds and other long term investors including GIC (Singapore), Abu Dhabi Investment Authority, Queensland Investment Corporation, M&G, British Land and the University of Cambridge Investment Office.

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New Who Owns the City report shows foreign ownership of City of London offices passes 50%

New Who Owns the City report shows foreign ownership of City of London offices passes 50%

The Who Owns the City? research report, completed by a Land Economy team (Professor Colin Lizieri, Jan Reinert and Professor Andrew Baum) and sponsored by Development Securities plc shows that 52% of office space in the City of London is now foreign-owned.

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