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Women in Real Estate Seminar

Women in Real Estate Seminar

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.

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Cambridge Real Estate Research Club 2019

Cambridge Real Estate Research Club 2019

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

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Real Estate Finance & Investment Symposium September 2019

Real Estate Finance & Investment Symposium September 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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New CRERC Mini Project

New CRERC Mini Project

CRERC's Thies Lindenthal leads on a CDBB mini-project to improve the foundations for applying tried-and-tested machine learning (ML) approaches to the built environment.

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Cambridge International Behavioural Sciences and Urban Studies Symposium 19th-22nd May 2019

Cambridge International Behavioural Sciences and Urban Studies Symposium 19th-22nd May 2019

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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US Department of Energy workshop on green real estate economics

US Department of Energy workshop on green real estate economics

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.

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

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

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.

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Risk analysis of green retrofits presented at FRAP international finance conference

Risk analysis of green retrofits presented at FRAP international finance conference

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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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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Applications for the 2020 intake of our MSt are now open

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We would like to invite all of Land Economy Alumni to join us for a drinks reception and dinner in Queens’ College, Cambridge on 25 September 2020 to mark and celebrate 20th year anniversary of the MPhil Programmes. This event is a fantastic opportunity for Land Economy alumni not only to stay connected with each other and Department, but to meet the Cambridge University Land Economy Board members and associates of the Department, whilst welcoming our newest alumni into the global community. We are looking forward to see you there!

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Dr Ozge Oner, Lecturer in Real Estate and Spatial Economics in our Department of Land Economy has been given a prestigious award for research in her home country, Sweden.

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A warm welcome to our new cohort of MSt in Real Estate students 2019

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