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US Department of Energy workshop on green real estate economics

last modified Nov 30, 2017 05:39 PM
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.

The meeting involved experts from a range of disciplinary backgrounds sharing a research focus on sustainability in a real estate context. Dr Fuerst, the only non US-based expert invited to the event, described along with colleagues the challenges facing researchers in estimating the economic value of green retrofits and new construction in a fast-moving environment with limited access to proprietary and business-sensitive data. The second part of the workshop was dedicated to setting out an agenda for future research in this topic area yielding a number of propositions including the costing of energy efficiency and other sustainability in a building context as well as measuring the financial and environmental performance at multiple levels of aggregation.

The submission deadline for MSt applications for the 2020 course has been extended to 15th June 2020

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The University of Cambridge (Department of Land Economy), the University of Florida (Bergstrom Real Estate Center), the University of Geneva (Geneva Finance Research Institute), and the National University of Singapore (Institute of Real Estate and Urban Studies and Department of Real Estate) announce a call for papers for their joint 2020 Real Estate Finance and Investment Symposium. DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION 1st May 2020

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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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Mst Graduates 2017 19

Well done to our 2017-19 cohort of the MSt in Real Estate who graduated at the Senate House on Saturday 30th November

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

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