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Cambridge Real Estate Research Centre

 
Singapore Supertrees

Research on real estate within the Centre and the department is broad ranging and international in scope. The Centre's current main areas of research activity relate to:

  • Analysis of real estate investment vehicles
  • The interaction of real asset and credit/capital markets
  • The role and performance of real assets in investment portfolios
  • Loan and mortgage finance
  • Sustainability and environmental performance
  • Urban development and interaction with real estate
  • Digital and machine learning technology and its use in real estate
  • Behavioural influences in finance

Current and recent research projects can be found in the Working Papers section.

PhD students currently associated with the Centre and their projects are:

  • Yana Akhytrs’Ka:  How can energy data analytics platforms affect small firms?  A study of a reduction in energy use in the service sector and its spillover effects
     
  • Thuqan AlHindawi:  Can BD/ML techniques enhance RE markets’ transparency by providing a more efficient/robust way to examine the risk/return profile of real estate as an asset class?
     
  • Flors Blok: Alpine land and climate change: A Ricardian Analysis
     
  • Mark Burke:  Emerging market GAP Housing: A comparative investigation of financing models for sustainable development in resource constrained environments
     
  • Maximilian Exler: Real Estate Investment Trusts in Bear Markets: To What Extent Drivers of Returns and Volatility Change in Times of High Uncertainty
     
  • Marco Felici: Empirical questions in Housing Markets and Policy
     
  • Kahshin Leow: Spatial dependencies and their effects on real estate funds
     
  • Haotong Li: Overconfidence and real estate investment
     
  • Anando Maitra: Corporate Bonds and Equities:  the cross-section of flows
     
  • Katharina Minkow: How does technological infrastructure impact on rents, sales prices, and occupancy rates of office buildings in the UK?
     
  • Yiwen Qiu:  Firm Locations, Industrial Structures, Regional Development Paths from a Dynamic Perspective: A case study in China
     
  • Saad Siddiqui: International asset pricing, housing and consumption
     
  • He Tang: Political Uncertainty in The Real Estate Industry
     
  • Xinwei Wan: Property Market Sentiment, Government Land Sales and NAV Discount in REITS Valuation
     
  • Jiabin Wei: Dynamic Prediction of the Real Estate Price Spatial Distribution in the Autonomous Vehicle Era with Hedonic Regression and Reinforcement Learning-aided Microsimulation Integrated Model — A Case Study of Shanghai