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Lecturer in Housing and Planning Policy - new opportunity at the University of Cambridge

By from News. Published on May 16, 2019.

The Department of Land Economy is recruiting for a Lecturer in Housing and Planning Policy.

Nuancing the international debate on social mix: Copenhagen paper published online

By from News. Published on May 16, 2019.

A paper by Dr Sónia Alves has been published online by the journal Housing Studies.

CCHPR's May 2019 research update is now available

By from News. Published on May 08, 2019.

Women in Real Estate Seminar 21.05.19

From Cambridge Real Estate Research Centre. Published on May 02, 2019.

CCHPR and the Department of Land Economy welcome Professor Rebecca Tunstall

By from News. Published on Apr 24, 2019.

Professor Becky Tunstall has been appointed as a Visiting Fellow at the Department of Land Economy.

Co-living for vulnerable older people - the views of stakeholders

By from News. Published on Apr 09, 2019.

CCHPR have published their latest report on their research into co-living as a housing solution for vulnerable older people, funded jointly by the Nationwide Foundation and Nationwide Building Society.

The challenges of gentrification

By from News. Published on Apr 08, 2019.

Sónia Alves took part in a debate looking at the sustainability of Urban World Heritage Sites at the end of March 2019.

Cambridge Real Estate Research Club 2019

From Cambridge Real Estate Research Centre. Published on Mar 25, 2019.

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

RSAIBIS Annual Conference

From Cambridge Real Estate Research Centre. Published on Mar 25, 2019.

The Regional Science Association International British and Irish Section will be holding it's 47th Annual Conference at Downing College, Cambridge from 16th-19th July 2019

Deadline 1st June for Call for Papers for Real Estate Finance & Investment Symposium September 2019

From Cambridge Real Estate Research Centre. Published on Mar 11, 2019.

Cambridge Real Estate Research Centre, the University of Florida, and the National University of Singapore (NUS) are pleased to announce a call for papers for their joint 2019 Real Estate Finance and Investment Symposium in Cambridge this September.

New CRERC Mini Project

From Cambridge Real Estate Research Centre. Published on Mar 11, 2019.

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.

MHCLG commission CCHPR to look into leasehold charges

By from News. Published on Feb 21, 2019.

Leasehold and freehold charges are a complex and sometimes contentious issue in terms of both legislation and practice.

Dr Katayoun Karampour joins CCHPR as Research Associate

By from News. Published on Jan 22, 2019.

Katy Karampour joins the CCHPR research team.

CCHPR publishes final report for the Digital Built Britain Housing Network

By from News. Published on Jan 22, 2019.

The Digital Built Britain Housing Network has published its final report for the Centre for Digital Built Britain.

Modern Studies in Property Law One-Day Research Event

From Cambridge Centre for Property Law. Published on Jan 10, 2019.

Keele University is delighted to be hosting the next one-day MSPL research event on Thursday, 11 April 2019. Click on the item for details and the call for papers.

Government housing and landlord and tenant initiatives

From Cambridge Centre for Property Law. Published on Jan 10, 2019.

The Government is currently engaged in a number of consultations and calls for evidence in respect of various housing and landlord and tenant initiatives. Clink on the item for details and how to respond.

New Centre Fellow

From Cambridge Centre for Property Law. Published on Jan 10, 2019.

Associate Professor Christopher Bevan joins the Centre. Chris is an expert on land law and currently teaches and researches at Nottingham University

Transforming Construction Alliance: Core Innovation Hub

By from News. Published on Dec 28, 2018.

CCHPR's Acting Director, Dr Gemma Burgess, will lead the impact assessment workstream for the Construction Innovation Hub's research stream.

Overlooked and marginalised - what can be done to help non-resident fathers?

By from News. Published on Dec 20, 2018.

Kathryn Muir's roundtable event brought together academics, practitioners and policy makers, and asked them about how best to tackle the issues facing non-resident fathers.

Prix Andre Jordan - Honourable mention for Sónia Alves's paper

By from News. Published on Dec 11, 2018.

Dr Sónia Alves's paper, “Poles Apart? A Comparative Study of Housing Policies and Outcomes in Portugal and Denmark” received an honourable mention from the 2018 Prix Andre Jordan judges.

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

From Cambridge Real Estate Research Centre. Published on Dec 11, 2018.

The Cambridge Real Estate Research Centre is pleased to announce the Cambridge International Behavioural Sciences and Urban Studies Symposium will be hosted by the University's Department of Land Economy at Newnham College on 19th-22nd May 2019.

Three new PhD students begin their studies under CCHPR

By from News. Published on Dec 05, 2018.

Chilombo Musa, Chris Blundell and Fareza Mustafa are now PhD students at the Department of Land Economy, supervised by Dr Gemma Burgess.

Cambridge alliance secures £72 million in government funding to drive innovation and boost construction

By from News. Published on Dec 03, 2018.

The Centre for Digital Built Britain (CDBB) at the University of Cambridge has joined a new alliance with the MTC (Manufacturing Technology Centre) and BRE (Building Research Establishment) to transform the way that infrastructure in the UK is designed, built, and used.

Fourth Digital Built Britain Housing Network position paper published

By from News. Published on Nov 29, 2018.

This position paper, written by Acting Director Gemma Burgess and ECR Valentine Quinio, looks at digital innovation in the planning process, and outlines the scope for future research and digitisation of planning in order to improve housing delivery in the UK.

Cambridge Future Cities Conference 2018

From Cambridge Real Estate Research Centre. Published on Jan 19, 2018.

Cambridge Future Cities Conference 2018

US Department of Energy workshop on green real estate economics

From Cambridge Real Estate Research Centre. Published on Nov 30, 2017.

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.

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

From Cambridge Real Estate Research Centre. Published on Nov 30, 2017.

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.

Risk analysis of green retrofits presented at FRAP international finance conference

From Cambridge Real Estate Research Centre. Published on Nov 30, 2017.

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.

Cambridge to launch lectureship in Chinese urban development

From Cambridge Real Estate Research Centre. Published on 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.

Centre Responds to Government Consultation on Leases of Houses

From Cambridge Centre for Property Law. Published on Sep 23, 2017.

Simon Cooper, Russell Hewitson and Martin Dixon have responded to the DCLG Consultation Paper on "Tackling Unfair Practices in the Leasehold Market’

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

From Cambridge Real Estate Research Centre. Published on 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].

Centre Fellows speak at E-conveyancing conference in Ireland

From Cambridge Centre for Property Law. Published on Apr 08, 2017.

Simon Cooper, Rod Thomas and Martin Dixon present papers at the NUI Galway Title Registration and E-Conveyancing Conference 2017

MSPL Workshop 10 April 2017

From Cambridge Centre for Property Law. Published on Apr 05, 2017.

The Centre will be hosting a one-day workshop on April 10th 2017 at Queens' College

Cambridge hosts Real Estate Finance and Investment research symposium

From Cambridge Real Estate Research Centre. Published on Oct 11, 2016.

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

Property Bar Association Day Conference on Land law

From Cambridge Centre for Property Law. Published on Sep 21, 2016.

The PBA is holding a mini-conference on Real Property: New perspectives. November 8th, London. To include discussion of land registration, commercial constructive trusts, mortgages, covenants, Coventry v Lawrence and more. Click for further details

New Centre Fellow

From Cambridge Centre for Property Law. Published on Sep 07, 2016.

Professor Sergio Nasarre-Aznar joins the Centre. Professor Nazarre completed his M.Phil at Cambridge (Cantab) and is an expert on European property law.

Future Cities Conference Success

From Cambridge Real Estate Research Centre. Published on Jul 21, 2016.

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

Seminar on Updating the LRA 2002

From Cambridge Centre for Property Law. Published on Jun 01, 2016.

CCPL, the Cambridge Centre for Private Law and the Society of Legal Scholars host seminar on Updating the Land Registration Act 2002

New Centre Fellows

From Cambridge Centre for Property Law. Published on May 10, 2016.

Russell Hewitson and Matthew Jolley join as new Centre Fellows.

Honorary Bencher of Lincoln's Inn

From Cambridge Centre for Property Law. Published on May 05, 2016.

Martin Dixon has been elected an Honorary Bencher of Lincoln's Inn

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

From Cambridge Real Estate Research Centre. Published on 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.

Call for Papers - Real Estate Finance and Investment Symposium

From Cambridge Real Estate Research Centre. Published on Apr 12, 2016.

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.

Land Registration Act 2002 - Consultation process underway

From Cambridge Centre for Property Law. Published on Apr 02, 2016.

The Law Commission has launched a consultation on updating the Land Registration Act 2002

Domain Name Scarcity

From Cambridge Real Estate Research Centre. Published on Feb 02, 2016.

'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.

Cornell International Real Estate Case Competition

From Cambridge Real Estate Research Centre. Published on Nov 27, 2015.

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"

New CRERC research: Connections are more important than performance

From Cambridge Real Estate Research Centre. Published on Nov 27, 2015.

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.

World Economic Forum Abu Dhabi 2015

From Cambridge Real Estate Research Centre. Published on Nov 04, 2015.

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

Honorary Professor

From Cambridge Centre for Property Law. Published on Oct 31, 2015.

Elizabeth Cooke, Principal Judge of the First-Tier Tribunal has been appointed Honorary Professor of Property Law in the University of Cambridge, one of only six world-leading academics to be appointed by the University this year.

Land Registration

From Cambridge Centre for Property Law. Published on Oct 31, 2015.

In conjunction with the Cambridge Centre for Private Law, members of the Centre will be contributing to "New Perspectives on Land Registration: Contemporary Problems and Solutions", a collection of essays arising from the Land Registration symposium held in Cambridge

Cambridge Real Estate Long Term Investor Event 2015

From Cambridge Real Estate Research Centre. Published on Aug 27, 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.........

British Land Flagship Leadership Development Programme

From Cambridge Real Estate Research Centre. Published on Aug 26, 2015.

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.

Sustainable Buildings Pay Of For Real Estate Investors

From Cambridge Real Estate Research Centre. Published on Jul 01, 2015.

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.

Horizon 2020 grant for Dr Franz Fuerst

From Cambridge Real Estate Research Centre. Published on Jun 04, 2015.

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)"

Land Economists win awards for real estate research

From Cambridge Real Estate Research Centre. Published on Apr 17, 2015.

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.

Capital structure used to gauge firms' foundations

From Cambridge Real Estate Research Centre. Published on Mar 24, 2015.

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

Mansford Prize is awarded to Nick Worsley

From Cambridge Real Estate Research Centre. Published on Mar 22, 2015.

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.

Colin Lizieri to Chair World Economic Forum Industry Agenda Council

From Cambridge Real Estate Research Centre. Published on Mar 21, 2015.

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.

RERC hosts long term investor event

From Cambridge Real Estate Research Centre. Published on Mar 20, 2015.

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.

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

From Cambridge Real Estate Research Centre. Published on Mar 18, 2015.

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.