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Latest CCHPR newsletter now available

By from News. Published on Oct 15, 2018.

Cambridge Centre for Housing and Planning Research have published their Autumn 2018 newsletter this week.

CCHPR Report selected by Thinkhouse as one of the key reports of 2018

By from News. Published on Oct 11, 2018.

The Thinkhouse web library is a carefully curated collection of innovative research pieces, policy publication and case studies that propose ways to solve the UK's current housing crisis. CCHPR's report 'Using incentives to improve the private rented sector for people in poverty - three costed solutions' has been selected as one of the key reports of 2018.

Second position paper for Digital Built Britain Housing Network published

By from News. Published on Oct 02, 2018.

The second position paper for the Digital Built Britain Housing Network, written by Gemma Burgess, Michael Jones and Kathryn Muir, can now be downloaded from our website.

Income-linked rents - report for CHS Group now published

By from News. Published on Sep 27, 2018.

CCHPR's research for CHS Group and Joseph Rowntree Foundation looks at how to set genuinely affordable income-linked rents.

CCHPR welcome a new Visiting Scholar

By from News. Published on Sep 24, 2018.

Cambridge Centre for Housing and Planning Research are delighted to welcome Dr Reyhaneh Shojaei, who joins us as a Visiting Scholar.

Land value capture evidence published by House of Commons

By from News. Published on Sep 13, 2018.

Research commissioned by MHCLG is cited in report to the Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee, as published by the House of Commons.

Introducing Valentine Quinio

By from News. Published on Sep 11, 2018.

Valentine Quinio joined the CCHPR team this month.

Digital Built Britain Housing Network

By from News. Published on Aug 02, 2018.

Funded by the Centre for Digital Built Britain, the Digital Built Britain Housing Network has been commissioned to scope out a research programme designed to meet the needs of UK plc in delivering housing in a digital built Britain.

CCHPR awarded funding to shape the future of research

By from News. Published on Jun 21, 2018.

We're delighted to announce that the Centre for Digital Built Britain (CDBB) will fund CCHPR to establish a Digital Built Britain Housing Network.

Will mobilising the added value of planning boost the construction of affordable housing in Portugal?

By from News. Published on Jun 08, 2018.

Dr Sónia Alves has written a blog for the Institute of Social Sciences (ICS) in Lisbon. Earlier blogs for ICS looked at lessons from the past for future housing policy in Portugal, and talked about the importance of international comparative analysis in providing a clearer understanding of policies impact on economic and social outcomes. In her blog, Dr Alves emphasises the potential value of land-use planning in the provision of affordable housing for low and middle income families.

We're recruiting for a researcher to join our team

By from News. Published on Jun 04, 2018.

CCHPR are recruiting for a Research Associate/Research Assistant to join the team.

Is innovation the answer to the chronic under-supply of housing in the UK?

By from News. Published on May 01, 2018.

CCHPR's mini project for the Centre for Digital Built Britain (CDBB) provides a 'state of the nation' report, commenting on the barriers to the uptake of digital tools in the UK house building industry and opening up the debate on the huge benefits that innovation can bring for both the industry and for home occupants and owners.

CCHPR publish HSA18 presentations

By from News. Published on Apr 18, 2018.

Two presentations given at the 2018 Housing Studies Association conference in Sheffield have been published by CCHPR.

New Time Credits paper published

By from News. Published on Mar 28, 2018.

Cambridge Future Cities Conference 2018

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

Date announced for the 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.