"Real Estate Investment in a Changing World" symposium a big success
27 May 2016
Over 80 people attended a research conference Real Estate & Planning organised in association with the Journal of Real Estate Portfolio Management, the applied industry facing journal of the American Real Estate Society.
More than 80 people attended a research conference entitled "Real Estate Investment in a Changing World" which was organised by Real Estate & Planning in association with the Journal of Real Estate Portfolio Management, the applied industry facing journal of the American Real Estate Society.
The conference organiser, Professor Simon Stevenson, is one of the co-editors of the journal together with Peter Liu (Cornell) and Greg MacKinnon (PREA). Ten papers, which will be subsequently be published in the journal, were presented by leading academics and industry professionals from the UK, US, Germany, Finland and Italy.
The conference, kindly hosted by Cushman & Wakefield in their City of London offices, was designed to bring together academics and industry professionals to discuss key investment and portfolio management issues. It is the first in a series of events REP together with Cornell and the journal will be organising aimed at proactively engaging with the industry, a similar event is being planned for Asia.
The event was concluded by a panel of leading industry figures and chaired by Professor Sotiris Tsolacos, that considered the degree to which the forthcoming BREXIT referendum is creating uncertainty in the real estate market.
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