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David Parker

Visiting Professor of Real Estate

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  • International valuation standards, 
  • Compulsory acquisition, 
  • REITs

Professor David Parker is an internationally recognised property industry expert and highly regarded property academic, being a director of and adviser to property investment groups including listed real estate investment trusts (REITs), unlisted funds, property syndicates and private property businesses.

David is the Professor of Property at the University of South Australia, Chairman of Equiti Capital Limited, an Acting Commissioner of the NSW Land and Environment Court and a regular expert witness on property funds management and property valuation matters in the Federal Court and the Supreme Court.

David has held senior positions in property funds management with ANZ Funds Management, Suncorp Investment Management Limited and Schroders Property Fund as well as positions with Cap Gemini Ernst & Young and Morningstar


BSc(Hons), MBA, MComm, MPhil, PhD, FRICS, FAPI, SFFin, FAICD, FAIM

Valuation Principles and Practice, Editor, Australian Property Institute/Wiley- Blackwell, Oxford, (in press, 2017)

Routledge Research Handbook on International REITs, Editor, Routledge, Melbourne, (in press, 2017)

Flexibility and Real Estate Valuation Under Uncertainty, Foreword, Authors: Geltner D and de Neufville R, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, (in press, 2017)

Contemporary Issues in Expropriation, Chapter Compulsory Acquisition Compensation Issues in Australia, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, (in press, 2018)

Routledge Handbook of Sustainable Real Estate, Chapter 10 Green REITs, Editors: Wilkinson S, Dixon T, Miller N and Sayce S, Routledge, Melbourne, 2017

International Valuation Standards: A Guide to the Valuation of Tangible Assets, Wiley- Blackwell, Oxford, 2016

Real Estate Investment Trusts: People, Process and Management, Wiley- Blackwell, Oxford, 2011