Pat McAllister has a long-standing relationship with the University of Reading having been awarded both his MPhil and his PhD by the University. Pat returned to Real Estate & Planning in 2015, having previously taught at University College London, Oxford Brookes University, Heriot-Watt University and University of Greenwich. Pat was appointed Visiting Professor at TU Delft in 2017.
He has been involved in numerous research projects funded by or in collaboration with industry partners. He has published widely on a range of topics linked to real estate appraisal, development, management and investment. He has undertaken research projects for Real Estate Research Institute, the Nuffield Foundation, Economic and Social Research Council, the Investment Property Forum, Department of Energy and Climate Change, the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and Ministry for Housing Communities and Local Government. Pat became a member of the RICS in 1992.
- PhD, Real Estate and Planning, University of Reading
- MPhil Land Economy, University of Cambridge
- MPhil Land Management and Development, University of Reading
- BA (Hons) in Geography, University of Kent
Current PhD students
Ernest Adu: Cross-Border Commercial Real Estate Development: A socio-economic analysis of development strategies and processes in Emerging Markets. Lead supervisor.
Real Estate Development: Process, Practice and Appraisal
The module aims to provide students with an understanding of: the nature of the real estate development process including the activities, agencies, events, relationships, skills and tasks involved; the factors...
Development Appraisal & Finance
Module overview:This module covers the approaches used to evaluate and appraise the financial viability of real estate development projects. You will also investigate the way in which risks and rewards...
Liquidity in International Real Estate Markets, Funded by IPF(£40,000) with Dr Anupam Nanda and Dr Steve Devaney (University of Reading) and Dr Nicola Livingstone (University College London), 2015
The Effect of Energy Performance on House Prices, Funded by Wales Low/Zero Carbon Hub (£5,000) with Franz Fuerst (University of Cambridge), Dr Peter Wyatt and Dr Anupam Nanda (both University of Reading), 2014.
The Impact of Cross-border Real Estate Investment on US Commercial Real Estate Capitalisation Rates, Funded by RERI ($15,000) with Dr Anupam Nanda (University of Reading), 2014
The Impact of Cross-border Real Estate Investment on European Commercial Real Estate Capitalisation Rates, Funded by DTZ Research Institute (£5,000) with Dr Anupam Nanda (University of Reading), 2014
The Value of Planning Obligations in England, Funded by DCLG (c£90,000) a consortium with University of Reading, Three Dragons, Hives Planning and David Locke Associates, 2011-12.
Hedonic Pricing Study to Determine whether Energy Efficiency Ratings and Council Tax Differentials Impact on Prices in the Domestic Building Sector, Funded by DECC (£32,000) with Franz Fuerst (University of Cambridge), Dr Peter Wyatt and Dr Anupam Nanda (both University of Reading), 2012.
- Real estate appraisal
- Sustainable real estate
- Development viability appraisal
- Cross-border real estate investment