Journal of Property Investment & Finance: Volume 17 Issue 5


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An assessment of property investment vehicles with particular reference to German funds

Jim Berry, Stanley McGreal, Karen Sieracki, Ramon Sotelo

Property investment vehicles are reviewed from a literature perspective drawing upon the experience of real estate investment trusts in the USA and contrasting this with European…


Environment and value Does drinking water quality affect house prices?

François Des Rosiers, Alain Bolduc, Marius Thériault

This research paper investigates the effect of drinking water quality on property values in Charlesbourg, a major municipality (70,000 inhabitants) of the Quebec City region where…


The determinants of capital structure Evidence on UK property companies

Joseph Ooi

Employing the panel data methodology, we examine the capital structure determinants of 83 property companies quoted in the UK. The empirical test reveals how the debt‐equity…


Redeveloping brownfield land The decision‐making process

Paul Syms

“Location” is undoubtedly one of the most important factors in deciding whether or not to undertake a property development; however, when considering the redevelopment of a…


Estimating the market value of a proposed townhouse development

Christian Janssen, Zan Yang

An appraisal by an accredited appraiser is often necessary before a proposed development can receive a commitment for financing from a financial institution. Such pre‐construction…

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