Journal of Property Investment & Finance: Volume 23 Issue 5


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Testing the statistical significance of sector and regional diversification

Stephen Lee, Simon Stevenson

The question as to whether it is better to diversify a real estate portfolio within a property type across the regions or within a region across the property types is one of…


Lessons from the private finance initiative in the UK: Benefits, problems and critical success factors

Timothy Dixon, Gaye Pottinger, Alan Jordan

This paper summarises the main research findings from a detailed, qualitative set of structured interviews and case studies of private finance initiative (PFI) schemes in the UK…


The importance of property‐specific attributes in assessing CBD office building quality

Daniel Ho, Graeme Newell, Anthony Walker

This paper identifies the importance of key factors influencing the quality of CBD office buildings. An office building quality index (BQI) is constructed and its relationship…


Reporting on contaminated land: a comparison of Australian and British practice standards

Alastair Adair, Nelson Chan

The paper seeks to ascertain if there exists a uniform approach towards reporting on contaminated land in practice standards employed in Australia and the UK. The UK is a highly…


Apportionment in property valuation: should we separate the inseparable?

Dave Hendriks

Property valuers are often asked to allocate portions of the market value of a property to parts of the subject property. This paper aims to illustrate that the market value of a…

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