Journal of Property Investment & Finance: Volume 38 Issue 4


Table of contents - Special Issue: PropTech and Entrepreneurship - Innovation in Real Estate (Part 1)

Guest Editors: Larry Wofford, Elaine Worzala, David Wyman

Do you have a naïve forecasting model of the future?

Larry Wofford, David Wyman, Christopher W. Starr

This paper addresses the increasingly rapid and disruptive changes caused by technology innovations impacting commercial real estate (CRE) and how leaders in today's CRE business…


iSpace: principles for a phenomenology of space user in smart real estate

Patrick Lecomte

As smart technologies become an integral part of real estate in smart cities, the purpose of this paper is to explore the impact of ubiquitous computing on space users in smart…

Predictability of HK-REITs returns using artificial neural network

Wei Kang Loo

The purpose of this paper is to determine if artificial neural network (ANN) works better than linear regression in predicting Hong Kong real estate investment trusts’ (REITs…

Artificial intelligence, news sentiment, and property market liquidity

Johannes Braun, Jochen Hausler, Wolfgang Schäfers

The purpose of this paper is to use a text-based sentiment indicator to explain variations in direct property market liquidity in the USA.

Bricks, mortar, and proptech: The economics of IT in brokerage, space utilization and commercial real estate finance

Albert Saiz

Digital and information technologies (IT) are becoming silently pervasive in old-fashioned real estate markets. This paper focuses on three important avenues for the diffusion of…


Can digital technologies speed up real estate transactions?

Andrew Saull, Andrew Baum, Fabian Braesemann

This study presents a structured investigation of the most important causes for delay in commercial real estate transactions. It assesses the potential of digital technologies…


The big data regime shift in real estate

James R. DeLisle, Brent Never, Terry V. Grissom

The paper explores the emergence of the “big data regime” and the disruption that it is causing for the real estate industry. The paper defines big data and illustrates how an…

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