Journal of Property Investment & Finance: Volume 40 Issue 3


Table of contents - Special Issue: 40th year Anniversary Issue

Real Estate Insights The changing nature of real estate research

Graeme Newell

With the Journal of Property Investment and Finance (JPIF) being 40 years old, this paper reflects on the changes in real estate research over the last 40 years, the drivers…


Real Estate Insights Is tokenization of real estate ready for lift off in APAC?

Yuen Leng Chow, Kok Keong Tan

Blockchain and distributed ledger technologies are set to disrupt the real estate sector in all areas: ownership, sale, management and investment. Tokenization moves physical real…


Real Estate Insights Grand ideas or delusions of grandeur? Placing big thinkers and essential theories in property economics research

Graham Squires

This article is looking to reflect on the various important touchstones of “grand theory” and “big thinkers” that can be framed when engaging empirical evidence in property…

Real Estate Insights The human factor: the “unknown unknowns” in the real estate development process

Elaine Worzala, David Wyman

Volatility, Uncertainty, Complexity and Ambiguity (VUCA) are terms the military have coined to describe the environment they often operate in. This paper examines how this…


Real Estate Insights Data intelligence and real estate – machines are the real game changer

Marcelo Cajias, Anett Wins

The paper shows with two concrete examples about how algorithms are used in active real estate management. The paper also highlights that the discussion about the adoption of new…

Real Estate Insights Property development activities: value creation or distraction for REITs?

Woei Chyuan Wong, Joseph T.L. Ooi

This paper examines the evolution and impact of property development activities on REIT performance. The paper provides insights on whether REITs should venture into property…

Real Estate Insights Safe as houses? Thinking on the rise of investment into UK residential markets

Nicola Livingstone

In recent decades, institutional investment has become increasingly focussed on residential property in the United Kingdom, reflecting interest in what was previously considered…

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