Commerce Building, Lincoln University Ellesmere Junction Road/Springs Road, Lincoln, Canterbury, New Zealand

2014 - The 20th Annual PRRES Conference in Christchurch, New Zealand

Resilient Communities: Providing for the Future
January 19 - 22, 2014
Commerce Building, Lincoln University Ellesmere Junction Road/Springs Road, Lincoln, Canterbury, New Zealand

Conference Summary

The 20th Anniversary of the Pacific Rim Real Estate Society (PRRES) was hosted by the Faculty of Commerce’s Property Group from 19 to 22 January 2014 at Lincoln University Campus. The conference was co-branded with the International Real Estate Society (IRES). Professor Sandy Bond was the Conference Chair and is the President of IRES and reports that the conference was a great success, with 97 delegates from 11 countries. The Welcome function was in the Christchurch Civic Building, one of the greenest buildings in NZ with a Six Star Green star rating. Deputy Mayor Vicki Buck gave a well-received address on the city rebuild, with a particular focus on affordable housing provision.

Potential Topics

Housing Economics and Policy; Green Buildings & Environmental Policies; Impact of pandemics upon the built environment; Corporate Real Estate; Asset, Property & Facility Management; IT and Real Estate; International Real Estate; Marketing & Communication in Property; Market Research, Analysis &Forecasting; PPF, PPP & Infrastructures; Performance and Risk Management; Property Development; Property & Urban Economics; Real Estate Finance & Investment; Property Education; Property Valuation; Real Estate Portfolio Management; Tax and Legal Issues in Property; Special Interest Topics - Big Data, PropTech, the Ageing Population; Other topics broadly synergising with the property discipline will be considered.

Peer Review

PRRES 20XX is offering double blind review of full papers. These papers will be published on the PRRES Inc. website

Thank you to our conference organisers

Conference Chair:

Professor Sandy Bond -

Proceedings from the 20th Annual Conference PRRES Conference

Delegate Papers

Papers shown as "refereed" have been refereed through a peer review process involving an expert international board of referees headed by Dr Dulani Halvitigala. Full papers were refereed with authors being required to make any changes prior to presentation at the conference and subsequent publication as a refereed paper in these proceedings.   Non-refereed presentations may be presented at the conference without a full paper and hence not all non-refereed presentations and/or papers appear in these proceedings.  All authors retain the copyright in their individual papers.

Keynote Speakers

Professor John Baen

Professor John Baen

John S. Baen is a Professor of Real Estate, as well as a practicing commercial real estate broker, Certified Real Estate Appraiser, Certified Right-of-Way Agent, author and expert witness / consultant. Dr. Baen has authored over seventy (70) articles, five books / texts and is currently serving and is currently serving on the board of the American Real Estate Society (ARES). He is a noted expert in oil and gas leases, litigation and research as well as many other areas of real estate. Professor Baen has held positions, lectures, and delivered academic and industry speeches in New Zealand, Australia, United Kingdom, Austria, Sweden, South Africa and throughout the United States of America. His research and lectures are anchored in both theory and practical aspects of a wide range of real estate topics which has earned three (3) national manuscript awards which were sponsored by ARES corporate sponsors such as John Hancock (1997); Prudential (1998); and the International Council of Shopping Centers (1999).

Dr Terence (Terry) Boyd PhD, MSc(Bldg Man), FAPI

Dr Terence (Terry) Boyd PhD, MSc(Bldg Man), FAPI

Terry is now in partial retirement, after 50 years in the property industry. He is still involved as a property consultant and education advisor to both public and private sectors in Australia. His is a registered valuer (Queensland) and a conference chairperson (Land Valuation Act (Qld) 2010). He is presently involved in compensation assessments for Indigenous Land Use Agreements and is a review panel member for the Queensland State Valuation Service. He is an adjunct professor at CQUniversity and the University of the Sunshine Coast. In the past, he held professorial chairs at QUT, Australia and Lincoln University, New Zealand and acted as an executive director and principal of property companies.

Professor Neil Crosby PhD, MRICS

Professor Neil Crosby PhD, MRICS

Neil has been Professor of Real Estate at the University of Reading since 1994 having been previously Professor at Oxford Brookes and lecturer at Reading and Nottingham Trent Universities. Before that he was a practising valuation surveyor in a combined residential and commercial property consulting firm based in the UK where he qualified as a Chartered Valuation Surveyor in 1975.

He specialises in commercial property appraisal and the commercial Landlord and Tenant relationship and has undertaken a series of major research studies funded by the UK Government and the UK property industry in these areas since his return to Reading. He has given keynote addresses to major academic and professional conferences including the World Valuation Congress in 1999 and the Pacific Rim Real Estate Society in 2000 and 2005. In 2002 he was awarded the International Real Estate Society’s annual achievement award for his work in real estate research, education and practice. In 2001 and 2008, he was a member of the UK Research Assessment Exercise panel assessing the UK real estate academic output for the UK Government.

He has published well over 100 papers on the various topics listed above and the third edition of his textbook on Property Investment Appraisal with Andrew Baum was published in 2007.