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Public Lecture 2018:
Sustainability Trends Driving the Future of Real Estate

This presentation has explored how technological developments are revolutionising the way we plan and build our cities, our buildings and the underlying shifts towards higher green performance as the only way forward.
 
Nurturing Young Leaders Lecture 2018:
What Effects do Liquidity and Transactional Volumes have on Pricing within Global Commercial Real Estate?

As property prices reach elevated levels, which markets stand out? Which sectors are outperforming? To help interpret these market shifts, Real Capital Analytics will discuss some new analytical tools which look in detail at how changing levels of liquidity and transactional activity can possibly be a precursor to changing prices.
 
Nurturing Young Leaders Lecture 2018:
The Impact of Technology on the Real Estate Industry

This Lecture looks at the role of technology in the real estate industry and its impact on (i) consumers, and (ii) real estate professionals. In relation to this, the case study of a U.S. real estate business entity, Compass, as a disruptor, would also be examined.
 
Public Lecture 2018:
Globalising the Real Estate Fund Management Business

This lecture on "Globalising the Real Estate Fund Management Business" explores the new norms that real estate fund managers grapple with and how they react to the waves of change, be it from investor demand, property cycles or the digitisation of real estate.
 
NUS Real Estate Breakfast Roundtable Discussion: "Why Are US REITs Going Abroad?"

NUS Real Estate organized a Breakfast Roundtable discussion that engaged members of the REIT community in an exchange of views on the topic "Why Are US REITs Going Abroad?".
 
NUS IRES REITs Executive Programme

An executive programme focusing on "Emerging Trends in Asia-Pacific REIT Markets" was rolled out by the NUS Institute of Real Estate Studies (IRES). Close to 30 real estate and finance industry professionals participated in the 1½ day programme.
 
Nurturing Young Leaders 2018:
Real Estate Agents' Preparedness for Technology Disruption

How will consumers buy, sell or rent properties in future? What is the government's Real Estate Transformation Map (REITM) all about? What skills do real estate professionals need to be equipped with, to be able to thrive in a disruptive environment? The key question is, "Are you prepared?"
 
Public Lecture 2018:
Shaping of Future Cities

This Lecture on "Shaping of Future Cities" looks into the possibility of what a future city would be like. New trends and factors, including technology, are reshaping our future cities. This requires our future city planners, architects and policy-makers to explore alternative / provocative concepts as well as implementation policies and processes for such cities of the future.
 
Nurturing Young Leaders 2018:
Internationalisation of Real Estate Transactions and Real Estate Funding

Given the differing regulatory, legal and operating environments in various geographical markets, appropriate real estate funding strategies and structures are crucial to the success of real estate investments and in achieving the targeted returns.
 
Nurturing Young Leaders 2018:
Corporate Real Estate – An Overview

This seminar seeks to provide an overview of Corp Real Estate and how it operates in the business world and in major companies such as Unilever, from an end to end delivery standpoint beginning with Real Estate strategy formulation and execution, to construction project management (PM), and ending with daily facilities (FM) operations.
 
Public Lecture 2018:
Singapore's International Real Estate Experience and Beyond

This Lecture on 'Singapore's International Real Estate Experience and Beyond' looks into the evolution of the real estate industry in Singapore and the trends and factors that could shape its future.
 
NUS-SHUFE Joint China Forum 2018

The NUS Institute of Real Estate Studies (IRES) and the Shanghai University of Finance and Economics (SHUFE) jointly organized a Forum on 25th January, 2018. The forum looks at "Xi Jinping Thought on Socialism with Chinese Characteristics for a New Era and their impact on China's economic growth".
 
Forum and Book Launch of Kiasunomics

Three professors from NUS Business School (NUS Business) and NUS Design and Environment have written a first-ever fictional account of Singaporeans and their economic behaviours that integrates data from financial and real estate research. Launched at The POD at the National Library Building on 19 December, Kiasunomics - Stories of Singaporean Economic Behaviours (Kiasunomics) follows the life of Teng, a Singaporean taxi driver from birth to adulthood.
 
NUS IRES Industry Forum

Theme: There's No Place like Home: Local Asset Concentration, Information Asymmetries and Commercial Real Estate Returns
 
Outstanding Referee 2017

Assoc. Prof. Sing Tien Foo, Director of the NUS Institute of Real Estate Studies, was awarded 'Outstanding Referee 2017'. The Award was presented by the editors of Real Estate Economics, a renowned journal in the field of Real Estate and Urban Economics, at the American Real Estate and Urban Economics Association (AREUEA) Presidential Luncheon at Philadelphia on 6 January 2018.
 
Real Estate Finance and Investment Symposium

2017 Real Estate Finance and Investment Symposium jointly organized by University of Cambridge, University of Florida and National University of Singapore (NUS). The Symposium will be held on September 22-23, 2017 in Singapore.
 
SDE Greater Good Series 2017

Population ageing is a global phenomenon in which the most sustainable form leverages on community-centric support for elderly residents in the neighbourhood. The three aspects of environment, health and social are active components integral to successful community ageing-in-place. This Greater Good Series event presents the key issues pertaining to our environment that promote active ageing in Singapore.
 
Public Forum: "Sino-Singapore Joint Governmental Projects"

Public Forum: "Sino-Singapore Joint Governmental Projects", Guiyang, China, 27th March 2017
 
Suzhou International Finance Forum 2016

The NUS Institute of Real Estate Studies (IRES) Global Logistic Properties (GLP) Research Centre, in collaboration with the NUS (Suzhou) Research Institute and the Office of Finance of Suzhou City Government, organized a Suzhou International Finance Forum on 21st Nov 2016.
 
China's New Urbanization Forum Series Session II

'China's New Urbanization Forum 2016' was held on the 20th of Nov at Jinling Guanyuan International Hotel Suzhou, China.
 
The Future of REITs

In conjunction with the Fortune Times REITs Pinnacle Award 2016, the NUS Institute of Real Estate Studies (IRES) assisted in co-organizing a Forum on "The Future of REITs: Challenges and Opportunities Faced by REITs in Asia ex-Japan" on the 18th of Nov 2016 at the Equarius Hotel, Resorts World Sentosa.
 
Annual IRES-ULI Roundtable

The NUS Institute of Real Estate Studies (IRES) and the Urban Land Institute (ULI) jointly organized a Thought-Leadership Roundtable on 6 October 2016, Singapore. This Thought-Leadership event was the first in a series of an annual IRES-ULI Roundtable. This event provides a fitting platform for C-suite executives and leading academics to congregate and share, debate and dissect present-day issues as well as emerging challenges over the horizon.
 
MND Medallion Award

Congratulations! Professor Heng Chye Kiang, Lum Chang Professor in SDE, receives a MND Medallion for Distinguished Service from Minister Lawrence Wong in recognition and appreciation of his valuable contributions as Board Member of Building and Construction Authority.
 
MND Medallion Award

Congratulations! Assoc. Prof Yu Shi Ming receives a MND Medallion for Distinguished Service from Minister Lawrence Wong in recognition and appreciation of his valuable contributions as Chairman of Examination and Professional Development Committee and Member of the Council for Estate Agencies.
 
Full Professor in the Department of Real Estate

Congratulations to Assoc. Prof Joseph Ooi who has been promoted to Full Professor in recognition of his significant contributions in education, research and service in the field of real estate and beyond.
 
Secretary of the Asian Real Estate Society (AsRES)

Congratulations to IRES Deputy Director A/Prof Sing Tien Foo on his appointment as the Secretary of the Asian Real Estate Society (AsRES).
 
The Singapore Business Review List of Most Influential Business Professors Who Are 40-or-under

Congratulations to IRES Researcher A/P Qian Wenlan.
 
The Yin and Yang of Corporate Governance

Dr. Seek Ngee Huat, Chairman of IRES and Chairman of GLP (winner of Best Managed Board - Singapore Corporate Awards), says corporate governance is about setting a framework for managers to work within.
 
Device Gives the Bear Facts about Your Water Usage

Assoc. Prof Sing Tien Foo's research study with PUB indicated that with real time information on water usage, it would help to cut down water consumption by 20%. Read More >>


 
World Cities Summit 2016:Thematic Track on 'Financing a Sustainable Urban Future'

IRES co-hosted a thematic track in World Cities Summit 2016 on the 13th of July at Marina Bay Sands Singapore.


 
The Role of Capital Markets and REITs in Real Estate Industry Transition

IRES hosted a C-suite-only Round Table Forum, titled “The Role of Capital Markets and REITs in Real Estate Industry Transition” on 16th June 2016 in Shanghai.


 
Financial and Capital Management of REITs: A Strategic Perspective

The NUS Institute of Real Estate Studies (IRES) hosted an Industry Forum in the afternoon of 20th May, titled: “Financial and Capital Management of REITs: A Strategic Perspective”.


 
Prof Sumit Agarwal Won Outstanding Researcher Award

Congratulations to Prof Sumit Agarwal on winning the Outstanding Researcher Award at the NUS University Awards 2016.


 
NUS Book Traces Progress of Real-Estate Sector

NUS Real Estate organized a launch event for the book: "Singapore's Real Estate: 50 Years of Transformation" on 9th March 2016.


 
Winners the of Annual Teaching Excellence Award

Dr Masaki Mori and Dr Seah Kiat Ying won the Annual Teaching Excellence Award (ATEA) for AY2014/15. The ATEA recognises faculty members who have displayed a high level of commitment to their teaching.

 
REIT FORUM

NUS Real Estate kicked-off the new year with a REIT Forum on the 26th of January 2016.


 
NUS Real Estate Career Seminar 2016

NUS Real Estate organized a Career Seminar on the 15th of January 2016.


 
IRES Researcher Assistant Professor Cristian Badarinza Presented at AREUEA-AFA conference in San Francisco

The conference took place in San Francisco between 3-5 January 2016 and Dr Cristian Badarinza’s session was a joint session by the American Finance Association (AFA) and the American Real Estate and Urban Economics Association (AREUEA).

 
International Symposium on Housing and Financial Stability in China

IRES Director Prof. Deng Yongheng Presented at the International Symposium on Housing and Financial Stability in China.


 
Congratulations to Prof Sumit Agarwal!

The following research papers of his have been accepted for publication in acclaimed journals.

 
Research Project by IRES Researcher Professor Liow Kim Hiang

Switching Volatility and Dynamic Interdependence in International Securitized Real Estate Markets


 
NUS-IRES China Real Estate Entrepreneurs Executive Training Program

On 13th Nov 2015, IRES hosted and delivered a Real Estate Entrepreneurs Executive Training Program customized to the requirements of the China Index Academy and its delegates.

 
IRES-CLC Joint Public Lecture

The NUS Institute of Real Estate Studies (IRES) and the Centre for Liveable Cities (CLC) jointly organized a public lecture on 12th November 2015.


 
Land Acquisition in India - A Panel Discussion Chaired by IRES Director Prof Deng Yongheng

IRES Director Prof Deng Yongheng was invited to ISAS' 10th International Conference on Politics and Economics of Land in South Asia. The event was held over 2 days (29-30 Oct 2015) at the Grand Copthorne Waterfront Hotel, Singapore.

 
The Green Buildings Research Project by A/P Tu Yong & Prof Deng Yongheng

The NUS team led by A/P Tu Yong & Prof Deng Yongheng and the SSTEC team led by Ms Wang Ying, have worked together to produce an initial report on the performance of green office buildings in Sino-Singapore Tianjin Eco-City.

 
China's New Urbanization Forum Series

On the morning of October 10, 2015, The Inaugural Session of China's New Urbanization Forum Series, namely Innovations in China's New Urbanization: Opportunities and Challenges was held in Hangzhou.

 
Ecosperity Young Leaders' Dialogue

The NUS School of Design and Environment (SDE) and the NUS Institute of Real Estate Studies (IRES) jointly collaborated in organizing the Young Leaders' Dialogue (YLD).

 
Establishment of Lum Chang Professorship

IRES has established a new Professorship focusing on the sustainable built environment in honour of the late Mr Lum Chang of the Lum Chang Group and his many contributions to society.

 
Outstanding Service Award

An illustrious alumnus lauded – Practice Professor Dr. Seek Ngee Huat, Chairman of the NUS Institute of Real Estate Studies, received an Outstanding Service Award.

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