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.
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.
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.
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".
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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).
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 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.