To discuss how a neighbourhood can facilitate and build its resilience, researchers, policy-makers and professionals in the field of urban planning gathered for a workshop on 7 April titled "Building Resilient Neighbourhoods: The Convergence of Policies Research and Practice".
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.