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2017

NUS IRES Industry Forum


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


2017 Real Estate Finance and Investment Symposium



Making an appointment in NUS


This past August, two IMBA students and one IMBA alumnus embarked on their new journey at the RBS-NUS MSc Real Estate Double Degree Program (DDP) in Singapore. Officially launched on April 28, 2017, this is the first cohort for the DDP.


NUS-IRES Director Professor Deng Yongheng Conducted a Lecture on Real Estate Finance Innovation



SDE Greater Good Series 2017 Successful Community Ageing-in-Place

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 launch of the Double Degree Programme MSc (Real Estate) – MBA Jointly offered by NUS and Renmin University of China



Building Resilient Neighbourhoods

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 one-day workshop was organised by the Institute of Policy Studies Social Lab and NUS Design and Environment’s Centre for Sustainable Asian Cities (CSAC).


Public Forum "Sino-Singapore Joint Governmental Projects"




2016

Suzhou International Finance Forum 2016 Sino-Singapore Cross-Border Financial Cooperation and Development

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. This event was supported by the Suzhou Industrial Park Finance Management and Service Bureau.


China's New Urbanization Forum 2016 Innovations in the Transformation and Development of China's Urbanization


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


The Future of REITs: Challenges and Opportunities Faced by REITs in Asia ex-Japan

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.


Changing the Game – The Internet of Things and Real Estate

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'


The NUS Institute of Real Estate Studies co-hosted a thematic track in World Cities Summit 2016 on the 13th of July at Marina Bay Sands Singapore. This was organized in partnership with Singapore’s Centre for Liveable Cities and the Urban Redevelopment Authority.


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

The NUS Institute of Real Estate Studies (IRES) hosted a closed-door C-suite-only Round Table Forum, titled “The Role of Capital Markets and REITs in Real Estate Industry Transition” in the evening of 16th June 2016 at the JingAn Shangri-La hotel in Shanghai, China. This by-invitation-only Forum saw the diverse participation of well-respected industry leaders and representatives comprising some of the very top minds in the real estate industry from both the private and public sectors.


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". This Forum is the 3rd in the series of an initiative driven by NUS Real Estate’s Research Focus Group. There was overwhelming response to the event which saw the diversified participation of well-respected industry leaders and representatives from the private and public sectors. The participation of leading scholars from the academia also added to the vibrancy of discussions at the event.


Prof Sumit Agarwal Won Outstanding Researcher Award


Congratulations to Prof Sumit Agarwal on winning the Outstanding Researcher Award at the NUS University Awards 2016. The University Awards honour and recognise members of the NUS community who, through their consistently high performance and resolute commitment, set new benchmarks in the areas of education, research and service.


NUS Book Traces Progress of Real-Estate Sector


NUS Real Estate organized a book launch event on 9th March 2016 at The University Club, Shaw Foundation Alumni House.Jointly produced by the NUS Department of Real Estate and the NUS Institute of Real Estate Studies, the book: "Singapore's Real Estate: 50 Years of Transformation", was part of efforts in commemorating Singapore’s 50 years of nation building.


Winners of the 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. The Department congratulates them for winning this prestigious award.


REIT FORUM


NUS Real Estate kicked-off the new year with a REIT Forum on the 26th of January 2016. The event was organized by NUS Real Estate's Research Focus Group on Real Estate & Capital Markets. It aims to foster closer interaction between leading experts from the industry and the academia.


NUS Real Estate Career Seminar 2016


NUS Real Estate organized a Career Seminar on the 15th of January 2016. Mr Alan Miyasaki, Senior Managing Director of Blackstone, delivered the distinguished guest lecture on the topic "Something A Little Different - The Real Estate Private Equity Sector". The lecture was followed by a dialogue session with the students.


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 on the Topic of "Understanding the Risk of China’s Local Government Debts and Its Linkage with Property Markets" on December 18th - 19th, 2015 in Shenzhen, China. This international forum was co-hosted by IMF, Princeton University, and Chinese University of Hong Kong.


Congratulations to Prof Sumit Agarwal! The following three research papers of his have been accepted for publication:

1."Access to Home Equity and Consumption: Evidence from a Policy Experiment" (with Qian, W), forthcoming, Review of Economics and Statistics 2."Systematic Mistakes of Borrowers in the Mortgage Markets" (with Ben-David, Z., and V. Yao), forthcoming, Journal of Finance Economics 3."Golf Buddies and Board Diversity" (Qian, W., D. Reeb and S. Tien-Foo), forthcoming, American Economic Review – Papers and Proceedings




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