This report develops a global understanding of how housing systems are changing and interacting with economies by assessing change in Brazil, China and India.
This research aimed to examine the extent and nature of market renting provision amongst housing associations, but also – crucially - to explore the strategic decision making processes shaping such activity.
This research identifies case study examples in England and Wales were mechanisms to bring forward land for housing have been used successfully.
This research project critically analyses the financing of cities by looking at San Francisco City and Bay Area examples of city finance that engage with real estate development.
Regional responses to a changing context in housing associations and market renting in the North East and North West of England.
This report examines three different aspects of housing taxation, in terms of their neutrality, fairness, transparency, efficiency and practicality.
This report presents the results of a one-month Chinese Real Estate Investment Trust Questionnaire survey conducted by INSITE Corporate Research Centre and RICS. The survey results indicate that although the prospects of REITs in ...
This research seeks to understand the potential impacts of amending existing legislation to simplify and rationalise the current regulatory process by bringing letting agents under the same statute as estate agents under the Estat...
The project seeks to provide insights into the behavioural drivers of house moves; the nature and duration of the search process; the extent to which households are actually able to meet their needs and aspirations when they purch...
This report assessed local property measurement practice across five world regions and attempted to quantify the measurement choices made locally.
This paper looks at the reasons why buying and selling rights in land are important, and suggests ways in which the efficiency and effectiveness of land markets can be improved.
This research project seeks to explore the factors that influence the propensity of a household to be able to predict future moves.
This research aims to understand the contemporary role of agents and other information sources in shaping owner occupiers’ search and bidding behaviour in the UK and New Zealand.
Through an extensive literature review, desktop research and intensive field work in Guangzhou (South China), Wuhan (Central China) and Beijing, this study gathers and examines evidence of inefficiency in in China's ASH sector and...
This research assesses the impacts of extending permitted development rights for office to residential conversions in England. Utilising an in-depth case study approach, this research sought to determine whether enhanced freedom t...
The report presents an analysis of the exercise of PD rights in England since 2010 and an initial estimate of the direct financial costs and benefits of permitted development to the public sector.