Our Purpose

Aims and Objectives of the new Real Estate Research Centre at Cass

The Centre’s purpose is to provide a dynamic link between the academic community and practitioners involved in real estate. Its aim is to build on the foundations of existing rigorous research, with a particular focus on real estate finance. By integrating existing real estate expertise within the broader finance and management capabilities at Cass, we aim to provide wider and deeper perspectives and insights across all aspects of real estate and real estate finance.

The Centre's objectives are to:

  • Establish a forum for dialogue with  researchers in the industry, and production of collaborative projects
  • produce reports on a commissioned and ad hoc basis on under-researched areas of industry interest
  • host events on topical issues for the industry
  • publish  periodic Research Activity Reports
  • Facilitate the production of academic papers for  publication in journal and conferences
  • Offer dedicated Executive Education courses for industry practitioners