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2018: A Year in Review
Fri, 14 Dec 2018 - 11:00

It has been an action-filled year at URERU and we are very pleased with the progress made in 2018. The unit has continued to see considerable growth and this year’s end brings a tremendous sense of accomplishment as well as excitement for 2019. This brief review serves to highlight the key milestones achieved during 2018 and what you can expect to see from URERU in 2019.

Call for Applications– Editor-in-Chief: JARER
Tue, 09 Oct 2018 - 08:30

The Journal of African Real Estate Research is looking for a new Editor-in-Chief. Applications are valid until Friday 16th November 2018. Click here for more information.

What we're up to...
Tue, 04 Sep 2018 - 14:45

A few of our followers have been wanting to know what work the Unit has recently been involved in, and how they might get involved. So we have put together a brief overview of what we have been up to over the past six months.

Housing Finance Course for Sub-Saharan Africa 2018
Mon, 06 Aug 2018 - 14:30

We are pleased to announce the new partnership between URERU and the Housing Finance Course for Sub Saharan Africa (HFCSSA) which will take place from the  30th Sep – 6th Oct 2018.
The course is held in partnership with the University of Cape Town and Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania and receives support from the Centre for Affordable Housing Finance in Africa.

2017: A Year in Review
Tue, 05 Dec 2017 - 16:30

It has been an action-filled year at URERU and we are very pleased with the progress made in 2017. The unit has continued to see considerable growth and this year’s end brings a tremendous sense of accomplishment as well as excitement for 2018. This brief review serves to highlight the key milestones achieved during 2017 and what you can expect to see from URERU in 2018.

URERU the New Host of the Journal of African Real Estate Research
Mon, 20 Nov 2017 - 13:00

We are pleased to announce that the African Real Estate Society's official journal; the Journal of African Real Estate Research, has found a new home at URERU. It is with great pride that the unit takes on this responsibility, and we are looking forward to being a part of the exciting new direction of the publication.

Housing Finance Course for Sub-Saharan Africa
Tue, 05 Sep 2017 - 16:00

We are pleased to announce the new partnership between URERU and the Housing Finance Course for Sub Saharan Africa (HFCSSA) which will take place from the 1st – 7th October 2017.
The course is held in partnership with the University of Cape Town and Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania and receives support from the Centre for Affordable Housing Finance in Africa.

Launch of Book on Real Estate Valuation Theory
Mon, 13 Jun 2016 - 15:45

On 11 May, staff and guests celebrated the launch of Dr Manya Mooya’s book Real Estate Valuation Theory: A critical appraisal. The book is only the second book to be published in the Department of Construction Economics and Management. It was published by Springer, an esteemed publisher in the scientific world. Dr Mooya is part of the Next Generation Professoriate programme which is a new initiative aimed at addressing the lack of senior black academics.

Young Achiever award for property studies graduate
Mon, 13 Jun 2016 - 15:45

Nina Dube, one of the first property studies students who graduated from UCT in 2001, has been recognised for the significant role that she plays within Barclays Africa (ABSA), and in a short space of time has moved through the ranks to fulfil an often difficult and challenging position. At a gala dinner held in October, Dube received the Young Achiever Award (under 35) from the Women’s Property Network.

UCT excels at Greenovate awards
Thu, 09 Jun 2016 - 14:30

Property studies honours students took first place at the Greenovate Awards which took place in Johannesburg on 26 November. Second place went to a team made up of two quantity surveying honours students and a construction studies honours student.