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URERU in the Media: 2020
Mon, 14 Dec 2020 - 12:45

This year URERU has continued to build a significant presence in the media. We pride ourselves in producing research and providing insight into important issues that are recognised in the media. We have provided a collection of articles, videos, podcasts that demonstrate how our work is being picked up by the media.

2020: A Year in Review
Fri, 11 Dec 2020 - 12:45

The year 2020 has been an incredibly taxing time for many of us, both personally and professionally. URERU has experienced a number of disruptions and challenges as we had to adapt to new ways of working in a world besieged by a global pandemic. Nevertheless, we are still able to look back over the past 12 months with a sense of pride in URERU’s achievements. Read more to find out what we've been up to this year.

2019: A Year in Review
Thu, 12 Dec 2019 - 12:45

It has been an action-filled year at URERU and we are very pleased with our progress and achievements in 2019. The unit has continued to see considerable growth and this year’s end brings a tremendous sense of accomplishment as well as excitement for 2020. This brief review serves to highlight the key milestones achieved during 2019 and what you can expect to see from URERU in 2020.

2019 AfRES Conference
Mon, 30 Sep 2019 - 12:45

The 19th African Real Estate Society (AfRES) Conference took place in Tanzania last month. THe Urban Real Estate Research Unit was there to showcase some of our research and further develop research partnership with academics and practitioners across Africa. Read the full story to find out more about the conference.

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.

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