Centre for Real Estate

Research profile

Research activities at the Centre for Real Estate involve participation in European and international joint research projects, provisioning of advice and preparation of studies for public authorities / institutions at Federal and State level, and targeting of specific research questions for the construction, housing and real estate industry.   

Special experiences exist in the following areas: development and testing of planning and assessment tools; analytical / conceptual pervasion of complex interrelationships (e.g. between environmental, economic and social aspects of building performance); empirical analyses and surveys / polls; and research project coordination.  

The main emphasis of research at the Centre for Real Estate is on the following areas: 
  • Integration of sustainability aspects into the processes and methods of property valuation, risk assessment, and portfolio analysis / management,
  • Support for the development of sustainability concepts and management approaches for real estate organisations and professional bodies,
  • Collection and interpretation of energy performance information and assessment of the advantageousness of energy-optimised buildings,
  • Application and further development of life cycle analyses (LCA / LCC),
  • Further development of basics and principles for sustainability reporting within the construction and real estate sector,
  • Development and evaluation of concepts for sustainable real estate investment vehicles,  
  • Application and further development of energy performance certificates and building files / building passports, and
  • Further development of holistic educational / training concepts for property professionals.

The research carried out at the Centre for Real Estate is regularly set up for discussion at national / international conferences, has been published in peer-reviewed journals and won several academic awards


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