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Professor Chris Eves

Science and Engineering Faculty,
Civil Engineering and The Built Environment,
Property and Planning

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Name
Professor Chris Eves
Position(s)
Professor in Property Economics
Science and Engineering Faculty,
Civil Engineering and The Built Environment,
Property and Planning
Discipline *
Commercial Services, Building, Urban and Regional Planning
Phone
+61 7 3138 9112
Fax
+61 7 3138 1170
Email
Location
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Qualifications

PhD (University of Western Sydney)

Professional memberships
and associations
* Field of Research code, Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008

Biography

Broad area of research: Infrastructure

Main areas of research

  • Investment performance of property assets, with a focus on rural property and timberland. This research covers the major agricultural land markets of Australia, New Zealand, UK, US and Canada.
  • Housing market research with a strong emphasis on value determinants and residential property affordability and capital return performance.
  • Impact of natural disasters on property markets and property values, especially in relation to flooding and bushfires.
  • Sustainable property and added value of “green” housing and property attributes, and sustainable rural property development and management.
  • Real estate agency and valuation practice from both an Australian and international perspective, with a strong focus on methodology and accuracy.
  • Business valuation practice and methodologies.

Grants

Funding

  • 2008: “Developing a New Zealand Rural Land Investment Performance Index”
  • 2008: “Market acceptance and perceived added value of “green” residential houses and units”
  • 2007: With Brent Nahkies. “Overview of heritage buildings in Christchurch: Earthquake issues”
  • 2003: “Assessing the investment performance of rural land in Australia”
  • 2002: With Graeme Newell. “Developing a NSW rural property investment index”
  • 1997: With Peter Wills ”Private use of public land”
  • 1996: “Changes in rural land use and performance in central NSW”

Selected list of awarded grants

  • 2004: The development and implementation of income valuation methods for rural valuation practice

Awards and recognitions

  • 2008: Property Institute of New Zealand Academic Award
  • 2004: Australian Property Institute. Voluntary Service Award
  • 2004: Peter Barrington Gold Medal Award. This is a national and the most prestigious award given by the Australian Property Institute for the best property research thesis undertaken in Australia
  • 1999: University of Western Sydney-Hawkesbury, Faculty of Management, “New Researcher” award
  • 1999: Peter Barrington Gold Medal Award. This is a national and the most prestigious award given by the Australian Property Institute for the best property research thesis undertaken in Australia.

Career history

  • Jul 2006 – Feb 2009: Professor of Property Studies, Head of Group, Lincoln University
  • Jan 2006 – Jul 2006: Associate Head of School, Economics and Finance, University of Western Sydney
  • 2001 – 2005: Senior Lecturer in Property and Valuation-University of Western Sydney. Head of Program (Property) for the period 2001-2005
  • 1993 – 2000: Lecturer in Property and Valuation-University of Western Sydney. Course Co-ordinator (Internal 1996-2000)
  • 1992 – 1993: Credit Administrator Rural. This position involved the credit decision and prudential controls on the State Bank’s retail and corporate rural portfolios.
  • 1991 – 1992: Regional Agribusiness Manager-South West region State Bank of NSW
  • 1978 – 1990: State Bank of NSW, Valuation Department with positions from Assistant Valuer to Regional Valuer.
This information has been contributed by Professor Chris Eves.

Teaching

Teaching areas

  • Rural property valuation
  • Property economics
  • Valuation of residential, industrial, commercial and specialist property
  • Property portfolio and asset management
  • Property market analysis
  • Business valuation
  • Research methods.
This information has been contributed by Professor Chris Eves.

Experience

Interests and community service

Editorial board/referee panel appointments

  • Australian Land Economics Review
  • Pacific Rim Property Research Journal
  • Australian Journal of Construction Economics and Building
  • Australian and New Zealand Property Journal (Editor Academic Refereed Paper section)
  • Journal of Real Estate Practice and Education
  • Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors – Research Series
  • Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors “Roots Conference” Scientific panel
  • International Editor, Malaysian Journal of Real Estate

External board and committee appointments

  • 2009-2011: Visiting Professor, University Technology Malaysia
  • 2005-2008: RICS External Examiner. University of South Australia
  • 2005-2008: RICS External Examiner. Queensland University of Technology
  • 2007, 2008, 2009: Secretary Pacific Rim Real Estate Society
  • 2006: Treasurer Pacific Rim Real estate Society
  • 2005, 2006: EPSRC International Network on Flood Damage and Repair
  • 2004, 2005, 2006: Director Pacific Rim Real Estate Society.
This information has been contributed by Professor Chris Eves.

Publications


For more publications by this staff member, visit QUT ePrints, the University's research repository.