Successful Real Estate Study Tour through East Africa

In September 2019, the first Study Tour of the IREBS African Real Estate Research Center took 14 real estate professionals from Germany and the United Kingdom to East African metropolises and to the Annual Conference of the African Real Estate Society (AfRES). The tour was organized and accompanied by Prof Dr Karl-Werner Schulte HonRICS and Dr Jonas Hahn.   The schedule of the tour comprised, amongst others, the urban development project "Tatu City" close to Nairobi, an affordable housing project in Arusha (powered by German DESWOS organization and the Evangelical-Lutheran Church of Bavaria/Germany) as well as a variety of high-rise…
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Join our Webinar on African Real Estate

You are invited to join our webinar on "The Lace, Race and Ace of the African Real Estate Space" on: Saturday, January 11, 2020 10:00 AM German Time Panelists/Speakers: Professor Kola Akinsomi (South Africa), Mr. Tayo Odunsi (Nigeria), Mr. Patrick Katabua MRICS (DRC/South Africa), Mr. Chris Chege (Kenya), Mr. Emmanuel Kofi Gavu (Ghana). The preliminary schedule comprises, amongst others, 10 AM - Welcome and Introduction (Prof Dr Karl-Werner Schulte) 10:15 AM - Guest Speaker 1: Patrick Katabua on "The Journey, Preparations and Opportunities in the South African Real Estate Market" 10:45 AM - Guest Speaker 2: Chris Chege on "The…
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Journal of African Real Estate Research to reconstitute its Editorial Board

The Journal of African Real Estate Research (JARER) (ISSN 2304 8395) is in the process of reconstituting its Editorial Board and, for this purpose, is currently seeking AfRES members and experienced researchers to help take the Journal into a new and exciting direction. Please check the following files for more details: JARER Call for Editorial Board Members JARER Editorial Board Membership Agreement Applications will be accepted by November 15, 2019, at the latest.   JARER is the open Access journal of the African Real Estate Society (AfRES) and is hosted by the University of Cape Town Library. The primary function…
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IRES Board of Directors to hold Annual Meeting at AfRES 2019 Conference in Arusha

Materials from Steve WilliamsExecutive Director of IRES (International Real Estate Society) The IRES Board of Directors is excited to be headed to Arusha, Tanzania September 10th-13th to hold its annual meeting in conjunction with the AfRES conference for the first time.  AfRES has become an increasingly important component of our global IRES network since its founding in 1997 and we hope you will join the international contingent by presenting a paper, participating on a panel, or providing a talk/workshop on your area of teaching or research expertise.  This is a tremendous opportunity to join your colleagues for an interesting meeting…
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