Property Research Priorities in Australia

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For which topic were research priorities identified?

property research

In which location was the research priority setting conducted?

Australia - Australia

Why was it conducted at all?

Property research has assumed increased importance in Australian universities in recent years. As such, the establishment of the Property Research Council ofAustralia (PRCA) in 2001 has been a major initiative between the Property Council of Australia (PCA) and PRRES to facilitate the interaction between university property researchers and the property industry. Part of the role of the PRCA is to identify property research priorities that would enhance this interaction.

What was the objective?

to examine the property research priorities amongst Australian institutional property investors

What was the outcome?

a ranking list of 12 research topics

How long did the research prioritization take?

No information provided.

Which methods were used to identify research priorities?


How were the priorities for research identified exactly?

Step 1: survey consisting of 12 general property research topics and 28 specific property research topics, participants were asked to assess how important each property research topic was to institutional investors in Australia

Which stakeholders took part?

Australian institutional property investors. 96 participants.

How were stakeholders recruited?

Contact details for survey participants were obtained from Property Investment Research (2000) as well as the PCA membership list and PRRES membership list.

Were stakeholders actively involved or did they just participate?

Stakeholders were mere participants of the research prioritization process; they were not actively involved in the process.