Mrs N.C Wickramarachchi

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Academic Qualification
  • B.Sc. Est. Mgt. & Val. Special (SJP), M.Sc. T & CP (Moratuwa), MITP (Sri Lanka);PhD Candidate (University of Colombo)
Teaching Interest
  • Advanced Valuation
  • Land Economics
  • Research Methods for Real Estate
  • Real Estate Economics
  • Urban Economics
  • Urban and Regional Planning
Research Interest
  • Land economics
  • Property rights and land tenure
  • Property valuation
  • Urban planning
  • Real Estate management and development
Research projects
  • “Significance of Capital Expenditure on Urban Land Values”, Thesis submitted to the University of Maratuwa Sri Lanka, as a partial fulfillment of the M.Sc (Town and Country Planning) Degree, 1997.
  • “The Role of Community Based Organization in Managing the Environmental Issues at Settlement Level with special reference to the Underserved Settlement in Colombo Urban area”, Research funded by the University of Sri Jayewardenepura -2007/2008
  • “Living high and Space Management: How it works. A case Study in City of Colombo”, Research funded by the University of Sri Jayewardenepura -2009/2010
  • “Development of an Index for Determination of Rental Values in Residential Properties”, Research funded by the University of Sri Jayewardenepura -2011
  • “A Study on the Informal Transactions of Lands Alienated under the land Development Ordinance: A case in Land Settlements in North Central Province of Sri Lanka”, Research funded by the University of Sri Jayewardenepura 2013
Research projects supervised
  • “An Evaluation of the Institutional Arrangements for the Title Registration Process in Sri Lanka”, Conducted by M.D.K Kumara for the M.Sc in Real Estate Management and Valuation Degree 2008/2009
  • “A Comparative Study on Application of Direct Capitalization Method and Discounted Cash Flow Method for Valuation of Investment Properties”, by J.M.R.L Bandara for the M.Sc in Real Estate Management and Valuation Degree 2008/2009
  • “Impact of Title Registration on the Land Market in Western Province of Sri Lanka” by W.M.J.A.Jayathileke, for the M.Sc in Real Estate Management and Valuation Degree 2008/2009
  • “A Study on Unauthorized Construction of Houses in Colombo Municipal Council Area”, Conducted by A.A.W.N. Adikari for the M.Sc in Real Estate Management and Valuation Degree 2009/2010
  • “Application of Eco industrial Concepts in Katunayake Industrial Zone”, by W.M.S. Wijekoon for the M.Sc in Real Estate Management and Valuation Degree 2009/2010
  • “A Study on GIS Based Model for Rating Valuation of Residential Properties in Colombo Suburban Area”, by A.V.C.Wasantha, for the M.Sc in Real Estate Management and Valuation Degree 2009/2010
  • “Analysis of Determinants of office Rental Values through Hedonic Price Model”, by P.S. Ranaweera, for the M.Sc in Real Estate Management and Valuation Degree 2010/2011
  • “The Relationship between time on the Market and its Determinants in the Residential Land Market”, by B.A.R.N Fernando, for the M.Sc in Real Estate Management and Valuation Degree 2010/2011
  • “An Analysis of Service Quality of Brokerage Industry in Sri Lanka”, by H.M.R. Erashini, for the M.Sc in Real Estate Management and Valuation Degree 2010/2011
  • “Determinants of Urban Middle Income Housing Prices: A Hedonic Regression Analysis”, by A.B.C.S. Ariyasena, for the M.Sc in Real Estate Management and Valuation Degree 2010/2011
  • “Public Perceptions on attitudes on Walking Avenues of Urban Areas of Sri Lanka”, by J.L.I. Dilhan, for the M.Sc in Real Estate Management and Valuation Degree 2010/2011
Publications/presentations : Full Papers
  • Wickramaarachchi N C (2000), “Significance of Urban Land Development and its Impact on Urban Land Values”, Proceedings of the Second Annual Research Sessions, Faculty of Management Studies & Commerce, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka. P.130-141
  • Wickramaarachchi N C (2001), “Urban Development and Urban Activities”, Proceedings of the Annual Sessions, Institute of Valuers, Sri Lanka.
  • Wickramaarachchi N C and Gunawardene T G U P (2003), “Potentials of Business Valuation in the field of Real Estate Valuation and Management”, Proceedings of the First International Conference on Business Management of Developing Countries (ICBM) , Faculty of Management Studies & Commerce, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka p. 156-163.
  • Wickramaarachchi N C (2005), “Title Registration as a Solution to Secure the Land Tenure in Sri Lanka :A case study at Divulapitiya”, Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Business Management in the Third World (ICBM) , Faculty of Management Studies & Commerce, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka p. 433-440.
  • Jayawardene H M I D P and Wickramaarachchi N C (2008), “Potential for Augmentation of Land Supply for Sustainable Development”, Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Business Management (ICBM) , Faculty of Management Studies & Commerce, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka
  • Wickramaarachchi N C (2008), “The Contribution of Spatial Planning to Reduce the Poverty Disparity in Sri Lanka”, Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Business Management (ICBM) , Faculty of Management Studies & Commerce, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka
  • Wasantha A V U Weerakoon K G P K and Wickramaarachchi N C (2012), “Rating Valuation Model for Residential Properties in Sri Lanka: Case Study in Homagama”, Sri Lanka Journal of Real Estate, Published by the Department of Estate Management and Valuation, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Issue 06, pp.61-78
Abstracts
  • Wickramaarachchi N C (2002), “Aspects of Land Planning and their Impact on Human Settlement Development”, Proceedings of the Fourth Annual Research Sessions, Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka
  • Wickramaarachchi N C (2005), “The Importance of Title Registration as a Land Administrative Technique”, Proceedings of the Fifth Annual Research Sessions, Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka
  • Wickramaarachchi N C (2005), “A Study on the Consequence Results of Land Policy Reforms in Sri Lanka since Western Colonization”, Proceedings of the 10th International conference on Sri Lanka studies, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka
  • Wickramaarachchi N C (2006), “Land Policy as a Basic Tool to Manage the Usage of Lands in Sri Lanka”, Proceedings of the International Symposium on the Issues and Challenges of the 21st Century, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka.
  • Weerakoon K G P K, Wickramaarachchi N C, Ariyawansa R G, Hettiarachchi J N, and Kaluthanthri P C (2006) “A Study on Tsunami Refocusing Programe: with special reference to Matara District”, Proceedings of the International Symposium on the Issues and Challenges of the 21st Century, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka.
  • Wickramaarachchi N C (2007), “An Empirical Study on the Management of the Urban Environment in the Settlements of Urban Poor- A case study in Colombo Urban Area”, Proceedings of the 9th Asian Conference on Urbanization, Kangwon National University, Republic of Korea.
  • Suwandarathne C U and Wickramaarachchi N C (2008), “Social Dimensions of Resettlement of Urban Poor in High Rise Buildings: A case study at ‘Sahasa’ Resettlement Programme”, Proceedings of the International Conference on Social Sciences- Sri Lanka, Research Centre for Social Sciences, University of Kelaniya.
  • Panduwawela C and Wickramaarachchi N C (2009), “An evaluation of the effectiveness of real estate development with special reference to High Level road in the City of Colombo”,, Proceedings of FMSC Research Symposium -2009/2010, Faculty of Management Studies & Commerce, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka.
  • Jayarathne U G G N K and Wickramaarachchi N C (2010), A study of the Satisfaction between the Rental Value and Facilities in the Public and Private Residences; A Tenant’s Perspective Proceedings of FMSC Research Symposium -2010/2011,Faculty of Management Studies & Commerce, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka
  • Wickramaarachchi N C and Weerahewa J (2013), Security of Land Tenure, Investment and Productivity: Evidence from Sri Lanka, Proceedings of the Annual Research Sessions -2013, Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Colombo
  • Wickramaarachchi N C and Weerahewa J (2014), Land Fragmentation, Land size and Productivity: Empirical Evidence from Irrigated Settlements of Sri Lanka, Proceedings of the Annual Research Symposium 2014, National Center for Advanced Studies Sri Lanka.
Poster presentations
  • Wasantha A V U Weerakoon K G P K and Wickramaarachchi N C (2009), “A New Approach on Capital Value Based Rating Valuation Model for Residential Properties in Colombo Urban Area: Case Study in Homagama Pradeshiya Sabha”, 50thAnniversary Academic Conference, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka,
  • Kaluthanthri P C and Wickramaarachchi N C (2009), Study on Applicability of Hedonic Pricing Model for Mass Appraisals of Residential Properties: Special Reference to Maththegoda Housing Scheme, Sri Lanka50thAnniversary Academic Conference, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka,
  • Wickramaarachchi N C (2011), Causes and Incidences of Paddy Land Fragmentation in Sri Lanka: A Case Study in Maha-Kanadarawa Settlement Scheme in Anuradhapura District, Proceedings of the Fifth Annual Research Forum- 2011, Sri Lanka Agricultural Economics Association (SAEA)
Responsibilities
  • Head Department of Estate Management and Valuation, Faculty of Management Studies and Commerce, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, 2001/2002
  • Coordinator/M SC.PG Dip in Real Estate Management and Valuation, Department of Estate Management and Valuation 2009-2010
  • Treasure, Senior Common Room and Welfare Society, University of Sri Jayewardenepura 2009/2010
  • Council Member Institute of Town Planners Sri Lanka 2013,2014
Professional Memberships
  • Associate Member– Institute of Real Estate and Valuation –Awarded – 2003
  • Corporate Member – Institute of Town Planners Sri Lanka- Awarded – 2000
  • Life member – Sri Lanka Association for Advancement of Science Awarded – 2004
  • Life Member – Geo Informatics Society- Awarded – 2007
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