Overview

The Centre for Real Estate Studies, Department of Estate Management and Valuation (CRES – EMV) was established in 2016 as the research arm of the department. The purpose of establishing  CRES is to participate and contribute to the growing local and global research agenda in real estate and to bridge the gap between academic theory and practice in the sector. CRES is a non‐profit making organization in which any surplus is used to support further research and education in the Centre and the Department.

 

Goal of CRES

To encourage research and publications in the relevant fields, consultancy in real estate projects and enhance human capital through training and development in real estate management and valuation.

 

Key Services offered by CRES

Provide training upon requests from public/private and professional institutes

Conduct surveys and research at the request of public/private and professional institutes

 Undertake consultancies for public/private and professional institutes

 Publish research papers, data profiles, textbooks and news bulletins

 Collect and retrieve data bases in Real Estate.

 

CRES Activities Over the Past Years  

Referred Journal:

Sri Lankan Journal of Real Estate

This is a refereed journal published by the CRES biannually (July and December). Papers received on or before 15th of March and 15th of October in every year are considered for the publication of the year. The CRES and the Editorial Board reserve the right to determine the format and the style of the journal. Each prospective article is subjected to a blind review. CRES commits to publish only the original contribution to the field by respective authors.

 

Editor-in-Chief

Prof. (Mrs.) K.G.P.K. Weerakoon

Department of Estate Management and Valuation

Faculty of Management Studies and Commerce

University of Sri Jayewardenepura

Sri Lanka

Tel: +94112802004 | Fax: +94112802004 | Email: kgpk@sjp.ac.lk

 

 

Projects undertook by CRES

Public Survey on Integration of Urban Planning Policies to Urban Agriculture in Western Province Sri Lanka  2020

Client: Urban Development Authority, Sri Lanka

 

Social Survey on Residential and Commercial Properties for Nawam Mawatha, Wekanda Redevelopment Project (Slave Island Stage III) – 2020

Client: Urban Development Authority, Sri Lanka

 

Designing and Submission of a Training Programme on Capacity Building of the Service Providing Staff of Multi-Model Transportation Centre, Makumbura, Sri Lanka – 2019.

Client: Ministry of Megapolis and Western Development, Sri Lanka

 

Manage and Conduct Training Programmes for the Capacity Building of the Service Providing Staff (Bus Operators) – Multi-Model Transportation Project (MMC) Round I & II Sri Lanka – 2019

Client: Ministry of Megapolis and Western Development, Sri Lanka

 

Survey on Improvements in Traffic Flow, Travel Time and other Transport Factors as a result of the Improvement of Old Kottawa – Pannipitiya Road (Post Rehabilitation) I & II Sri Lanka – 2019

Client: Ministry of Megapolis and Western Development, Sri Lanka

 

The Development of Service Quality Management Model for Makumbura Multi-Model Transportation Centre – Kottawa (MMC) Phase I Sri Lanka – 2019

Client: Ministry of Megapolis and Western Development, Sri Lanka

 

International Conferences and Symposiums:

Fourth International Conference on Real Estate Management and Valuation – 2020

Third International Conference on Real Estate Management and Valuation – 2019

Second International Conference on Real Estate Management and Valuation – 2018

First International Conference on Real Estate Management and Valuation – 2017

Second National Symposium on Real Estate Management and Valuation – 2016

First National Symposium on Real Estate Management and Valuation – 2015

Visit ICREMV archive webpage

 

Seminars/ Webinars and Continuous Professional Development Programme

Webinar series : on the Impact of COVID-19 on Real Estate Market in Sri Lanka – 2020

Webinar 01: The impact of the COVID-19 outbreak on Real Estate Market in Sri Lanka (The future of Sri Lankan Economy)

Webinar 02: Vertical Living, Urban Resilience, and Re-emergence of the Construction Industry

Webinar 03: Tourism Industry, Real Estate Strategy, and Foresight for the Retention and Attraction of Tourism Investment

Webinar 04: Urban Agriculture and Real Estate

 

 

Continuous Professional (CPD Programmes
Land Acquisition Act and Rating Valuation – 2018

This CPD programme was organized for the academic staff members of the Department of Estate Management and Valuation. It was conducted by Senior Lecturer, Mr. H.M. Premathilaka as a three days programme with15 hour workshop

 

Capacity Building Programmes for professionals

Real Estate Valuation – 2018

This training programme was held for Revenue Officers covering Sabaragamuwa and Uva Provincial Councils from July to September in 2018. It was a 50 hours training programme regarding all the areas and aspects of Real Estate Valuation.

 

Contact Details:

Dr. (Mrs.) N. C. Wickramaarachchi

Director

Centre for Real Estate Studies (CRES-EMV)

Department of Estate Management and Valuation

University of Sri Jayewardenepura

Sri Lanka

Tel: +94112802004 | Mobile: +94717262300 | Email: nishani@sjp.ac.lk