International Journal of Sustainable Real Estate and Construction Economics

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Editor in Chief: Dr. Rita Yi Man Li
ISSN online: 2059-7789
ISSN print: 2059-7770
4 issues per year
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IJSRECE proposes and fosters discussion on sustainable real estate and economics, emphasising the application of various economic theories. It acknowledges the complexity of the concept of sustainability as an interface between economics, society and the environment and offers a platform on which both academics and practitioners will find research of interest. Although there are journals which publish for sustainable real estate and construction, this is the first of its kind to focus on the issue from an economics perspective.


 Topics covered include

  • Application of economic theories for the sustainable built environment
  • Sustainable waste management
  • Green building finance, water management, civil engineering and hydrology
  • Artificial intelligence and sustainable building
  • Motivation and barriers in sustainable construction
  • Policies, regulations and green building
  • Sustainable real estate education and training
  • Construction safety and health
  • Application of ICT to achieve sustainable building cycles
  • Big data and sustainable real estate and construction
  • Indirect real estate investment vehicles
  • Real estate investments, appraisal and pricing
  • Real estate and construction econometrics
  • Software and programming for property finance
  • Web and data analytics in the built environment

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The objective of IJSRECE is to establish an effective channel of communication between faculty members, researchers, practitioners in industry, policy makers and government agencies with regard to sustainable development in real estate and construction. The international dimension is emphasised to smooth knowledge exchange between different parts of the world.


IJSRECE provides a vehicle to help professionals, academics, researchers and policy makers working in the fields of economics, sustainability, real estate, construction and business to disseminate information and to learn from each other's work.


IJSRECE publishes original papers, review papers, case studies and book reviews. Special Issues devoted to important topics in will occasionally be published.



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    Editor in Chief

  • Li, Rita Yi Man, Hong Kong Shue Yan University, China

Editorial Board Members

  • Adamowski, Jan, McGill University, Canada
  • Calautit, John Kaiser, University of Sheffield, UK
  • Chen, Simon, Feng Chia University, Taiwan
  • Choudhry, Rafiq M., King Faisal University, Saudi Arabia
  • Chung, Jacky Kin Hung, National University of Singapore, Singapore
  • Du, Huibin, Tianjin University, China
  • Jiang, Michelle Yingying, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne, Switzerland
  • Khan, Tareef, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Malaysia
  • Meng, Li, University of South Australia, Australia
  • Pak, Don Henry Ah, Xi’an Jiaotong Liverpool University, China
  • Poveda, Cesar, SAIT Polytechnic, Canada
  • Shen, Yuzhong, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
  • Sobreiro, Vinicius Amorim, Brasilia University, Brazil
  • Trawinski, Bogdan, Wroclaw University of Technology, Poland
  • Wang, Yuan, Tianjin University, China
  • Zhang, Rita, RMIT University, Australia
  • Zuo, Jian, University of Adelaide, Australia


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