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Professor, Chair in Property & Real Estate, Deakin University

Richard Reed (Ph.D) is Professor of Property and Real Estate at Deakin University (Melbourne) where he is discipline leader for the undergraduate and postgraduate property courses. He is internationally recognised and has been an invited keynote speaker at property conferences. His research has focused specifically on the examining global property issues including real estate market analysis, housing affordability, valuation, property development, first time buyers and sustainability.

His industry background is as a Certified Practising Valuer (CPV) and is a Fellow of both the Australian Property Institute (API) and the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS).

He has authored many conference and research papers. In 2015 he co-authored 'Property Development' (6th edition) and edited ' The Valuation of Real Estate'. He also contributed a chapter to 'International Approaches to Real Estate Development' (2015). He has written other books on property-related topics including reverse mortgages, housing sustainability and property development. He has been awarded research grants from various bodies including the Australian Research Council. He has a regular newspaper column and writes for the Australian Property Investor and also for the Australian and New Zealand Property Journal.


  • –present
    Chair in Property & Real Estate, Deakin University