Real Estate Working Group
The Public Real Estate Management (PREM) at ETH Zurich initiated a IARU working group on real estate issues to share knowledge, good practice examples, benchmarks and conceptual frameworks in the field of real estate development at IARU universities. The concrete goals of this group and the elaboration of a roadmap will be discussed and agreed upon at the first meeting. Relevant fields of activities may include facility management, governance, virtual laboratories/rooms etc.
Mission StatementIARU Real Estate Working Group Mission Statement
The IARU Real Estate Working Group creates a forum for collaboration and information-sharing about the interests and challenges in the field of real estate management for research universities, contributing to a platform for learning through sharing our institutions’ experiences and practice examples.
- Members will actively participate to the extent feasible to share knowledge about topics in higher education real estate development and management.
- Relevant topics include physical and land use planning, capital investment, facility management, space utilization, fiscal constraints, and other associated administrative policies and practices that may emerge as the group’s work progresses.
2017 WorkshopThe IARU Real Estate Working Group held its first meeting at ETH Zurich on 24-26 September 2017. Discussions showed high interest in benchmarking, analysis of shared space concepts, and capital investment strategies.