About Us

The European Real Estate Society (ERES) was established in 1994 to create a structured and permanent international network between real estate academics and professionals across Europe. The Society is dedicated to promoting and advancing the field of real estate research. Incorporating many national property research societies, academic researchers and real estate practitioners, ERES provides a forum for information flow and debate on research issues. The ERES Annual Conference is the leading real estate research meeting in Europe, usually attracting more than 250 delegates. Beyond this, ERES organizes Industry Seminars and Education Seminars on a regular basis. The Journal of European Real Estate Research is published in partnership with ERES.

The ERES organization is managed by an all-volunteer team. The Society is a non-profit organization affiliated with regional sister societies of the International Real Estate Society (IRES) network, which represents all continents throughout the world.

The objectives of ERES are: 

Real Estate Research

To encourage research and promote education in real estate and closely allied areas, especially in European Countries.

Connect Researchers

To improve communication and exchange information in real estate and allied matters among college/university faculty members and practitioners who are teaching or engaging in research in property, real estate and land use.

Facilitate Collaborations

To facilitate the association of academic, practising professional and research persons in the area of real estate and closely allied areas.

Encourage Professionalism

To encourage professionalism in practices related to real estate and closely allied areas as well as other activities promoting the purposes of ERES.

Real Estate Research Events

To organise events where researchers and educators in the broad area of real estate can interact.

Real Estate Research Forum

To organise events where researchers and decision-makers from both academia and practice can exchange their views with respect to the research needs in the field of real estate, but also discuss the best ways of using research results to enhance decision-making in the field to promote in any other feasible way the development of real estate research and education in Europe.