We are honored and pleased to invite you to the “International Real Estate Development and Management Conference” which will be held at the Wyndham Ankara on February 1-3, 2018, aiming to bring together domestic and foreign experiences in the real estate sector.


The Ankara University Department of Real Estate Development and Management (formerly Department of Real Estate Development), which is celebrating its 10th anniversary, was established in 2007 and then the Faculty of Applied Sciences was established on August 26, 2014 and the Department of Real Estate Development and Management was structured within the Faculty of Applied Sciences, and the first undergraduate program students admitted during the 2016-2017 academic year. On February 3, 2018, the 10th year since the foundation of our Department will have been completed. In this period, all the real estate development and management undergraduate and graduate programs have been fully opened, research and implementation programs have been established and significant academic structuring has been completed. On the other hand, after four years of intensive work, thesis and non-thesis graduate programs of the Real Estate Development and Management Department of our Faculty has been the first and only academic unit in Turkey with international accreditation completed by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), the top professional, educational, accreditation institution of the world in the field of real estate, environment, and construction management, since 2014. Currently, the Department of Real Estate Development and Management of the Faculty of Applied Sciences is in the process of accreditation (peer evaluation & accreditation) and accreditation of all undergraduate and graduate education programs will have been completed in 2018.

Considering the academic developments briefly summarized as well, it was decided to organize the “International Real Estate Development and Management Conference” in Ankara between February 01-03, 2018 in commemoration of the 10th foundation anniversary of the Ankara University Real Estate Development and Management Department. In the Conference, it will be possible to present and discuss forecasts and solutions for the future of the real estate sector around the World and in Turkey. There will also be opportunities to evaluate the possibilities of establishing and developing cooperation with the invited foreign experts upon their kind evaluation of the academic studies in the fields of real estate, construction, urban studies and local administrations conducted at our university.

Conference Themes

  • Urban Development
  • Urban Transformation and Applications
  • Urban Conservation
  • Area Protection Policies and Applications
  • Housing Economics and Policies
  • Zoning and Construction Law
  • Economics of Construction, Cost Analysis and Construction Management
  • Land Management, Development and Consolidation Practices
  • Real Estate Development Processes and Examples of Successful Development
  • Risk Management in Real Estate Development
  • Informality in Real Estate and Construction Sectors
  • Real Estate Taxation Policies
  • Real Estate, Asset and Business Valuation
  • Real Estate Investments and Financing: Mortgage and Project Financing
  • Infrastructure Projects and Financing: Airports, Rail Station, Marinas, Ports, Toll Roads, Tunnels and Underground Projects
  • Real Estate Investment Funds, Rent Certificates and Real Estate Certificates
  • Islamic Finance and the Real Estate Sector
  • Institutionalization in the Real Estate Sector: REITs, Funds, Corporate Companies, Asset and Property Management Companies
  • Commercial Real Estate Projects and Management
  • Sustainable Real Estate
  • Commercial Property, Condominium and Resources Management
  • Sustainable Built Environment
  • Green Building Certificates
  • Corporate Social Responsibility, Corporate Real Estate and Special Projects
  • Expropriation
  • Rural Development and Rural Transformation Policies
  • Transformation of Industrial Parks and Industrial Parks in Cities
  • Public Policies for the Real Estate and Construction Sectors
  • Real Estate Education and Research Policies in Turkey