LIOW Kim Hiang (Dr)


 Department of Real Estate

National University of Singapore



Member of Faculty since June 1990 


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Liow Kim Hiang (Dr)
te Professor
Deputy Head (Administration & Finance)






Dr Liow Kim Hiang is Professor of Real Estate at the Department of Real Estate, in the School of Design and Environment, National University of Singapore.  He received his PhD from the Manchester Business School, The Victoria University of Manchester in the United Kingdom in 1994. He teaches Real Estate Capital Markets, Real Estate Corporate Finance and Corporate Real Estate Asset Management. He was in the Teaching Honors List for academic year 2002/2003, an award given by the School of Design and Environment, NUS, in recognition of his excellence and dedication in teaching. He also received the School Teaching Excellence Award for 2010.

Professor Liow’s research focuses on topics of economic globalization and international financial market integration, global real estate companies and real estate investment trusts, risk analysis and management, financial economics of real estate and corporate real estate asset management. He published widely in the leading US, UK and Australia real estate and finance journals. Professor Liow was identified as top authors in the UK Journals from Asia, as well as been ranked top Asia-Pacific and 12th global researcher in the three core real estate journals (Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics, Real Estate Economics and Journal of Real Estate Research) over the period 2001-2006.  To-date, he has won another 14 research awards. His scholarly research has been published in Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics, Real Estate Economics, Journal of Housing Economics, Journal of Property Research, Journal of Real Estate Research, Journal of Property Investment and Finance, Journal of Real Estate Portfolio Management, Journal of Corporate Real Estate, The Journal of European Real Estate Research, International Real Estate Research, Pacific-Rim Property Research Journal and others.

Professor Liow has been a Deputy Editor of Journal of the Property Research (UK) since January 2006. Currently, he is also an Associate Editor of Journal of Real Estate Literature (International Section), Economic Bulletins and International Real Estate Research, as well as in nine other international editorial advisory boards and guest editors for four special issues. Presently, he serves on the Board of Directors of Global Chinese Real Estate Congress and Asian Real Estate Society.

Professor Liow was the Deputy Head (Administration and Finance) and Core leader (Finance) of the Department from 2007-2013. He has also held other departmental academic and administrative leadership positions such as Deputy Head (Academic), Program Director and chairperson of executive development and short courses. Professor Liow has consulted for, or conducted lectures, training workshops and seminars for executives from the private sector, government and international institutions in MBA courses, real estate investment and finance, corporate finance and real estate asset management.  



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