PROF Jon Robinson

PROF Jon Robinson


  • Building Construction Economics
  • Building Sciences and Techniques
  • Real Estate and Valuation



  • Professor Jon Robinson is a graduate of Melbourne, Sydney and Reading (UK) Universities. He was a lecturer/senior lecturer at The University of Melbourne in the 1970s and 1980s and resigned to return to private practice. He was appointed to the Chair of Building in 1996 and teaches in the Property stream in the Property & Construction program. He has twice been awarded the Peter Barrington Gold Medal for research in real estate. He serves on the National Education Committees/Boards of the API, the AIQS and the AIB and the Asia Pacific Education Standards Board of RICS.  He also serves on the editorial boards of the Journal of Property Investment and Finance, the Journal of Strategic Property Management, the Journal of Construction research, the Pacific Rim Property Research Journal and the Journal of Property Management. Jon is author of Property Valuation and Investment Analysis (Law Book Co, 1989) and more than 60 papers in international conferences and journals.   


Member of

  • Australian Property Institute. Member, National Education Board 2005 - 2006
  • Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors. Member, Asia Pacific Partnership and Accreditation Board 2003 - 2006
  • Australian Institute of Building. Member, Course Advisory Committee 1998 - 2006
  • Australian Institute of Quantity Surveyors. Member, National Education Committee 1997 - 2006
  • Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors. Member, Victoria and Tasmania Committee 2000 - 2004


Selected publications



Education and training

  • MLEc, University of Sydney 1988
  • MBldg, University of Melbourne 1987
  • BSc, The University of Reading 1974
  • BBldg, University of Melbourne 1971
  • BArch, University of Melbourne 1969

Awards and honors

  • Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, 2004
  • Fellow of the Royal Australian Institute of Architects, 2004
  • Fellow of the Australian Institute of Building, 2004
  • Fellow of the Australian Property Institute, 2004
  • Fellow of the Australian Institute of Quantity Surveyors, 2004



Available for supervision

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