DR Georgia Warren-Myers

DR Georgia Warren-Myers

Positions

  • Construction Industry (Sustainability, Climate Change)
  • Housing and Development (Sustainability)
  • Valuation and Investment (Sustainability)

Overview

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  • Dr. Georgia Warren-Myers joined the University of Melbourne as a Lecturer in Property in 2015. Dr. Warren-Myers joined the University of Melbourne from industry, where she practiced as a Certified Practising Valuer for Westlink Consulting covering a broad range of property including: commercial; retail; industrial; residential; and englobo, commercial and residential development sties. Georgia earned a doctorate from the University of Melbourne entitled “Valuation practice issues in commercial property: the relationship between sustainability and market value”. Prior to and during her doctoral studies Georgia was employed by Jones Lang LaSalle as a property valuer (– Australia and New Zealand) and National Sustainability Manager (in New Zealand) and as a graduate development manager for the Mirvac Group.

    Dr. Warren-Myers research core research focus is investigating the value and valuation of sustainability in the built environment. This is focused on sustainability and resilience in the areas of valuation, urban development, investment and construction in housing and commercial property. Georgia is on the editorial board of the Journal for Property Investment and Finance and reviews for a number of other journals including: Construction Economics and Building, Journal of Sustainable Real Estate, Studies in Higher Education, the Journal of Property Management, and the International Journal of Housing Markets. Georgia is a member of several boards at both State and National level with the Australian Property Institute.   

Affiliation

Member of

  • Australian Property Insitute. National Property Standards Board 2011 -
  • Australian Property Insitute. Victorian Standards Committee 2010 -
  • Australian Property Insitute. Certified Practising Valuer 2008 -
  • New Zealand Green Building Council. Green Star Technical Committee 2006 -
  • Property Council of Australia. Victorian Sustainability Committee 2016

Publications

Selected publications

Research

Investigator on

Additional Grant Information

  • Individual Grants
    Faculty ABP ECR Grant – 2015 ABP- Investigating demand-side stakeholders’ ability to mainstream sustainability in residential construction. This research examined and demonstrated that volume builders are a key demand-side stakeholder and they wield significant power for sustainability implementation; from supply chain to purchaser.

    Collaborative Grants
    Faculty ABP / THRIVE Grant - 2016/2017 Green Lifestyles, Green Building and Green Cities, Collaborator: Dr Franz Fuerst (Cambridge University)

    Faculty ABP Research Development Grant – 2016/2017 Collaborators: Dr Andre Stephan and A/Prof Robert Crawford, Gregor Herda. Assessing the life cycle environmental and financial performance of neighbourhoods. The project comprises a multidisciplinary team and the UN-Habitat as a partner institution to develop an integrated life cycle environmental and financial assessment framework for neighbourhoods.

    Faculty ABP Research Collaboration Grant – 2016 Collaborators: Drs Andy Krause and Gideon Ashwanden.Valuing the impact on property from sea level rise. This project has developed a sea level rise property risk assessment model, identified at risk properties and quantum of properties affected under various scenarios for the municipal area of the City of Port Phillip.

    Brookfield Multiplex Research Program Awards – 2016 Collaborators: Dr Anna Hurlimann, A/Prof Valerie Francis. Assessing the capacity of the Australian Construction Industry to address climate change and facilitate innovation. This research is investigating the construction industry ability to consider and address climate change in the sector.

    Faculty ABP Research Hub Funding - 2016 THRIVE Collaborators: Dr Dominique Hes, A/Prof Robert Crawford, Dr Hemanta Doloi, Dr Ole Fry, Dr Andre Stephan, Chris Jenson, Xavier Cadorel and Rebecca Cameron – a research hub focused on industry-relevant rese   

Awards

Education and training

  • GradCertTertTeach&Learn, RMIT University 2011
  • PhD, University of Melbourne 2010
  • BPC, University of Melbourne 2004
  • BPD, University of Melbourne 2002

Awards and honors

  • Outstanding Reviewer Award 2016, Emerald Publishing: Journal of Property Investment and Finance, 2016
  • Outstanding Paper Award (2012) Awarded 2013, Emerald Publishing: Journal of Property Investment and Finance, 2013
  • Pacific Rim Real Estate Society Early Career Researcher Award, Pacific Rim Real Estate Society, 2013
  • Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors Sustinability Award for Best Paper, Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), 2012
  • ISDRS Best Paper Award, International Sustainable Development Research Conference, 2009
  • International Sustainable Development Research Society Conference Best Conference Paper Award, International Sustainable Development Research Society, 2009

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Supervision

Available for supervision

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Supervision Statement

  • Dr. Warren-Myers research core research focus is investigating the value and valuation of sustainability in the built environment. This is focused on sustainability and resilience in the areas of valuation, urban development, investment and construction in housing and commercial property.