Pacific Rim Real Estate Society - Awards
The PRRES Achievement Award
The Pacific Rim Real
Estate Society Achievement Award is to acknowledge outstanding
achievements in property education, property research and
professional practice by members of PRRES. The award is made on an
annual basis, assuming a qualified candidate is nominated.
Nominations for the PRRES Achievement Award should be in the form of a letter which clearly makes the case for the person being nominated. A brief and current curriculum vitae/resume of the person being nominated must accompany the nomination. A person may not nominate him/herself. The person nominating the candidate must be a financial member of PRRES. Members of the above Awards Committee are not eligible to be considered for the award.
Nominations close at the end of October each year and should be forwarded to PRRES Executive Director
2020 PRRES Achievement Award
The 2020 PRRES
Achievement is presented to
Christopher Heywood. Chris is an Associate Professor at Melbourne University with interest in corporate real estate, facilities and asset management. Chris’ outstanding contribution to PRRES over the years has been immensely valuable and his professional achievements likewise.
2019 PRRES Achievement Award
The 2019 PRRES Achievement is presented to four recipients, Peter Rossini, University of South Australia, John MacFarlane (Ret’d), Graeme Newell, Western Sydney University and Chris Eves, RMIT University for their extensive and ongoing commitment to the society since its inception. Each of the recipients has attended at least 24 of the 25 years the society has been active. As a result of their contribution, attendance and dedication, PRRES has evolved into a vibrant and collegial society and their legacy is greatly appreciated.
2018 PRRES Achievement Award
The 2016 PRRES
Achievement is presented to Professor Stanley McGreal of
the University of Ulster, Northern Ireland.
2017 PRRES Achievement Award
The 2016 PRRES Achievement is presented to Associate Professor Hera Antoniades of University of Technology Sydney for her contribution to PRRES as President and Treasurer.
The 2016 PRRES Achievement Award is presented to Professor Chris Eves of the Queensland University of Technology for contribution to property education, research and his active involvement in the Society over many years.
The 2015 PRRES Achievement Award is presented to Associate Professor Clive Warren of the University of Queensland for his active involvement in the Society, his contribution to the Society as a Board Member, Webmaster and Executive Director and his liaison with the Asian Real Estate Society.
The 2014 PRRES Achievement Award was presented to Professor David Parker from the University of South Australia for his contribution to the formation of the Society and as a Board member, convener of the first Postgraduate Colloquium, Editor of two monographs, President, Executive Director and Editor of the Pacific Rim Property Research Journal.
The 2013 PRRES Achievement Award was presented to Associate Professor Greg Costello from the Curtin University for his outstanding contribution to PRRES. Greg has been actively involved in PRRES for many years , being Conference Program Chair in 2007 and President in 2011.
The 2011 PRRES Achievement Award was presented to Associate Professor Deborah Levy from the University of Auckland for her outstanding contribution to scholarly research, property education and interaction with the property industry. Deborah has been actively involved in PRRES for over a decade, being Conference Program Chair in 2006 and President in 2008.
The 2009 PRRES achievement award was presented to Associate Professor John MacFarlane from the University of Western Sydney for his outstanding contribution to PRRES since it was established and has been actively involved in a wide range of leadership roles in PRRES including President, Treasurer and active Board member.
The 2007 PRRES achievement award was presented to Peter Rossini from the University of South Australia for his contribution to property education and research over many years. Peter has been the PRRES webmaster for a decade and was responsible for online publication of the Journal and Conference proceedings
The 2005 PRRES achievement award was presented to Associate Professor Geoff Page from the University of South Australia for his contribution to property education and research over many years. Geoff was Program Chair for the 1992 Conference held in Adelaide, has been the PRRES President, Treasurer and Executive Director.
The 2004 PRRES achievement award was presented to John Loh
The 2003 PRRES achievement award was presented to Professor Bob Hargreaves
In 2002 there were joint achievement awards to Associate Professor Angelo Karantonis and Doctor Sandy Bond
The 2001 award was presented to Terry Boyd.
The 2000 award was presented to Associate Professor Maurice Squirrell (retired) formerly from RMIT University for his contribution to property education and research over many years. Maurice retired from RMIT at the end of 1996.
The 1999 award was presented to Patrick Rowland from Curtin University for his contribution to property education and research over many years. Patrick was Program Chair for the 1998 PRRES Conference held at Curtin University.
One award was presented to Emeritus
Professor Tom Whipple, Curtin University of Technology, for
his leading role in property education and research in Australia
over the past quarter century.
The 1997 award was presented to Professor Anthony Walker, Hong Kong University for his contribution to the Society and to real estate education over many years.
The 1996 award was presented to Bill Cleghorn by Professor Bob Hargreaves of Massey University. Bill, who is a member of the New Zealand Institute of Valuers, is the first recipient of this award which acknowledges his significant contribution to real estate education and to the development of PRRES.