Dr. Muhammad Najib, a senior lecturer from the Faculty of Built Environment and Surveying, has been appointed to the Pacific Rim Real Estate Society (PRRES), Australia with effect from 14th January, 2019. Dr. Muhammad Najib has been the Board of Director members since January 2017. Members of Board of Directors comprise real estate academics from several international universities such as Australia, New Zealand, United Kingdom, United States, Sweeden, Fiji, Singapore and Thailand. Dr. Muhammad Najib graduated from UTM in Property Management (B.Surveying), IT-Management (MSc.). He obtained his PhD. in Property Economics and Finance from Western Sydney University, Australia. He has been active in academic writing, especially in property investment analysis in developing countries, property portfolio management, international property market, Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) and property economics. During the past year he has been busy writing and co-writing technical papers and books on various topics of interest, particularly in the property market area and presenting papers at both local and international conferences. Dr. Muhammad Najib has written in excess of 100 technical papers for conferences, seminars and international journals.
PRRES was established in 1993 to provide a formal focus for property researchers, educators and practitioners in the Pacific-Rim Region. PRRES now has over 500 members from Australia, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Fiji, Hong Kong, Thailand, Singapore, China, Indonesia, Malaysia and Korea as well as members from around the globe. PPRES objectives are to encourage and facilitate property research and property education in the pacific rim region, to provide a formal focus for property researchers, educators and practitioners in the Pacific Rim Region, to conduct an annual property conference and to encourage international links via International Real Estate Society.