Associate Professor John MacFarlane

Associate Professor John MacFarlane

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR,
Mathematics

Biography

Associate Professor John MacFarlane’s unusual academic background brings together expertise in the areas of statistics, property (real estate) and investment. Prior to joining the University of Western Sydney in 1981, John was a lecturer in the Department of Statistics, School of Mathematics at the University of New South Wales. At UWS, John has developed his primary interest in the areas of Property and Financial Investment, largely in a business setting. At various times at UWS, he has held positions as Head of School (of Land Economy), Associate Dean (Academic), Chair of Academic Board (UWSH), Deputy Chair of the Academic Senate (UWS) and Acting Dean (UWS College of Law and Business).

John’s primary research is in the quantitative areas of property – particularly property cycles, property investment and mass appraisal. He is a member of the editorial Board of a number of Journals.

This information has been contributed by Associate Professor MacFarlane.

Qualifications

  • MStat University of New South Wales
  • BSc(Hons) University of Queensland

Interests

  • Automated Valuation Models
  • Mass Appraisal
  • Property Investment Analysis
  • Real Estate Cycles

Organisational Unit (School / Division)

  • Mathematics

Contact

Email: J.MacFarlane@westernsydney.edu.au
Phone: (02) 9685 9121
Mobile: 0410434374
Location: ER.1.11
Parramatta
Website:

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Publications

Journal Articles

  • Newell, G., MacFarlane, J. and Walker, R. (2014), 'Assessing energy rating premiums in the performance of green office buildings in Australia', Journal of Property Investment and Finance, vol 32, no 4 , pp 352 - 370.
  • Newell, G. and Macfarlane, J. (2006), 'The accuracy of commercial property forecasting in Australia', Pacific Rim Property Research Journal, vol 12, no 3 , pp 311 - 325.
  • Parker, D., Macfarlane, J., Murray, J. and Peng, V. (2003), 'Forecasting Property Market Cycles: An Application of the RICS Model to the Sydney CBD Office Market', Journal of Financial Management of Property and Construction, vol 8, no 3 , pp 179 - 192.

Research

Previous Projects

Title: Ongoing Development of the NSW Mass Valuation System - Phase 8
Years: 2013-07-31 - 2013-12-31
ID: P00021720
Western Researchers: John Macfarlane
Funding:
  • Land and Property Management Authority
Title: Ongoing Development of the NSW Mass Valuation System - Phase 9
Years: 2014-01-01 - 2014-12-31
ID: P00021985
Western Researchers: John Macfarlane
Funding:
  • Land and Property Management Authority
Title: Modelling Commercial Property Markets
Years: 2000-12-31 - 2002-06-30
ID: P0013962
Western Researchers: John Macfarlane
Funding:
  • University of Western Sydney
Title: Evaluation of Functional Performance in Commercial Buildings Project Number 2001-011-5
Years: 2002-07-19 - 2004-05-31
ID: P0013562
Western Researchers: John Macfarlane
Funding:
  • CRC for Construction Innovation
Title: Tenant Risk Profiling
Years: 2003-10-01 - 2005-01-31
ID: P0014709
Western Researchers: John Macfarlane
Funding:
  • CRC for Construction Innovation
Title: Ongoing Development of the NSW Mass Valuation System - Phase 3
Years: 2008-03-06 - 2009-03-05
ID: P0016023
Western Researchers: John Macfarlane
Funding:
  • Department of Lands NSW
Title: Ongoing Research and Development of the NSW Mass Valuation System Phase 2
Years: 2006-10-06 - 2007-10-05
ID: P0015369
Western Researchers: John Macfarlane
Funding:
  • Department of Lands NSW
Title: Ongoing Research and Development of the NSW Mass Valuation System Phase 1
Years: 2005-07-12 - 2006-07-11
ID: P0014820
Western Researchers: John Macfarlane
Funding:
  • Department of Lands NSW
Title: Ongoing Development of the NSW Mass Valuation System - Phase 10
Years: 2015-05-25 - 2016-06-30
ID: P00022879
Western Researchers: John Macfarlane
Funding:
  • Department of Finance and Services
Title: Ongoing Development of the NSW Mass Valuation System - Phase 5
Years: 2010-04-06 - 2011-04-05
ID: P00018443
Western Researchers: John Macfarlane
Funding:
  • Land and Property Management Authority
Title: Ongoing Development of the NSW Mass Valuation System - Phase 6
Years: 2011-06-21 - 2012-06-20
ID: P00020371
Western Researchers: John Macfarlane
Funding:
  • Land and Property Management Authority
Title: Ongoing Development of the NSW Mass Valuation System - Phase 4
Years: 2009-03-16 - 2010-03-15
ID: P00016931
Western Researchers: John Macfarlane
Funding:
  • Department of Lands NSW
Title: Building Better Returns: A Study of the Financial Performance of Green Office Buildings in Australia
Years: 2011-11-03 - 2014-12-31
ID: P00020512
Western Researchers: Graeme Newell and John Macfarlane
Funding:
  • Australian Property Institute
Title: Ongoing Development of the NSW Mass Valuation System - Phase 7
Years: 2012-03-29 - 2013-06-30
ID: P00020961
Western Researchers: John Macfarlane
Funding:
  • Land and Property Management Authority

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