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The 19th African Real Estate Conference (AfRES) takes place in Arusha, Tanzania from 10th to 13th September 2019. Arusha hosted the historic 3rd AfRES Conference in 2001 which ignited the momentum that has since then driven the African Real Estate Conferences around the continent attracting around 20 universities that are now affiliated to AfRES and members from 15 African Countries from the three chapters that form the AfRES. Arusha 2019 Conference preludes the much awaited 20th Anniversary of AfRES Conference in 2020 likely to be in another exotic venue, Mauritius.

The principal theme for the 19th Conference is ‘The New Frontiers’ which authors have translated it to seven key areas for discussion under a general banner ‘Developing New Frontiers for the African Real Estate Sector. The sub-themes and the number of presentations to the conference in Arusha falling in each are:


21 papers from seven countries (one from outside Africa);

19 papers from thirteen countries (two from outside Africa)

18 papers from eight countries (two from outside Africa)

12 papers from six countries

5 papers from four countries (one from outside Africa)

5 papers from three countries

3 papers from three countries

The following deadlines apply for REFEREED PAPERS:

Instuctions Dates
Abstracts for papers (300 words maximum) 18th April, 2019
Notification of acceptance of abstracts 1st, May 2019
Submission of papers for refereeing 20th, May 2019
Notification to authors 4th, July, 2019
Re-submission of refereed papers for approval 24th, July, 2019
Final submission for inclusion in conference proceedings 15th, August, 2019

The following deadlines apply for NON-REFEREED PAPERS:

Abstracts for non-refereed papers (300 words maximum) 1st, June, 2019
Notification of acceptance of abstracts 6th, July, 2019
Abstract to be submitted for inclusion in proceedings 3rd, August, 2019

Authors should submit their abstracts and papers electronically using MS Word format.

There are several prizes for best paper and also for best student paper, good luck to all. Papers will also be considered for publication in the Journal of Real Estate Research (JARER).


No papers will be included in the program until the presenter has registered and paid the relevant conference fees.  This is necessary to ensure the quality of our programme.



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