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Dr Rotimi Abidoye

Lecturer in Property and Development
Construction Management and Property, Property and Development

PhDM.Sc. (Distinction)B.Sc. (Hons.) (First Class), MRICS, ANIVS, RSV

Kensington
Phone: 
+61 293855237
Bio: 

Dr Rotimi Abidoye is a Lecturer in Property and Development at the Faculty of Built Environment, UNSW Sydney, Australia. Prior to joining UNSW Sydney, he was a Research Associate/Teaching Assistant at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong (2014-2017), Lecturer at the Bells University of Technology, Ota, Nigeria (2013 -2014) and a Teaching Assistant at the University of Lagos, Nigeria (2011 – 2012). In the past, he has also worked in the real estate and banking industry in Nigeria. Rotimi is a recipient of the prestigious Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme for his PhD study and also, received the Endowment Scholarship from the University of Lagos, Nigeria, for his Bachelors’ and Masters’ degree education. His research focus includes but not limited to Property Valuation Accuracy, Real Estate Education, Real Estate Practice and Theory and Housing Supply. He has published his research outputs in top-tier peer review journals and has presented some at international conferences. He is a reviewer for a number of Journals domiciled in the Built Environment. Rotimi is a Chartered Valuation Surveyor (MRICS), Associate member of the Nigerian Institution of Estate Surveyors and Valuers (ANIVS) and a Registered Valuer (RSV) certified by the Estate Surveyors and Valuers Registration Board of Nigeria.

Research Activities: 

Property Valuation Accuracy

Sustainable Property Education and Practice

Application of Artificial Intelligence in Property

Housing Supply

Property Finance and Investment

Awards: 

Best Paper Award (May 2017), Environmental Design and Management International 2017 Conference, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria. Paper entitled - The efficacy of using machine learning models for property value prediction in Nigeria.

Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme Award, 2014, Research Grant Council and The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong

Best Graduating Student (Distinction), 2012, Department of Estate Management, University of Lagos, Nigeria (M.Sc. level)

Vice Chancellor’s PrizeDean’s PrizeFaculty’s PrizeNational School Fund’s Prize, 2010, Department of Estate Management and Faculty of Environmental Sciences, University of Lagos, Nigeria, Overall best graduating student (B.Sc. level)

Endowment Scholarship Awards (First Class CGPAs), 2005/2006 -2008/2009, University of Lagos, Nigeria (2nd - 5th undergraduate years)

Long Service Award, 2009, Department of Estate Management, University of Lagos, Nigeria (Graduating Class of 2009)

Excellence Award, 2009, University of Lagos, Nigeria

Exemplary Leadership Award, 2007, Department of Estate Management, University of Lagos, Nigeria (Graduating Class of 2007)

Best Graduating Student (Distinction), 2004, Departmental Prize for the best National Diploma Graduand in Estate Management, The Federal Polytechnic Ilaro, Nigeria

Teaching & Supervision: 

Postgraduate

REST0001 - Property Performance Analysis (S1 2018)

REST0005 - Property Valuation (S2 2018)

REST0001 - Property Performance Analysis (T1 2019)

 

Undergraduate

BLDG3021 - Property Development (S2 2018) 

Engagement: 

Memberships

Chartered Valuation Surveyor, Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors

Associate Member, The Nigerian Institution of Estate Surveyors & Valuers

Registered Valuer, Estate Surveyors and Valuers Registration Board of Nigeria

 

Editorial Board Membership

Journal of African Real Estate Research

Supervising: 

Abood Alamoudi - Implementing Smart Cities in Saudi Arabia: A case of Future Saudi Cities Program (FSCP). PhD, 2019 -2023.

Publications:
Journal articles

Abidoye RB; Puspitasari G; Sunindijo R; Adabre M, 2020, 'Young adults and homeownership in Jakarta, Indonesia', International Journal of Housing Markets and Analysis, vol. ahead-of-print, http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/ijhma-03-2020-0030

Adabre MA; Chan APC; Darko A; Osei-Kyei R; Abidoye R; Adjei-Kumi T, 2020, 'Critical barriers to sustainability attainment in affordable housing: International construction professionals’ perspective', Journal of Cleaner Production, vol. 253, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2020.119995

Abidoye RB; Chan APC; Abidoye FA; Oshodi OS, 2019, 'Predicting property price index using artificial intelligence techniques: Evidence from Hong Kong', International Journal of Housing Markets and Analysis, vol. 12, pp. 1072 - 1092, http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/IJHMA-11-2018-0095

Abidoye RB; Junge M; Lam TYM; Oyedokun TB; Tipping ML, 2019, 'Property valuation methods in practice: evidence from Australia', Property Management, vol. 37, pp. 701 - 718, http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/PM-04-2019-0018

Oshodi OS; Thwala WD; Odubiyi TB; Abidoye RB; Aigbavboa CO, 2019, 'Using neural network model to estimate the rental price of residential properties', Journal of Financial Management of Property and Construction, vol. 24, pp. 217 - 230, http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/JFMPC-06-2019-0047

Abidoye RB; Chan APC, 2018, 'Improving property valuation accuracy: a comparison of hedonic pricing model and artificial neural network', Pacific Rim Property Research Journal, vol. 24, pp. 71 - 83, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14445921.2018.1436306

Abidoye RB; Chan APC, 2018, 'Achieving property valuation accuracy in developing countries: the implication of data source', International Journal of Housing Markets and Analysis, vol. 11, pp. 573 - 585, http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/IJHMA-07-2017-0068

Abidoye RB; Chan APC, 2018, 'Hedonic Valuation of Real Estate Properties in Nigeria', Journal of African Real Estate Research, vol. 1, pp. 122 - 140, http://dx.doi.org/10.15641/jarer.v1i1.452

Abidoye RB; Chan APC, 2017, 'Critical review of hedonic pricing model application in property price appraisal: A case of Nigeria', International Journal of Sustainable Built Environment, vol. 6, pp. 250 - 259, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijsbe.2017.02.007

Abidoye RB; Chan APC, 2017, 'Modelling property values in Nigeria using artificial neural network', Journal of Property Research, vol. 34, pp. 36 - 53, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09599916.2017.1286366

Abidoye RB; Chan APC, 2017, 'Valuers’ receptiveness to the application of artificial intelligence in property valuation', Pacific Rim Property Research Journal, vol. 23, pp. 175 - 193, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14445921.2017.1299453

Abidoye RB; Chan APC, 2017, 'Artificial neural network in property valuation: application framework and research trend', Property Management, vol. 35, pp. 554 - 571, http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/PM-06-2016-0027

Abidoye RB; Chan APC, 2016, 'A survey of property valuation approaches in Nigeria', Property Management, vol. 34, pp. 364 - 380, http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/PM-07-2015-0035

Abidoye RB; Chan APC, 2016, 'Critical determinants of residential property value: professionals’ perspective', Journal of Facilities Management, vol. 14, pp. 283 - 300, http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/JFM-02-2016-0003

Kolawole OA; Boluwatife AR, 2016, 'Assessment Of The Factors Influencing Students’ Choice Of Residence In Nigerian Tertiary Institutions', Sains Humanika, vol. 8, http://dx.doi.org/10.11113/sh.v8n2.768

Conference Papers

Chan APC; Abidoye R, 2019, 'Advanced Property Valuation Techniques and Valuation Accuracy: Deciphering the Artificial Neural Network Technique', in International Journal of Real Estate & Land Planning, RELAND, pp. 1 - 9, https://ejournals.lib.auth.gr/reland/article/view/6748/6487

Abidoye R, 2018, 'The application of advanced property valuation methods in practice: Evidence from Hong Kong and Nigeria', in Do K; Sutrisna M; Hammad A; Ramanayaka C (eds.), 42nd AUBEA Conference 2018: Educating Building Professionals for the Future in the Globalised World, AUBEA, Singapore, pp. 151 - 158, presented at 42nd AUBEA Conference 2018, Singapore, 26 September 2018 - 28 September 2018, https://docs.wixstatic.com/ugd/94be57_a1986413edcf4b18aec5aab332b8883b.pdf

Abidoye RB; Chan, APC ; Oppong, DG, 2018, 'PROPERTY VALUATION PRACTICE IN DEVELOPED COUNTRIES: A CASE OF HONG KONG', in RICS COBRA 2018, RICS COBRA 2018, London, UK, presented at RICS COBRA 2018, London, UK, 23 April 2018 - 24 April 2018, http://www.rics.org/Documents/COBRA%202018/160-Abidoye-PROPERTY-VALUATION-PRACTICE-IN-DEVELOPED-COUNTRIES-A-CASE-OF-HONG-KONG-220418-kp.pdf

Oshodi OS; Alabi AS; Alabi OA; Abidoye RB; Yakubu G, 2017, 'Validation of tender price index and interest rates as predictors of construction output: Application of data mining techniques', in Validation of tender price index and interest rates as predictors of construction output: Application of data mining techniques, Environmental Design and Management International Conference (EDMIC), Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria, presented at Environmental Design and Management International Conference (EDMIC), Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria, 22 May 2017 - 24 May 2017

Abidoye RB; Chan APC, 2017, 'The efficacy of using machine learning models for property value prediction in Nigeria', in The efficacy of using machine learning models for property value prediction in Nigeria, Environmental Design and Management International Conference (EDMIC), Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria, presented at Environmental Design and Management International Conference (EDMIC), Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria, 22 May 2017 - 24 May 2017

Abidoye RB; Chan APC, 2017, 'Research Trend of the Application of Artificial Neural Network in Property Valuation', in Research Trend of the Application of Artificial Neural Network in Property Valuation, CIB W78 Conference 2016, QUT Brisbane, Australia, presented at CIB W78 Conference 2016, QUT Brisbane, Australia, 31 October 2016 - 02 November 2016, http://itc.scix.net/data/works/att/w78-2016-paper-031.pdf

Abidoye RB; Chan APC; Oshodi OS, 2016, 'Factors that influence real estate project investment: Professionals’ standpoint', in Factors that influence real estate project investment: Professionals’ standpoint, CIDB Postgraduate Conference, Cape Town, South Africa, presented at CIDB Postgraduate Conference, Cape Town, South Africa, 01 February 2016 - 04 February 2016

Oladinrin TO; Oke AE; Abidoye RB; Koleowo N, 2016, 'Assessment of the critical success factors for healthcare project delivery in Ondo State, Nigeria', in Assessment of the critical success factors for healthcare project delivery in Ondo State, Nigeria, 21st Joint International Conference (JIC) on Century Human Habitat: Issues, Sustainability and Development, Federal University of Technology, Akure, Niheria, presented at 21st Joint International Conference (JIC) on Century Human Habitat: Issues, Sustainability and Development, Federal University of Technology, Akure, Niheria, 21 March 2016 - 24 March 2016

Abidoye RB; Chan APC, 2016, 'Review of the application of hedonic pricing model in the Nigerian real estate market', in Review of the application of hedonic pricing model in the Nigerian real estate market, CRIOCM International Conference on Advancements of Construction Management and Real Estate, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, presented at CRIOCM International Conference on Advancements of Construction Management and Real Estate, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, 14 December 2016 - 17 December 2016

Abidoye RB; Chan APC, 2015, 'Professionals’ awareness of real estate valuation methods in Nigeria: A case of Lagos metropolis', in Professionals’ awareness of real estate valuation methods in Nigeria: A case of Lagos metropolis, 2nd International Conference on Research Methodology for Built Environment and Engineering, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia,, presented at 2nd International Conference on Research Methodology for Built Environment and Engineering, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia,, 07 October 2015 - 07 October 2015