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Journal of Property Investment & Finance

Journal of Property Investment & Finance

ISSN: 1463-578x

This journal is a Hybrid Open Access journal
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Emerging Sources
Citation Index

CiteScore 2020: 1.8
CiteScoreTracker 2021: 1.5 (Updated Monthly)

Journal history

Previously published as Journal of Valuation and then Journal of Property Valuation and Investment and also incorporating Journal of Property Finance
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Journal News

The Journal of Property Investment & Finance welcomes papers relating to ALL property types that contribute to investment. This would include all commercial and residential income producing properties in a multi asset portfolio; the valuation of all property types; the analysis of property markets and the impact of sustainability initiatives.


Any papers on these topics should be submitted to one of our sister journals (see ).

Editorial objectives

The Journal of Property Investment & Finance is an international forum for the interchange of information and ideas relating to property valuation and investment, property management and decision making in all property markets. The aim is to inform and encourage debate internationally between academics and practising professionals in all aspects of real estate research and practice.  

Editorial criteria

The Journal seeks to:

  • Publish well-written, readable articles of intellectual rigour with a theoretical and practical relevance to the real estate profession
  • Address subjects of major interest and practical importance to the real estate professions
  • Improve property appraisal, finance and investment skills by promoting awareness of new theories, applications and related concepts and their implications for market conditions
  • Assist the property professional in keeping up-to-date with developments in real estate law, internet sites and recent publications
  • Provide a cumulative source of reference material


Fully refereed papers on practice and methods in the UK, continental Western Europe, emerging markets of Eastern Europe, China, Australasia, Africa and the USA, in the following areas:

  • Academic papers on the latest research, thinking and developments
  • Law reports assessing new legislation
  • Market data for a comprehensive review of current research
  • Practice papers - a forum for the exchange of ideas and experiences 


Recent changes in the property market has already forced major rethinking within the industry. Practitioners are under great pressure to improve professional education and policing standards, and separate transaction and advisory business, to prevent property advice falling outside the mandate of chartered surveyors into less well regulated hands. The journal tackles central issues such as this to keep industry practitioners informed on current thinking and developments.

Key benefits

The journal is published under the guidance of an expert international board and presents fully refereed papers on practice and methodology in the field. It is widely regarded as essential reading for industry practitioners, with its authoritative content and internationally respected contributors. For a full list of our reviewers, please see below.

Key journal audiences

Academics and practitioners in all areas of the property market.

Journal of Property Investment & Finance is indexed and abstracted in:

  • ABI/Inform
  • British Library
  • Business Source Alumni
  • Business Source Complete
  • Business Source Premier
  • Cabell's Directory in Accounting, Economics and Finance
  • Current Abstracts
  • Electronic Collections Online
  • Emerald Management Reviews
  • Emerging Sources Citation Index (Clarivate Analytics)
  • Hospitality & Tourism Index
  • Index to Periodical Articles Related to Law
  • Norwegian Register for Scientific Journals
  • ProQuest
  • ReadCube Discover

And ranked in:

  • Scopus
  • AIDEA (Italy)

Journal of Property Investment & Finance is available as part of an online subscription to the Emerald Property Management & Built Environment eJournals Collection. For more information, please email or visit the Emerald Property Management & Built Environment eJournals Collection page.

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