The Department of Building and Real Estate (BRE) is pleased to announce that the CIB World Building Congress 2019 will be held at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University on 17 to 21 June 2019.
As a department, BRE roots go back to 1937. Under the current identity as the Department of Building and Real Estate, BRE has become internationally recognized as a leader in providing a wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes that nurture well-rounded graduates for the building and real estate industry.
BRE is committed to providing students with the best educational experience possible. Students are enabled to develop in their professional competences, and also their proficiency in generic intellectual skills, both of which are essential to their future success in the challenging world of construction and real estate, as well as in other domains. BRE programs are recognized and accredited by international and local professional bodies.
BRE has a multi-disciplinary team of faculty members who possess expertise in the respective fields of surveying, engineering, town planning, building technology, real estate, finance, law and economics. Actively participate in a wide variety of high-quality application-oriented research projects and consultancies, BRE is recognized internationally for research strengths. Amongst these, according to a 2014 research paper published by the Journal of Construction and Building Materials, BRE faculty members and colleagues of other sister departments within the Faculty, top the world in the publication of articles related to construction and building technology.