B.Sc. (Western), M.Sc. Planning, Ph.D. (Toronto), MCIP, RPP
Continuing Adjunct Assistant Professor
Office: Robert Sutherland Hall, Room 525
Telephone: (613) 533-2958
John has been Director of Queen’s University’s Executive Seminars on Corporate and Investment Real Estate (www.queensu.ca/escire) since its creation in 2004. In 2012, he established the Queen’s Real Estate Roundtable (Q25;www.queensu.ca/q25), a new and growing industry organization focused on executive development and applied research. Since 2000 he has also been a professor in the Queen’s School of Urban and Regional Planning (SURP), where he teaches commercial real estate courses to graduate students. In addition to his executive appointment with Queen’s, John has since 2012 held a Continuing Adjunct Assistant Professor spanning three faculties. In addition to his teaching, graduate student research supervision and running the internship program at SURP, he continues to teach real estate management in the Queen’s School of Business and environmental policy in the School of Environmental Studies.
John consults to the commercial real estate sector, primarily on strategic planning, financial analysis, environmental issues and conflict resolution; and has served as an expert witness in real estate commercial litigation. He is a frequent speaker and national media commentator on a broad range of real estate issues.
John’s research and writing is directly applicable to the commercial real estate sector, and has included such wide-ranging topics as financial feasibility analysis, environmental issues in buildings and land, conflict management, real estate decision-making and investment strategy. Most recently he has collaborated on two funded research projects of the School of Business’ Monieson Centre, and in 2014 has launched the research program of the Q25.