Tingyu Zhou

Assistant Professor of Real Estate

Department of Risk Management/Insurance, Real Estate and Legal Studies

Florida State University


Faculty Webpage

Welcome to my site! I am an assistant professor of real estate at the Department of Risk Management, Insurance, and Legal Studies, Florida State University.

My research interests include real estate economics and finance.

Recent Conferences and Seminars

  • FSU-UF-UCF real estate research symposium in Gainesville, April 4-6, 2019 (As Discussant)
  • American Real Estate Society Annual Meeting, April 9-13, 2019
  • National AREUEA, May 2019 (As presenter and discussant)
  • International AREUEA 2019 (Co-author presented)
  • Asian Real Estate Society Annual Conference, July 2019 (As presenter and discussant)
  • Global Chinese Real Estate Congress Conference, July 2019
  • Urban Economics Association 2019 (As presenter and discussant)
  • ASSA-AREUEA 2020 (Two papers)

Working Papers

University of Amsterdam, University of Cambridge, Concordia University, Free University, University of Groningen, University of Reading, the Urban Economics Association (UEA), American Real Estate and Urban Economics Association (AREUEA), the Weimer School

The Weimer School Seminar May 2018; National AREUEA June 2018; Cambridge-UF-NUS Research Symposium, October 2018; ASSA-AREUEA 2020

Real Estate Research Institute (RERI) Funded Research Paper 2018

2018 RERI Annual Conference, May 2018; REALPAC/Ryerson Commercial Real Estate Research Symposium, May 2018; ASSA-American Real Estate and Urban Economics Association (AREUEA) Annual Conference, Atlanta GA, January 2019

  • “Trade-offs between Asset Location and Proximity to Home: Evidence from REIT Property Sell-offs” (with Chongyu Wang) R&R

2018 FMA Best Paper Award Semifinalist - Investment

2018 FMA; Cambridge-Florida-Singapore 2017 Real Estate Finance & Investment Symposium, 2017; ASSA- AREUEA Annual Conference 2017; AREUEA National Conference 2016; Global Chinese Real Estate Congress (GCREC) 2016; Midwest Finance Association (MFA) 2016; American Real Estate Society (ARES) 2015; University of Connecticut; Georgia State University

  • “Does Entry Regulation of Big-Box Stores Protect the Retail Sector? The Impact of Store Cap Ordinances on the Grocery Segment”

ASSA-AREUEA Annual Conference 2017; 7th European Meeting of the Urban Economics Association (UEA), 2017; the Weimer School of Advanced Studies in Real Estate and Land Economics, January 2018

Journal Publications

Institutional Common Ownership increases firm value.


Florida State University, Department of Risk Management, Insurance, Real Estate and Legal Studies

  • REE4143 Real Estate Market Analysis (undergraduate)
  • REE5015 Real Estate Valuation (online MBA)

Concordia University, Department of Finance

  • FINA 450 Real Estate Investment and Finance (undergraduates)
  • MSCA 632 Special Topics in Finance: Real Estate (master of science in finance)

University of Connecticut, Department of Finance

  • Real Estate Principles (undergraduate)