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The characteristics of Real Estate Companies' risk profil: a comparison between two countries
Halmstad University, School of Business, Engineering and Science.
2016 (English)Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

Real estate investments are more frequently crossing borders. The national cultural differences, which are influencing investment preferences and decision processes, are challenging Real Estate Companies, whereas not only capital, but also individuals are moving more frequently across country borders. Real Estate Companies’ risk profile concerning uncertainty avoidance, regarding real  estate investments haven’t  been studied before, thus a gap in the literature is identified. This study aims to identify risks, risk management tools, uncertainty avoidance in Real Estate Companies with different national cultural background, helping to develop a deeper understanding of the differences in their risk profiles. I have found that the Israeli respondents are highly uncertainty avoiding and risk loving, but only regarding familiar risks, while concerning unfamiliar risks, they are rather risk averse. The Swedish respondents are weakly uncertainty avoiding and risk neutral, no matter known or unknown ris

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2016. , 64 p.
Keyword [en]
risk and uncertainty, property risk, property management, real options, corporate real estate risk, uncertainty avoidance, corporate real estate management, risk management, Net Present Value
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Business Administration
URN: urn:nbn:se:hh:diva-31015OAI: diva2:932598
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2016-06-01, 18:05 (English)
Available from: 2016-06-10 Created: 2016-06-01 Last updated: 2016-06-10Bibliographically approved

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