DR Hao Wu

DR Hao Wu


  • Emerging markets, economic transition (e.g. China) (transition, market maturity)
  • Land development, built heritage management (redevelopment, brownfield, heritage)
  • Property right, institutions (institutional economics)
  • Real estate economics, valuation, geography (economics, geography)
  • Urban liveability, social spatial justice (liveability, sustainability, justice)



  • DR Hao WU is Senior Lecturer of Property in the Faculty of Architecture, Building and Planning at the University of Melbourne. He is a graduate of University of Melbourne, University of Auckland, and Nanjing University. His research interests include real estate economics and valuation, economics and geography, property and institutions, land development and built heritage management, liveability and social justice. He has published in journals such as Urban Studies, Journal of Property Research, Australian Planner, Property Management, Journal of Property Investment & Finance, International Journal of Housing Markets & Analysis, Urban Planning International, the Pacific Rim Property Research Journal, Journal of Sustainable Real Estate, Australian Property Journal, Shanghai Urban Planning Review. He serves on editorial board of Journal of International Housing Markets and Analysis and is a reviewer for numerous scholarly journals. He served on Vic&Tas Professional Committee of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyor (2008-2012), Training-Education Committee of the Australian Property Institution Victorian Chapter (2008-2012), and Senior Common Room of Ormond College (2010-2017). He was columnist Architecture Planning section for China Real Estate Business (2005-2007).   


Member of

  • Australian Property Institute (Victorian Chapter) Training & Education Board. member of the Board 2008 -
  • the Global Chinese Real Estate Congress (GCREC). Academic member 2008 -
  • the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors Oceania Victoria & Tasmania Committee and its Education Sub-committee. member of the board 2008 -
  • The Asian Real Estate Society (AsRES). Academic member 2007 -
  • The American Real Estate Society (ARES). Academic member 2006 -
  • The Pacific Rim Real Estate Society (PRRES). Academic member 2005 -


Selected publications



Education and training

  • GCertUT, University of Melbourne 2009
  • PHD, University of Melbourne 2007
  • MPC, University of Melbourne 2003
  • BProp, University of Auckland 2001
  • BSc, Nanjing University 1999

Awards and honors

  • Emerald Literati Network 2009 Awards for Excellence, Emerald, 2010
  • Outstanding Contribution to Professional Certificate Course, The Australian Property Institute, 2010



Available for supervision

  • Y