Members of the Virginia Center for Housing Research (VCHR) collaborated on a recent submission to the 2014 American Real Estate Society’s Conference in San Diego California. Their paper titled “Complementarity: Evidence From US Home Builders’Green Technology Use 2000-2010″ won the conference’s best paper prize for the topic of Sustainable Real Estate which is sponsored by the NAIOP Research Foundation. According to the ARES November 2014 newsletter announcement: “This year, across the 22 categories, (ARES) had 209 manuscript submissions.”
Authors of the paper are Andrew Sanderford, formerly a postdoctoral fellow at VCHR and now assistant professor at the University of Arizona, Matthew Keefe, Ph.D. student in the Department of Statistics, C.T. Koebel, professor in the Department of Urban Affairs and Planning and Andrew McCoy, director of VCHR and Preston and Catharine White Fellow and Assistant Director of the Myers Lawson School of Construction (MLSoC).