Dr Michael Rehm

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Dr Michael Rehm

Director & Lecturer

Michael has coordinated the Bachelor of Property's core paper on Building Construction for the past ten years. He also helped developed the programme's development feasibility capstone paper. Michael is originally from the U.S. and has a background in architecture. He has lectured property at the University of Auckland since 2005. His other courses include Property Issues and Trends (primarily green buildings) and GIS and Property Analysis. He has received awards for his teaching innovations involving online learning. Michael has published numerous research articles on relevant property topics such as leaky building stigma, construction cost differentials and rent premiums associated with green buildings and many studies on housing markets. Michael is also an experienced property and academic consultant and has prepared numerous commissioned reports and provided expert testimony for the High Court, Weathertight Homes Tribunal and Auckland Unitary Plan Independent Hearings Panel.

  • BArch (Houston); MSLD, PhD (Texas A&M)
  • Senior Lecturer in property at the University of Auckland
  • Intern architect in Texas; property consultant with CBRE Kazakhstan
  • Expert witness on leaky building stigma and property markets
  • Publications on green buildings, housing markets and affordability
  • UoA Business School Teaching Excellence Award 2014

My Skills

Residential and Commercial Construction 90
Real Estate Development 60
Urban Sustainability 80
Geographic information systems 70
Quantitative property research 80

Our Team

  • Director & Lecturer

    Dr Michael Rehm

    Michael has coordinated the Bachelor of Property's core paper on Building Construction for the past ten years.
  • Short Course Lecturer

    Dr Olga Filippova

    Since 2007 Olga has lectured Property Finance & Investment, a core 2nd year paper in the UoA's Bachelor of Property.
  • Short Course Lecturer

    Chris Farhi, MRICS

    For the past three years Chris has taught the BProp's Property Management course as a contract lecturer from industry.