Tsur Somerville, PhD
Director, UBC Centre for Urban Economics and Real Estate | Real Estate Foundation of BC Professorship in Real Estate Finance
Dr. Tsur Somerville is an associate professor, Director of the UBC Centre for Urban Economics and Real Estate, and holder of the Real Estate Foundation Professorship in Real Estate Finance at the Sauder School of Business at UBC. His research on real estate development, mortgage and real estate finance, and housing markets has been published in the leading academic journals in urban, housing and real estate market. In addition to his academic research, Dr. Somerville is a frequent commentator in the local and national media on Canadian real estate markets. Dr. Somerville sits on the editorial boards of the leading journals in real estate and has served as an officer of several academic organizations in the field. Dr. Somerville received his Ph.D. in Economics from Harvard University.