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Contact details +6492136154

Dr Alan Pope M Prop Studs, BBS, PhD


School of Economics and Finance

Alan has significant property industry experience and is transitioning into academia. He has recently completed his PhD thesis. The thesis title is "Ground Leaseholders’ Perception of Rent Review Risk: The Impact of the Availability Heuristic."

Courses currently taught are 127.241 Property Market Principles, 127.242 Introduction to Property Valuation and 127.343 Applied Property Valuation. Previously taught was the course 127.341 Property Management and Development together with some property input into a first year Business Studies course in Finance.


Contact details

  • Ph: +64 9 414 0800 Ext 43154
    Location: QA 3.63, Quad Block A
    Campus: Albany


  • Master of Property Studies - Lincoln University (2001)
  • Bachelor of Business Studies - Massey University (1996)
  • Doctor of Philosophy - Massey University (2021)

Certifications and Registrations

  • Registration, Registered Valuer, Valuers Registration Board

Research Expertise

Research Interests

Ground leasehold issues 

Area of Expertise

Field of research codes
Built Environment And Design (120000): Built Environment and Design not elsewhere classified (129999): Other Built Environment and Design (129900)



Research Outputs


Pope, A. (2020). Ground Leaseholders’ Perception of Rent Review Risk: The Impact of the Availability Heuristic.. (Doctoral Thesis, Massey University, New Zealand)
[Doctoral Thesis]Authored by: Pope, A.Edited by: Squires, G., Young, M.


Squires, G., Pope, A., & Young, M.Ground lessee insights on ground leasehold issues. . Auckland
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Pope, A., Squires, G., Young, M.
Pope, AR., Gallimore, P., & Shi, S.Leasehold property and investor risk misestimation. . Sunshine Coast, Australia
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Pope, A.


Pope, AR. (2013). Future NZ: The rise and rise of Auckland house prices. : APN New Zealand Limited
[Internet publication]Authored by: Pope, A.

Teaching and Supervision

Courses Coordinated