Search

Home > About Us > Staff > Academic Staff > Mrs Kathleen Evans
Academic Staff

Mrs Kathleen Evans

BSc (QS) MSc (Property Studies) (Cape Town)
PrQs PMAQS MRICS

Senior Lecturer

Tel: 021 650 2449
Email: Kathleen.Evans@uct.ac.za

After graduating Kathleen worked in private practice from 1983 – 1996 where she acted as a principal in Professional Quantity Surveying Practice gaining experience in a wide variety of private and public sector developments, covering the full spectrum of professional service. Thereafter she joined the Department of Building at the Cape Technikon. In 2000 she joined the University of Cape Town as a Senior Lecturer where she has served as the Programme Convenor for Construction and Property Studies – Undergraduate and Honours Programmes and Co-ordinator for MSc Property Studies Programme. Kathleen is a Registered Professional Quantity Surveyor, a Professional Member of the Association of South African Quantity Surveyors and a member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.


Research Interests

Research interests are Property Finance, Investment and Portfolio Management. Current research is focussed on the financing of low income housing, development and end user finance innovations.


Teaching

Property Finance, Investment, Development, Portfolio Management and Valuations


External Responsibilities

Appointed to Council for the Built Environment, May 2006, four-year term.

Chairperson of the Education and Research Committee.

Appointed to South African Council for the Property Valuers Profession, May 2005, four year term, as a public representative.

Serve on the Education Committee, Accreditation Team Leader and external examiner for Council Test of Professional Competence.

Chairperson for accreditation of all education institutions offering Property Valuation Education in South Africa, 2007 (7 institutions accredited) and 2011 (5 institutions accredited)

Member of the Board of Trustees of the UCTRF.


Selected Recent Publications

  • Evans, K.M. and Evans, P. (2010). Opportunities for SA Listed Property Funds to Purchase A-REITs : A Case Study of the Growthpoint Properties Limited Purchase of the Orchard Industrial Property Fund. Proceedings of the 3rd Research Conference of the South African Council for the Quantity Surveying Profession, East London, South Africa, 15th October 2010 USB pp 46 – 60 ISBN No : 978-0-620-48105-2.

  • Evans, K.M. and Vlaming, N. (2010). Corporate Activity in the Listed Property Sector of the JSE: An Investigation into Resilient’s Purchase of 13% of Pangbourne. Proceedings of the 3rd Research Conference of the South African Council for the Quantity Surveying Profession, East London, South Africa, 15th October 2010 USB pp 61 – 76 ISBN No : 978-0-620-48105-2. Award : Best Written Paper.

  • Meelun, G., Whittal, J. and Evans, K. (2011). Analysis of Spatial Heterogeneity in modelling high-priced residential properties of Cape Town using neural networks. Proceedings of the AfricaGeo 2011 Conference, Cape Town, South Africa, 30th May-2nd June 2011 ISBN No : 978-0-620-48428-2.