THAI REAL ESTATE
Thai Real Estate Business School (TREBS) is a specialized school devoted to the multidisciplinary study of real estate management, valuation, surveying, and property development. TREBS has its primary objective to enhance the development of efficient management personnel skilled in property valuation and related subjects in the area of real estate in Thailand. TREBS has conducted a number of training courses and seminars such as the well-known four-day training course on property valuation. Factors enabling TREBS to success in conducting these training courses and seminars are the valuation knowledge learn the formal training delivered by the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy and our rich experience from valuation and research in the field over the last 20 years. Since then, to 200 sessions were held with over 5,000 participants. The programs are academically rigorous and intensive, designed for practitioners and well-motivated students.
Dr.Sopon has had experience in real estate research and valuation since 1982. He teaches valuers, brokers, developers, financiers, planners and consultants at undergraduate and graduate levels in Thailand and abroad. He gained a PhD in land and housing from AIT and had further property valuation training from LRTI-Lincoln Institute of Land Policy and housing from KU Leuven (Belgium).
Currently, Dr.Sopon is the President of FIABCI Thai, the Thai Appraisal and Estate Agents Foundation and the Agency for Real Estate Affairs, IAAO representative to Thailand, Director of Thai Real Estate Business School, and a member of the Global Valuation Forum of the Appraisal Foundation (USA).
His research master pieces include the discovery of 1,020 slums (1985), CAMA (computer-assisterd mass appraisal) modeling (1990), forecast of 300,000 unoccupied housing His research master pieces include the discovery of 1,020 slums (1985), CAMA (computer-assisted mass appraisal) modeling (1990), forecast of 300,000 unoccupied housing units (1995 and 1998), study for property information centre (2000), roadmap for valuation, Ministry of Finance, Vietnam (2006), Ministry of Finance, Indonesia (2008), World Bank Indonesia (2010), Ministry of Finance, Cambodia (2012), UN World Cities (2015), ASEAN Property Surveys (2017), Global Municipal (2017), and Bangkok Zoo relocation (2019).