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Dustin C. Read

Assistant Director for the Program in Real Estate
  • Associate Professor
  • William and Mary Alice Park Junior Faculty Fellow
Dustin Read
Apparel, Housing, and Resource Management (0410),
240 Wallace Hall, Virginia Tech
295 W. Campus Drive
Blacksburg, VA
24061
United States

Biography 

Dustin C. Read, PhD/JD, serves as an Associate Professor at Virginia Tech where he holds the William and Mary Alice Park Junior Faculty Fellowship in the Program in Real Estate.  His teaching and research interests include asset management and property management, as well as real estate development and land use policy.  Dr. Read is a former NAIOP Distinguished Fellow, a recent inductee into the Institute of Real Estate Management’s (IREM) Academy of Authors, and a six-time recipient of honors from the American Real Estate Society for his contributions to real estate theory and practice.  His research has appeared in a number of leading academic journals including the Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics and Journal of Real Estate Research.  He has also completed a number of research projects on behalf of real estate trade organizations operating in the affordable housing space including the Consortium for Housing and Asset Management (CHAM) and the National Affordable Housing Management Association (NAHMA).  

Education

Ph.D., Public Policy, University of North Carolina at Charlotte

J.D., University of Missouri

M.A. Real Estate, University of Florida

B.S. Business Administration, Truman State University

Experience

Prior to joining Virginia Tech, Dr. Read served as the founding Director of the Master of Science in Real Estate Program at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, as well as the Director of the Center for Real Estate within the Belk College of Business. He is a licensed attorney and former Vice President of Investment Sales at an affiliate office of Cushman and Wakefield.  

Courses Previously Taught:

  • Advanced Residential Property Management 
  • Applied Real Estate Development
  • International Real Estate Study Tour
  • Legal Environment in Business
  • Real Estate Finance
  • Real Estate Law and Land Use Policy

Peer Reviewed Publications

Zillante, A., Read, D.C., & Seiler, M.J. (Forthcoming).  Using prospect theory to better understand the impact of uncertainty on real estate negotiations. Journal of Real Estate Research.

Read, D.C., & Carswell, A. (2018). Is property management viewed as a valued-added professional service? Property Management, https://doi.org/10.1108/PM-05-2018-0034.

Read, D.C., & Sanderford, A. (2018). Sustaining sustainability in large real estate investment management firms. Journal of Real Estate Portfolio Management, 24(1), 19-33.

Read, D.C., & Sanderford, A. (2017). Innovation districts at the crossroads of the entrepreneurial city and the sustainable city.  Journal of Sustainable Real Estate, 9(1), 131-152.   

Read, D.C., & Sanderford, A. (2017). Examining five common criticisms of mixed-income housing development found in the existing real estate, public policy and urban planning literatures. Journal of Real Estate Literature, 25(1), 31-48.

Sanderford, A.R., Read, D.C., Xu, W. & Boyle, K. (2017).  Obtaining differentiation premiums in the presence of fee regulation in the residential real estate appraisal industry. Housing Policy Debate, 27(5), 698-711.

Hughen, W.K., & Read, D.C. (2017). Analyzing form-based zoning’s ability to stimulate mixed-use development in different economic environments. Land Use Policy, 61, 1-11.

Hopkins, E., Read, D.C., & Goss, R.C. (2017). Promoting sustainability in the United States multifamily property management industry. Journal of Housing and the Built Environment. 32(2), 361-376. 

Read, D.C., & Sanderford, A. (2017). Making places and making tradeoffs: Mixed-income housing development in practice.  Journal of Place Management and Development, 10(5), 461-478. 

Read, D.C., Goss, R.C., & Hopkins, E. (2017). Business development and client prospecting in the third-party apartment management industry. International Journal of Strategic Property Management. 21(4), 346-356.

Read, D.C., & Leland, S. (2017). Toward understanding another gender gap: How women in economic development perceive access to capital. Journal of Women, Politics & Policy, 38(4), 481-497.

Read, D.C., Hopkins, E., & Goss, R.C. (2016). Working effectively with asset managers and institutional groups. Property Management, 34(4), 280-296. 

Read, D.C., & Leland, S. (2015). A gendered perspective on local economic development: Differences in the perceived importance of public services in the business recruitment process. Administration & Society. DOI 10.1177/0095399715616837

Leland, S., Read, D.C., & Wittry, M. (2015). Analyzing the perceived benefits of LEED and Energy Star-certified buildings in the realm of local economic development. Economic Development Quarterly, 29(4), 363-375.    

Read, D.C. (2015). The impact of an adequate public facilities ordinance on single-family housing sale prices in Cabarrus County, North Carolina. Housing and Society, 42(2), 148-161.

Hughen, W.K., & Read, D.C. (2014). Inclusionary housing policies, stigma effects and strategic production decisions. Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics, 48(4), 589-610. 

Zillante, A., Schwarz, P., & Read, D.C. (2014). Land aggregation using contingent and guaranteed payments. Southern Economic Journal, 80(3), 702-727.

Heberlig, E., Leland, S. & Read, D.C. (2014) Local politics, organized interests and land use policy: A research note analyzing the perceptions of urban planners working in city government. Urban Affairs Review, 50(6), 890-903.

Walters, D. & Read, D.C. (2014) Form-based zoning from theory to practice. Real Estate Issues, 39(1), 29-37.

Leland, S., & Read, D.C.  (2013). Representative bureaucracy, public-private partnerships, and urban development. Journal of Place Management and Development, 6(2), 86-101.   

Ott, S.H., Hughen, W.K., & Read, D.C. (2012). Optimal phasing and inventory decisions for large-scale residential development projects. Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics, 45(4), 888-918. 

Read, D.C. & Tsvetkova, A. (2012). Housing and social issues: A cross-disciplinary review of the existing literature.  Journal of Real Estate Literature, 20(1), 3-37.

Leland, S., & Read, D.C. (2012). Stimulating real estate development through public-private partnerships: Assessing the perceived opportunities and challenges. Public Administration Quarterly, 36(3), 306-335. 

Read, D.C., & Peters, C. (2012). Reinventing University City: Applying branding principles to places. Business Case Journal, 19(2), 36-44. 

Dorsey, T., & Read, D.C. (2012). Best practices in high-performance office development. Real Estate Issues, 37(2/3), 38-42.

Read, D.C., & Leland, S. (2011). Does sector matter? An analysis of planners’ attitudes regarding politics and competing interests in the planning process. American Review of Public Administration, 41(6), 639-653. 

Read, D.C., & Leland, S. (2010). Balancing competing values in the sale and redevelopment of publicly owned real estate: A case study of the Charlotte Coliseum disposition. Journal of Real Estate Practice and Education, 13(1), 87-106.

Read, D.C. (2009). The structure and potential economic effects of inclusionary zoning ordinances. Real Estate Issues, 34(2), 1-9.  

Ott, S.H., and Read, D.C. (2005). Financial feasibility of transit supportive development: A case study. Journal of Real Estate Practice and Education, 8(1), 169-177.

 

IREM Academy of Authors Inductee (2018). 

American Real Estate Society (2018).  Practitioner Research Award.  “Innovation districts at the crossroads of the entrepreneurial city and the sustainable city.”  Co-authored with Andrew Sanderford. 

American Real Estate Society (2017). Best Paper, Mixed-Use Development Category.  “Innovation districts at the crossroads of the entrepreneurial city and the sustainable city.”  Co-authored with Andrew Sanderford. 

American Real Estate Society (2017). Practitioner Research Award. “Working effectively with asset managers and institutional owners in the multifamily housing industry.” Co-authored with Erin Hopkins and Rosemary Carucci Goss.  

American Real Estate Society (2016).  Best Paper, Asset Management/Property Management Category. “Working effectively with asset managers and institutional owners in the multifamily housing industry.” Co-authored with Erin Hopkins and Rosemary Carucci Goss.  

American Real Estate Society (2015). Best Paper, Mixed-Use Development Category.  “Valuing the conversion option afforded by form-based zoning in different economic environments.” Co-authored with W. Keener Hughen.

American Real Estate Society (2014). Practitioner Research Award. “Examining the importance of the ‘linchpin’ parcel in land aggregation”. Co-authored with Artie Zillante and Michael Seiler.