Dr Rotimi Boluwatife Abidoye
Lecturer

Dr Rotimi Boluwatife Abidoye

PhDM.Sc. (Distinction)B.Sc. (Hons.) (First Class), MRICS, ANIVS, RSV

Arts,Design & Architecture
School of Built Environment

Dr Rotimi Abidoye is a Lecturer in Property and Development at the Faculty of Arts, Design and Architecture, UNSW Sydney, Australia. Prior to joining UNSW Sydney, he was a Research Associate/Teaching Assistant at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong (2014-2017), Lecturer at the Bells University of Technology, Ota, Nigeria (2013 -2014) and a Teaching Assistant at the University of Lagos, Nigeria (2011 – 2012). In the past, he has also worked in the real estate and banking industry in Nigeria. Rotimi is a recipient of the prestigious Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme for his PhD study and also, received the Endowment Scholarship from the University of Lagos, Nigeria, for his Bachelors’ and Masters’ degree education. His research focus includes but not limited to Property Valuation Accuracy, Real Estate Education, Real Estate Practice and Theory and Housing Supply. He has published his research outputs in top-tier peer-review journals and has presented some at international conferences. He is a reviewer for a number of Journals domiciled in the Built Environment. Rotimi is a Chartered Valuation Surveyor (MRICS), an Associate Member of the Nigerian Institution of Estate Surveyors and Valuers (ANIVS) and a Registered Valuer (RSV) certified by the Estate Surveyors and Valuers Registration Board of Nigeria.

Phone
+61-2-9065-7139
Location
Room: 3007 Building: Red Centre West Wing

Publications

  • Book Chapters | 2021
    Dr Rotimi Boluwatife Abidoye
    Abidoye R; Chan APC, 2021, 'A Review of the Application of Hedonic Pricing Model in the Nigerian Real Estate Market', in Long F; Wu Y; Zheng S; Yang G; Yang Y (ed.), Proceedings of the 23rd International Symposium on Advancement of Construction Management and Real Estate, Springer Nature, Singapore, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-981-15-3977-0_42
  • Journal articles | 2021
    Dr Rotimi Boluwatife Abidoye
    Oyedokun TB; Abidoye RB; Akinbogun SP, 2021, 'Bridging the gap between real estate research and professional practice in Nigeria', Property Management, vol. 39, pp. 493 - 508, http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/PM-12-2020-0087
    Journal articles | 2021
    Dr Rotimi Boluwatife Abidoye
    Abidoye RB; Fam F; Oshodi OS; Oyetunji AK, 2021, 'Impact of light rail line on residential property values – a case of Sydney, Australia', International Journal of Housing Markets and Analysis, http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/IJHMA-03-2021-0033
    Journal articles | 2021
    Dr Rotimi Boluwatife Abidoye
    Abidoye RB; Huang W; Amidu AR; Javad AA, 2021, 'An updated survey of factors influencing property valuation accuracy in Australia', Property Management, vol. 39, pp. 343 - 361, http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/PM-02-2020-0014
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Rotimi Boluwatife Abidoye
    Adabre MA; Chan APC; Darko A; Osei-Kyei R; Abidoye R; Adjei-Kumi T, 2020, 'Critical barriers to sustainability attainment in affordable housing: International construction professionals’ perspective', Journal of Cleaner Production, vol. 253, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2020.119995
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Rotimi Boluwatife Abidoye
    Abidoye RB; Puspitasari G; Sunindijo R; Adabre M, 2020, 'Young adults and homeownership in Jakarta, Indonesia', International Journal of Housing Markets and Analysis, vol. ahead-of-print, http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/ijhma-03-2020-0030
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr Rotimi Boluwatife Abidoye
    Abidoye RB; Chan APC; Abidoye FA; Oshodi OS, 2019, 'Predicting property price index using artificial intelligence techniques: Evidence from Hong Kong', International Journal of Housing Markets and Analysis, vol. 12, pp. 1072 - 1092, http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/IJHMA-11-2018-0095
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr Rotimi Boluwatife Abidoye
    Abidoye RB; Junge M; Lam TYM; Oyedokun TB; Tipping ML, 2019, 'Property valuation methods in practice: evidence from Australia', Property Management, vol. 37, pp. 701 - 718, http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/PM-04-2019-0018
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr Rotimi Boluwatife Abidoye
    Oshodi OS; Thwala WD; Odubiyi TB; Abidoye RB; Aigbavboa CO, 2019, 'Using neural network model to estimate the rental price of residential properties', Journal of Financial Management of Property and Construction, vol. 24, pp. 217 - 230, http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/JFMPC-06-2019-0047
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr Rotimi Boluwatife Abidoye
    Chan APC; Abidoye R, 2019, 'Advanced Property Valuation Techniques and Valuation Accuracy: Deciphering the Artificial Neural Network Technique', International Journal of Real Estate & Land Planning, vol. 2, pp. 1 - 9, https://ejournals.lib.auth.gr/reland/article/view/6748/6487
    Journal articles | 2018
    Dr Rotimi Boluwatife Abidoye
    Abidoye RB; Chan APC, 2018, 'Hedonic Valuation of Real Estate Properties in Nigeria', Journal of African Real Estate Research, vol. 1, pp. 122 - 140, http://dx.doi.org/10.15641/jarer.v1i1.452
    Journal articles | 2018
    Dr Rotimi Boluwatife Abidoye
    Abidoye RB; Chan APC, 2018, 'Improving property valuation accuracy: a comparison of hedonic pricing model and artificial neural network', Pacific Rim Property Research Journal, vol. 24, pp. 71 - 83, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14445921.2018.1436306
    Journal articles | 2018
    Dr Rotimi Boluwatife Abidoye
    Abidoye RB; Chan APC, 2018, 'Achieving property valuation accuracy in developing countries: the implication of data source', International Journal of Housing Markets and Analysis, vol. 11, pp. 573 - 585, http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/IJHMA-07-2017-0068
    Journal articles | 2017
    Dr Rotimi Boluwatife Abidoye
    Abidoye RB; Chan APC, 2017, 'Critical review of hedonic pricing model application in property price appraisal: A case of Nigeria', International Journal of Sustainable Built Environment, vol. 6, pp. 250 - 259, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijsbe.2017.02.007
    Journal articles | 2017
    Dr Rotimi Boluwatife Abidoye
    Abidoye RB; Chan APC, 2017, 'Modelling property values in Nigeria using artificial neural network', Journal of Property Research, vol. 34, pp. 36 - 53, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09599916.2017.1286366
    Journal articles | 2017
    Dr Rotimi Boluwatife Abidoye
    Abidoye RB; Chan APC, 2017, 'Valuers’ receptiveness to the application of artificial intelligence in property valuation', Pacific Rim Property Research Journal, vol. 23, pp. 175 - 193, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14445921.2017.1299453
    Journal articles | 2017
    Dr Rotimi Boluwatife Abidoye
    Abidoye RB; Chan APC, 2017, 'Artificial neural network in property valuation: application framework and research trend', Property Management, vol. 35, pp. 554 - 571, http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/PM-06-2016-0027
    Journal articles | 2016
    Dr Rotimi Boluwatife Abidoye
    Abidoye RB; Chan APC, 2016, 'Critical determinants of residential property value: professionals’ perspective', Journal of Facilities Management, vol. 14, pp. 283 - 300, http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/JFM-02-2016-0003
    Journal articles | 2016
    Dr Rotimi Boluwatife Abidoye
    Abidoye RB; Chan APC, 2016, 'A survey of property valuation approaches in Nigeria', Property Management, vol. 34, pp. 364 - 380, http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/PM-07-2015-0035
    Journal articles | 2016
    Dr Rotimi Boluwatife Abidoye
    Kolawole OA; Boluwatife AR, 2016, 'Assessment Of The Factors Influencing Students’ Choice Of Residence In Nigerian Tertiary Institutions', Sains Humanika, vol. 8, http://dx.doi.org/10.11113/sh.v8n2.768
  • Conference Papers | 2018
    Dr Rotimi Boluwatife Abidoye
    Abidoye R, 2018, 'The application of advanced property valuation methods in practice: Evidence from Hong Kong and Nigeria', in Do K; Sutrisna M; Hammad A; Ramanayaka C (eds.), 42nd AUBEA Conference 2018: Educating Building Professionals for the Future in the Globalised World, AUBEA, Singapore, pp. 151 - 158, presented at 42nd AUBEA Conference 2018, Singapore, 26 September 2018 - 28 September 2018, https://docs.wixstatic.com/ugd/94be57_a1986413edcf4b18aec5aab332b8883b.pdf
    Conference Papers | 2018
    Dr Rotimi Boluwatife Abidoye
    Abidoye RB; Chan, APC ; Oppong, DG, 2018, 'PROPERTY VALUATION PRACTICE IN DEVELOPED COUNTRIES: A CASE OF HONG KONG', in RICS COBRA 2018, RICS COBRA 2018, London, UK, presented at RICS COBRA 2018, London, UK, 23 April 2018 - 24 April 2018, http://www.rics.org/Documents/COBRA%202018/160-Abidoye-PROPERTY-VALUATION-PRACTICE-IN-DEVELOPED-COUNTRIES-A-CASE-OF-HONG-KONG-220418-kp.pdf
    Conference Papers | 2017
    Dr Rotimi Boluwatife Abidoye
    Oshodi OS; Alabi AS; Alabi OA; Abidoye RB; Yakubu G, 2017, 'Validation of tender price index and interest rates as predictors of construction output: Application of data mining techniques', in Validation of tender price index and interest rates as predictors of construction output: Application of data mining techniques, Environmental Design and Management International Conference (EDMIC), Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria, presented at Environmental Design and Management International Conference (EDMIC), Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria, 22 May 2017 - 24 May 2017
    Conference Papers | 2017
    Dr Rotimi Boluwatife Abidoye
    Abidoye RB; Chan APC, 2017, 'The efficacy of using machine learning models for property value prediction in Nigeria', in The efficacy of using machine learning models for property value prediction in Nigeria, Environmental Design and Management International Conference (EDMIC), Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria, presented at Environmental Design and Management International Conference (EDMIC), Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria, 22 May 2017 - 24 May 2017
    Conference Papers | 2016
    Dr Rotimi Boluwatife Abidoye
    Abidoye RB; Chan APC, 2016, 'Review of the application of hedonic pricing model in the Nigerian real estate market', in Review of the application of hedonic pricing model in the Nigerian real estate market, CRIOCM International Conference on Advancements of Construction Management and Real Estate, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, presented at CRIOCM International Conference on Advancements of Construction Management and Real Estate, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, 14 December 2016 - 17 December 2016
    Conference Papers | 2016
    Dr Rotimi Boluwatife Abidoye
    Abidoye RB; Chan APC, 2016, 'Research Trend of the Application of Artificial Neural Network in Property Valuation', in Research Trend of the Application of Artificial Neural Network in Property Valuation, CIB W78 Conference 2016, QUT Brisbane, Australia, presented at CIB W78 Conference 2016, QUT Brisbane, Australia, 31 October 2016 - 02 November 2016, http://itc.scix.net/data/works/att/w78-2016-paper-031.pdf
    Conference Papers | 2016
    Dr Rotimi Boluwatife Abidoye
    Oladinrin TO; Oke AE; Abidoye RB; Koleowo N, 2016, 'Assessment of the critical success factors for healthcare project delivery in Ondo State, Nigeria', in Assessment of the critical success factors for healthcare project delivery in Ondo State, Nigeria, 21st Joint International Conference (JIC) on Century Human Habitat: Issues, Sustainability and Development, Federal University of Technology, Akure, Niheria, presented at 21st Joint International Conference (JIC) on Century Human Habitat: Issues, Sustainability and Development, Federal University of Technology, Akure, Niheria, 21 March 2016 - 24 March 2016
    Conference Papers | 2016
    Dr Rotimi Boluwatife Abidoye
    Abidoye RB; Chan APC; Oshodi OS, 2016, 'Factors that influence real estate project investment: Professionals’ standpoint', in Factors that influence real estate project investment: Professionals’ standpoint, CIDB Postgraduate Conference, Cape Town, South Africa, presented at CIDB Postgraduate Conference, Cape Town, South Africa, 01 February 2016 - 04 February 2016
    Conference Papers | 2015
    Dr Rotimi Boluwatife Abidoye
    Abidoye RB; Chan APC, 2015, 'Professionals’ awareness of real estate valuation methods in Nigeria: A case of Lagos metropolis', in Professionals’ awareness of real estate valuation methods in Nigeria: A case of Lagos metropolis, 2nd International Conference on Research Methodology for Built Environment and Engineering, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia,, presented at 2nd International Conference on Research Methodology for Built Environment and Engineering, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia,, 07 October 2015 - 07 October 2015

Awards

Best Paper Award (May 2017), Environmental Design and Management International 2017 Conference, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria. Paper entitled - The efficacy of using machine learning models for property value prediction in Nigeria.

Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme Award, 2014, Research Grant Council and The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong

Best Graduating Student (Distinction), 2012, Department of Estate Management, University of Lagos, Nigeria (M.Sc. level)

Vice Chancellor’s PrizeDean’s PrizeFaculty’s PrizeNational School Fund’s Prize, 2010, Department of Estate Management and Faculty of Environmental Sciences, University of Lagos, Nigeria, Overall best graduating student (B.Sc. level)

Endowment Scholarship Awards (First Class CGPAs), 2005/2006 -2008/2009, University of Lagos, Nigeria (2nd - 5th undergraduate years)

Long Service Award, 2009, Department of Estate Management, University of Lagos, Nigeria (Graduating Class of 2009)

Excellence Award, 2009, University of Lagos, Nigeria

Exemplary Leadership Award, 2007, Department of Estate Management, University of Lagos, Nigeria (Graduating Class of 2007)

Best Graduating Student (Distinction), 2004, Departmental Prize for the best National Diploma Graduand in Estate Management, The Federal Polytechnic Ilaro, Nigeria

Grants

2021

(1) UNSW School of Built Environment Early Career Research Grant - Equipping Property Graduates for the Digital Age ($10,000)

(2) UNSW Faculty of Arts, Design and Architecture ARC Fellowship Seed Funding Research Grant - Prospects of built-to-rent housing model among Australian young adults ($10,000)

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