Kauko Viitanen
Department of Built Environment

Kauko Viitanen

Professor

Contact information

Postal address
Otakaari 4, 02150 Espoo
Mobile phone
+358505603873
Full researcher profile
https://research.aalto.fi/...

Description

Kauko Viitanen is a professor of real estate economics and valuation at the Dept. of Built Environment at Aalto University, D.Sc., FRICS, Head of the Dept. since 2001. Former associate prof. of land management, 40 years work experience in public and private sector. Prof. Viitanen is/has been chair of the Board of Real Estate Valuation at the Chamber of Commerce, the Finnish Association for Real Estate Valuation, the Doctoral Program for Built Environment, and the Com. 9, Valuation and Management of Real Estate at the International Federation of Surveyors. His interest areas are in real estate economics, valuation, land management, land policy, real estate development, plan implementation, property taxation, and future studies.

Honors and awards

Award or honor granted for a specific work
Department of Built Environment
Jan 2002

Maanmittauslaitoksen kultainen ansiomerkki Maanmittauslaitos, Finland

Award or honor granted for a specific work
Department of Built Environment
Jan 2013

Kirjoittajastipendi Maanmittaustieteiden seura, Finland

Award or honor granted for a specific work
Department of Built Environment
Jan 2000

MIL:n pronssinen mitalli Maanmittausinsinoorien Liitto ry, Finland

Award or honor granted for academic career
Department of Built Environment
Jan 2016

Honorary member of the Finnish Association for Real Estate Valuation, 2016

Award or honor granted for academic career
Department of Built Environment
Jan 2016

The Gold Medal for Life’s Work of Finland Chamber of Commerce, 2016

Award or honor granted for academic career
Department of Built Environment
Jan 2012

Eminent member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (UK), FRICS, 2012

Award or honor granted for academic career
Department of Built Environment
Jan 2007

Knight of the White Rose (awarded by the President of Finland), 2007

Award or honor granted for academic career
Department of Built Environment
Jan 2006

Coopted to the Finnish Academy of Technical Sciences, 2006

Publications

Real Estate Economics, Department of Built Environment

Looking at retail planning policy through a sustainability lens : Evidence from policy discourse in Finland

Publishing year: 2018 Land Use Policy
Department of Built Environment, Real Estate Economics

Securing public objectives in large-scale urban development : Comparison of public and private land development

Publishing year: 2018 Land Use Policy
Real Estate Economics, Department of Built Environment

The distribution of perceived advantages and disadvantages of infill development among owners of a commonhold and its’ implications

Publishing year: 2018 Land Use Policy
Department of Real Estate, Planning and Geoinformatics, Real Estate Economics, Department of Built Environment

Impact of infill development on prices of existing apartments in Finnish urban neighbourhoods

Publishing year: 2018 International Journal of Strategic Property Management
Department of Built Environment, Real Estate Economics

Selvitys arvonleikkaussäännösten poistamisen vaikutuksista

Publishing year: 2018
Real Estate Economics, Department of Built Environment

Social sustainability tool for assessing land use planning processes

Publishing year: 2018 European Planning Studies
Department of Built Environment, Real Estate Economics

Sustainability reporting in the Nordic real estate companies : Empirical evidence from Finland

Publishing year: 2018 International Journal of Strategic Property Management
Department of Built Environment, Real Estate Economics, MeMo

Understanding the future of the Finnish cadastral system – A Delphi study

Publishing year: 2017 Land Use Policy
Department of Built Environment, Real Estate Economics

Development-led planning practices in a plan-led planning system : empirical evidence from Finland

Publishing year: 2017 European Planning Studies
Department of Built Environment, Real Estate Economics

Eminent Domain in Finland : highlights of the Finnish way to carry out a compulsory land purchase for public interest

Publishing year: 2017 Responsible land governance : towards an evidence based approach