Kauko Viitanen

  • Otakaari 4, 02150 Espoo

1992 …2021

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Artistic and research interests

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.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production
  • SDG 15 - Life on Land

Education/Academic qualification

Doctoral degree, Engineering and Technology, Royal Institute of Technology

Award Date: 1 Feb 2001

Licentiate degree, Engineering and Technology, Helsinki University of Technology

Award Date: 9 Jun 1988

Master's degree, Engineering and Technology, Helsinki University of Technology

Award Date: 6 Jun 1978


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