Tag Archives for Desiree Fields

Reconstituting the post-crisis real estate-finance link in Ireland, Spain & the US

The mortgage-led crisis has led to the financialization of rental housing – and new social struggles The global financial crisis had dramatic consequences for urban space and life in the US and the worst-affected European economies, Ireland and Spain: a tide of evictions and dispossession of homeowners, swathes of vacant property and stalled development, and rising homelessness. The scope and … Continue reading

1 March 2016 by
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SPERI appoints new Associate Fellows

SPERI is delighted to announce that it has appointed four new Associate Fellows from amongst the academic staff of the University of Sheffield. Each will enjoy their association with SPERI for an initial period of three years from 1 January 2016. They are: Desiree Fields, Lecturer in Geography, with research interests in financial markets, actors and imperatives as elements of … Continue reading

5 January 2016 by
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SPERI PGR network talk with Desiree Fields

Distressed-as-Desirable Assets: Assembling the Single-Family Rental Market Monday 8th June 15.00-17.00 Boardroom in ICOSS Dr. Desiree Fields, lecturer in the Department of Geography, will be giving the next SPERI PGR talk on the issues below: Since 2011, bank-repossessed properties littering the U.S. urban landscape have transformed rapidly from distressed assets into desirable assets. Large investors have acquired more than 500,000 foreclosed … Continue reading

3 June 2015 by
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