Michael undertakes both academic research and private research for the corporate sector on strata issues and business opportunities.
Current academic research
‘The evolution of the anticommons – exploring the impact of stratum titled mixed use residential property on urban renewal’. A 2-year Australian Research Council funded MPhil scholarship at UNSW associated with the City Futures Research Centre and the City Planning Program ARC funded project ‘Reassembling the city: understanding resident-led collective property sales’.
Recently completed academic research
‘Exploring due diligence and gatekeeping behaviour in the strata environment’ Deakin University post graduate research thesis, 2020 (High Distinction – publication forthcoming)
Recent private research commissions
- The combustible cladding crisis – new opportunities for suppliers arising from the emerging crisis
- Strata finance in Australia – addressable market size study identifying impediments to take up by strata entities of traditional strata loans
- Comparative study of residential strata insurance policy exclusions about building defects