We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. You can change your cookie settings at any time. Otherwise, we'll assume you're OK to continue.

Durham University

Research & business

View Profile

Publication details for Professor Muhammed-Shahid Ebrahim

Colwell, Peter F. & Ebrahim, Muhammed-Shahid (1997). A Note on the Optimal Design of an Office Building. Journal of Real Estate Research 14(2): 169-174.

Author(s) from Durham


This study examines the economics of the optimal footprint area, atrium area and height of an office building. We extend the work of Doiron, Shilling and Sirmans (1992) by incorporating realistic revenue and cost functions and reverting to the sufficient conditions of optimality.