Karen M. Gibler
J. Mack Robinson College of Business
Georgia State University
Room: 1406, RCB Building
Ph.D., Georgia State University
M.B.A, East Texas State University
M.S., University of Tennessee
B.A, Murray State University
Application of consumer behavior research to real estate
Corporate Real Estate
Dr. Gibler specializes in the application of consumer behavior theories to real estate as well as corporate real estate management. Her main area of research has been the preferences and behaviors of seniors when choosing retirement housing in the US, Europe, and Asia. Her articles have appeared in such publications as the Journal of Consumer Affairs, Housing Policy Debate, Journal of Property Research, Journal of Real Estate Research, and Real Estate Economics. She is an active member of the American Real Estate Society and past president of the International Real Estate Society. Dr. Gibler serves on the editorial board of several journals including Seniors Housing and Care Journal and the Journal of Real Estate Research.
- Gibler, Karen M. and Anna-Liisa Lindholm, “A Test of Corporate Real Estate Strategies and Operating Decisions in Support of Core Business Strategies.” Journal of Property Research 29:1 (2012): 25-48.
- Freybote, Julia and Karen M. Gibler. “Trust in Corporate Real Estate Management Outsourcing Relationships.” Journal of Property Research 28:4 (2011): 341-360.
- Gibler, Karen M. and Paloma Taltavull, “Using Preferences for International Retiree Housing Market Segmentation.” Journal of Property Research 27:3 (2010): 221-237.
- Gibler, Karen M. and J. Sherwood Clements III, “Testing a Forecast Model to Predict Movement of Older Americans into Retirement Housing.” International Journal of Housing Markets and Analysis 4:1 (2010): 18-30.