RICSEditor, Land Journal
Mike edits the Land Journal. Previously, he worked for 25 years on national newspapers as a reporter and on news desks and was Science and Environment editor of the Daily Mirror.
Mike Swain, 09 Jan 2018
The UK faces some significant challenges over the next decade sourcing its energy and maintaining security of supply.
Mike Swain, 23 Nov 2017
Three familiar themes emerged from the RICS Telecoms conference 2017 – connectivity, community and collaboration. Mike Swain, Editor of the Land Journal reports.
Mike Swain, 23 Oct 2017
There is a revolution going on in the development and application of satellite technology, and much of it is highly relevant to surveyors.
Mike Swain, 13 Jul 2017
The notion of selling nature seems, at first, to be rather uncouth. You might wonder what a romantic poet such as Wordsworth would have made of it.
Mike Swain, 16 May 2017
Bitcoin has been in the news as the currency of choice for hackers whose ransomware has infiltrated computer systems around the world.
Mike Swain, 12 Apr 2017
It may be hard to believe at the moment, but there is more to life than Brexit — as, I hope, this issue of Land Journal demonstrates.
Mike Swain, 24 Feb 2017
In the same way that the internet makes it quick and easy to transfer information in the form of words and images, blockchain platforms allow for the quick and easy transfer of money and assets. This means that utilising blockchain technology when making real estate transactions can offer real advantages.
Mike Swain, 16 Feb 2017
Our lead article by the eminent Stig Enemark — well-known to many of you — is entitled “Supporting the 2030 global agenda”, and examines the need for sound land governance and administration as well as the importance of land issues in the Sustainable Development Goals.
Mike Swain, 10 Feb 2017
New York is one of the smartest and most visited cities in the world. Therefore, to build a new area from scratch on an old rail yard in west Manhattan which rivals places like Madison Avenue, Times Square and Central Park as places to live, work and play might seem a crazy ambition.
Mike Swain, 21 Nov 2016
Where is the largest concentration of leopards in the world? The answer is Mumbai, India.
© RICS 2018
© RICS 2018