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19 Jan 2017
Leaders from across Asia and the world will converge in Shanghai, China, to explore solutions for some of the most pressing economic and social issues facing the built environment sector.
The Welsh housing market ended 2016 on a positive note, with strong activity, rising prices, and more new buyers coming to the market, the latest figures from the RICS Residential Market Survey suggest.
The indicator tracking house sales in Northern Ireland stabilised in December 2016, but the expectation is for activity to resume an upward trend in the three months ahead, according to the latest RICS and Ulster Bank Residential Market Survey for Northern Ireland.
The number of house sales in the UK faltered in December, and predictions for expected new sales over the next three months were also pared back, according to the December 2016 UK Residential Market Survey.
12 Jan 2017
Property and industry professionals can now review proposed new mandatory requirements from RICS, which aim to address conflicts of interest in the UK commercial property investment agency market.
10 Jan 2017
New credential to improve quality, consistency and transparency of fair value measurement results in financial reporting.
21 Dec 2016
House prices in the UK will see an average increase of 3% over the course of next year as the number of transactions stabilises, according to the RICS housing forecast for 2017.
14 Dec 2016
We have been awarded the Fairplace Award, a prestigious ethical workplace accreditation run by leading UK property charity, the Ethical Property Foundation.
08 Dec 2016
Sales activity in the UK residential market is increasing, but a slow start to 2017 is expected due to a lack of stock.
07 Dec 2016
The Government should create a central database of householders in rented properties as an alternative to the current system of tenant-funded credit and reference checks.
Jeremy Blackburn, 23 Nov 2016
Philip Hammond is something of a political novelty, he is a Chancellor who listens. Our "listening Chancellor" consulted widely with industry in the build up to today’s statement, as I’m sure he will as Britain moves closer towards Brexit
21 Nov 2016
Today is the launch of the public consultation for the International Construction Measurement Standards (ICMS), which seeks to improve consistency and reduce risk in the global construction industry.
Kim Bailey, 19 Nov 2016
A talented young company director from Liverpool has won the highly esteemed ‘UK Young Surveyor of the Year’ title for his achievements in the property industry, after beating tough competition from all over the UK at the 2016 RICS Matrics Young Surveyor of the Year Awards.
18 Nov 2016
Ahead of the Autumn Statement, The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) has today called on the government to take urgent action to ensure the delivery of affordable homes.
16 Nov 2016
The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) and the Australian Property Institute (API) are aware that certain Lender-Clients of Valuer Members have introduced or intend to introduce terms to Valuation Panel Service Agreements which deal with the issue of ownership of the intellectual property (IP) of those Valuers.
10 Nov 2016
House hunters are returning to the UK residential market after the June referendum, but may face a lack of purchase options as the supply of available homes remains restricted, according to our latest residential market survey.
07 Nov 2016
RICS is continuing to push for the built environment sector to lead in achieving its global climate change commitments as the 22nd Conference of the Parties (COP22) gets underway in Marrakech, Morocco, from 7-18 November 2016.
27 Oct 2016
While the UK Commercial property market is showing some signs of a return to a more positive mood post-EU referendum, London and Scotland are lagging behind the rest of the UK, according to our latest UK Commercial Market Survey 2016.
While the Northern Ireland commercial property market is showing some signs of a return to a more positive mood post the EU vote, the flow of foreign investment demand continues to fall, according to the Q3 2016 RICS Northern Ireland Commercial Property Market Survey.
While the commercial property market in Wales is showing a return to a more positive mood post the EU vote, development starts continue to fall in a market where supply is already tight, according to the Q3 RICS Commercial Market Survey 2016.
Sean Tompkins, 25 Oct 2016
41% of young women aged 13–22 believe their gender will hold them back in the workplace; however, they claim that the rise of female leaders, such as Theresa May and Hilary Clinton, could help to change sexist attitudes and encourage workplace diversity, according to a new YouGov survey that we commissioned.
20 Oct 2016
Growth in the Welsh construction sector picked up in the third quarter of the year, following a slowdown in Q2, the latest RICS (Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors) Construction Market Survey suggests.
Building activity is still rising despite uncertainty in the economy, according to the latest RICS (Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors) and Tughans Northern Ireland Construction Market Survey.
The majority of UK construction sectors are experiencing a slowdown in growth, as Brexit uncertainty continues to cause concern, according to the latest RICS Construction Market Survey.
Kim Bailey, 15 Oct 2016
Following a major £1bn redevelopment, Birmingham’s New Street Station has been crowned UK Project of the Year at the 2016 RICS Awards Grand Final.
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