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29 Apr 2017
Out of the ashes of the former building, the latest landmark development from the University of Nottingham wins the RICS Awards, Project of the Year 2017, East Midlands title.
28 Apr 2017
Cardiff University’s Brain Research Imaging Centre (CUBRIC) has received the coveted Project of the Year accolade at the 2017 RICS Awards, Wales.
Sean Tompkins, 27 Apr 2017
Since April 2014, one of RICS’ organisational priorities has been the relocation of our Coventry operations to a more suitable workspace for a growing global 21st century professional body.
27 Apr 2017
Glasgow’s £35 million Kelvin Hall Refurbishment claims Scotland's overall ‘Project of the Year’ title, as well as the top Tourism & Leisure accolade at the 2017 RICS Awards, Scotland.
The UK's commercial property market continues to pick up, with industrial space outperforming office and retail, according to the Q1 2017 RICS UK Commercial Market Survey.
Kim Bailey, 22 Apr 2017
The new national centre for the Written Word — known as The Word — in South Shields won four awards at the 2017 RICS Awards, North East, including overall ‘Project of the Year’.
21 Apr 2017
As President Donald Trump plans to unveil his infrastructure proposal, perhaps as soon as next month, a new RICS research report sets out how policymakers and the private sector can work in tandem to address the long term infrastructure demands that ensure public works investments realize financial and social benefits.
18 Apr 2017
Last Thursday, Cardigan Castle was crowned the worthy winner of ‘Great British Buildings: Restoration of the Year’, an RICS award series on Channel 4.
13 Apr 2017
The UK housing market continues to lack impetus, with new buyer enquiries and agreed sales stagnant in March. The number of properties coming on to the market also dropped further and consequently respondents to our latest Residential Market Survey have reduced predictions for sales growth in the year ahead.
Kim Bailey, 12 Apr 2017
Those in the building community who are boosting their business by utilising the latest BIM technology are being given the opportunity to gain industry recognition for their talent and expertise by entering the RICS BIM4SME Awards 2017.
12 Apr 2017
Britain’s beloved historic buildings are at risk, due to a restoration skills crisis that threatens the future of some of our best-known national treasures, warns a RICS and YouGov survey.
Jeremy Blackburn, 29 Mar 2017
The triggering of Article 50 has today set Britain on a course to exit the European Union. It is essential now that Government and industry work together to get the best deal possible and ensure our country’s future growth and prosperity — it is everyone’s responsibility to make Brexit work.
Gail Hunter, 28 Mar 2017
The Scottish Parliament has this evening voted in favour of the Scottish Government requesting a Section 30 Order from the UK government to allow a second independence referendum to be held.
27 Mar 2017
We're asking those who work in the land, property and construction sectors to pledge their support for our anti-homelessness campaign, which aims to unite the industry and end rising homelessness by delivering solutions to alleviate the UK's affordable housing crisis.
22 Mar 2017
A new mandatory code of practice for chartered surveyors who support clients through the business rates appeals process aims to bring clarity for the sector following the upheaval created by recent business rates revaluations.
15 Mar 2017
New RICS figures reveal that the UK construction industry could lose almost 200,000 EU workers post-Brexit should Britain lose access to the single market, putting some of the country’s biggest infrastructure and construction projects under threat.
14 Mar 2017
New mandatory requirements on conflicts of interest for land, property, construction and infrastructure industry.
09 Mar 2017
The UK’s most vulnerable tenants are being pushed out of the private rental market, according to the latest Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) Residential Market Survey.
08 Mar 2017
Conservative female Prime Ministers have not generally been known for their support of women in the workplace, however, today Theresa May and her Chancellor have set a new precedent. When we recently polled young women, 48% revealed a hope that having a new female Prime Minister would help overcome gender inequality in the workplace. That hope is now a step closer to being realised.
07 Mar 2017
A YouGov survey commissioned by RICS has found that gender discrimination seems to culminate when women take a career break to have a family. Half of British adults believe that women receive fewer opportunities, like promotion or pay rises at work, after returning from maternity leave than men in similar job roles.
28 Feb 2017
Following the review of widely used UK and international valuation benchmarks, RICS is now updating its RICS Valuation – Professional Standards, widely known as the “Red Book”.
23 Feb 2017
Channel 4 has today announced the commission of an exciting new series, 'Great British Buildings: Restoration of the Year', from Chocolate Media. The series features projects entered into the RICS Awards and the series will be made in collaboration with RICS, who will judge the projects. The first episode will air on Thursday 23 March at 8pm.
Demand for farmland in Great Britain has further decreased, having now been declining for the last 18 months, according to the latest RICS/RAU Rural Land Market Survey.
17 Feb 2017
Salaries for property professionals remained robust in 2017, according to the latest survey by RICS & Macdonald & Company, but the gender pay gap has increased from last year.
Kim Bailey, 15 Feb 2017
Over 400 of the UK’s most innovative and community beneficial property projects have been shortlisted for RICS Awards - across 12 regional ceremonies - including the overall Project of the Year title.
© RICS 2017
© RICS 2017