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24 Aug 2016
You may think surveyors are more suited to property than politics but that didn’t stop Liverpool John Moores University student Ashley Anastasia Cooper from working on the estate of one the UK’s most recognisable and hallowed buildings, the seat of UK Parliament.
18 Jul 2016
Ada Fung MRICS graduated with a degree in town planning and a master’s in urban design. Ada is now Head of Sales Management, Greater China, at CBRE. Ada tells us more about her journey to become a project management surveyor in her own words.
11 Jul 2016
Senior Commercial Surveyor at CBRE Sahar Rezazadeh MRICS tells us what it's like to be a commercial surveyor in her own words.
08 Jul 2016
Senior Quantity Surveyor at calfordseason Anna Keys MRICS tells us what it's like to be a senior quantity surveyor in her own words.
Partner at Stephensons & Son Davina Fillingham MRICS tells us what it's like to be a rural practice surveyor in her own words.
04 May 2016
Huseyin Caner has done digital mapping on over 100 films, including the Harry Potter series and the marvellous new summer blockbuster, Captain America: Civil War.
02 Feb 2016
It’s not every day that you’re asked to survey a shrine – even more so one in a cave. Nick Outram MRICS tells a story more than 500 years in the making.
Maintaining the iconic venues of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
11 Nov 2015
The real estate industry is a fascinating one. In Asia Pacific, it has been, and continues to be, a significant contributor to wealth creation. It is not surprising to find that many of the old economy billionaires in Asia are linked in one way or another to real estate.
Kim Bailey, 01 Jul 2015
Adeline Jones is on a placement year as a rural surveyor at George F White in the North East. She tells us about her dream career, being captain of her university's shooting team and what advice she would give to other females thinking of pursuing a rural profession.
17 Jun 2015
Karen Sandford was made the first female partner of Rex Procter & Partners. She tells us about her day job, and how to inspire more women into leadership roles.
23 Mar 2015
Andy Dare MRICS is Business Development Manager for Harkand Andrews Survey in Aberdeen. We asked him how his career has progressed over the past decade, from hydrographic surveyor to passing his APC.
11 Mar 2015
As a member of the RICS Yorkshire & Humber Regional Board, Debbie tells us more about what it's like to work in a male dominated industry and what she hope's to achieve as Chair of the RICS Commercial Property Professional Group in the region.
24 Feb 2015
Georgina Ablett tells us about why she thinks females do not typically choose a career in surveying, and an exciting project she's working on involving converting offices in to accommodation for homeless veterans.
We spoke to Simon Delaney about his career journey in to surveying, his involvement with the RICS Hull Local Association and how his work is helping to regenerate Hull.
24 Nov 2014
Sahar Rezazadeh won the Commercial Agent category in the RICS matrics Young Surveyor of the Year Awards 2014. Here she tells her surveying story and outlines plans for bringing young people together to talk about things affecting them - online and in person - and empowering them to do something about it.
10 Nov 2014
Martin Smith is a recently chartered building surveyor who is an active member of Freehold, the leading networking forum for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender professionals working in real estate.
23 Oct 2014
The Shard is the tallest building in Europe at 309.6 metres (1,016ft) high.
The artificial domes of the Eden Project are home to plants collected from all around the world.
The unique curved roof of this unique concert hall and music centre contains over 3,000 stainless steel panels and 250 glass panels. If laid flat, they would cover over 12,000 square metres.
Peter Folwell at digital mapping company Plowman Craven describes his experiences on working on the lastest Bond film.
The Forth Bridge in Scotland - 50,000 tonnes of steel!
A historical link to George Stephenson, inventor of the steam engine.
22 Oct 2014
Derek Muldowney MRICS is Executive Vice President of the International Speedway Corporation's design department. He works on Daytona Beach in Florida.
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