RICSDirector of Technical International Standards
Alexander Aronsohn FRICS is a chartered surveyor with long and wide ranging experience encompassing residential asset management, commercial and residential development, rating, national and international valuation and investment. He has worked as a property professional for over 20 years in a number of different specialisms, including at DTZ where he became an associate director in both their international valuation and international investment teams, focussing on cross border portfolio valuation and investment.More recently, he set up his own consultancy firm which provided international valuation and investment advice to a number of high profile clients and surveying firms.
Alexander joined RICS in 2011 and is Director of Technical International Standards in the Professional Groups and Forums' team and currently sits on the various valuation boards, working groups and task forces panels. He is involved in shaping policy and best practice within this area through his work on International Valuation Standards, RICS Valuation – Professional Standards, guidance notes and information papers. Alexander is also the Executive Secretary of the IPMS Standard Setting Committee (SSC), which comprise a team of 18 global experts that are drafting the International Property Measurement Standards for Offices, Residential, Industrial and Retail Buildings. Alexander is also the Executive Secretary of the IESC Standard Setting Committee (SSC) and on the ICMS Standard Setting Committee and the IVSC Interim Technical Director of Real Estate Valuation Standards.
The International Property Measurement Standards Coalition (IPMSC) is an international group of professional and not-for-profit organisations working together to develop and embed a single property measurement standard. An International Property Measurement Standard (IPMS) will ensure that property assets are measured in a consistent way, creating a more transparent marketplace, greater public trust, stronger investor confidence, and increased market stability.
isurv provides full, interactive access to the latest RICS Valuation – Professional Standards (the Red Book) as well as all historic versions of the Red Book going back to 2005. isurv also provides guidance on all valuation issues.
Alexander Aronsohn FRICS, 26 Feb 2018
The third building class in the series of International Property Measurement Standards (IPMS) has been released.
Alexander Aronsohn FRICS, 08 Feb 2018
IPMS 2 - Office can be used by people such as asset managers, brokers, cost consultants, facility managers, occupiers, owners, property managers, researchers and valuers. The component areas in IPMS 2 - Office enable users and service providers to make direct floor space comparisons between data from different market practices.
Alexander Aronsohn FRICS, 01 Feb 2018
We have updated our Property Measurement Professional Statement to incorporate the International Property Measurement Standards (IPMS): Residential Buildings.
Alexander Aronsohn FRICS, 01 May 2017
Property measurement is evolving especially as the industry and transactions become more international. A new standard that responds to this trend is now open for consultation. We’re urging RICS professionals to help shape this new standard: RICS Property Measurement 2nd Edition Professional Statement.
Alexander Aronsohn FRICS, 29 Jan 2015
IPMS 1 is used in some markets for planning purposes or the summary costing of development proposals.
Alexander Aronsohn FRICS, 27 Jan 2015
IPMS 3 - Office is used by people such as agents and occupiers, asset managers, facility managers, property managers, researchers and valuers.
Alexander Aronsohn FRICS, 22 Aug 2014
Today, our London headquarters received an unusual visitor - the TARDIS landed unexpectedly in Parliament Square.
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