RICSDirector, Data and Information Product Management
Dan leads the product management and development of data and information products around the world including BCIS, IIS, iSurv, HomeBuyer Report, SKA and RICS Recruit. He is also responsible addressing the market impact of data and technology across the built environment.
Dan graduated from the University of Nottingham with a Bachelor of Engineering in Mechanical Design, Materials and Manufacturing. Before joining RICS, he worked across a variety of different data or technology companies across the built environment including KONE, DTZ, Ordnance Survey and IPD.
Dan Hughes, 09 Aug 2017
It's been well documented that technology is changing the nature of the real estate industry. It's leading to a much greater focus on flexibility over long leases, service over product and transparency over inefficiency. With this in mind, we're working with the profession to identify and address the risks and opportunities that technology presents. Stay updated with this work and get involved in the direction we take.
Dan Hughes, 18 Jul 2017
Property technology (PropTech) refers to all aspects of innovation and how it impacts the built environment. We've developed a glossary with some keywords and phrases you may hear associated with the 'PropTech' term.
Dan Hughes, 28 Jun 2017
We are pleased to announce that our partners, MetaProp NYC, have published the Q2 results of the Global Real Estate Technology Confidence Index 2017.
Dan Hughes, 01 Jun 2017
Data and technology is changing the way professionals carry out their roles and is impacting on the sector at large. This includes implications for valuers and investors, changing the way that property valuations are carried out and informing business decisions on property investment.
Dan Hughes, 11 May 2017
The industry has so far been underserved by technology, but this is beginning to change.
Dan Hughes, 24 Apr 2017
Last Wednesday, we hosted the first event as part of the Tech Affiliate Program (TAP). Industry leaders from both large and small technology companies serving the built environment came together to help increase awareness of the impact of technology on the industry.
Dan Hughes, 19 Apr 2017
Residential surveying has experienced a rapid turnaround in the way that surveyors "at the coalface" are undertaking valuation instructions. This is the view of Ali Junkison of Landmark Valuation Services, who explains how the use of technology is changing from mobile technology to automated valuation models (AVMs).
Dan Hughes, 11 Apr 2017
“Technology and the availability of data is changing property investment.” This was the unanimous view of a panel made up of thought leaders on our stand at MIPIM.
Dan Hughes, 05 Apr 2017
Technology moves fast – but the property industry does not. This is the essential paradox at the heart of PropTech. While technology has proved a disruptive force in other industries from music making to taxi hailing, the property industry’s insistence on long leases is not what occupiers want.
Dan Hughes, 04 Apr 2017
“Just two years ago I was stumbling around rooftops, often without adequate safety systems and at night, taking infrared images to find areas of trapped moisture underneath the waterproof membrane. Nowadays, I rarely have to leave the safety of the ground at all, day or night.” Intrigued? You should be.
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