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, 03 Jan 2018
"2017 saw the PropTech space come into its own as a space to be reckoned with and invested in. The space is suddenly overflowing with disruptive start-ups competing for attention."
Dan Hughes, 06 Dec 2017
Our Tech Affiliate Program (TAP) gives companies the chance to build a professional profile and receive annual benefits while helping to increase awareness of the impact technology has on the industry.
Dan Hughes, 27 Nov 2017
Digital technology and the increasing availability of data is changing the nature of work for valuers and investors. For example, increased strategic investment in technology is re-defining the way that property valuations are carried out and new business models like Air BnB are impacting traditional investor markets.
Dan Hughes, 17 Nov 2017
Data and technology is transforming the property industry which is something that valuation professionals should embrace. This was the overriding message from the recent Aviva Investors’ Annual Property Conference made up over 200 valuation and legal professionals. Below is a snapshot of what was said:
Dan Hughes, 08 Nov 2017
Technology and changing expectations of employees is re-imagining the workplace. Although it was once predicted that remote working would entirely negate the need for offices, in fact we are seeing a greater variety of non-traditional workspaces appear, to support the wellbeing and productivity of all those utilising the space.
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.
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