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Michael Newey, 22 Apr 2014
On Tuesday evening I had the great pleasure of presenting an FRICS diploma to Bernard Webster from Portsmouth University.
22 Apr 2014
For my election statement I have included four objectives which I would like to pursue in my term to assist members improve the profitability of the respective businesses.
My first day’s work experience with the local council town planners, aged 14, instilled in me with a lifelong fascination with space, property and people’s place in it. From undergraduate urban policy to being a valuer and then a property taxation and capital expenditure expert, I have been fortunate to turn my interests into a fulfilling career.
Will is National Executive Director responsible for the operation, strategy and direction of the Colliers International business lines of Consultancy, Healthcare & Retirement Living, Hotels, Research, Rural & Agribusiness and is also ultimately responsible for Valuation & Advisory Services across Australia.
RICS has received three nominations for the current position on the Oceania World Regional Board. The candidates have stated their cases for election below.
Laura Lindberg, 18 Apr 2014
A weekly round-up of the RICS stories that got Europe talking.
Barney Hatt, 15 Apr 2014
The valiant performances of Britain’s Winter Olympians in Russia last month brought back memories of the successful London 2012 Paralympic Games.
15 Apr 2014
Real estate professionals from around the globe gathered in Dubai last week to hear how frontier and emerging markets can attract sustainable real estate investment, how these markets can compete with more mature markets and what an attractive real estate market looks like through the eyes of a range of stakeholders.
11 Apr 2014
For the first time, valuation professionals from multiple asset classes have the opportunity to take an international Business Valuation training and achieve a global business valuation designation.
10 Apr 2014
A team of RICS student members from the Real Estate master's program at the Georgetown School of Continuing Studies (Washington, D.C.) recently won the top prize in MIT's 2014 CASE Competition.
The average number of houses sold per chartered surveyor jumped to its highest level in six years during the first three months of 2014 as increasing numbers of buyers looked to test the housing market right across the country, says the RICS March Residential Market Survey.
09 Apr 2014
This week our profile and influence in Japan took a big step forward with the signing of a memorandum of understanding with the Construction Management Association of Japan and two symposiums with established partners the Association of Real Estate Securitisation, the Japan Real Estate Institute and the Building Surveyors Institute of Japan.
08 Apr 2014
The RICS Plant and Equipment Indices have now been launched to assist machinery and business asset valuers, surveyors, and other business professionals.
Ursula Hartenberger, 07 Apr 2014
Energy Efficiency - The First Fuel for the EU Economy. How to drive new finance for energy efficiency investments.
Les Pickford, 07 Apr 2014
Continuing my series following the RICS BIM project at Parliament Square, I'm looking at a software vendor showcase that compared how different software packages extracted quantities from the RICS model.
Ursula Hartenberger, 04 Apr 2014
RICS will be moving from its current Coventry site in the UK to Friargate, a new Grade A contemporary, low carbon and sustainable mixed-use district that is currently being developed in the heart of Coventry city centre.
Paul Bagust, 04 Apr 2014
Yesterday was a fantastic day for facilities managers and RICS when we launched our new strategic FM case studies at what is a fantastic example of excellence in FM.
Joe Martin DMS FRICS MCMI, 04 Apr 2014
Yesterday I had the honour of launching the RICS Infrastructure Information Service at the RICS Infrastructure Conference yesterday.
Paul Bagust, 03 Apr 2014
There have been many assertions over the years that facilities management should be more strategic.
31 Mar 2014
Did you know that the ornamental Savill Garden in Windsor Great Park was created by a chartered surveyor?
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