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23 Aug 2016
Chairman and Editor in Chief of Forbes Media Steve Forbes will deliver the closing keynote address at IFMA's flagship event, the World Workplace Conference and Expo, which will be held in San Diego, California, 5-7 October 2016.
18 Aug 2016
Looted artefacts are reportedly being smuggled out of countries like Iraq and Syria on an industrial scale. Becky Shaw examines the law around stolen or forged items and what buyers can do if they mistakenly buy one.
Jeremy Blackburn, 17 Aug 2016
In his first spending commitment since being appointed Chancellor Philip Hammond has vowed to support farmers and regional development projects with a £6 billion funding package to support these sectors through until 2020.
James Kavanagh MRICS, 15 Aug 2016
For the last 29 years geomatics/geospatial surveying students from around the world have come together at the International Geodetic Student Meeting (IGSM) to exchange ideas and make new friends.
10 Aug 2016
With the return of test cricket to the Kia Oval, London this week, we spoke to Richard Ashton MRICS, Project Manager for the ground’s recent development about what the re-design means for the local area, and his tips for becoming a surveyor.
08 Aug 2016
By 2020, it is anticipated that millennials will comprise as much as 50% of the world's workforce.
05 Aug 2016
As part of our campaign to explain what surveyors do and the value they bring to our society, we asked followers of RICS on Twitter to let us know why they #LoveSurveying. Here are some of our favourite contributions. Have you got others to add?
Amanda Clack FRICS, 04 Aug 2016
International collaboration opens the door to sharing the opportunities and challenges of building a diverse profession.
Dan Hughes, 01 Aug 2016
Data and technology can add value to what we do as organisations. This was the view when we recently brought together a small number of leading PropTech professionals.
David Morgan, 29 Jul 2016
Brexit will have a significant effect on the rural Welsh economy.
28 Jul 2016
Private commercial and industrial construction activity in Canada fell in the second quarter while housing activity moderated, according to the Q2 2016 RICS Canadian Construction Market Survey.
Neil Shah, 28 Jul 2016
I’m proud to announce that Peter Smith FRICS is now the new Chair of the Americas World Regional Board as of July 1, 2016.
The evolution of the city as an organism has fascinated and captured the imagination of land and built environmental professionals for decades. In the wake of rapid urbanisation and the unprecedented growth of megacities, the concept of a “smart city” has dominated global discourse. Driving efficiencies, fostering sustainability and creating thriving, harmonious communities fit for future generations is at the heart of central and local government strategies worldwide.
Amanda Clack FRICS, 28 Jul 2016
I think one of the biggest misconceptions from potential role models is that you have to be perfect. In truth, we all have skills and experiences that are hugely valuable to share with others.
27 Jul 2016
NHS Grampian is under financial strain, but Senior Facilities Manager Preston Gan MRICS found a way to generate revenue for the organisation by developing a more client focused FM service to 64 privately owned or leased GP Practices. Preston shares his experiences on how he overcame challenges of existing practices, culture and behaviours to empower people and enhance productivity, turning Facilities Management into a revenue stream for the NHS.
26 Jul 2016
A slow US economy seems to be taking a toll on occupier sentiment in many parts of the United States though demand still rose in the office and industrial segments, according to the Q2 RICS US Commercial Property Monitor.
Laura Lindberg, 25 Jul 2016
Although the referendum on the UK membership in the European Union has generated great discussions and uncertainty, what is certain today is that “Brexit” has been filling the headlines of most European media.
Amanda Clack FRICS, 22 Jul 2016
On my recent trip to Tokyo and Singapore, the changing nature of cities came to the fore. There is huge build demand as cities compete to achieve growth.
20 Jul 2016
Several prominent Americas outlets covered major RICS research, the latest UK Housing Report, as well as RICS views on related issues such as the possible implications of the recent Brexit vote on the housing market.
19 Jul 2016
The last five years have seen unprecedented change in the facility management (FM) profession - and we’ve now reached a critical inflection point.
Paul Bagust, 19 Jul 2016
In a competitive, global business environment, it is increasingly recognised that facilities management (FM) has a strategic role to play in the experience of the end user of buildings and facilities, and ultimately the success of the organisations operating from them.
Daniel Cook, 18 Jul 2016
This year I have started to witness those across different ages and different disciplines take an active interest in the change that is impacting our sector.
Last week we hosted the ‘Cities in a Digital World’ conference as part of the World Cities Summit in Singapore last week, which brought together a range of internationally eminent thought leaders to discuss the increasingly complex array of challenges presented by such population growth.
15 Jul 2016
Business presenter for Sky News and business columnist for The Times Ian King highlighted partnerships with cities, founded on our international character and public interest remit as the right response in a global economy made more uncertain by the EU referendum result in the UK.
Neil Shah, 14 Jul 2016
This week we are celebrating World FM Day and we see this as an appropriate time to celebrate FM professionals in the region and note three important FM initiatives in which the organization is involved.
© RICS 2016
© RICS 2016