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Michael Zuriff, 22 May 2015
The Valuer Registration program was officially launched during a member’s meeting in Brazil on May 12, and will monitor all registered RICS members in the region who are working in the valuation profession performing Red Book valuations.
Rob Mahoney FRICS, 22 May 2015
The results of the elections to Governing Council for 2015 have been declared. Voting closed on 15 May and the votes have been counted by the independent election agents, Electoral Reform Services. The results have also been verified by two scrutineers appointed by Governing Council.
Richard Stokes, 22 May 2015
A senior delegation from the Chinese Counsellors’ Office of the State Council (COSC) visited RICS HQ to find out how chartered surveyors are shaping land management and development decision making.
21 May 2015
In our recently launched report entitled “Futures: Our Changing World,” one of the areas we focus on is how to win the war for talent in today’s environment and looking ahead at what’s to come.
On April 15, the New York Chapter hosted a roundtable discussion on the RICS US Commercial Property Monitor.
Robert Mallett, 21 May 2015
How the construction industry helped inspire Sir Alex Ferguson's young Manchester United team in 1992, including David Beckham, to become the greatest footballers of their day.
20 May 2015
More than ever, Big Apple is now “the Big $$”
19 May 2015
The European Banking Authority (EBA) is, towards the end of 2015, to consult on draft Regulatory Technical Standards to underpin the definition of Mortgage Lending Value (‘MLV’) that was originally contained in the Capital Requirements Directive, but which can now be found under article 4 (74) of EU regulation 575/2013.
Laura Lindberg, 19 May 2015
Last week national trade media echoed the work done by RICS in several European markets to promote international standards and continued to report on the results of the latest RICS Global Commercial Property Monitor and the comments of our members across Europe.
Are open-plan offices bad for productivity or are they important in allowing people to interact with colleagues quickly and easily?
Lyndon Thomas FRICS works for the Department for Economy, Science and Technology for the Welsh Government in Pontypridd. Lyndon’s career spans over 30 years working for the Welsh Government, the former Wales Development Agency (WDA) as well as several years in private practice.
Richard Garland FRICS discusses the importance of the global economy and why global recognition for the brand is relevant to smaller businesses in the UK.
Kevan Carrick FRICS Founder and Chairman of JK Property Consultants in Newcastle explains how his firm benefits from global demand for his services as a Chartered Surveyor.
Fiona Rice MRICS is a Commercial Manager at the Titanic Quarter in Northern Ireland. Fiona describes her experiences working on one of Northern Ireland’s biggest developments in recent times.
Les Banks FRICS is a Partner with Thomas and Adamson, a property and construction consultancy with 11 partners and offices in Edinburgh, Glasgow, London, Manchester, Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Kiev and Portland.
Alexander Aronsohn FRICS, 18 May 2015
In a bid to promote transparent and consistent global property measurement, RICS has updated its Code of Measuring Practice in line with the newly published International Property Measurement Standards (IPMS): Office Buildings. IPMS is a global initiative led by a coalition of professional organisations, including RICS.
James Kavanagh MRICS, 15 May 2015
On a wonderful sunny day in London, RICS was delighted to welcome four senior officials from the Rwandan Ministry of Lands (Natural Resources Authority RNRA) on Wednesday 13 May.
Paul Bagust, 15 May 2015
We are thrilled to announce four new appointments to our Facilities Management Professional Group board.
James Kavanagh MRICS, 13 May 2015
The rise of technology is one of the trends identified by professionals as having a significant impact on their future work environments.
13 May 2015
Impact strongest in energy sector, regional impact, RICS survey finds.
12 May 2015
Our Summit of the Americas introduced topics from across the industry that bind the profession as one: how technology is transforming our way of working, the influence of globalization on investment trends, or the war for talent, we all found common ground over the three days, through sessions and networking.
Laura Lindberg, 12 May 2015
RICS market analysis and comments on the outlook of international and national commercial real estate markets grabbed special media attention across Europe, following the launch of the latest RICS Global Commercial Property Monitor last week.
11 May 2015
To showcase the FM industry’s successes and highlight those individuals responsible for delivering them, we have identified 10 ‘Faces of FM’ for 2015.
Alexander Aronsohn FRICS, 08 May 2015
This month we will publish an update to the Code of Measuring Practice (often referred to as the 'COMP'). What are the reasons for these changes and what do they mean for chartered surveyors?
08 May 2015
With heavy pressure on public agencies to conserve resources, the Army Reserve’s facilities chief issued a clarion call for the private sector to help public organizations double down on managing their considerable real estate.
© RICS 2015
© RICS 2015