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Mike Swain, 27 Aug 2015
Mobiles, connected sensors, data and social media have opened up new opportunities for smart cities to change everyone's life. Here are examples of what six major cities are doing.
26 Aug 2015
As the first batch of graduates emerge from RICS School of Built Environment in New Delhi, we look at the success stories.
Neil Shah, 25 Aug 2015
I'm pleased to announce that applications are now open for three places on the Americas Board.
24 Aug 2015
RICS has elevated the Americas World Regional Regulatory Advice Panel (Americas WRRAP) to full board status.
Lory Paterson, 24 Aug 2015
Over the spring, the British Columbia chapter brought more than 100 members and non-members to its event for those in the business of raising and managing capital in the field of commercial real estate at the Vancouver Convention Centre.
Martin J Brühl FRICS, 24 Aug 2015
Last week, I was delighted to make my first international trip as RICS President to New Delhi.
Dr Sean Tompkins, 21 Aug 2015
I’m in India this week where we’re hosting the high profile ‘RICS Real Estate Conference’ in New Delhi.
20 Aug 2015
Initiative represents another joint effort with NIBS.
As the summer winds down, our Mid-Atlantic chapter is gearing up to ensure that the next Summit of the Americas, to be held in Washington, DC from April 3-5, 2016, will be a “don’t miss” networking and CPD opportunity.
Peter Bolton King FRICS, 20 Aug 2015
During a recent whirlwind round of meetings in Hong Kong, Singapore, Manila and Kuala Lumpur – to talk about our International Property Measurement Standards (IPMS) work – this was perhaps the strangest question I was asked.
18 Aug 2015
A variety of arbitration mechanisms have become popular over the last few years in order to reduce costly litigation.
Tom Pienaar, 18 Aug 2015
RICS and International Monetary Fund (IMF) are embarking on a significant training agreement, which will lead to their Facilities Management (FM) staff being reviewed and assessed for the appropriate route to RICS membership.
A group, comprising around 50 professional bodies from across the world, has completed the first stage of its work aimed at creating the first International Ethics Standards (IES).
Claudia Conway, 17 Aug 2015
Michael Ripper and Graham Halkyard summarise research on what makesinnovative FM and how to ensure that fresh thinking is put into practice.
Amanda Clack FRICS, 14 Aug 2015
We are currently living in a very exciting time for infrastructure, as it provides the connectivity between our cities and the developing urban landscape.
Claudia Conway, 13 Aug 2015
Raymond Smith FRICS swapped London for Brazil in 1979. Here he provides some top tips and advice on the personal and professional challenges for surveyors when moving to work abroad.
Robert Mallett, 13 Aug 2015
Alan Muse FRICS looks at why we need the new International Construction Measurement Standards (ICMS) and how they will harmonise cost, classification and measurement definitions across the global construction sector.
Dr Clare Eriksson , 10 Aug 2015
The call for abstracts for COBRA 2016 is now open. COBRA is our annual construction, building and real estate research conference. Next September's event will be held in Toronto, Canada.
Matt Howell, 06 Aug 2015
Help celebrate the World Cup by getting involved in the RICS Fantasy Rugby competition. Every sign up will provide a donation to the charity LandAid.Winners of the competition will win some fantastic rugby prizes including tickets and memorabilia.
Jan Ambrose, 06 Aug 2015
Roy Emmerson of HeliDrone Surveys explains the benefits, as well as a couple of negatives, of using unmanned aerial vehicles for surveying work.
04 Aug 2015
We spoke to Cornélie Arnouts MRICS, real estate lawyer in the Netherlands, about her experiences with the APC, and what being chartered means in her country.
Jeanie Chan, 03 Aug 2015
We're pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Tony Ho as Managing Director of RICS in East Asia. Mr Ho assumed office on the 1st of August 2015.
Laura Lindberg, 03 Aug 2015
Over the past seven days some important RICS stories and news items have been featured in various media outlets across Europe.
Dr Sean Tompkins, 31 Jul 2015
If you’ve ever been to the RICS office in London, you’ll know that it’s located in the iconic Parliament Square, in the shadow of Big Ben so to speak.
30 Jul 2015
The International Monetary Fund recently signed an agreement for RICS to train the IMF’s facilities management staff.
© RICS 2015
© RICS 2015