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25 May 2016
University accreditation in the Americas has relaunched over the last year and RICS is delighted by the recent interest expressed by several universities in the region.
Dan Hughes, 25 May 2016
A panel session on ‘disruptive advancement and the leaders of the new’ at the recent World Built Environment Forum (WBEF), highlighted new business models and emerging technologies which are transforming the way that we do business.
Ursula Hartenberger, 25 May 2016
After two years of hard work, the RenoValue project partners have launched the EU funded RenoValue training package for valuers on how to factor sustainability considerations into future daily valuation practice.
Laura Lindberg, 25 May 2016
Get to know our organisation’s work on international standards by reading, watching or listening to some of the exclusive interviews conducted by a variety of trade media across Europe to our key RICS ambassadors in the latest media coverage.
Michael Zuriff, 24 May 2016
On May 10, the White House held an event on resilience in the built environment, titled “Resilient Building Codes,” and RICS was very honored to participate as a member of the Resilient Building Coalition.
Dan Hughes, 24 May 2016
Almost every industry has been affected by digital technologies over the past decade. However, it has been predicted that the next five years will change many industries more than the last 50 years.
24 May 2016
Hosted by RICS and ULI, the international conference ULI/RICS Mexico Summit 2016 brought together top executives from the real estate market on May 19, at the Torre Mayor in Mexico City.
23 May 2016
During the week of April 25, Brazil hosted an array of events that were geared towards gleaning insight from top professionals in the field, as well as connecting with prominent members and non-members within the Brazilian market.
Here's what the media had to say about RICS from April 15 to May 15, 2016.
Kim Worts, 23 May 2016
Average age - 50, 13.2% women, 1.2% minority ethnic, 0.6% disabled. Does this look like a 21st century profession?
Benjamin Manu, 18 May 2016
In recent weeks, our team have crisscrossed cities in West Africa and engaging with a range of stakeholders. We’ve seen a massive concentration of interest and discussions on bridging the infrastructure gap at the global level, and for Africa, through sustainable investment, planning, quality delivery with a responsive profession.
Nigel Sellars FRICS, 18 May 2016
I am delighted to announce Andrea Amadesi as the new Chair of the RICS Global Personal Property /Arts & Antiques Working Group.
Les Pickford, 18 May 2016
Marc Selby, Director of Shared Services at Mitie, says that to achieve strategic FM thinking we need holistic data and analysis on FM, people and property.
Ken Creighton, 13 May 2016
We are proud to announce a new qualification, or credential, that will set the benchmark for how public company assets in the United States (US) are reported.
13 May 2016
The New South Wales Government in Australia has today endorsed the need for the International Property Measurement Standard (IPMS) to drive the global roll-out of the National Australian Built Environment Rating System (NABERS) energy efficiency rating system.
A new professional qualification will set the benchmark for how public company assets in the United States (US) are reported.
12 May 2016
Technology, like drones and sensors, is changing farms; even companies such as Google are getting involved. Social Media and Marketing Assistant at Farm491 Camilla Hayselden-Ashby explains how a project at the Royal Agricultural University in Cirencester is helping start-ups shape the farms of the future.
Gary Strong FRICS, 12 May 2016
A major global review of conflict of interest guidelines for chartered surveyors has entered its final phase, with industry stakeholders now being asked to feedback on the completed draft.
10 May 2016
RICS commitments include working with stakeholders to boost resilience.
09 May 2016
Searching for a new home can be a lengthy and often frustrating process. With technology making our lives easier every day, home-hunters of the 2020s can expect a more seamless way to discover, buy and design property. Rob Ellice from easyproperty.com looks at what the buying experience could look like in the not-too-distant future.
Sean Tompkins, 09 May 2016
5000 to 1: How many times have you read those odds over the past few weeks?
29 Apr 2016
Construction professionals weigh in in latest RICS survey.
Lory Paterson, 29 Apr 2016
On April 26th, our Toronto members got an exclusive look at a landmark office development in in the city's Downtown West, the Queen Richmond Centre West at 134 Peter Street.
Tim Fry FRICS argues that decisions taken without a definitive understanding of the whole real estate lifecycle may lead to financial challenges in the future. Professionals must therefore understand how each stage is linked and recognise that all decisions taken have long-term implications for the value, performance and risk profile of an asset.
Jeffrey Matsu, 28 Apr 2016
The “single market” experience for the UK since joining the European Economic Community in 1973 has, by and large, been a positive one. Enhanced product market competition has led to a decrease in the mark-up ratio in manufacturing from 38% to 28%, price dispersion has fallen significantly, and a rise in business innovation has lifted aggregate productivity and real wages.
© RICS 2016
© RICS 2016