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Laura Lindberg, 19 Dec 2014
This past week was plenty of good RICS news in press, including interviews with our leadership team on IPMS, the completion of the European Board, the recognition of our standards by important industry leaders, our role on sustainability and charity work, among other stories.
Gillian Charlesworth, 17 Dec 2014
Who’d have thought that a signed rugby ball last played in 1989 could be so cherished by four RICS members? In reuniting it with its handlers, we've raised much-needed funding for the work of CRASH, the construction charity.
Laura Lindberg, 16 Dec 2014
A repeated headline in top trade publications and digital media last week was: “France adopts mandatory Valuer Registration system.”
Lory Paterson, 15 Dec 2014
Lory Paterson, Head of Member Services for RICS in the Americas, recounts our principal events from 2014 and what the focus will be in 2015
Annette Howard, 15 Dec 2014
A treasured document in our Library archive is a Christmas card sent from a German prisoner of war camp by RICS member Major John R Hodgson to the President of the Chartered Surveyors' Institution on 26 November 1943.
15 Dec 2014
We are happy to announce that we will launch a new and downloadable version of the “Member Directory - Americas 2015”
Dr Clare Eriksson , 15 Dec 2014
The tree is up in our office at Parliament Square and Christmas is just around the corner.
14 Dec 2014
As 2014 comes to a close, I want to send holiday greetings on behalf of the Canada Board to all our members and friends across the country.
Neil Shah, 12 Dec 2014
The biannual RICS membership survey is aimed at gaining valuable feedback from our membership that will impact how we shape our current and future activities.
12 Dec 2014
John Hughes, Americas Chair for RICS, guides members through our Strategic Plan 2014-2017 with upcoming areas of focus in each Americas region
Americas Chair John Hughes reflects on 2014 highlights, and discusses some of the upcoming initiatives and priorities over the next year.
As 2014 comes to a close I wanted to send holiday greetings on behalf of the US Country Board to all our members and friends across the country.
The RICS Chapter in the Cayman Islands is gearing up for its flagship event, the 2nd annual Property & Construction Conference under the theme: “Building Sustainable Communities”, to be held on the March 5, 2015 at the Grand Cayman Marriott Beach Resort.
Mrs. Elizabeth Stair, FRICS, was appointed as a Member of the Order of Distinction in the rank of Officer during Jamaica’s National Honors and Awards in August 2014 for her outstanding contribution to the improvement of land administration in the country, and the integration of a comprehensive Land Information System.
Michael Zuriff, 12 Dec 2014
In 2014, RICS has continued to develop its regulatory function to strengthen confidence in the profession.
RICS’ Southern California Chapter held its first Development Series event in Los Angeles on November 20, 2014, featuring Korean Air’s huge and innovative Wilshire Grand Center.
Recent methodology changes to the BIS Construction Price and Cost Indices will result in the discontinuation of several BIS Resource Cost and Tender Price indices from December 2014.
11 Dec 2014
Real estate association exec enters directly as Fellow.
10 Dec 2014
A final reminder on the importance of CPD from John Hughes, Americas Chair and Vice-President of RICS
An international coalition of professional organisations has been launched this week with the aim of developing and implementing the first set of globally recognised ethics standards for property and related professional services.
Great speakers, exciting themes and venue, and more!
Gillian Charlesworth, 10 Dec 2014
The annual Harris debates were set up in recognition of Jonathan Harris CBE, RICS Past President and founder of the CPD Foundation. The theme of this year's event was 'Trust me I'm a Professional - Recovering integrity, regaining trust'.
Claudia Conway, 10 Dec 2014
Did you know that you could be committing a criminal offence if you stray into providing services regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority?
Les Pickford, 09 Dec 2014
Stephen Shallcroft FRICS, Head of Group Property and Facilities for EC Harris and a Member of the RICS Facilities Management Board, says that facilities management needs to understand not only the needs of a business but also its workforce if it is to provide the most effective workplace.
Nigel Sellars MRICS, 09 Dec 2014
We had a fantastic evening meeting members interested in the arts world and a fascinating update as to some of the latest developments in the industry.
© RICS 2014
© RICS 2014