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22 Sep 2016
RICS and IPTI come together for the fifth year in a row to discuss important property challenges and developments in the public and private sectors, across the Caribbean and the wider Americas-region.
RICS launched its first North America Major Employer Program in May of this year. Learn more about how your firm can become involved.
20 Sep 2016
A truly inclusive leadership means constantly pushing boundaries, challenging the status quo and taking people on the journey to create solutions that really do have a positive impact on their quality of life. This is the view of Barbra Carlisle, Diversity & Inclusion Lead at Arcadis.
Laura Lindberg, 20 Sep 2016
The world and the European media outlets continue to discuss the effects of the latest EU referendum results. Looking at the real estate market, journalists mention our market surveys and our experts’ comments.
Dan Hughes, 16 Sep 2016
Standing still is not an option. This was the view at the Tech Leaders’ Summit in London this week, where it was agreed that digital innovation is required to be successful in business.
Amanda Clack FRICS, 15 Sep 2016
When London included green infrastructure as part of the core requirements in its Infrastructure Plan 2050 consultation, it signalled the importance of characterising networks of natural and semi-natural features as a form of infrastructure.
Neil Shah, 14 Sep 2016
Executive Vice President at Tishman Construction John Glynn MRICS helped complete the estimation process for one of the most iconic structures in the northern hemisphere — One World Trade Center. Hear how he helped shape New York's iconic skyline in his own words.
Gillian Charlesworth, 13 Sep 2016
Over 5,796 members of the profession responded to the latest survey.
07 Sep 2016
In a recent clear out at home our UK Valuation Director, Fiona Haggett FRICS, stumbled across a relic from the past.
Laura Lindberg, 07 Sep 2016
During the summer RICS did not take a break when it comes to news. Many journalists were expecting to see the results of our latest Global Commercial Property Monitor and communicate the view of our local experts with regards to new trends in markets such as Switzerland, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands and Poland.
Are you reading this on a mobile phone? According to Thomson Reuters’ Bob Schukai, it’s increasingly likely that you will be. Speaking at RICS Summit of the Americas, part of our inaugural World Built Environment Forum, he charted the growth of mobile technology, big data, cognitive computing and the impact of all this on the world around us.
02 Sep 2016
Mythbust alert - PropTech is not a new concept; with the integration of new technology available to us, it is fascinating, but it's not new.
Amanda Clack FRICS, 01 Sep 2016
The world is still digesting the outcome of June’s referendum, in which the British public voted in favour of leaving the EU.
26 Aug 2016
Pro bono can be loosely translated as “for the public good”, so it might seem a little mercenary to ask “what’s in it for me?” While that’s a valid question, there are good reasons why firms should undertake such work. Managing Director of Set Square Surveyors Paul French MRICS tells us about two recent inspections that prove why in his own words.
25 Aug 2016
Did you know that 19 professionals pushed the boundaries of what’s humanly possible by breaking world records at the Rio Olympics? It’s also been a record breaking year in the world of surveying. Meet the Olympians of our profession; surveyors who’ve made their own attempts at smashing world records.
Les Pickford, 25 Aug 2016
Les Pickford asked the working group that developed our 'Lessons Learned' guidance note about construction project failure, lessons learned and risk management. Here are their answers to two of those questions.
On 22 August we played host to a visiting high level delegation from the Beijing National Accounting Institute (BNAI) for a two hour briefing conference. As part of an extensive UK programme undertaken by BNAI members, the conference was arranged primarily by our China office in collaboration with the China Appraisal Society (CAS).
23 Aug 2016
Chairman and Editor in Chief of Forbes Media Steve Forbes will deliver the closing keynote address at the flagship World Workplace Conference and Expo, which is brought to you from IFMA in collaboration with RICS and is held in San Diego, California, 5-7 October 2016.
19 Aug 2016
While financial reward is important, increasingly people want more control over their own working practices, giving them more flexibility.
One of the most common "returner" mistakes is to launch straight into an unfocused job search; this has the lowest likelihood of success and is more likely to dent fragile self-confidence than get someone back into a satisfying job. Here are some top tips that provide a more productive route back to work.
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.
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