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Martin J Brühl FRICS, 08 Feb 2016
The end of last year was marked by an historic achievement: a global climate change agreement that will hopefully chart a new course in limiting global temperatures to below 1.5 degrees centigrade.
Alexander Aronsohn FRICS, 08 Feb 2016
The way the property industry measures residential buildings will change and we want you to share your views on what these changes should be.
02 Feb 2016
In 2015, China Chairman Xi’s visit to Britain promoted the relationship between China and the UK, and at the beginning of 2016 our Chief Executive Officer Sean Tompkins paid his first visit to China.
28 Jan 2016
Along with a worldwide coalition of more than 60 professional bodies, we've helped launch a consultation on ethics principles for those working in land, property, construction and infrastructure.
James Kavanagh MRICS, 26 Jan 2016
The appearance of tripods and high-tech surveying equipment peeking out from various corners of RICS HQ caught the attention of both staff and visitors over the last week or so. But just what was going on and what were those surveyors up to?
Neil Shah, 25 Jan 2016
I'm pleased to announce that applications are now being accepted for the role of Americas’ world regional board chair.
21 Jan 2016
Our Director of Strategy Dan Cook, and our Global Communications and External Affairs Adviser Chevon Erasmus Porter, explore what the built environment sector will look like in 2030.
Martin J Brühl FRICS, 20 Jan 2016
According to the United Nations, 66% of the world’s population will be living in cities by 2050. As an investor, my clients task me and my colleagues with generating positive returns for their investments.
Simon Rubinsohn, 20 Jan 2016
With financial markets suffering dramatic losses in the opening fortnight of the year, it is hardly surprising that the bears are once again in full flow.
Les Pickford, 19 Jan 2016
Sam Hockman FRICS, Managing Director of Healthcare and Education at Engie, suggests that there is no one-size-fits-all service delivery model.
Martin J Brühl FRICS, 18 Jan 2016
We're one of only a handful of professional bodies that attend MIPIM, the global commercial property forum, placing us in a strong position to enhance the status of our professionals. We do so by leading the debate on international best practice and by promoting international standards in property.
15 Jan 2016
Join us for an exclusive event on the future of global cities.
12 Jan 2016
Carmel Haynes, Member Services Manager for the Caribbean and Florida, describes how RICS involvement in global initiatives is translating at a Chapter level in the region.
11 Jan 2016
The winners of last year’s BIM4SME Project of the Year Award was Howard Russell Construction for producing a bespoke cold room storage and distribution centre for Mash Purveyors.
08 Jan 2016
Elizabeth Champagne, RICS Chapter Chair for Northern California, welcomes you to the RICS New Year with a review of 2015, and a few helpful reminders for the coming weeks.
Dr John Fletcher , 08 Jan 2016
2016 marks the 40th anniversary since the launch of our dispute resolution service (DRS) and it's shaping up to be a busy year for the DRS team around the world.
07 Jan 2016
Founder and Managing Director of AWA Limited Andrew Mawson explains six factors to boost the productivity of knowledge workers like surveyors.
Neil Shah, 05 Jan 2016
Happy New Year and best wishes for a healthy and prosperous 2016! We have a lot to be thankful for and a lot to look forward to this year.
04 Jan 2016
The University of the West of England (UWE) is undertaking the task of creating a fully digital estate. Its portfolio includes 166 buildings, of which 16 have either been scanned or BIM modelled, with several others in the process and plans to expand this number in the near future.
01 Jan 2016
From today all RICS professionals undertaking and commissioning property measurements will be required to follow the RICS Property Measurement Professional Statement.
Laura Lindberg, 22 Dec 2015
This month, we reached high-quality business people in the Netherlands talking about how we regulate its valuers, and promoted RICS Futures Europe-wide, in the context of infrastructure and our members' comments, on the outlook of the property market in CEE and in Russia.
Mark Walley, 21 Dec 2015
Whether you're in Frankfurt or Dubai, Paris or Vladivostok, from 1 January 2016 all our professionals will be required to undertake and commission property measurement using our Property Measurement Professional Statement.
21 Dec 2015
New research reveals changes in the way that UK companies now perceive and evaluate their commercial property portfolios - both as a physical workplace and as a strategic asset that can help them to meet corporate goals.
Richard Stokes, 18 Dec 2015
This week a delegation from China’s Academy of Planning and Urban Design (CAUPD) visited us to discuss low-carbon energy solutions for their burgeoning economy.
18 Dec 2015
Giving people their best day at work every day, enabling them to be the best they can be and enabling their organisations to deliver great performance is at the heart of workplace management. All very sensible, but how do you deliver it day in day out come rain or shine?
© RICS 2016
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