Hear from the experts on the latest developments in surveying.
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24 Feb 2017
What does the EU referendum really mean for the future of the rural economy? We take a closer look at the rural economies and priorities for exiting the EU in each of the UK's devolved nations: England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.
Neil Shah, 23 Feb 2017
With increased attention on infrastructure investment in both Canada and the U.S., we recently invited Global RICS President, Amanda Clack FRICS, on a tour of the region that focused on the latest thinking and developments in North American infrastructure.
Dan Hughes, 23 Feb 2017
The property sector and, in particular, the commercial property sector, will become increasingly Darwinian over the next ten years and only service providers that are willing and able to adapt will survive. That is the view of Managing Director at Fixflo Rajeev Nayyar. Below he provides his thoughts on the changing role of technology in the property sector over the next two to ten years.
22 Feb 2017
Heathrow's expansion is ever the hot topic, but perhaps no one awaited the decision of whether to or not to expand more than Phil Wilbraham. As the airport’s Development Director, Phil is tasked with the job of delivering the third runway.
17 Feb 2017
If infrastructure professionals Dr Philippa Stratford and Liam Hewitt prove anything, it's that there isn't one definitive path into the surveying profession. One was working with the UN in Cambodia and looking for career change after having a family. The other? A Lego addict aiming to turn his passion into a career.
16 Feb 2017
Scanning in tight or constricted structures can be a challenge; fortunately, modern, mobile-mapping technology can help. This cutting-edge technology was recently put to good use by an MSt student and geospatial imaging analyst to survey the intricate and hidden spaces of one of the largest and most magnificent monastic gatehouses in Britain.
Sean Tompkins, 15 Feb 2017
We may be witnessing some sort of change in how we’re mapping the world … in economic terms at least.
14 Feb 2017
If Mike Fuhr CBE's long and successful career in infrastructure taught him anything, it's that to deliver a project right, you have to ensure it's the right project.
Les Pickford, 13 Feb 2017
Katy Dowding has worked on some huge projects, including private finance initiative (PFI) schemes for the £352m refurbishment of the Ministry of Defence's headquarters in Whitehall and the £1bn redevelopment of Barts and The Royal London hospitals in London.
10 Feb 2017
Did you know that the UK’s student housing market is set to top £45 billion in value in 2017? Head of City Engagement Andrew Knight summarises key findings from our Real Estate Investors Conference with Hogan Lovells, which focused on alternative asset classes, international standards and encouraging collaboration between our industry and the City of London.
Claudia Conway, 10 Feb 2017
From a simple bus stop in a small community to mega developments in big cities, infrastructure has a transformative effect on the people that use it. This couldn’t be more evident in the densely populated cities across India, where population profiles include the very wealthy, as well as the very poor, and all of whom would hugely benefit from access to new developments, such as rapid transit.
Dan Hughes, 07 Feb 2017
From smart buildings and machine learning, to wellbeing trackers and virtual reality, data and technology is having a significant impact on all aspects of our lives - including the spaces where we work.
06 Feb 2017
Executive Director at Costain Tim Bowen FRICS says that modern infrastructure is an exciting and inspiring field in which to work.
Jessica Austen discovered the world of surveying while at sixth form summer school. She has since completed a week's work experience at CBRE and secured a position with them as an apprentice surveyor. Jessica tells us more about the importance of outreach in schools in her own words.
31 Jan 2017
Faster than a ship, China's recently launched direct rail freight service to London, takes just two weeks to arrive and tells an important story of trade and globalisation.
Amanda Clack FRICS, 31 Jan 2017
The city of Glasgow is acting as a national and global blueprint to demonstrate the additional value of making cities "smart". So what can we learn from Glasgow about the shape and advantages of our future cities?
30 Jan 2017
Government investment in highways has climbed to around £5 billion per year over the next four years. We spoke to Commercial Director at Highways England Mark Ollerton to discuss the skills challenge his organisation faces.
Top Trump or hot air? Head of Valuation & Advisory Services for JLL Michael Welch MRICS and Project Director for Skanska Infrastructure Development Chris Guthkelch FRICS debate the Trump administration and its impact on the US infrastructure spending.
Laura Lindberg, 26 Jan 2017
We're starting the new year, highlighting some exclusive media coverage on what RICS, as an international professional body, is bringing to the different European markets.
Sean Ellison, 26 Jan 2017
Conditions across Asia Pacific remained highly nuanced in Q4 Global Commercial Property Monitor, but one trend held across the region — retail underperforming the industrial and office sectors. Indonesia was the exception to this, helped by better supply/demand fundamentals for retail.
Tarrant Parsons, 26 Jan 2017
The feedback gathered through our Q4 2016 Global Commercial Property Monitor once again points to key centres across Europe holding the strongest momentum on a global comparison.
Amanda Clack FRICS, 25 Jan 2017
Recent months have highlighted public disquiet about globalisation. Populations in the developed world, long regarded as the main beneficiaries of open markets, increasingly feel uneasy about the free movement of goods, services and people.
Dan Hughes, 24 Jan 2017
What does the PropTech market look like in 2017? What can we expect to see more of? What is "the next big thing" in PropTech?
Will Myles, 19 Jan 2017
One of the world’s largest financial institutions will be demanding the Red Book when it commissions valuations of its portfolio.
19 Jan 2017
With the constantly evolving demands of work, how do workers ensure they are paid on time — or at all? This is where the concept of a payment standard can come into play.
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